Personal Injury Lawyer
Columbus, Ohio

Road Rash

You Need a Passionate, Steadfast Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Columbus

"Road rash" is a common and painful motorcycle accident injury that is the result of an operator or passenger's exposed skin skidding along the pavement. We understand how traumatic this injury can be. A road rash can be extremely painful and scarring is typically permanent.

Motorcycle riders may take precautions by wearing durable clothing, but sometimes, especially in a motorcycle spill at high speed, the rider may still suffer skin abrasions and bruises. The skin and muscle (soft tissue) is damaged. The injury may extend to the bone. A rider may sustain multiple injuries along with the road rash, including a fracture or head injury.

If you or a loved one sustained road rash in a motorcycle accident, don't hesitate to contact an experienced lawyer in Columbus, Ohio. Scott Elliot Smith is a knowledgeable accident attorney with more than thirty years of experience handling difficult personal injury cases. He can help you pursue compensation for all of your losses. Choose a law firm that has handled serious motorcycle cases in Columbus and other communities throughout Ohio. Contact the Smith Law Office.

In many cases involving severe injuries like road rash, the driver of the car is responsible for not seeing the motorcyclist. A rider might get clipped by a car changing lanes. In some cases, the bike falls on the rider's leg, which skids along the pavement causing the road rash injury. We know the accident was not your fault. That's why Scott Elliot Smith fights hard to hold the negligent driver accountable for your motorcycle accident. He is aggressive when dealing with insurance companies, but he also is prepared to take a case to trial if necessary.

A Closer Look at Road Rash in an Ohio Motorcycle Accident

Road rash occurs when you slide along the pavement and the surface of the road scrapes off part of your skin. A road rash by itself may be minor, but can lead to complications. Gravel or dirt may enter deep into the wound, which could result in an infection. A road rash injury may result in scarring and disfigurement and require reconstructive surgery or, in some cases, skin grafting.

Attorney Scott Elliot Smith knows how serious injuries can change the quality of your life. You may lose your ability to work or ability to engage in activities related to companionship of a spouse or loved ones. Scott Elliot Smith knows how to put experience and resources to work and pursue all the money you are owed after a serious accident.

Contact an Ohio Motorcycle Accident Injury Lawyer

Scott Elliot Smith investigates your accident and builds a strong case that proves another driver was responsible for your road rash injury. He knows all the tactics insurance companies use to avoid responsibility and fights for you aggressively. Many times, he is able to convince the insurance company to negotiate a settlement that meets your needs. But he has also won significant award for clients in court.

If you have suffered a road rash injury in Ohio, contact an experienced attorney who knows how to get results. Experience counts. For more than thirty years, attorney Scott Elliot Smith has been helping the injured get the compensation and closure they need. The Smith Law Office understands how difficult it can be to recover from injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents. Our experienced staff can help you sort through the insurance forms, medical bills and other paperwork. Call 614-874-1056 or contact us online. Your consultation is free, and you pay us no fees unless we make a financial recovery.

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