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Florida Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
The beautiful weather in Florida makes it a great state to own a motorcycle, but Florida roads can also be dangerous. Constant highway traffic, year-round tourists and frequent rain leads to a high rate of annual motorcycle wrecks.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a Florida motorcycle accident, you are entitled to compensation. At Dennis Hernandez & Associates, our accident attorneys in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota/Bradenton, Orlando and Lakeland (by appointment) are committed to helping victims of motorcycle wrecks. We can send a representative to meet you anywhere in Florida to begin working on your case. Submit a free case evaluation below, and one of our skilled attorneys will review your case with you at no cost.
Injuries Caused by Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle crashes can lead to devastating injuries. A motorcycle accident can cause physical and mental damage, and death is not an unlikely consequence.
Common motorcycle injuries include bruises and cuts at minimum. It’s likely to receive lacerations that require stitches. Without proper gear, expect broken bones, brain or head injuries and PTSD. Riders in Florida sometimes won’t wear a helmet because of the weather. As you can imagine, this leads to disaster in a motorcycle accident.
Motorcycle crash victims can spend days or even weeks in Florida hospitals immediately following their accident. This doesn’t include the ongoing treatment and recovery for their injuries. Healing from a crash injury can lead to time missed from work, loss of ability to perform job duties or even loss of employment.
Damage from a motorcycle accident leads to a long road of setbacks and recovery. Let our aggressive personal injury attorneys in Tampa, Orlando, St, Petersburg, Sarasota/Bradenton, Lakeland fight for the compensation you deserve.
Common Causes of Florida Motorcycle Accidents
The leading causes of Florida motor vehicle accidents are negligent or reckless driving.
Negligent driving can refer to:
- Distracted driving
- Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Texting or talking on the phone while driving
- Driving while tired
- Driving while injured or unable to see/hear properly
- Driving in a broken vehicle
Reckless driving refers to road rage, speeding and ignoring the Florida traffic laws while driving. Our motorcycle accident lawyers are dedicated to providing justice for crash victims. We will go the distance through trial to fight for the compensation you deserve. Contact us for a free case evaluation and to begin the motorcycle accident claim process.
Experiencing a motorcycle accident can bring emotional, physical and financial repercussions. The Dennis Hernandez & Associates team knows damages can be calculated by including:
- Cost of hospital bills
- Ongoing treatment bills
- Lost wages due to recovery time
- Loss of job due to long-term injuries
- Emotional distress
- Damage to vehicle
By understanding the full effect of your car crash, we can better calculate the true cost of your injuries. Don’t let the insurance company shortchange you for the damage your motorcycle crash has caused in each aspect of your life. Contact us for a free case evaluation.
Why You Need a Motorcycle Accident Attorney
After a motorcycle accident, the insurance company is not your friend. The defense will begin to build a case against you, and it will use anything it can find to undermine the state of your injuries.
You need the guidance and experience of a personal injury law firm to collect evidence and prove negligence. Financial compensation from the guilty party won’t completely make up for physical damage, but it can ease the burden of medical bills and lost wages after an accident.
Consult an Experienced Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
At Dennis Hernandez & Associates, our injury attorneys in Tpa, St Pete, sar/brad, orl, Lakeland by apt understand how difficult finances can be after a motorcycle crash. Because of this, we offer a free initial consultation. There are no fees or costs unless we win. We understand that your accident has caused you enough stress, and we want to make the legal process easier for you. You may be tempted to tackle a seemingly straightforward claim on your own. But it is so easy to be taken advantage of by large insurance companies.
We can build your case to demonstrate your need for compensation for physical, emotional and financial damages caused by your motorcycle crash. Contact one of our five Florida offices, and we will send a representative out to you anywhere in the state to begin working on your motorcycle accident claim.
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Learn more information on what to do at the scene of your accident, and about the personal injury claim timeline. Visit our FAQ page for answers to common personal injury questions.