With over half a million motorcycles registered in the state of Florida, they are a common occurrence in our everyday commutes. It is no surprise that accidents involving motorcycles are increasing due to their popularity in the Sunshine State. Common causes of motorcycle accidents include:
- Failing to pay attention to motorcyclists in traffic
- Pulling out in front of motorcyclists
- Merging into motorcyclists
- Negligent act of the driver of the vehicle
Motorcyclists have much less protection from the elements and other vehicles than anyone else on the road. This means that they’re more likely to get injured in an accident. These injuries can be quite serious, even life-threatening, and the medical expenses can be costly. If you have been in a motorcycle accident due to no fault of your own, hiring one of our experienced motorcyclist attorneys from Clark Law will get you—through negotiation or litigation—more compensation for:
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Past and future medical expenses
Everything You Need to do After Getting Into a Motorcycle Accident or Crash
If you get into a motorcycle accident, you should file a crash report with the police immediately. Get the name, contact information, and insurance information from the other driver. Take pictures of the accident, your motorcycle, the other vehicle involved, your injuries, and any skid marks or property that was damaged. Make sure witnesses are identified and interviewed so they can be called later. Most importantly, don’t delay in getting any medical treatment that you may need.
Call Clark Law for a St. Petersburg Motorcycle Accident Attorney
If you have been in a Motorcycle Accident in St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, or Bradenton, please call us today at (855) 680-4911 to speak with an experienced Tampa Bay Motorcycle Accident Lawyer. We want to get the best possible results for your motorcycle accident legal case.