Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Accidents Caused By Mechanical Malfunction
The enjoyment of riding your motorcycle can quickly take a back seat to danger and pain if you are involved in a motorcycle accident. Operating any motor vehicle has its risks, and these are magnified if your motorcycle has a mechanical malfunction. Whether it is a faulty component or an improperly repaired part, any malfunction can put motorcyclists in serious danger. A single-vehicle accident can be especially surprising and can occur with little or no warning.
If you or someone you love has been harmed in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident and you believe that a mechanical malfunction contributed to your accident, you need the help of an experienced attorney to determine who is at fault. Contact the Wisconsin motorcycle mechanical malfunction lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874 for a free case evaluation.
Reducing the Risk of Mechanical Malfunctions
Proper maintenance is crucial to keeping any motor vehicle in running order. Being aware of the manufacturer’s guidelines for maintenance is crucial to avoiding mechanical malfunction and impending accidents as a result. The following is a list of common maintenance steps that should be performed to help keep your motorcycle in running order:
- Check your tires every time before you ride.
- Change your oil every 3,000 miles or six months, whichever occurs first.
- Inspect your drive chain for proper fit and debris. Lubricate when necessary.
- Properly store your motorcycle when it is not in use.
- If your motorcycle has been stored for more than two weeks, be sure its basic functions are still working.
- Be aware of any industry recalls that may apply to your motorcycle.
- Be sure all controls are functioning properly while riding.
Proper inspection and maintenance before riding can reduce the chance of an accident because of mechanical malfunction. Sadly, other defects and malfunctions cannot be avoided, and the motorcycle or component manufacturer may be liable for any harm you suffer as a result of their negligence.
If your single-vehicle motorcycle accident was caused by a mechanical malfunction, you need an experienced lawyer to help you seek the compensation you are due for damages caused by this accident. Call the Wisconsin motorcycle mechanical malfunction lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874 for more information.