Biker on bridge between Florida KeysIf you suffered injuries or losses due to a motorcycle accident in Florida, learn how you can receive compensation by contacting a motorcycle accident attorney at Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A. Call (239) 649-6555 today. The sooner you engage an attorney, the better, as we can assist with evidence gathering, obtaining your police report and medical records, documenting your damages, and negotiating with the insurance company. Only speak with an insurance representative, sign documentation, or accept monetary compensation after speaking with a lawyer. Additionally, never allow yourself to be recorded while speaking with an insurance company. Finally, refrain from discussing blame for the accident and any previous medical conditions. An insurance company could use your earlier statements against you during the claim process.

After a close evaluation of your case and legal analysis by our experienced motorcycle accident attorneys, you may be entitled to much more compensation than was offered initially or that you may have previously thought. Again, an attorney will help you negotiate the best possible settlement or take your case to trial if necessary.

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Florida

Motorcyclists face various hazards on Florida streets and Interstates and have a much smaller visual profile than passenger vehicles. Additionally, a motorcyclist is almost 30 times more likely to be killed in an accident than an occupant of a car. Some top causes of motorcycle accidents are:

  • Distracted driving.
  • Alcohol-induced.
  • Lack of driving skill; inexperience.
  • Fatigue.
  • Reckless driving, speeding, left-turn accidents.
  • Lane splitting and lane switching.
  • Dangerous weather conditions.
  • Open car doors and other sudden stops.
  • Automobile blind spots.
  • Malfunction of or lack of helmet and other safety gear.
  • Bad road conditions and debris.
  • Animal crossings.
  • Bike manufacturer defects.

Types of Damages Suffered in a Motorcycle Accident

There are several pieces to the puzzle in determining liability and getting you the justice you deserve after a motorcycle accident. Some include, but are not limited to:

-Medical expenses, including emergency room treatment, ambulance, radiology, hospitals, doctor visits, surgeries, and physical therapy.

-Lost wages or earnings

-Loss of future earning capacity

-Pain and suffering

Talk to our Personal Injury Attorneys

Learn more about how our Naples area personal injury law attorneys can help you through the Florida legal process concerning your motorcycle accident. Arrange a consultation by calling Woodward, Pires & Lombardo, P.A. on 239-649-6555 or send us an e-mail today.

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