Google / Google Raiting
Justia Lawyer Rating
Academy Society of Legal Advocates
Super Lawyers / Rising Star Deep Blue
Avvo Rating 10.0
Michael Redenburg

Navigating the Challenges of Motorcycle Accidents: Dealing with Prejudice & Misconceptions

Justia Elevate Team

Motorcycle Riders: Misconceptions and Stereotypes

Navigating the challenges of a motorcycle accident in New York can be a difficult task, particularly when dealing with prejudice and misconceptions about motorcycle riders. Many people hold negative stereotypes about motorcycle riders, viewing them as reckless or irresponsible. As a result, motorcycle accident victims may face an uphill battle when it comes to seeking compensation for their injuries here in the Northeast.

One of the biggest misconceptions about motorcyclists is that they are inherently reckless and therefore bear some of the blame for accidents. However, research has shown that most motorcycle accidents are caused by other drivers who fail to see or recognize motorcycles on the road. In many cases, these third-party drivers are at fault for the accident, yet motorcycle riders are often blamed.

Another common stereotype is that motorcycle riders are not as seriously injured as other accident victims. However, motorcycle accidents often result in severe injuries, such as head trauma, road rash, and broken bones. The injuries can be life-changing and can have a significant impact on the rider’s quality of life.

Motorcycle Accident Evidence

To overcome these prejudices and misconceptions, it is important to gather and present evidence that the other driver was at fault for the accident, and that the motorcycle rider was not to blame. This could include witness statements, accident reports, and other forms of evidence that can help to establish liability. Additionally, it’s important to have a good understanding of the unique challenges that motorcycle accident victims face, such as the impact of road conditions, visibility, and other factors that can contribute to accidents.

It’s also important for a New York motorcycle accident lawyer to educate the jury about the misconceptions and prejudices that exist towards motorcycle riders, and to present evidence that the accident victim is not responsible for the accident. An experienced motorcycle accident attorney is familiar with the laws in New York and can effectively communicate the facts and evidence to the jury, to help them understand the reality of the case and to recover damages that the motorcycle crash victim is entitled to.

5-Star Google Review

Mr. Redenburg was very helpful in aiding us through our case. This was my first time ever going through something like this and he was able to help take off a lot of the stress I was feeling. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who needs legal advice.

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident due to someone else’s negligence, contact the Motorcycle Accident lawyers at Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC to get the wheels of justice spinning for you. Call 212-240-9465 now!

Client Reviews

I had a very positive experience working with Mr. Redenburg. He handled my personal injury case which was successfully settled over the course of two years. He was extremely diligent, knowledgeable and...

- Dawn N.

Michael Redenburg took over my [car accident] case when my past attorney retired from my case. My past attorney was the one who recommended him to me I can say it was the best choice he ever made. He is very...

- Fernando H.

Michael Redenburg is great at what he does. He helped me though the case after my accident helped me with everything. I didn't have to speak with the insurance company about anything he handled and in the end...

- Tamika

Get in Touch

Fill out the contact form or call us at (212) 240-9465 to schedule your free consultation.
  • Phone Free Consultation
  • Available 24/7 Available 24/7
  • No Fees Unless You Win No Fees Unless You Win

Leave Us a Message