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Motorcyclist Injured in Virginia Beach Accident

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What Happened: A motorcycle was hit by a car on the 4700 block of Virginia Beach Boulevard, according to a news story on wavy.com. The operator of the motorcycle had to be taken to the hospital for injuries. As of the date of this posting, it is unclear what exactly caused the car to crash into the motorcycle. Police are investigating the accident, which occurred near the Virginia Beach Town Center.


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The Virginia Injury Lawyer’s Perspective: The exact cause of the wreck remains unknown, but we do know that the car hit the motorcycle, which indicates that the driver of the car may have been negligent in operating the vehicle. The accident report will tell us more. It is unclear if the driver of the car was distracted, under the influence of alcohol, or if there were any other factors that may have caused the crash. For now, we can say that the motorcyclist may have grounds file a personal injury claim against the driver, depending on the outcome.

 Potentially Helpful Info: Motorcycle accidents can be devastating to their victims, especially the motorcycle operator. Our Virginia personal injury lawyers have witnessed this firsthand in the many motorcycle injury cases we have taken on. If you or a loved one suffered injuries from a crash involving a motorcycle, you should consider speaking to a personal injury lawyer to learn what action might be taken to obtain legal redress.

As mentioned above, we have experience handling these types of cases. For example, our VA personal injury law firm settled a motorcycle injury case wherein our client suffered a fractured pelvis and had to miss months of work. We secured $150,000 in damages for our client due to the injuries he suffered as a result of the at-fault driver. 

If you or a loved one was injured in a motorcycle accident and are unsure what to do, our Virginia personal injury law firm has a guide available for anyone injured in a motorcycle accident; click here to download it. If you don’t know where to start after a motorcycle accident, this guide will prove very helpful. The guide features useful advice regarding motorcycle accidents and injuries, and it explains how motorcycle drivers can take legal action against at-fault drivers.

 Have questions? Check out our FAQs: Our team of personal injury attorneys have answered dozens of commonly-asked questions on our website; check them out here. Additionally, click here for FAQs related directly to car and motorcycle injuries in Virginia.

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Richard N. Shapiro
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyer Serving Va Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake & all of Virginia
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