Ask any motorcycle enthusiast, and they will tell you there are few things more fun and exhilarating than riding your bike on the open road in South Florida. Few people are more passionate about their vehicles than motorcycle owners. But there is nothing fun about motorcycle accidents. Unfortunately, there are many dangers on the road. One act of negligence by another driver can result in devastating and even catastrophic injuries. My name is Bradley S. Hartman and I am a motorcycle accident attorney in Cooper City. For more than 30 years, my legal staff and I have helped countless accident victims obtain the maximum personal injury compensation needed to account for the medical bills, damages, treatment, lost wages along with their pain and suffering.
Not all motor vehicles accidents are the same. Motorcycles riders are much more vulnerable to serious and catastrophic injuries. The statistics are frightening. Nearly 19 percent of all Florida motor vehicle deaths involved either the driver or passenger of a motorcycle. There are also different laws on the books concerning motorcycles accidents compared to automobile accidents. If you have been injured in an accident due to the negligence of others, it is crucial to have a legal professional in your corner with a firm understanding for Florida’s motorcycle laws. Drivers are required to engage in safe driving practices, especially around motorcyclists. Among the most common types of negligence that contribute to motorcycle accidents in South Florida include:
There are several differences between motorcycle accident insurance claims and those for car accidents. Under Florida law, the $10,000 Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits are not available those who are injured in motorcycle accidents. It is vital to have an experienced and knowledgeable personal injury attorney who has a complete understanding of of Florida’s motorcycle laws to help accident victims recover the maximum settlement.
Most motorcycle owners are responsible with their vehicles. But no matter how safe or cautious your driving habits, it does not guarantee your safety. It only takes one negligent act to cause a life-changing motorcycle accident. Many accident victims suffer traumatic brain injuries, loss of limbs or even permanent disfigurement. At the Law Offices of Bradley S. Hartman, we are committed to protecting the rights of accident victims to ensure they receive the proper compensation to live the best possible quality of life. Over the years, we have used an aggressive and comprehensive approach to help place clients in the best position to succeed.
If you have been injured or have lost a loved one due to wrongful death from a motorcycle accident, it is vital to seek legal representation from an experienced personal injury attorney. For more than 30 years, Bradley S. Hartman has helped accident victims recover the maximum settlement needed to help address their medical expenses, damages and lost wages. To learn more more contact his Cooper City personal injury law office today and schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your case.