Unlike a passenger vehicle, a motorcycle offers very little protection when you are involved in an accident. For this reason, you want to ensure that your bike is as safe as possible to avoid any factors that could cause a motorcycle accident. To do this, you should conduct some research to determine if the manufacturer has issued any recalls for parts on your motorcycle.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is responsible for investigating cases where a defective part played a role in a motorcycle accident. If the administration determines that a part is faulty, they will issue a safety recall. If your part is recalled, you can typically take your motorcycle into the dealer to have it replaced for free.
To see if your bike has any recalls, you can visit the NHTSA database and enter your motorcycle’s:
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A personal injury attorney who accepts your case can help you gather evidence and the necessary documentation to prepare a strong claim.
Contact a Kentucky Personal Injury Attorney
Filing a motorcycle accident claim against the manufacturer can be a difficult process. At Gray & White, we are dedicated to helping motorcycle accident victims–like you–recover compensation for your financial and emotional losses. To learn how we can help your accident claim, and to receive a free consultation, please call our law office today at 502-210-8942 or 888-450-4456.