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Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

If you ride, Chicago has a lot to offer. Not only are there plenty of roadways to explore, but getting around on your bike can also be a real convenience when it comes down to fighting heavy city traffic and bypassing serious parking obstacles. Motorcycle accidents, however, are some of the most frightening and most dangerous accidents out there. If another driver’s negligence leaves you injured in a motorcycle accident, don’t delay reaching out to an experienced Chicago motorcycle accident lawyer. 

When Riding Your Motorcycle

When you head out on your motorcycle, there are several factors that leave you that much more vulnerable to the risks of the road, including:

  • Because you take up far less room on the road, you’re more difficult for other drivers to see and it is far easier for you to get lost in their blind spots (besides the fact that far too many drivers are simply not on the lookout for bikers in their midst).
  • When you ride, you lack the protective shell that the vehicles all around you have. In fact, you have nothing but your helmet and gear to shield you, leaving you exceptionally vulnerable to the immense impact of an accident – and even a relatively minor accident can prove life-threatening.
  • Because your bike has only two wheels, you maintain less traction with the ground, leaving you more vulnerable to the dangers associated with bad road conditions.
  • Because of the small size and weight of your bike, you can come to shorter stops than the vehicles all around you can, and when a driver fails to take this fact into consideration and leaves too little distance between his or her vehicle and your forward bike, it increases the risk that you will be rear-ended if a sudden stop is required. 

Motorists are responsible for driving safely in relation to the other vehicles all around them, and this includes motorcycles like yours. 

Dangerous Forms of Driver Negligence

When you ride, the various forms of driver negligence out there become that much more dangerous to you, including:

  • Motorists who fail to look back and carefully check their safety mirrors before changing or leaving their lanes
  • Motorists who fail to drive in accordance with the rules of the road
  • Drunk drivers
  • Drowsy drivers
  • Distracted drivers
  • Aggressive drivers 

When you are on your bike, making safety your top priority (and assuming that other drivers don’t see you in the first place) is the best way to help ensure that you arrive at your destination safe and sound – every time.

An Experienced Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Can Help

The Chicago motorcycle accident lawyers at The Horwitz Law Group take immense pride in their impressive track record of helping clients like you obtain the compensation to which they are entitled and that they need to fully regain their health and well-being. For more information about how we can help you, please don’t wait to schedule a free initial consultation by contacting us today.

Case Results


for a motor vehicle wrongful death case.


for a 75-year-old woman who suffered an above the knee amputation due to being run over by a private school bus.


for a young lady who was run over by a private waste hauling company while crossing the street.


for a trucking accident resulting in the death of the driver.


for a 70 year old man who died, without any living relatives, seven months after being hit by a car while crossing the street.


for a client whose family was killed by a street sweeper that ran a red light.


for a client injured in a 2005 Metra train derailment case.


for a minor rear-ended on an expressway in Kankakee.


for a premises liability accident resulting in below the knee amputation.


for a woman who was hit by a car while crossing the street.


for a client who was injured on the CTA red line train.


for a bicyclist hit by a car.


for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.


for a rideshare accident injury.


for a low-speed rear-end accident.


for injuries in a van accident pulling a trailer.


for a minor injured in a ride-share accident.


for a pedestrian injured due to a sidewalk defect.


for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.


for a driver injured in an auto accident.


for injuries from a right-turning truck.


for a family injured in an auto accident.


for a law enforcement officer rear-ended by a truck.


for a motorcyclist rear-ended.


for an individual injured by a dog.


for a bicyclist hit by a car while crossing the street.


for a driver rear-ended on the expressway.


for a client who had lawyers at another law firm trying to settle the accident case for only $60,000.

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