Bloomington, IL asked in Personal Injury for Illinois

Q: If you are injured in a motorcycle accident but weren't wearing a helmet can that hurt your case?

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1 Lawyer Answer

Steve McCann

  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: It certainly possible that not wearing a helmet in a motorcycle accident, but the affect of that fact is dependent on specific facts that are not provided here, such as the nature and extend of your injuries.

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