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A sport bike, or sportbike, is a motorcycle optimized for performance and speed, not for day-to-day commuting. A sport bike accident can occur in a number of ways, such as another driver operating the bike in a careless manner or the bike being a defective product.

What Are the Common Injuries That Occur with a Sport Bike Accident?

Common injuries a person can endure because of a sportbike accident include:

Can I Sue If My Sport Bike Accident Was Someone’s Fault?

A lawsuit to recover damages may be an option, depending on the facts of the accident. When another biker operates a sport bike recklessly, it is considered negligence. Whether a biker’s actions are considered negligent depends on how they compare to the actions of an ordinary person in the same or similar circumstances. Negligence has specific elements a plaintiff must prove in order to have a successful claim:

  1. Duty: The defendant owed the plaintiff a duty
  2. Breach of duty: The duty was breached by the defendant
  3. Cause: The defendant caused the plaintiff’s accident
  4. Damages: The plaintiff suffered some kind of loss or injury as a result of negligence

Can I Sue If the Bike Was Defective?

Yes. A sportbike is considered a dangerous product. However, the manufacturer still has a duty place a relatively safe product on the market that is not needlessly dangerous.

What Is a Defective Product?

A defective product is a product that causes injury to a person because of a design defect, faulty labeling, or defective manufacturing. To prove the product was defective, a plaintiff must show:

Should I Talk to a Lawyer about a Sport Bike Accident?

You should discuss your sport bike accident with a personal injury lawyer to determine if you have a legal claim. The lawyer will also file a lawsuit on your behalf if needed.

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Last Modified: 08-25-2015 10:21 AM PDT

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