Motorcycle Accidents

Delray Beach Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Representing Motorcycle Accident Victims in Florida

Injuries from motorcycle accidents can be life-altering. Our Delray Beach motorcycle accident lawyers are here to give you the legal representation needed to ensure that you are awarded a fair compensation for your suffering and loss.

What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident in Florida

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, there are several things you should do to ensure your rights and interests remain protected.

They include:

  • Calling the police so that they can come to the scene of the accident
  • Requesting a copy of the police report
  • Taking photos of the roadway, damaged vehicles, and any injuries you or your passengers have suffered
  • Exchanging information with the other driver and collecting the contact details for any witnesses
  • Seeking medical attention right away for your injuries

Finally, be sure to consult with a Delray Beach motorcycle accident lawyer at Samuel M. Yaffa P.A. We have over two decades of experience helping injured victims collect maximum compensation for their losses.

Our Delray Beach personal injury lawyers are ready to help you file a personal injury claim to recover compensation for:

  • Medical bills
  • Loss of income
  • Future lost earnings
  • Vehicle repair costs
  • Pain and suffering

Call (561) 677-8566 today or connect with us online to begin with a free consultation. During your case review, we can help you understand your rights and how much your Delray Beach motorcycle accident claim could be worth.

What Are Common Injuries Caused by Motorcycle Accidents?

Collisions involving motorcycles are often some of the most dangerous and deadly. Given the lack of protection offered by a motorcycle, riders know that a crash could result in one or more serious injuries.

Motorcycle accident victims experience a variety of catastrophic injuries, including: 

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Bone fractures
  • Internal bleeding
  • Loss of limbs

Those who walk away from a motorcycle accident with only minor cuts and bruises are extremely fortunate. However, you are entitled to pursue compensation no matter how severe your injuries resulting from a motorcycle crash.

Statute of Limitations on Motorcycle Accidents in FL

If you were injured in a motorcycle accident, the statute of limitations in Florida states that you have four years from the date that the accident occurred to file a lawsuit.

The statute of limitations is very rarely extended so it is important to act fast. In order to determine if you have a case and when you should file a claim, reach out to our experienced Delray Beach motorcycle accident lawyer.

No-Fault Insurance & Motorcycle Accidents in Florida

Car owners in Florida know that they live in a no-fault insurance state and are therefore required to carry at least $10,000 in personal injury protection (PIP) coverage.

When a driver is involved in an accident, they almost always must file a claim under their PIP insurance before they can hold an at-fault driver liable for their losses.

All two-wheeled vehicles, including motorcycles, are excluded from the no-fault insurance laws. This means that your PIP coverage will not apply to damages you have incurred in a motorcycle accident.

How to Recover Damages in a Motorcycle Accident

While all motorcyclists are required to carry liability insurance, they do not need to have medical payments coverage. If you have this additional type of insurance, your policy should pay out to cover your motorcycle accident-related medical expenses up to the policy limits.

If you do not have this type of coverage or would like to pursue other types of losses for your injuries, you have the option to file a fault-based claim against the driver who caused the collision.

Under Florida’s comparative negligence laws, if you are partially to blame for the accident, your compensation award will be reduced according to your level of fault.

For example, if you are found to be 30% at fault for the accident, and your losses are calculated to be $100,000, the maximum amount you can receive is $70,000.

We Can Help You Win Your Claim

When you work with Samuel M. Yaffa P.A., you get an experienced legal advocate on your side who is dedicated to helping you maximize the compensation you receive. Our Delray Beach motorcycle accident attorney can give you the one-to-one support and representation you need and help you successfully navigate the claims process.

If you were in a Delray Beach motorcycle accident, call Samuel M. Yaffa at (561) 677-8566 today. Your path to fair and full compensation starts with a free consultation

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