A 23-year old female passenger on a motorcycle was killed on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at approximately 3:00am. The driver of the motorcycle was 35 years old. The full details of the crash were not apparent in the report by CBS New York. The investigation was being conducted by the Port Authority Police. This fatal accident led to significant delays in the morning commute and it took hours for the affected Lincoln Tunnel tube to be re-opened.
Due to the nature of motorcycles, an accident can force their owners to face severe hardships. Victims of motorcycle accidents often face severe injuries, such as broken bones, scarring, head trauma, and amputations; in some cases these injuries can prove fatal. In addition to the physical hardships accident victims may suffer, they may also face serious financial hardships. A severe injury can force the injured biker out of the workforce for an extended period of time, causing them to lose essential wages. Additionally, injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident can force the victim to undergo numerous medical procedures, the cost of which may exceed their insurance coverage. Fortunately, victims whose accident was caused by another’s negligence may have grounds to file a personal injury lawsuit. At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, our New York City motorcycle accident lawyers are committed to helping victims overcome their unnecessary hardships. We pursue maximum compensation for all of our clients to help ease the financial burden they may face.
Have you or someone you love suffered a serious injury in a motorcycle accident? If so, you may have legal recourse. Call (212) 406-1700 or contact us online to see if you have grounds to file a lawsuit. Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool will review your claim to see how our motorcycle accident attorneys may be able to assist you.