The Tri -City Herald reported that a West Richland, Washington grandfather and his 9 year-old granddaughter were injured in a motorcycle accident on April 9th. The grandfather, Charles Wadley, 63, was riding his motorcycle in Kennewick with his granddaughter accompanying him when Donald Coates, 68, turned in front of him.
Both Wadley and his granddaughter were taken to Kadlec Medical Center where the granddaughter was treated for road rash. Wadley was admitted to the hospital where he was said to be in stable condition.
In about 80% of motorcycle accidents, the motorcyclist is not at fault. Many times motorcyclists are seriously injured due to the negligence of automobile drivers. Divers are often inattentive and make unsafe lane changes or fail to see the motorcyclist.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, you should contact a personal injury attorney with a successful track record of representing motorcyclists. Besides the damage to your motorcycle, you are entitled to compensation for expensive personal items such as your helmet and riding attire. You are also entitled to compensation for medical bills and consideration for future bills. With the help of The Farber Law Group, a Washington law firm experienced and knowledgeable in handling motorcycle accidents cases, you may be able to recover your damages. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.