Motorcycle Accidents and Fatalities Are Common in New York State
According to the
New York State Department of Health, there are a number of striking trends throughout the state regarding
motorcycle-related injuries and crashes.
The NYSDOH reports surprising statistics regarding the frequency of motorcycle
On average, New York hospitals treat
16 people per day for motorcycle accident-related injuries.
11 people per day visit New York emergency rooms because of motorcycle crashes.
37 times more likely than other motorists to die in a roadway accident.
The overall cost of motorcycle accidents is staggering:
Emergency room visits regarding motorcycle accidents cost upwards of
$8 million annually.
Hospital visits and treatments related to motorcycle accidents cost roughly
$80 million every year.
On average, approximately
170 people are killed in motorcycle accidents every year, leading to millions of
dollars in hospital bills, funeral costs, lost wages, and more.
Strong Legal Representation for Motorcyclists in Long Island
Our team at Gruenberg Kelly Della is committed to the safety and well-being
of motorcyclists throughout Long Island and New York. We serve motorcycle
riders and their loved ones in the aftermath of serious accidents and
represent people seeking to recover compensation for damages after a crash.
When someone else’s recklessness causes you serious bodily harm or
results in the death of someone you love, you may be eligible to file
a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible party. This often helps
riders and their loved ones recover funds to pay for things like medical
bills and rehabilitation and make up for lost wages, lost inheritance,
and other financial consequences of the accident. If your accident is
serious enough, you may even be able to sue for pain and suffering.
Regardless of the severity of your case or the injuries you or your loved
one is experiencing, call (888) 305-6372 today to speak to a
motorcycle accident attorney in Long Island.