Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Howard County
On Sunday, May 20, 2012, a motorcyclist was driving a 2002 Honda motorcycle westbound on Route 99 in Howard county, when it left the road and struck a post, according to The Baltimore Sun. The driver was taken to Howard County General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle accidents are six times more likely to result in fatalities compared to motor vehicles, according to published statistics. One major reason is that motorcycles offer virtually no protection in the event of a motorcycle accident. Many states require motorcyclists to wear helmets to protect them from serious, if not fatal, injuries in a motorcycle crash.
Maryland Motorcycle Accident Attorney
Jonathan Scott Smith is an experienced personal injury and accident attorney with more 30 years of experience, including motorcycle accidents. He understands the prejudice against motorcyclists, and how devastating a motorcyclist accident can be when a careless car or truck driver causes a collision. Mr. Smith has extensive trial experience and knows what it takes to get successful results. He has achieved some of the highest personal injury verdicts and settlements in his area.
Top-Rated Howard County Personal Injury Lawyer
Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful Past Results — has earned him the recognition of his peers, with an AV® Preeminent™* Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process, and a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating. These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition.
Ellicott City and Columbia Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
We also handle bodily injuries due to auto accidents, drunk driving wrecks and motorcycle wrecks on the Baltimore Beltway, Washington Beltway, MD 295, Baltimore Washington Parkway, B-W Parkway, I-695, I-495, Interstate 95 in Maryland, I-70, Maryland Route 32, U.S. Route 29, Baltimore National Pike, Route 40, I-83 and serious injury accidents throughout Maryland.
Lawyer Smith also provides experienced legal representation for clients in Baltimore, Columbia, MD, Clarksville, Sykesville, Fulton, Elkridge, Frederick, Mt. Airy, Ellicott City, Laurel, Westminster, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Prince Georges (Prince George) County, Howard County and Montgomery County, MD.