Securing a Qualified Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Florida

The aftermath of a motorcycle accident in Florida can be overwhelming. Alongside physical recovery and emotional healing, you also have to contend with paperwork, insurance companies, and legal processes. This is where we, at The Dash Cam Lawyer®, come in to provide comprehensive legal assistance.

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Deciphering Florida Motorcycle Accident Laws

In Florida, the laws surrounding motorcycle accidents present a unique combination of no-fault and at-fault systems. This mixed approach can often lead to confusion about your rights and the most effective route to pursue compensation following a motorcycle accident. In such a complex legal environment, an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer becomes a crucial ally.

Unlike drivers of passenger vehicles, motorcyclists in Florida aren’t required to carry Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance. PIP insurance typically covers a portion of medical bills and lost wages after an accident, regardless of who was at fault. As a result, motorcyclists often face additional challenges when seeking compensation after an accident, primarily because this no-fault coverage is not available. However, the absence of PIP coverage for motorcyclists also means that they are not bound by the restrictions that PIP imposes. In other words, they don’t have to meet a “serious injury” threshold to recover damages for pain and suffering from the at-fault party, a requirement car drivers have to satisfy.

If you are a motorcyclist involved in an accident, you may directly seek compensation from the at-fault party’s insurer. This can include economic damages, such as medical expenses and lost wages, and non-economic damages, like pain and suffering. This is where the at-fault part of Florida’s system comes into play. However, it’s essential to know that Florida operates under a new “modified comparative negligence” law. This means that if you’re found to be partially at fault for the accident, your compensation can be reduced by your percentage of fault. For example, if you’re found to be 20% at fault, your compensation may be reduced by 20%.  However, if you are found to be more than 50% at fault, under this new law you would have no right to recovery. 

These rules and regulations can be complex and confusing. By leveraging the knowledge of a motorcycle accident lawyer, you can better understand your rights and potential avenues for compensation. This allows you to focus on what truly matters – your recovery.

The Value of a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Florida

After a motorcycle accident, accurately determining fault, collecting evidence, and effectively negotiating with insurance companies are all crucial steps. These tasks can be daunting, especially when you’re trying to recover from the accident.

Our team at The Dash Cam Lawyer®, can take on these tasks, providing you with the assurance that your claim is being managed effectively. We guide you through the claim process, ensuring all deadlines are met, and every necessary action is taken. Moreover, we have extensive experience dealing with insurance companies, and we are equipped to negotiate settlements effectively to secure the compensation you deserve.

Choosing The Dash Cam Lawyer®, as Your Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in Florida

Choosing us means more than just hiring a lawyer; it means having a committed partner to guide you through this difficult time. We understand the profound impact a motorcycle accident can have, and we’re here to offer you unwavering support. We pride ourselves on being friendly, approachable, and adept at simplifying the legal process for our clients. Furthermore, we uphold the principles of transparency, ensuring you’re informed every step of the way.

You’re Not Alone in This Journey

A motorcycle accident can significantly change your life, but you’re not alone in this journey. Having a dedicated and experienced motorcycle accident lawyer by your side allows you to focus on recovery while we take care of the legal processes.

Shannon J. Sagan, PA, is committed to assisting victims of motorcycle accidents across Florida. Don’t hesitate to contact us at The Dash Cam Lawyer® or 561-533-7800 to schedule your free consultation today. Let us be your ally during this challenging time and help you secure the compensation you rightfully deserve.

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