- Texting while driving
- Drunk driving
- Failing to follow traffic signs and signals
- And more
If you're involved in a motorcycle accident, there are several steps that you need to take. These include:
First, seek medical assistance for your injuries and ensure that you are able to start making your physical recovery.
Don't sign anything or admit to fault of any kind. You should have representation before discussing the accident with anyone other than your lawyer.
Take any photos you can of your injuries and your motorcycle
Keep all medical records and bills, and keep track of all expenses related to the accident and notes detailing all days you miss from work because of the accident.
Contact an attorney as soon as possible.
These simple steps will help make it easier for you to get the compensation that you need. It's vital that you talk to an attorney as soon as possible to avoid being pushed around by the lawyers and insurance companies on the other side.
In Florida, the law allows you to file a claim up to 4 years after the accident occurs. This is the statute of limitations, and waiting any longer than that will mean that you have no legal right to seek restitution. However, it's important to remember that while you have four years, the longer you wait, the worse your chances of receiving compensation will be. Here's why:
Simply put, the sooner you file a claim, the better.
Every accident is different, and there's no way to simply tell you what your claim is worth. However, Florida law allows those involved in accidents to receive financial compensation for their injuries based on a variety of different things. Some of them include:
It's important that you don't just blindly accept a settlement offer because the other side is giving it to you. Insurance companies often try to use this tactic to reduce what they have to pay out. Our legal team connects with financial experts and medical professionals to review all of your costs, find out what the accident really cost you, and what you're really owed. Then we fight to make sure you get it.
There are numerous reasons that you need an attorney when you're seeking compensation for your injuries. Some of the main reasons to trust in our team include:
Our reputation alone stops the bullying that the other side may try. We get you respect, which means a faster resolution to your case and better potential outcome.
We handle everything so you can heal. Instead of worrying about money and the process of getting what you're owed, you can focus on your physical recovery while we fight for you.
The odds of getting a larger, fairer settlement are better with the professionals on your side.
Our team understands your pain, and we're here to be your greatest ally as you heal.
Answers to common questions people have after being injured in a motorcycle crash.…