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When is a Motorcyclist at Fault for an Accident?

Motorcyclists can be found at fault for an accident if they have done something negligent that contributed to the crash. Drivers of other vehicles commonly attempt to blame motorcycle operators for driving recklessly and causing crashes that result, but motorcyclists are not always at fault. There are many situations where another party is at fault and can therefore be held liable for the injuries and damages a motorcyclist suffered. Motorcycles offer little protection; a crash brings increased likelihood of serious injuries, including paralysis, loss of limbs, traumatic head injuries, and even death. The lives of survivors and their families may be changed forever, and medical expenses for ongoing treatments and care pile up at a time [...]