On behalf of Ladah Law Firm, PLLC posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.
People who ride motorcycles usually have to take classes specific to operating that type of vehicle. A motorcycle license is a requirement. There are certain dangers that people riding a motorcycle face that are not as prominent when in a car. When a rider is involved in a motorcycle accident, the consequences can be deadly. Motorcycles do not offer a lot of protection to the operator when an accident happens. And, when there is a motorcycle collision involving a motorcycle and a car or truck, then the individual on the bike usually suffers serious injuries.
In Las Vegas, Nevada, a policeman on a motorcycle was involved in an accident with another vehicle. An investigation of this collision is still ongoing, and there is no immediate way to tell who was at fault for the accident. All of the available details of the accident show that the police officer and another vehicle collided near an intersection. The officer was taken to the hospital with injuries, although the injuries were not life-threatening. The driver of the other vehicle did not need medical attention.
People who suffer injuries in an accident have rights. Victims have a right to be compensated for their injuries, as well as for any out-of-pocket expenses that they have to cover. Claims usually have to be brought before a court in order for compensation to be awarded. But litigation can be complex, which is why anyone who is injured in a car accident in Las Vegas will probably need to learn as much as they can about their legal options.
Source: ABC 13 Action News, “Las Vegas police officer involved in crash near 11th and Charleston,” Krista Hostetler, April 28, 2014
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