According to the Hurt Report, two-thirds of all multi-vehicle crashes involving motorcycles are caused by another vehicle failing to yield the right-of-way to a motorcycle. This is largely due to the fact that motorcycles are hard to distinguish in traffic and motorists simply do not see them. Despite motorcyclists’ attempts to be safe on the road, they will always be at the mercy of motorists they share the road with.
Motorcycle accidents that involve crashes with passenger vehicles or trucks almost always result in serious injuries, if not death. And it’s no wonder, seeing as motorcycles do not afford their riders with safety measures—such as a protective frame, seatbelts or airbags—afforded to other types of vehicles. While wearing protective helmets, highly visible gear and taking motorcycle safety courses has proven to keep motorcyclists safer on the road, the truth is, motorcyclists will always be vulnerable to circumstances beyond their control when they travel on roads with cars and trucks.
Motorcyclists may believe that they are prepared to deal with any accident they encounter on the road by carrying insurance. What few realize is that the minimum insurance coverage required by the state of Florida is not full coverage and PIP (Personal Injury Protection) insurance does not apply to those injured in motorcycle accidents. This can cause serious financial obstacles for injured motorcyclists in Florida. A qualified attorney can help you understand your insurance policy and help you find ways to get the money you need.
Those who have been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident may be able to seek compensation for their injuries. Things like, medical bills, lost wages, rehabilitation costs and pain and suffering are all damages that may be recovered in a lawsuit. An experienced Florida motorcycle accident attorney can tell you exactly what you are eligible to seek compensation for under the law and help you fight for the money to which you are legally entitled.
Contact a Florida Bike Accident Attorney
The law offices of Snyder & Gonzalez, PA has over 28 years of experience representing personal injury victims in North Dade. We take great pride in fighting for the rights of those whose lives have been permanently affected as a result of an accident that was not their fault. With a background in criminal defense and mediation, we have keen insight into what’s going on in terms of settlements and are able to approach a case by a variety of unique angles. We are able to get a lot done by thinking outside of the box and developing creative approaches to representing the best interests of our clients.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, contact one of our Miami motorcycle accident attorneys right away. Time is of the essence in personal injury lawsuits and the more time your attorney has to develop a solid case for you, the more likely you will receive favorable results. Allow our Miami motorcycle accident attorneys to deal with insurance companies and get you the money you need and deserve.
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