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Rhode Island Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Sound Representation for Injured Victims & Their Loved Ones in Rhode Island

Motorcycle accidents are almost always serious and it is imperative that you hire an experienced Cranston motorcycle accident attorney. In fact, approximately 3,000 motorcyclists are killed each year across the country. There are numerous factors that contribute to the high rate of motorcycle accidents. First and foremost, drivers of cars are unaccustomed to looking for motorcycles or bicyclists. Often while looking for other vehicles to avoid, a driver's eye can miss a motorcycle. Unfortunately, a relatively minor car accident can result in a fatal motorcycle accident.

If you were injured or your loved one was killed in a motorcycle accident, it’s possible that negligence played a role. At The Law Office of Joseph Lamy, our Cranston motorcycle accident attorney is happy to sit down with you and discuss the specifics of your case. In addition to English, we can assist you in Spanish or Portuguese and our attorney even gives out his personal cell phone number so that sound legal guidance is always just a phone call away.

Reach out to our firm today at (401) 228-7470 to get started with a free, initial consultation.

Motorcycle Accident Information

The Department of Transportation commissioned a study of causal factors in motorcycle accidents. Among the findings:

  • In multiple vehicle accidents, the driver of the vehicle violated the motorcycle right-of-way and caused the accident in 2/3 of these accidents;

  • The failure of motor vehicle drivers to detect and recognize motorcycles in traffic is the primary cause of motorcycle accidents;

  • The typical motorcycle accidents allows the motorcycle rider two seconds of reaction time to take evasive action;

  • The view of the motorcycle, or other vehicles, is limited by glare or another object in almost half of all motorcycle accidents.

In addition, the study highlighted the potential for injury:

  • The likelihood of injury for a motorcycle rider in an accident with a single vehicle is 96% and 45% resulted in serious injury;
  • The most severe injuries occur to the chest and head;
  • Fuel system leaks and spills were present in 62% of motorcycle accidents presenting an increased risk of fire and burns.

If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident you may be entitled to damages, including current and future medical bills, lost wages, future loss of earning capacity, damages for scarring or road rash, damages for permanent injuries, pain, and suffering.

Why Hire a Motorcycle Accident Attorney?

When the injury is serious it is very important that you hire the right attorney. It’s wise to hire a Cranston motorcycle accident attorney who has experience with serious or catastrophic injuries who understands the complexities of a motorcycle accident case and who is willing to take the case to trial if necessary to obtain all the money to which you are entitled. It is always on us to drive defensively while the rest of the world is inattentive. If you have been injured while riding a motorcycle, it is important to call an attorney who understands the unique challenges that riders face. Call our office today for a free consultation.

Give us a call at (401) 228-7470 or contact us online to schedule a complimentary case evaluation with our team today.

Client Reviews
"I am so grateful to you Joe. Not only was I thrilled with the amount of money that I received in my settlement but I never thought that I would receive it so quick and without filing a lawsuit! You're the best!" Adam G.
"Joe asked me what I wanted in settlement during one of our meetings. I told him I wanted my medical bills paid (about $12,000) and I wanted $10,000 in my pocket. We just settled for $100,000! I never thought my case was worth that much. Thank you so much Joe." Justine D.
"Joseph is an excellent attorney that has been handling everything for the accident I was involved in. Joe has a great understanding of the auto accident process and he was able to explain it to me in a way that I understood. To this point, everything that Joe explained to me has happened according to plan. I have found Joe to be extremely knowledgeable and honest, and would highly recommend him to anyone." Steve C.
"Attorney Lamy answered my initial inquiry personally. He was very attentive and made himself available throughout the course of my case. He kept me informed and up to date and made sure I understood the whole process. I would certainly recommend Attorney Lamy to anyone I know who was in need of legal counsel." Alex D.
"I've never dealt with lawyers before, until I was involved in an accident. I wasn't sure if I even had a case, but I'll tell you what, Joe was there for me every step of the way. He was open, honest and caring. He answered all my questions and was always there for me when I needed him. He ensured me he would take care of everything and not to worry, and he did! I couldn't have asked for a better settlement or lawyer. He went above and beyond!!!!" Danny S.