Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Stuart, FL

Roadway accidents are especially hazardous for motorcyclists, who are not as protected as drivers of larger motor vehicles. According to the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle department, 86% of Florida motorcycle accidents in 2020 resulted in injuries and 7% in fatalities. 

If you are a motorcycle rider that a negligent motorist has injured, let a Zweben Law Group motorcycle accidents lawyer help. Call us at 772-223-5454 for a free consultation. We also handle wrongful death cases, so please reach out to us if a negligent driver took the life of your loved one.

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

A motorcycle crash may result from many circumstances, many of them related to the negligence of other drivers. The following includes motorcycle accident causes related to poor driver conduct:

  • Failure to yield the right of way
  • Failure to look before changing lanes
  • Distracted driving (cell phone use, eating, etc.)
  • Drunk driving
  • Speeding

Common Injuries Resulting From Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable to severe injuries in collisions. Common motorcycle accident injuries include:

  • Road rash and burns
  • Fractured or broken bones
  • Head and brain traumas
  • Facial injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Internal injuries
  • Loss of limb(s)
  • Back injuries
  • Paralysis

Receiving an injury in a motorcycle crash can be a life-altering event due to high medical expenses, physical pain, suffering, and limitations, as well as psychological issues. A motorcycle accidents lawyer can help you pursue compensation if you face these difficult circumstances.

Compensation in a Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit

Motorists have a duty of care to you and everyone else on the road, which means they must follow traffic laws and not endanger others. When drivers violate that duty of care, causing injuries, the court may hold them liable. The following list includes pursuable damages in a motorcycle accident case:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical expenses
  • Hospital expenses
  • Lost earning potential
  • Lost wages
  • Repair costs

Motorcycle accident attorneys understand that you have a lot to contend with following a crash. We offer total support in managing your personal injury claim so you can focus on your physical and psychological recovery.

Florida Statute of Limitations

A statute of limitations establishes how much time you have to file a lawsuit. In the case of motorcycle accidents, Florida gives you four years to file a claim, starting at the time of the accident. 

In general, you should seek the representation of an attorney as soon after the accident as possible. The strength of your case will benefit from clearer memories and well-documented injuries.

Call Us for Experienced Florida Motorcycle Accidents Lawyers

At Zweben Law Group, we provide straightforward, responsive, and compassionate legal representation for injured motorcyclists. Based in Stuart, Florida, we serve you across all of Florida.

We work on a contingency basis, which means we won’t charge you anything unless we successfully recover money in your case. 

If you or a loved one has received injuries in a crash, contact a motorcycle accident lawyer at our law firm for a free, no-obligation consultation. Call us today at 772-223-5454 or submit a request using our online form.

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