Antioch Motorcycle Accident Attorney


Riding a motorcycle can be one of the most exciting hobbies, but it is also hazardous. Even the most seasoned riders can find themselves involved in tragic motorcycle accidents due to motorists' negligence.

Our personal injury law firm has proudly served Antioch and Northern California since 1982. Our injury attorneys have witnessed firsthand how devastating motorcycle accidents can be for riders and their families. Please call us at (925) 428-5220 or (800) 404-5400 if you have suffered injuries to any extent in a motorcycle accident.

Dangerous Intersections in Antioch

The roads in Antioch can be hazardous for even the most experienced motorcycle rider, no matter how safely they operate their bike. For example, a motorcycle crash involving a sedan on Lone Tree Way in May 2017. When first responders arrived, they found a male motorcycle rider lying on the road. According to the Antioch Police Department, the sedan struck the motorcycle, which remained on the scene. Upon initial investigation at the scene, it did not look like drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

More dangerous intersections throughout the city of Antioch include the following:

  • 18th Street and A Street
  • Lone Tree Way and Golf Course Road
  • Black Diamond Drive and Lone Tree Way
  • Mesa Ridge Drive and Golf Course Road
  • James Donlon Boulevard and Somersville Road
  • L Street and W 10th Street
Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Inattentive drivers, inclement weather, animals, debris, and other road hazards are all possible causes of motorcycle accidents in California. Antioch could be liable for a motorcycle accident caused by roads not appropriately cared for in the city limits. If the accident was caused by another driver's negligence, they could be found liable for the injuries suffered and damages incurred.

The following video discusses some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents.

Most Common Types of Injuries from Motorcycle Crashes

Every motorcycle accident in Antioch is different from the last. Despite the differences in circumstances and causes, riders' injuries can be similar. This is because the body has no protection like in a car or truck. Depending on your injury, you could be out of work for months after a motorcycle accident. Aside from damages, you will likely be in debt due to medical expenses. Motorcycle accident injuries can lead to paralysis, long-term care, disability, and more. The most common motorcycle accident injuries include:

Will I be Able to Pay Medical Bills?

This is one of our clients' first questions when they suffer injuries in a motorcycle accident in Antioch or elsewhere in California. Their biggest worry is that even the slightest amount of time out of work can lead to the inability to pay medical, utility, mortgage, and credit card bills. Motorcycle accident riders find their stress levels increase during rehabilitation due to their injuries. An experienced personal injury attorney can help you communicate with insurance companies and acquire compensation for your injuries and losses caused by the motorcycle accident.

Call Our Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Antioch, CA

Our Antioch motorcycle accident attorneys at our law firm provide experienced and compassionate legal representation to motorcyclists who have been seriously hurt in crashes. To learn more about how our accident lawyers can help you, call (925) 428-5220 or (800) 404-5400 for free, friendly advice. See our past verdicts and settlements.

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