Author: Malcolm P. "Mic" McConnell, III, Richmond, VA Medical Malpractice Attorney
Motorcycles may be an exhilarating method of transportation, but they have also developed a reputation for causing terrible injuries and death. Their small size and the exposed position of their riders creates a fatality rate of roughly 25 deaths per million miles driven, more than thirty times that of passenger vehicles. The most common injuries resulting from motorcycle crashes involve the legs and hips, but the most common cause of death is head injury.
Motorcyclists are at a massively increased risk of sustaining a traumatic brain injury. One recent study found that 12% of motorcycle-related emergency room…