At O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley we represent people who have suffered serious injuries as a result of other's negligence on California’s roads and highways. To a motorcycle accident attorney the injuries that can result from motorcycle accidents are routinely catastrophic; including, brain and spinal cord injuries; fractures; abrasions; internal and soft tissue injuries; and severe burn injuries.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident and would like to speak with an attorney, please contact us.
Motorcycles can be a useful and enjoyable means of transportation but, they can also be incredibly dangerous. Motorcycles have a higher fatality rate per unit of distance travelled when compared with automobiles. According to the US Highway Safety Authority, in 2002, 20.9 cars out of 100,000 ended up in fatal crashes. The rate for motorcycles is 66.7 per 100,000. Any motorcycle rider who shares the road with cars and trucks knows the importance of defensive driving. But some motorcycle accidents cannot be avoided, regardless of the care and skill demonstrated by a motorcyclist.
- In 2006, 4,810 motorcyclists were killed and an additional 88,000 were injured in motorcycle crashes in the United States.
- Motorcyclists are about 26 times as likely as passenger car occupants to die in a traffic crash.
- During the ten year period from 1992-2006, the fatality rate for motorcyclists has dramatically increased.
Because personal injury cases can be very complex, you need an experienced and aggressive attorney to successfully handle them. The attorneys at O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley have the necessary experience. With over 50 years of trial experience we are not afraid to take anyone to trial that has wrongfully injured one of our clients.
The attorneys at O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley are well known and respected throughout the legal community and among our clients. From our offices in Contra Costa County, San Francsico and Sacramento, we serve clients throughout Northern California. Our experience and expertise are available to you.