If you own a motorcycle, that’s reason enough to never move away from Florida. What better place to have almost perfect weather all year for riding? We know that owning and operating a motorcycle is a big responsibility. You know there are risks, but you take steps to make sure you are safe when you go out and ride.
But you can’t control the reckless behavior of other drivers, and they can cause you serious harm.
If you need a motorcycle accident attorney in Fort Lauderdale, you can turn to the Dante Law Firm. Our experienced team will stop at nothing to ensure you are compensated fairly after an accident.
Let’s face it, there are major risks for motorcycle riders. You know this before your first ride. Many of those risks come from the reckless or careless behavior of other drivers.
Look at the latest reporting year for Florida:
Those numbers have stayed fairly steady over the last few years.
Why do most motorcycle crashes result in injury or death?
Because motorcycle riders and passengers are much more exposed than passenger vehicle occupants. On a motorcycle, there is no metal frame or airbag protecting you. When you get hit by a vehicle, you usually get hit again by the ground.
Minor injuries like road rash, bumps, and bruises are the best-case scenario.
More major injuries, such as broken bones, internal organ damage, spinal cord damage, or head trauma are common. These injuries often require extensive hospital stays and rehabilitation for recovery.
Medical expenses are just the beginning. If an injured cyclist is unable to return to work, the lost income could jeopardize their entire family. If there is a long-term disability, the cost of care over a lifetime can become enormous.
More and more, distracted driving is becoming a problem. If a vehicle driver has their eyes glued to their phone instead of the road, they can cause serious harm to a motorcycle rider. Distracted driving can be just as dangerous as impaired driving, another major cause of injury and death for motorcyclists.
Vehicle drivers tend to be careless around motorcyclists. That’s no secret to anyone who has ever ridden. Following too closely can lead to major accidents if a motorcyclist has to stop quickly.
You don’t have to wait to hear from an insurance company before seeking legal advice after an accident. If someone else’s negligence has caused you harm, you may be entitled to more compensation than they will offer.
Why should you and your family have to suffer financially if the accident was someone else’s fault?
When you need a Fort Lauderdale motorcycle accident attorney, you can contact us by clicking here or calling 305-949-2526 for a free consultation. The Dante Law Firm will be by your side the whole way, making sure you are treated fairly.