Florida motorcycle riders are often the victims of vehicle drivers who are not paying attention to the road or are unable to operate their vehicles with proper control because they are drunk and/or careless. Sometimes accidents are caused by poor road conditions or debris.
Riding a motorcycle is a great recreational activity. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents in South Florida are quite common and are frequently fatal or produce catastrophic injuries.
Counties leading in motorcycle accident fatalities in Florida include:
- Palm Beach
What you do shortly after a motorcycle accident may seriously impact your claim. It is important to contact a personal injury lawyer to ensure that you are protected and are not taken advantage of by the insurance company. You do not have to do this alone. We are here to help!
It is important to call the police and seek medical attention after your accident. Your health should be the primary concern.
Injuries sustained from motorcycle accidents include:
- Back and neck injuries
- Loss of limbs
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injury
- Death of the rider or passenger
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact an experienced South Florida accident attorney today. Florida motorcycle riders are among the most vulnerable drivers on the road. Because motorcycles are much smaller than most cars, they are often unseen until it is too late to avoid an accident. Motorcycles can also accelerate quickly and their fast movements and lack of stability can put them in harm’s way before anybody can avoid it.