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Are You or Someone You Know a Victim of a Motorcycle Accident?

As a Chicago motorcycle accident lawyer, we have a team to help you navigate the challenges, the fears, and the obstacles when you or a loved one have been involved in a motorcycle accident.

There are likely to be so many things racing through your head ranging from:

Will I be able to…

  • Walk
  • Talk
  • Feed me
  • Take care of myself
  • Work
  • Support my family
  • Have intimacy with my partner
  • Play with my kids
  • Hang with my friends
  • Ride again
  • Pay my bills
  • Be independent

The confusion, fear, and pain can seem endless.

As you recover you may start asking yourself questions such as…

What the hell actually happened?

Who is to blame for my accident?

Was it my fault or did someone else cause this accident to happen?

The most important thing you can do is to concentrate on both your mental and physical recovery and let someone who is qualified and has the experience, professionally manage all the other details for you and your family’s best interests.

What is even more important is to protect yourself and your loved ones before God Forbid an accident ever happens! We talk about having proper motorcycle insurance coverage here on our website and at every single motorcycle event we attend or sponsor. We do NOT sell any type of insurance.

Our Promises To You

  • We offer FREE consultations about your injury case and will clearly explain your legal options.
  • We will NEVER PRESSURE you as the decision is always up to YOU.
  • We will provide a FREE review of your insurance coverage to make sure you and your loved ones are properly protected. We do not sell any type of insurance.
  • We only get paid or reimbursed if we WIN for you.
  • You will have NO upfront FEES or incur any out-of-pocket expense if we represent you.
  • We will not be satisfied until you win FULL compensation, benefits, and JUSTICE for your accident or insurance dispute in the Greater Chicagoland area.

Do You Have Proper Insurance Coverage?

The above is also why we created our National Biker VIP Program & Helmet Sticker (don’t forget we do not have a motorcycle helmet law in Illinois, but we do in Nevada) for your protection to guide you before or when something does go wrong. It is also why we sponsor the Accident Scene Management Classes from Road Guardians.


Embedded In Your Motorcycle Community

Our Vision… The Road

Why is Motorcycle Safety Lawyers® different than other law firms that handle motorcycle accident cases? We are embedded in the motorcycle community on a daily basis… not just when you have an accident.

The family at Motorcycle Safety Lawyers® is always here for you. As dedicated members of the Motorcycle Community, we provide programs that support you before you ride, while you ride, after you ride and in the event of an accident. We do this by sponsoring safety and training classes and supporting numerous charities and organizations that support our mission.


Before You RideBefore You Ride


While You Ride

While You’re Riding

  • We provide “Watch Out For Motorcycles” bumper stickers + window clings.
  • We provide “Do Not Remove My Helmet” stickers in the event of an accident.
  • MSL Trauma Packs – Not a first aid kit but the most common items needed at an accident scene.
  • National Biker VIP Card™ Program – Through our partner – MTS – provide roadside assistance for tows, jumps, and up to 3 gallons of gas (up to $300 per disablement) anywhere in the 50 states and Canada.
  • We wear and work with KIRSH helmets to promote rider safety.

In Case of An AccidentIn Case of An Accident

  • Contact us at 888-500-9000, 24 hours/day.
  • Our team has over 35 years of experience successfully winning motorcycle accident cases.

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  • We will guide you through and manage the legal process, so you can focus on your recovery.
  • We are a proud sponsor of the BikerDown Foundation. If You Go Down, They Step Up.
  • BikerDown can provide additional services including emotional support, financial strategies, financial assistance, and more! BikerDown has storage facilities with medical equipment available to use during recovery at no cost to you.

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In Case of A Fatality

  • BikerDown has many resources to assist your family if a fatality occurs.
  • Depending on your unique situation, they can assist with transportation, accommodations, spiritual support, funeral arrangements, and fundraising.

Chicago Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Is Here To Support You On Your Ride

As an experienced Chicago motorcycle accident lawyer – and now serving states across the US, such as Nevada – we offer some of the best support available! The Motorcycle Safety Lawyers have over 35 years of experience representing motorcycle accident victims and their loved ones navigating insurance, investigations, and the Illinois motorcycle laws as well as the Nevada motorcycle laws.

In addition to the specialized knowledge and experience associated with motorcycle accidents and injuries, our Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers and Nevada Motorcycle Lawyers understand different injuries for motorcycle riders.

Allow our experienced motorcycle injury lawyers to explain your legal options and remedies when you or your loved ones have been injured in a motorcycle accident caused by someone else.

We understand that a favorable outcome is of the utmost importance to our clients and their families who have been injured in any type of accident – motorcycle, car, truck, bicycle, nursing home, or on the job.

Accordingly, we will fight to ensure that you are compensated to the fullest extent of the law for any injuries, property damage, pain, and suffering endured as a result of an accident caused by someone else.


NAMIL Founding Member

The Motorcycle Safety Lawyers© is one of the National Academy of Motorcycle Injury Lawyers' (NAMIL) founding members representing both Illinois and Nevada.

NAMIL's mission is to promote motorcycle awareness, safety and the best possible legal representation of motorcycle accident victims.

NAMIL members span the continental USA and are put through continuous training to learn & discuss how to better represent the vast motorcycle community and its causes.

Being part of NAMIL means that we are connected to a network of highly qualified attorneys all across the country who have all been vetted as Solid Legal Experts you can count on. For example, we’ve worked with Skaug Law on numerous cases and they’re known as the most reliable Boise truck accident lawyers. If you or a loved one needs representation in Idaho or any state, we will work alongside our partner attorneys to be sure you’re taken care of.

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Chicago Motorcycle Accident Advice

What do you do after a minor motorcycle accident?

After a minor motorcycle accident, the first thing you should do is move your motorcycle to the side of the road if you can. If you can’t move your motorcycle, make sure you turn on your hazard lights. Once you’re off the road, assess your injuries and call for medical help if necessary. If you’re not injured, call the police and file a report.

What is the most common motorcycle injury?

There are many different types of motorcycle injuries, but the most common one is road rash. Road rash is when the skin rubs or scrapes against the pavement. It can be very painful and even lead to infection.

Can you get PTSD from a motorcycle accident?

There is no definitive answer to this question as everyone experiences trauma differently and some people may be more susceptible to developing PTSD following a motorcycle accident than others. However, it is certainly possible to develop PTSD from any type of traumatic event, including a motorcycle accident, so it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms so that you can seek help if necessary.

What is the fastest way to recover from a motorcycle accident?

There is no definitive answer to this question as everyone’s situation is different. However, some tips for recovering from a motorcycle accident may include getting plenty of rest, eating healthy foods, and participating in gentle exercises or stretches. Additionally, it is important to follow any instructions from your doctor or other healthcare professionals.

At what speed do most motorcycle accidents happen?

Most motorcycle accidents happen at relatively low speeds, below 40 mph. In fact, nearly half of all motorcycle accidents happen at speeds of 30 mph or less.

What time of day do most motorcycle accidents happen?

The majority of motorcycle accidents occur during the daytime, between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. This is likely due to the fact that there are more vehicles on the road during these hours, and thus more opportunities for accidents to occur. Motorcyclists should be extra cautious during these times and always wear a helmet to protect themselves in case of an accident.

Does everyone fall off a motorcycle?

No, not everyone falls off a motorcycle. But, it is a common occurrence, especially for new riders. It is important to wear the proper safety gear to help minimize the risk of injuries if you do fall.

Can a motorcycle accident change your personality?

A motorcycle accident can change your personality if you suffer a traumatic brain injury. The injury can cause you to become impulsive, and irritable, and have difficulty controlling your emotions. You may also experience changes in your memory and thinking.

What are the chances of surviving a motorcycle accident?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on a number of factors, including the severity of the accident, the type of motorcycle involved, and the rider’s level of experience. However, generally speaking, the chances of surviving a motorcycle accident are significantly lower than those of surviving a car accident. This is due in part to the fact that motorcycles offer less protection to their riders than cars do, and also because motorcycle accidents tend to be more severe than car accidents.

How do you deal with witnessing a fatal motorcycle accident?

The best way to deal with witnessing a fatal motorcycle accident is to stay calm and try to remember as many details as possible. If you can, take pictures or video of the accident scene. Then, find a police officer or someone in authority and tell them what you saw. It’s important to be as specific as possible when describing the accident.

Who is at fault in most motorcycle accidents?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the circumstances of each individual accident. However, studies have shown that rider error is the most common cause of motorcycle accidents, followed by vehicle failure and then environmental factors.

Where do most fatal motorcycle accidents happen?

Most fatal motorcycle accidents happen on the road, usually at intersections.

What percentage of motorcycle riders get in accidents?

There is no definitive answer to this question. Studies have shown that motorcycle riders are more likely to be involved in an accident than drivers of other vehicles, but the exact percentage of riders who get in accidents varies depending on the source.

What is the main cause of motorcycle accidents?

The most common cause of motorcycle accidents is rider error, which accounts for about two-thirds of all crashes. Speeding, drinking and riding, and riding without a license are the most common errors made by riders that lead to accidents.

Where is the safest place to ride a motorcycle?

There is no definitive answer to this question, as it largely depends on the individual rider’s experience and comfort level. However, some general tips for choosing a safe motorcycle riding spot include avoiding busy roads and areas with poor visibility and opting for routes with smooth pavement and good lighting. Additionally, it is always important to be aware of your surroundings and to ride defensively.

Which state has the highest motorcycle fatality rate?

The state with the highest motorcycle fatality rate is Florida.

Is a motorcycle worth the risk?

A motorcycle is a vehicle with two or three wheels and an engine. Motorcycles are considered by some to be dangerous because they are less stable and less visible than other vehicles on the road. However, many people believe that the risk is worth the freedom and enjoyment that comes with riding a motorcycle.

Are motorcycle accidents common?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on a number of factors, including where you live and how often you ride a motorcycle. However, some studies suggest that motorcycle accidents are relatively common, particularly in the United States. One study found that there were nearly 5,000 motorcycle fatalities in the U.S. in 2016, which was a 5% increase from the previous year.

Why can’t I remember my motorcycle accident?

There are many possible explanations for why someone might not remember their motorcycle accident. It could be due to a head injury sustained in the accident, which can cause memory loss. Additionally, the stress and trauma of the accident could also lead to someone forgetting the details of what happened.

Are motorcycles statistically safer than cars?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on a number of factors, including the type of motorcycle, the type of car, the driver’s experience, and the conditions of the road. However, some studies have suggested that motorcycles may be less safe than cars overall.

What type of motorcycle is safest?

There is no definitive answer when it comes to the question of which type of motorcycle is safest. However, many experts believe that smaller motorcycles are generally safer than larger ones. This is because they are easier to control and are less likely to tip over. Additionally, motorcycles with lower centers of gravity are also generally considered to be safer.

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