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Serious Injuries From Motorcycle Accidents

If someone else’s negligence has caused you to suffer an injury in a motorcycle crash, you need help. You need a doctor to diagnose and treat your injuries and you need an attorney who will fight hard for your fair recovery.

Depending on the type and severity of your injury, you may have to be hospitalized and receive long-term therapy, while accumulating massive medical bills. Some riders suffer symptoms of their injuries for the rest of their lives. It is important that you understand the extent of your injuries and your prognosis before you settle a motorcycle accident claim. Below are descriptions of some common injuries suffered in Wisconsin motorcycle accidents.

Brain and Head Injuries

  • Skull fractures. When a motorcyclist is struck by another car or truck, chances are that the rider is going to hit his head on either the pavement or the other vehicle. There is a strong chance that the rider could suffer a skull fracture.
  • Traumatic brain injuries. Traumatic brain injury is a broad term that is used to describe most brain injuries. A traumatic brain injury may be mild or severe.

Spinal Cord Injuries

  • Incomplete spinal cord injuries. Not all incomplete spinal cord injuries are the same. Riders who suffer from one of these types of incomplete spinal cord injuries may retain some sensory or motor function.
  • Complete spinal cord injuries. Complete spinal cord injuries are currently irreversible. People who suffer these types of injuries in bike crashes will likely be paralyzed.
  • Spinal stenosis. Pain, numbness and weakness can all result from spinal stenosis. This condition occurs when the spinal canal is narrowed, and pressure is put on the nerves.

Other Serious Injuries

  • Broken bones
  • Chest injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Cuts and open wounds
  • Facial and dental injuries
  • Road rash
  • Amputations
  • Death

If you have suffered one of these injuries, or your loved one has died in a bike wreck, it is important to take action now. You may be able to recover damages for the harm that you have suffered, but you have to take specific actions. The attorneys at Hupy and Abraham are here to help and can be reached at 800-800-5678 or via online chat at hupy.com 24/7.

For more information visit www.hupy.com

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