Motorcyclist Dies After Crash with SUV
Posted on September 21st, 2010 by Zane Cagle
A 39 year-old man from Naperville, Illinois was killed in a motorcycle crash with a SUV last Friday. According to officials, the motorcyclist was driving a 2005 Ducati and sideswiped a 2003 red Ford Explorer. The motorcyclist lost control of the motorcycle after colliding into the SUV and swerved into a curb. While the motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital, his traumatic injuries proved to be fatal. The driver of the SUV was not hurt. Officials allege that excessive speed and alcohol by the motorcyclist contributed to the accident, however, investigators are continuing to gather information. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Encyclopedia, of the 5,312 biker fatalities in the U.S. in 2008, 135 of those motorcyclist lost their lives within the state of Illinois.
Injured in a Motorcycle Accident in Illinois or the Greater St. Louis Area?
If you have suffered an injury in a motorcycle accident in or around St. Louis, Missouri or in Illinois, it’s in your best interest to consult an attorney at The Cagle Law Firm as soon as possible to discuss your legal rights and options. Under Missouri personal injury law, buy paxil pills motorcycle accident victims are legally entitled to compensation if the accident was caused by the negligent, reckless, or careless actions of another. This might include negligence on the part of another motorist on the road, or on the part of a company or corporation. For example, if a defect with the motorcycle causes an accident to occur, such as brake failure, the company that manufactured the motorcycle can be held liable for damages. At The Cagle Law Firm, we will thoroughly analyze the circumstances leading up to you or your loved one’s accident to determine who is at fault for the accident and thus liable for injuries. From there, we will aggressively pursue a verdict or settlement for maximum compensation. Our goal is to ensure you are justly compensated for your pain and suffering, emotional trauma, medical bills, lost wages, and any other hardship incurred due to the accident.
Contact the Cagle Law today to speak with an experienced and dedicated St. Louis personal injury lawyer about filing a motorcycle accident or wrongful death claim. To schedule a consultation to discuss your claim, please contact the firm today at (314) 276-1681.