Many people enjoy the freedom and exhilaration that comes with riding a motorcycle or bicycle. Thanks to Arizona’s warm and sunny climate, motorcycles and bicycles can be found on our streets throughout the year. Unfortunately, Arizona is one of the deadliest states in the country to ride a bike.
If you or someone close to you has been injured or killed in a bike accident in Arizona call the experienced Scottsdale personal injury attorneys at Bode & Collins, P.L.C., today. Our attorneys have successfully handled bike accident cases in the past and work hard to get their clients full and fair compensation for their injuries.
More About Bike Accidents In Arizona
For the year 2009, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) reported 3,029 motorcycle crashes. In these crashes:
- 2,477 riders suffered personal injuries
- 122 riders were killed
- 8 motorcycle accidents occurred statewide each day
There were also 43,000 reported bicycle accidents that resulted in personal injuries nationwide. Residents of Arizona were involved in 1,995 of these accidents. Most bicycle accidents in Arizona occurred in the state’s heavily populated urban areas.
Injuries and Negligence
While people riding in cars and trucks have protections like the metal frame of their vehicle and crush compartments to help prevent bodily injury, bikers have only the clothing they wear and perhaps a helmet to protect them in the event of an accident.
A person who is struck by a motor vehicle and thrown from their bike may suffer the following types of injuries:
Some bike accidents are caused by the negligence of other drivers on the roadways. For example, an inattentive driver or someone driving too fast for conditions may not see a bicycle or motorcycle and hit it. Negligent drivers can be held responsible for the injuries and damages that they cause.
Personalized Service – Proven Results
At Bode & Collins, P.L.C., we treat our clients the way we would like to be treated as clients and tailor our services to our clients’ unique legal and personal needs.
When you choose to retain the experienced Arizona bike accident attorneys at Bode & Collins, P.L.C. you get seasoned attorneys Chris Bode and Natalie Collins, not a junior associate who is learning how to handle these types of claims.
The attorneys at Bode & Collins, P.L.C. have over forty years of combined litigation experience and have recovered millions of dollars for their clients during that time. Having worked for defendants as well as for plaintiffs, our attorneys have been on both sides of the aisle at trial and can draw on this experience to achieve the best possible result in your case.
Bode & Collins, P.L.C. works for clients all over Arizona, including Scottsdale, North Scottsdale, Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, Tempe, Mesa, Sedona, Prescott, Flagstaff, Bullhead City, Kingman, and Tucson. We also represent clients who are injured in Arizona while visiting from other states or countries.
If you have been involved in a bicycle or motorcycle accident in Arizona, contact us today. We are here to help.