University, Florida Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
Motorcycle accidents are, unfortunately, common in University, Florida, and throughout the state. The Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Crash Dashboard reports that more than 8,600 motorcycles crash each year in the state, injuring more than 7,400 people and taking the lives of more than 580.
Many motorcycle accident injuries can be devastating. They can cause significant impairment, chronic pain, and the need for long-term medical treatment or rehabilitation. Mounting bills from medical treatments, combined with having less income coming in, can cause financial distress and anxiety. The future may seem hopeless.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident where the other driver was at least partially at fault, you don’t have to deal with these problems on your own. The experienced Dennis Hernandez University motorcycle accident lawyers can help you file a claim to get the substantial compensation you deserve for your medical treatments, lost income, pain, trauma, and diminished quality of life.
Call us at 855-529-3366 or fill in the FREE CASE EVALUATION form on this page to discuss your case with an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer and get free legal advice on pursuing a motorcycle accident claim.
Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in the University, Florida, Area
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found that the main contributing factor in motorcycle crashes is human error. When a motorcycle crashes with another vehicle, the motorcycle rider, the driver of the other vehicle, or both may have made a mistake that contributed to the accident. However, according to the NTSB, most of the time it is the other driver, not the motorcycle rider, who is at fault.
The most common fault that other drivers make in motorcycle accidents is failing to see that the motorcycle is there, especially when changing lanes or making turns. Drivers are considered negligent if they cause accidents because they fail to check their blind spots or look in all directions at intersections.
Other common causes of motorcycle accidents include not paying attention to the road, being impaired by alcohol or drugs, not noticing or not making adjustments for poor road conditions, opening the door of a parked car without checking for oncoming traffic and motorcycle rider inexperience.
Frequently, motorcycle accidents can have more than one cause. Florida is a comparative fault state, however, so even if you were partially at fault for the accident, you still have the right to bring a claim for damages against the other party involved as long as they were also at fault.
Our motorcycle accident attorneys in University have the experience, knowledge, and resources to thoroughly investigate what caused your accident, gather the evidence needed to show who was at fault and pursue the full compensation you deserve.
Motorcycle Accident Injuries in the University, Florida, Area
Motorcycle riders and passengers are far more likely to be injured or killed in a crash than are car or truck drivers or passengers. Motorcyclists are more exposed to the road, and bikes lack the protections, including seat belts and airbags, that passenger vehicles have.
Any body part could be injured when a motorcyclist is thrown from their bike, struck or crushed. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) reports that the torso is the most common area of the body to be injured in a serious but non-fatal motorcycle accident, followed by injuries to the legs or feet, traumatic brain injuries, and injuries to the spinal column.
More than 60% of people hospitalized for non-fatal motorcycle accident injuries have fractured or broken bones. Multiple fractures are common and can be very serious, especially when fractured ribs are involved. Many motorcycle accident victims have more than one type of injury, and these injuries often affect multiple regions of the body.
A Dennis Hernandez University motorcycle accident lawyer will gather evidence of the full extent of your need for medical treatment and rehabilitation and aggressively pursue a financial award to compensate for all of your medical expenses, lost income, pain, and trauma.
You deserve to be compensated for all your expenses and losses, including those you have already suffered since the time of the accident, those that are happening now, and those that can be expected to continue in the future. If the effects of your injuries are expected to last a long time or for the rest of your life, we will aggressively seek compensation that will provide the financial help you need for as long as you need it.
What Compensation is Available for Motorcycle Accident Injuries in University, Florida?
If you have seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in the University area or anywhere in Florida, and the other driver was negligent, you can bring a personal injury action against the other driver for damages. If you can prove that the other driver’s negligence caused or at least contributed to the accident, you can seek substantial compensation for the damages you have suffered.
Your injuries may affect many aspects of your life, and you may be entitled to compensation for your current and future:
- Pain and suffering
- Trauma, anxiety, or depression
- Scarring or disfigurement
- Loss of ability to do your usual activities
- Medical bills, including hospital stays, medications, office visits, medical procedures and assistive devices
- Rehabilitative care
- Lost income
- Diminished earning capacity
- Your family’s loss of your love, companionship, and support
How We Can Help You in University, Florida
If you were seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in University or anywhere in Florida, and the other driver was at least partially at fault, the experienced Dennis Hernandez legal team is here to help.
A skilled Dennis Hernandez University motorcycle accident lawyer will investigate the accident, find proof of the other driver’s negligence, gather evidence of the full extent of your need for compensation for your present and future expenses and losses, negotiate aggressively with the other driver’s insurance company, and leverage our litigation experience to fight for full compensation.
We will never accept a settlement that is a penny less than you deserve. We never back down and are always ready to take the fight to the courtroom if that’s what it takes to get you the full compensation you deserve.
We will support you through every step of the legal process. We are always glad to answer questions, and we will keep you informed of all the major developments in your case.
Call us at 855-529-3366 or fill out the FREE CASE EVALUATION form on this page to get started on your case.