FLORIDA MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS
Being involved in a motorcycle accident can leave you with severe injuries or even death. Thousands of people each year suffer life threatening or life-changing injuries. Motorcycles don’t have the protection encompassing them the way a car does therefore leaving the motorcycle extremely vulnerable and prone to injury. If someone else’s negligent action led to your motorcycle accident you or your loved ones could be entitled to financial compensation. If you are a motorist it is extremely important to obey by the governing laws pertaining to Florida State and practice safety to help eliminate motorcycle accidents. Always wear your protective gear, use your signals, and follow road laws but most importantly watch out for vehicle drivers. Although you practice safety and obey by the laws, other motorists are often responsible for the negligent action that caused a motorcycle accident. In fact the most common cause of a motorcycle accident is a car failing to yield or not seeing a motorcyclist.
What are the Most Common causes of motorcycle accidents?
Motorcycle accidents can occur for a number of reasons. The most common negligent acts that create this circumstance include:
- Cutting off a motorcycle
- Not leaving sufficient room between vehicles
- Changing lanes and blind spots
- Distracted driver
- Not yielding or disobeying traffic lights or signs
- Driving under the influence
Why Should I Contact Advocates USA For a Motorcycle Accident?
After being involved in a motorcycle accident it might be complicated for you or your loved one to get the compensation needed to help you recover from your injuries, especially when it comes to dealing with insurance companies. Our lawyers at Advocates USA having many years of experience fighting large insurance companies and fighting in court. We are aggressive lawyers with great success winning millions of dollars in claims for victims involved in motor accidents. Since laws governing cars are different than motorcycles, it’s important you contact a lawyer with extensive experience in motorcycle accidents.
After a motor accident it’s critical you contact a lawyer and we can explain your options for pursuing compensations for your medical expenses and other losses. Your lawyers at Advocates USA will begin collecting all information needed to build a strong case such as:
- Police reports
- Pictures and videos from the scene
- Medical expert statements
- Witness statements
- Recreate the scene of the accident
- Investigate the driver who caused the accident
- Contact the insurance company on your behalf
Although accidents vary and we can’t guarantee a dollar value, we can guarantee we are committed to helping motorcyclists or their loved one’s collect compensation for their losses.
What Are Compensatory Damages That Could Be AwardedYou can contact us two ways: If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident it’s vital to contact an experienced lawyer because you could be entitled to financial compensation, which will help you and your family to recover from the damages endured. Common awarded compensations include:
Lost Wages and Future Earning CapacityAny time spent outside of work due to your injuries would result in losing income, in addition to the inability to continue working due to injuries sustained in the accident.
Medical ExpensesAny past and future expenses associated with your injury including hospital care, emergency visit, therapy, surgery or anything else, you could receive compensation.
Pain and sufferingDepending on the injuries and circumstance of your accident you could be compensated for pain and suffering as well as long term.
Property damageAMotorcycles are not cheap. You could file to receive compensation for your motorcycle at market value or any other property that was damaged due to your accident.ny
Mental ImpairmentAs a result of the accident, a motorist might experience distress in the form of fear, anxiety, depression or any other psychological impairment.
Loss of ConsortiumThe surviving spouse could receive compensation for the negligent actions of the driver that caused the death in addition to loss of services, companionship, society and aid. Parents of a deceased child could be awarded compensation for companionship of their minor, affection and loss of love as well as children may collect for loss of services, companionship, society and aid that resulted in a wrongful death.
Wrongful deathIf you have lost a loved in a motorcycle accident you could file a wrongful death lawsuit to recover compensation. Advocates USA will work with the family or Estate to prove your accident was a result of negligence. You should not have to bear the financial burden that comes with many accidents especially at the negligence of someone else. Although a monetary award can never undo the trauma associated with the accident, compensation can help get you or your loved one on a path to recovery.
Common Injuries Sustained in a Motorcycle Accident
Motorists that have been involved in a motorcycle accident typically suffer severe injuries and often times death because they have very little protection. Below is a list of common injuries we see:
- Police reports
- Pictures and videos from the scene
- Broken bones
- Road rash
- Spinal cord injury
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Head trauma
If you or a loved one was injured or suffered a death in a motorcycle accident, contact Advocates USA to help you. You could be financially compensated which will help you move through life a little easier. Our experienced personal injury lawyers will fight for the justice you deserve.