Experienced Injury Lawyer Serving Victims of Motorcycle Wrecks throughout Sunrise, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and all of South Florida

crashed motorcycleUpwards of 50,000 motorcyclists are injured and several thousand killed in traffic accidents every year

In 80 percent of the crashes involving multiple vehicles, the operator of the motorcycle is not at fault. Rather, the cause of the accident often centers on:

  • A car or other vehicle following too closely and rear-ending the bike
  • A head-on collision wherein the other driver was making a turn and did not see the motorcyclist
  • A passing motorist side-swipes the bike

In accidents between a motorcyclist and a car, the motorcyclist suffers greater injury. Many factors contribute to the severity of the injury, such as the speed of the vehicles at impact, the motorcyclist’s size, the size of the motorcyclist’s passenger, whether the people on the bike were wearing helmets, and many more. Sometimes the motorcyclist and passenger get lucky. They suffer cuts, bruises and other minor injuries. Sadly, injuries resulting from motorcycle accidents are often considerably more severe, including broken bones, spinal cord damage, brain damage, disfigurement, paralysis, and death.

It is important to note that severe injuries such as these can carry with them a number of other potentially devastating consequences. For example, cognitive abilities can suffer and the accident victim’s personality may change. The ability to earn a living, let alone return to a job, may be lost forever. The initial injuries may require years of medical care, including doctor visits, numerous surgeries, physical therapy, and costly medications. Prolonged treatment for serious injuries resulting from a motorcycle accident can be both emotionally and financially catastrophic for everyone involved.

When the injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident are due to the negligence of the other driver, the motorcyclist may be entitled to compensation for the injuries themselves, on-going treatment, loss of future productivity and quality of life, pain and suffering, and more.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle wreck due to the negligence of another, Sunrise area motorcycle accident attorney David Benenfeld has the experience and mastery of the law to maximize your chances of obtaining compensation. The insurance company representing the driver who injured you has an army of lawyers working against your interests. You owe it to yourself and your family to contact our office to protect your interests. And please, do it soon. There is a statute of limitations in Florida. When it expires, your opportunity to file a claim is lost. In addition, the sooner we start working on your behalf, the better your chances of success.

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Motorcycle Accidents FAQ

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  • How is a decision made whether we should accept a settlement offer or go to trial?
  • Can I still make a financial recovery after a motorcycle accident that caused a mild brain injury, even if I wasn’t wearing a helmet?
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