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You’re riding your motorcycle down the roadway and somebody cuts you off and you have to put the bike down. Just road rush if you’re lucky, broken bones all sorts of devastating injuries. What do you do? Insurance is different for motorcycle, you don’t have to have PIP or no-fault insurance. You have to know where to get your bills paid, you have to know who’s going to be responsible. An attorney who’s handled motorcycle cases knows what to do. We’ve done that for decades. Call us we can help you.
If you are a motorcycle rider in Port St. Lucie and have been involved in an accident due to the negligence of another, Fetterman Law can aggressively represent you in a personal injury lawsuit.
Numerous studies have shown that in a large majority of the cases that involve a motorcycle and a car or truck, it is the actions of the car or truck driver that cause the accident and not the cyclist.
Port St. Lucie Motorcycle Accidents: Studies and Stats
Over the years, there have been various studies that have revealed that motorcycle riders are often the victims of negligence.
More often than not the cause of an accident is related to car drivers not seeing a cyclist who has the right of way. The result is a collision that can have devastating effects.
Motorcycle riders are totally exposed to the road, and when they are in an accident have very little to soften the impact.
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Major injuries are common, even in accidents that would normally result in minor injuries if the collision were between two automobiles.
A Florida Traffic Crash Statistics Report in 2010, which studied over 8,000 motorcycle crashes over a 10-year period, showed that cyclists sustained over 7,400 injuries and that the other driver, most often in a car, caused almost 60% of such accidents.
In 1981, a study by motorcycle researcher Harry Hurt revealed that in two-thirds of motorcycle accidents the other driver violated the cyclists’ right of way. Negligent behavior was usually a result of the operator of the car not seeing the cyclist.
At an intersection, often, they were distracted or simply didn’t take the time necessary to carefully check for oncoming traffic or, on a highway, if there was a cyclist in the lane next to them, they lost sight of them in their blind spot or didn’t properly monitor passing traffic.
Taking Action after a Motorcycle Crash
If you are a biker who has been the victim of a negligent motorist, it is important that you contact our Port St. Lucie motorcycle accident lawyers at Fetterman Law as soon as possible. We will begin working for you immediately, securing crash evidence, eyewitness accounts, and police accident reports.
In terms of evaluating the damages you have endured, we will account for all medical bills and lost wages. Additionally, we will amass doctor evaluations and diagnoses of your injuries, information related to the manner in which your future earnings have been compromised, and pain and suffering evidence.
In an effort to secure the proper compensation for your motorcycle accident injuries, Fetterman Law will work tirelessly to utilize all of the facts, data, and evidence available to create a detailed and crafted case that will prove the other driver is responsible for your injuries.
We will also endeavor to come to an out of court settlement with the driver and their insurance company.
Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Florida for Legal HELP!
The motorcycle accident lawyers at Fetterman Law in Port St. Lucie, West Palm Beach, Florida, are ready to serve you.
Our success in personal injury motorcycle accidents is well known, as we use our in-depth knowledge of this area of the law, as well as our keenly honed investigative techniques, to make sure you have the strongest possible case.
Fetterman Law offers personalized service to each of our clients, and we promise that we will be aggressive in our efforts to secure compensation for all damages to which you are entitled.
A motorcycle accident can be a life-altering experience that greatly compromises your ability to earn a living and enjoy life. If you have been the victim of a mistake made by another driver, contact us at 561-845-2510. We are ready to serve you.
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