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Each year nearly 2 million Americans are injured in automobile accidents. Not every car accident involving death, injury or property damage results in a claim or lawsuit. Not every accident should result in a claim. How do you know when to retain an attorney and make a claim and when not to make one? Read More >

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New Jersey is one of only two states in the nation to use the Personal Injury Protection system, or PIP, which guides the handling of auto-accident-claims in the state. Read More >

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Modern 3D animation techniques are becoming more and more essential to the process of car accident reconstruction for the unprecedented level of detail they enable juries to see. An attorney can choose the precise angle to recreate the scene and demonstrate effectively how and why it occurred the way that it did. Read More >

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If you've been injured in a car accident in New Jersey, it's important that you speak with an automobile accident attorney who has experience in dealing with insurance companies. Statistics show that retaining a skilled car accident lawyer is proven to greatly enhance one's chance of successfully making a claim. Read More >

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If a family member were to be unfortunately injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to make what is called a “Loss of Consortium” claim. Read More >

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Bad weather such as snow or rain can make conditions more hazardous to drivers. Black ice alone causes more than 250,000 crashes per year. Black ice occurs when the Air temperature is colder than the ground and there is precipitation present. It is invisible and causes unsuspecting drivers to lose control. Read More >
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        Motorcycle riders know how vulnerable they are every time they get on their bike. Despite being among the safest drivers on the road, bikers find themselves at the mercy of inattentive drivers who change lanes abruptly, pull out in front of them or otherwise simply don't respect a motorcyclist's right to be on the road.

Motorcycle Riders Have Rights

Unfortunately, the nature of the road leaves motorcycles more vulnerable to the carelessness of other drivers. A mere bump and scrape, which on a regular car would only cause minor damages, can be catastrophic for the rider. At no fault of their own, with another’s simple lane-change or failure to properly observe mirrors, a motorcycle rider is an easy target to miss. But, that doesn’t alleviate driver’s of their responsibility to maintain full attention on the road, no matter what vehicles may be travelling on it. The law states that motorcycles have as much a right to be on highways and interstate expressways as any other vehicle, commercial or domestic, and those rights deserve to be protected. There is no excuse for negligence when you are behind the wheel, which most riders are well aware of as operators of a unique piece of machinery, statistics have shown that they are amongst the most attentive on the road.

New Jersey's Universal Helmet Law

New Jersey is one of the states to have implemented a universal helmet law, which means that helmets are required for those operating a motorcycle at all times. Despite this, motorcycle accidents and injuries have been on the rise. 2,500 motorcycles are involved in accidents each year in New Jersey, according to the NJ Department of Law and Public Safety. Due to the simple physics that these bikes weigh much less than the cars around them, about 75% of all motorcycle accidents resulted in an injury. And each year, more and more people decide to hop onto a bike and experience the joy of riding. As motorcyclists become a more regular sight, though, it is important to note that the more experienced the rider, the less likely they are to be involved in a crash. The highest death and injury rates for motorcyclists occurred for 20-24 year-olds followed by 25-29 year-olds.

But, this isn’t to imply that riders are the main cause of accidents. In fact, the statistics mainly prove that motorcycles are becoming increasingly popular and a more regular occurrence on New Jersey roadways. Most Motorcyclists observe all traffic laws properly, wear helmets and drive as safely as anyone else. Riders deserve the same rights and respect as any other driver, but when an accident occurs they can be left with devastating injuries due to the nature of their vehicle.

Obtain Quality Legal Representation

At the Law Offices of John Morelli, we have extensive experience in representing those who have been involved in motorcycle accidents. From slow speeds minor incidents to the traumatic crashes, we have been helping injured riders for over 25 years throughout South Jersey. We thoroughly recreate the scene in a way few other firms can, using detailed satellite photography and 3D animations to show exactly how the crash happened. Frequently, we hire private investigators to dig deeper and demonstrate the truth of our clients’ story, getting additional photographs and at-the-scene measurements. As many clients will surely attest, we will NEVER get bullied by insurance companies and will always fight to ensure they are getting the medical care that is needed.

New Jersey Has Laws that Protect all Riders

That is why, if you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident while riding a motorcycle, it is important to explore your rights through an attorney. It’s not just about getting back on the bike and hitting the road again, as with other personal injury claims, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. New Jersey has put in place laws which protect motorcyclists as much as the operator of any other vehicle, affording them an unhindered right to the freedom of the road.

Talk to an Attorney Today

At the Law Offices of John Morelli, we have seen many motorcycle injuries. Unfortunately, until motorists "start seeing motorcycles," motorcycle wrecks will likely to continue causing the most grievous and heart-breaking consequences for their victims, including the families.
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Motorcycle crashes often result in catastrophic injuries, including broken bones, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and closed head injuries. These serious injuries do not just have tremendous physical consequences, but often produce adverse personality changes in the injured person as well.

If someone you love has been injured or killed in a motor bike crash, contact our offices to talk to an experienced motorcycle accident attorney by calling 856-616-1300. We represent clients in motorcycle injury and wrongful death claims throughout New Jersey.


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