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Fatal Motorcycle Accidents

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Bronx, NY

Nationally Recognized Personal Injury and Leading Motorcycle Accident Attorney Helps Clients in NYC

To save your life as a motorcyclist, prominent nationwide motorcycle injury law firm Proner & Proner urges you to practice defensive driving even before you mount your bike.

Stay away from drunk driving altogether. This means you should not ride your motorcycle under the influence of alcohol, and you should avoid mingling with traffic in areas where you have reason to believe that excessive consumption of alcohol is underway — such as at a motorcycle rally.
Avoid speeding, and stay away from cars whose drivers are speeding. A few minutes saved by speeding are not worth the risk to your well-being and survival.

According to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), fatal motor vehicle accidents decreased slightly between 1994 and 2008, from 36,254 in 1994 to 34,172 in 2008. During that same timeframe, however, fatal motorcycle accidents increased from 2,320 per year to 5,312 per year. In other words, fatal motorcycle accidents made up approximately 1/7 of all fatal motor vehicle accidents in 2008.

These statistics confirm what we have observed anecdotally through our Bronx motorcycle accident law practice. If a loved one was among the more than 5,000 motorcyclists killed this year, we hope that you draw a bit of comfort knowing that your family is not alone in your loss.

After a Fatal Motorcycle Accident Anywhere in the U.S., Lawyer Mitchell Proner Welcomes Your Inquiry

We understand, however, that you need much more than comfort from our law firm in New York City, NY. You are likely to need compensation to handle the financial needs that a sudden death in the family brings about for most people. We bring wrongful death claims on behalf of surviving family members of fatal motorcycle accident victims.

Perhaps your loved one practiced these and other safety tips when operating a motorcycle — but was killed by an inattentive driver. Your family deserves answers — and compensation.

Call or E-Mail a Nationwide Fatal Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident in the Bronx, NYC, or anywhere else in New York, contact the attorneys of Proner & Proner. At our national personal injury firm, our attorneys are well-qualified to represent you in any car, truck or motorcycle accident case.

Motorcycle Accident Verdicts & Settlements

We understand motorcyclists because we ride. And we understand that when things go wrong on a motorcycle, often it’s not the motorcyclist’s fault. Here are some of our successes in getting compensation for riders.

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Road Rage Incident

Mitchell Proner spoke in support of NYC motorcycle riders and called on NY lawmakers and police not to overreact to a highly publicized road rage incident or to let that incident cast all motorcyclists in a bad light.

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Hit and Run

Attorney Mitchell Proner was on hand when the motorist accused of hitting a female jogger on a road in Central Islip appeared in a New York courtroom to answer charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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Ferry Disaster

Attorney Mitchell Proner, an expert on maritime law, spoke about the similarities between the Costa Concordia ferry disaster and the recent Indonesian ferry accident that killed at least 24 people.

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Mitchell Proner is an amazing and very experienced trial lawyer, who takes care of his clients. He represented me in a car accident case, kept me very informed during the lengthy legal process and got me the settlement that I expected. His friendly office staff was always willing to assist and answer any questions I had. I recommend Mitchell Proner to all my friends and family!

Besides being well versed and very knowledgeable about all aspects of my case it was simply a pleasure dealing with Mr. Proner and his colleagues at Proner and Proner. In a time of hardship Mr. Proner and the staff at Proner and Proner made it very easy for us to cope with all of the legal processes which we are not accustom to. I couldn't recommend a better group of people let alone an attorney as Mitchell Proner and the staff at Proner and Proner. Thank you again for all of your assistance.

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