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Water Pooling and Motorcycle Accidents

Traveling by automobile requires the acceptance of a number of dangers associated with driving or riding at speeds far greater than those which are attainable by someone on foot. For a motorcyclist, the significance and severity of each of these is elevated even further due to the lack of most safety features that one might expect to find on a passenger vehicle. One absolutely unacceptable hazard, however, is the presence of highway defects. With so many other threats to rider safety, motorcyclists should not also have to worry that the very roads upon which they travel will cause them to have an accident.

Water that collects into pools in depressions or voids in the surface of the roadway can be especially troublesome because it is difficult to see the gathered water before it is too late to prevent direct contact with it. As the wheels of the motorcycle encounter the water, the sudden and dramatic change in friction can alter the rotation speed of the wheels and may cause a rider to lose control of his or her bike. To hold a negligent municipal agency accountable for your injuries, contact the Wisconsin motorcycle accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874.

Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Losing control of your bike can be a terrifying experience and it is one that is likely to result in serious injuries. You may be propelled into a guardrail or other fixed object, or worse still, you may be thrown off of your motorcycle. Motorcycle accidents caused by water pooling may result in the following injuries, even if one is wearing a protective helmet and other safety equipment:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Severe contusions, lacerations, and abrasions
  • Fractured bones

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Let us help you secure the financial compensation that you are due in the wake of an accident caused by water pooling. Contact the Wisconsin motorcycle accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874.

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