The Dallas motorcycle accident lawyers personal injury attorneys of Eberstein and Witherite claim motorcycle helmets reduce injuries and deaths and are urging all Texas bikers to wear helmets while riding. A 21 year-old Fort Worth man died in a motorcycle accident around 2:20 a.m. on Tuesday, and was not wearing a helmet, as reported by the Dallas Morning News. The young rider was identified as Shawn Massey by the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office. The Fort Worth Police Department revealed the biker struck a curb on the 2900 block of West Normandale Street, crashed into a light post, and died from his traumatic injuries.
Dallas personal injury lawyer, Amy K. Witherite, aggressive in the Texas courts litigating motorcycle accident claims, says over 55,000 bikers are injured every year in bike crashes and more than 2,200 riders die annually. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) http://www.nhtsa.gov, there has been a 10 percent increase in motorcycle accident deaths between 2003 and 2007. Motorcycle riders can protect themselves and their riders by following simple safety rules on Texas highways and roadways, specifically wearing motorcycle helmets and other protective gear. Top Texas personal injury litigator, Witherite, asserts bikers should wear the following while riding:
-protective gear like long, sturdy pants and padded riding jacket
-wear visible clothing and helmets while riding at night
The Dallas motorcycle accident litigator, Witherite, further asserts NHTSA statistics reveal helmet use by motorcycle enthusiasts reduce the likelihood of death in bike crash by 29 percent. Another study, The Hurt Study, further states bikers and riders wearing helmets also showed a much lower risk for neck and traumatic brain injuries. The law firm of Eberstein and Witherite located in Dallas, Texas, has a combined 40 years of legal practice working for injured Texans. Their bilingual staff offers prompt service and cares about their clients injuries, damages, and circumstances. If you, your family, or someone you know has been injured or died, as a result of a motorcycle accident, contacting a Dallas personal injury lawyer may help you and your family recover.
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