A forty-year-old man died last week after he was thrown from a motorcycle on I-595 after crashing into the left rear of a 2010 Kenworth tractor-trailer driven by a Miami man. The accident occurred at about 1:10 a.m. A Florida Highway Patrol spokesman related that after the impact, the motorcycle traveled across the eastbound lanes of the highway before coming to rest in the median. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.
When riding a motorcycle, the driver isn’t surrounded by metal that can protect them in a crash. Because they’re only on two wheels, motorcycles offer less stability. They’re also less visible than cars. Because of these factors, motorcycle accidents are much more likely to result in serious injuries or death.
We’re Ft Lauderdale motorcycle accident attorneys, and the majority of the motorcycle accident cases that we see in our offices occurred because a negligent driver failed to see a motorcyclist. Very serious fractures, loss of limbs and brain and spinal cord injuries can result when a motorcyclist is involved in an accident. It’s not uncommon to see permanent disability and disfigurement when a rider that’s in full compliance with the rules of the road gets hit.
We’re focused on providing first class personal and legal services to our clients who were victims in motorcycle accidents. We recognize the lengthy hospitalization, rehabilitation and therapy that recovery takes. Aggressively asserting your rights as a victim, and obtaining proper compensation for your injuries is our primary objective. We prepare every case we’re retained on as if it’s going to trial.
Tragically, some motorcyclists are killed by the negligence of other drivers. As Fort Lauderdale wrongful death attorneys, we have helped many families of deceased victims recover very significant damages for their family member’s medical, funeral and burial costs, pain, suffering, lost earnings and support, along with other damages.
You aren’t going to be treated fairly by insurance companies if you try to get the compensation you deserve by yourself. Their objective is to pay you as little as possible. Rather than having the insurance company be in control of your case, put us in control. We know what you need, and that’s fair compensation. You deserve it and we know how to get it for you.