Miami is the place to be if you are a motorcycle owner. The year round perfect weather makes for unbeatable riding conditions. We know that you do everything in your power to ride safely when you are out there, but there is no way for you to control the actions of other drivers on the roadway.
Accidents are going to happen, and they may not be your fault.
When you need a Miami motorcycle accident lawyer, turn to the Dante Law Firm for experienced help. When someone else’s negligence causes you harm, we want to make sure they are held accountable.
If you are a motorcycle owner, we don’t have to tell you that there are risks associated with riding. You simply do not have the same amount of protection that passengers of regular vehicles do. When you get hit on a motorcycle, the first impact is with the vehicle – the second impact is with the ground.
Both impacts can cause damage to your body.
Minor injuries include road rash, bumps, bruises, and lacerations. These are usually emergency room treat and release injuries. Hopefully, you don’t have to miss much work.
More major injuries, such as internal organ damage, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries will all require more major procedures. Sometimes, surgery is necessary. These injuries could also lead to long rehabilitation needs, which means you will have to miss work.
In the latest reporting year, 2016, Florida was dangerous for motorcyclists with the following stats:
That is nearly 90 percent of all motorcycle accidents resulting in injury or death. Those numbers are scary for motorcyclists.
In 2015, Florida ranked number one in the nation in motorcycle deaths and Miami-Dade County topped the list.
Yes, our area is popular with motorcyclists, but it can be deadly.
Drunk and drug impaired drivers are dangerous for everyone on and around the roadway, particularly for motorcyclists. This is also true for drivers who are distracted by their phones or other devices. Often, the consequence of looking down at a text message are the same as driving while impaired by alcohol.
Any time a driver disregards the safety of a motorcycle rider, they are putting that rider in danger.
Don’t wait to hear from insurance companies before seeking legal assistance. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident the Dante Law Firm will handle your entire case. We want to make sure all of your expenses are covered and will work to recover compensation for: