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Isac Chavez Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Highway 118 in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA (May 25, 2022) – Isac Chavez (27) from Simi Valley died in a motorcycle accident on Highway 118 in Los Angeles. According to Yahoo News, the incident happened at 11:20 pm on Saturday.
Isac Chavez crashed his motorcycle into the back of a Toyota Tundra pickup on Highway 118.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Chavez drove a Suzuki GSX-R at a high speed on Highway 118. Then, he tried making an unsafe turn. This then led him to crash into a Toyota Tundra pickup’s rear.
Responders arrived at the scene. However, they pronounced Chavez dead on Highway 118 near Rocky Peak Road. Meanwhile, the Tundra’s driver Edgard Zegarra of Simi Valley sustained no injuries.
No further information is available about this accident.
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More About Motorcycle Accident Liability
Motorcycle accidents usually cause worse damage than other auto accidents. Motorcyclists are prone to sustaining major injuries because they are exposed. Also, motorcycles are lighter and don’t provide as much protection as other vehicles, such as cars. Most motorcycle crashes are caused by the following reasons:
- Compact and less visible on the road
- Loss of control due to road debris
- Motorcyclists are exposed to road and other vehicles
- Prone to wobbling
- Unskilled motorcyclists who don’t have proper licenses
However, motorcycle accident liability always falls on the negligent driver. Most of the time, both the motorcyclist and the other vehicle’s driver can be at fault. It all depends on who made careless road maneuvers, which contributed to the accident. Proving negligence can become challenging on your own. Fortunately, you can hire an experienced attorney for motorcycle accidents. A skilled lawyer can do more than just help build your case. Learn more about motorcycle accident lawyers in California here. You can also check out these resources about wrongful death attorneys and personal injury lawyers.
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims in Los Angeles
In this case, the family members of Isac Chavez can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition to that, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
Do you have any legal questions about accidents? Get answers and common accident-related legal advice here:
- Wrongful Death
- Motorcycle Accident
- Pedestrian Accident
- Car Accident
- Hit and Run Accident
- Truck Accident
Certainly, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, it’s also important to get your rightful compensation to help with recovery. Getting advice and guidance from experienced personal injury attorneys can help you pursue your case. For instance, Jacoby & Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for any car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, Bakersfield, and Sacramento. Consulting a lawyer can help you get insight and information about complicated topics, including car accident settlements and more. If you’d like to get professional advice about your case, give us a call today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Isac Chavez.
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