Broderick Law Firm, LLC

Lowell, MA Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Lowell, Massachusetts Motorcycle Accident Attorney

Any motor vehicle accident can cause serious injury, or even death. But, motorcyclists are at even greater risk than drivers and passengers in cars, trucks, and other enclosed vehicles. A motorcycle rider is more exposed, his or her vehicle is lighter and less stable, and motorcycles are more likely to go unnoticed by other drivers.


What would otherwise be a minor traffic accident can be serious, even fatal, when a motorcycle is involved. For example, when one car rear-ends another at a relatively low rate of speed, the occupants of the vehicles may be uninjured. However, a motorcyclist who is hit from behind may be seriously injured or killed, even at low speeds.

On a fatalities-per-mile-traveled basis, a motorcyclist is 29 times as likely to die in a traffic crash as an occupant of a passenger car. Although wearing a motorcycle helmet can significantly reduce the risk of serious head and neck injury or death for a motorcyclist, the vast majority of bikers killed in Massachusetts motorcycle accidents were wearing helmets.

The Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) studied data from more than one million non-fatal motorcycle accidents to identify the most common types of injuries suffered by motorcyclists. The most common injuries were:

  • Injuries to the legs and feet
  • Head and neck injuries
  • Chest, back, or shoulders
  • Hands and arms
  • Pelvis and hips

Many motorcyclists in serious accidents suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI), which can mean lifelong symptoms and limitations.

Getting Help after a Motorcycle Accident

After a serious motorcycle accident, you may be unsure where to turn for help. You may be struggling with pain and physical limitations, and at the same time be facing financial difficulties triggered by lost work time and growing medical bills.

Attorney Kevin Broderick has been helping victims of motorcycle accidents and other motor vehicle accidents for decades. He dedicates his practice to helping those who have suffered serious injuries and need fair compensation to rebuild their lives. He also understands that the last thing a person recovering from a serious injury needs is another financial obligation.

Making Motorcycle Accident Assistance Accessible

Kevin handles personal injury claims such as motorcycle accident claims and other accident cases on a contingency basis. That means you don’t pay any legal fees unless and until the law firm settles your case or wins a verdict for you at trial. If you don’t receive compensation, the law firm doesn’t get paid.

With an experienced attorney on your side, you can turn your attention back to the business of recovering and rebuilding.

Possible Damages in a Motorcycle Accident Case

The value of a motorcycle accident case will vary depending on a great many factors. Some of those factors are readily apparent, such as the amount of your medical bills or the number of work days missed due to the accident.

Others are less obvious to an injury victim or family member who does not have a background in personal injury law. Some of these factors include the county in which your case is filed, your age at the time of the accident, and even the attorneys involved on both sides of the case.

Talking with an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer can be the best way to get an educated assessment of the possible value of your case.


Do I need a lawyer for my motorcycle accident claim?

If you’ve suffered a serious injury in a motorcycle accident, it is in your best interest to connect with an experienced Massachusetts motorcycle accident lawyer as soon as possible. It’s easy to make small mistakes that can hurt your claim, and it can be difficult to know what a fair settlement looks like. Many insurance companies will try to take advantage of your inexperience to steer you into a quick settlement that doesn’t cover all of your damages.

Can I recover damages or a motorcycle accident if I wasn’t wearing a helmet?

Not wearing a helmet won’t preclude you from pursuing damages after a motorcycle accident that was someone else’s fault. However, it may impact the amount of compensation you receive. For example, if you suffered a head injury, the responsible party will likely bring an expert witness to testify that the injury wouldn’t have happened or would have been less severe if you’d been wearing a helmet. If they convince the jury, they may not be held responsible for that part of your damages.

What should I do after a motorcycle accident?

Your first steps after a motorcycle accident are the same as with any motor vehicle accident. Tend to your health and safety first. If you are able, take photographs, make notes, and collect contact information from any witnesses to the accident.

Schedule a Free Consultation with a Massachusetts Motorcycle Accident Attorney

If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident, leave the technical procedural requirements, negotiations, investigation, assembly of evidence, recruitment of experts, witness preparation and the rest of the legal process to a seasoned personal injury lawyer. Your number one job is to focus on your recovery.

Schedule a free consultation right now to learn more about your rights and options, the possible value of your case, and how you can pursue compensation from the person or entity responsible for your injury. Just call (978) 459-3085 or fill out the contact form on this site to get started.

Attorney Kevin J. Broderick has devoted his career to helping people who have been injured through someone else’s fault. He understands how difficult and stressful the aftermath of a serious injury can be, and wants to make it as easy as possible for you to get the help you need.

You can schedule a free consultation right now to:

  • Learn more about your rights and what to expect if you pursue a personal injury claim
  • Get advice on how to protect your claim and avoid common missteps
  • Get a general assessment of the type of damages that might be available in your case

The sooner you schedule your free consultation with an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer you will be to protect yourself and your claim and pursue the compensation you deserve. You can start right now by calling  978-459-3085 or fill out the contact form on this site to get a free consultation. Even if you aren’t sure if you have a case, it is always better to call and ask.

Have you been injured?

Let Attorney Kevin Broderick answer your questions and evaluate your personal injury or vehicle accident case for free!

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