August 18, 2023
Fair Lawn, NJ (May 6, 2023) – A motorcyclist died as a result of a crash that took place in the Fair Lawn area on Friday evening, May 5.
Official reports show that at around 9:00 p.m., a man was at the Craftsman restaurant with an unknown number of people when he decided to take a motorcycle that belonged to one of his friends.
As the motorcyclist entered the roadway, he collided with an SUV at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Weber Place.
The motorcyclist was fatally injured in the crash. They were pronounced deceased at the scene.
A second victim suffered injuries as a result of the accident. The victim was transported to a hospital for medical care.
Investigations into the accident are underway by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Fatal Accident Investigations Unit and the Fair Lawn Police Department.
We hope the injured victim is able to recover quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of the man who lost his life in this crash.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey
In 2020, more than 82,500 motorcyclists were injured as a result of automobile accidents across the country. Nearly 6000 riders end up passing away as a result of accidents that take place every year.
Unfortunately, motorcyclists are more likely to suffer fatal injuries and accidents due to the fact that they lack adequate protection. Even while wearing helmets, the rest of the body of a motorcyclist is completely exposed, leaving them incredibly vulnerable to suffering severe and fatal injuries.
Losing a loved one as a result of a motorcycle accident can be quite challenging to deal with. Families are often left struggling to move forward. After the loss of a loved one, families have the ability to seek compensation for some of the losses and damages they face. Working with a Fair Lawn wrongful death lawyer can provide your family with the best chance of getting justice.
After a fatal accident, your family has the ability to file a wrongful death claim for compensation. Some of the damages that you can recover compensation for include:
- Medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of financial support
- Emotional distress
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of inheritance
- Loss of household services
- Loss of parental guidance
- Loss of consortium (spouse)
Having a strong legal team by your side can provide your family with the best chance of getting justice in maximizing the compensation you recover for these and other damages.
Here at Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq, we understand your unique needs and concerns and are here to assist in any way we can so you can get the closure you need. Our team of experienced motorcycle accident attorneys uses their decades of knowledge and experience to bring justice to our clients so they can begin working on healing from this tragedy.
Reach out today and let us help during these trying times. Our lawyers are available by calling 800-923-3456 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free consultation.
Notes: Many of the accidents we write about could have been avoided. By disseminating information about serious incidents, we seek to arm our readers with the knowledge they need to prevent being seriously injured in an accident. This piece was created using external sources, including news articles and eyewitness descriptions of the collision and injuries. Therefore, the presented specifics of the accident have not been independently verified. Please notify us immediately if you find any inaccuracies in the article, or if you wish to have the post deleted, we will rectify the content or remove the post.
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