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Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Pembroke Pines

Dedicated Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Fight for Injured Motorcyclists’ Right to Compensation in Pembroke Pines, FL

Every single motor vehicle accident creates the risk of injuries, but that risk is magnified dramatically when one of the parties to a crash is riding on a motorcycle. Motorcycle accidents are, in many cases, caused by the fact that the driver of a much larger vehicle may not see the motorcycle on the roads. In Pembroke Pines and South Florida, this risk is even more pronounced because of the many tourists are area attracts who, naturally, are unfamiliar with the roads and may be paying more attention to their GPS or simply finding their destination. Unfortunately, the consequences to you, as a motorcyclist involved in the accident, can be devastating.

Adding insult to (literal) injury is the fact that it is commonly more difficult for motorcycle accident victims to recover compensation without a fight. Many people, insurance adjusters and defense attorneys included, have a bias toward motorcyclists and tend to automatically assume that the motorcycle driver is the person who caused the accident. In fact, studies show that the exact opposite is true and that most motorcycle accidents are caused by the negligence of someone driving a traditional motor vehicle.

While there is no way to fully make you whole again after you suffer serious injuries in a motorcycle accident, our experienced injury lawyers will work tirelessly to make sure you do not suffer financially in addition to your physical suffering. You have just as much of a right to use the roadways in Pembroke Pines as a motorcyclist, and we will fight to protect your rights throughout the entire legal process.

Risk of Injury in Motorcycle Accidents

When you are riding a motorcycle and involved in an accident, your risk of injury is high, as you know—and once the accident has already happened, there’s nothing that can be done to take it back. We always recommend that our clients take the following safety precautions as motorcyclists on the South Florida roadways:

  • Pick a lane and stay in it when driving a motorcycle in Pembroke Pines,
  • Don’t bob and weave through traffic when you’re driving a motorcycle in Pembroke Pines,
  • Don’t ride in the blind spots of other motor vehicles, refrain from tailgating and don’t ride on the shoulder of the road in Pembroke Pines,
  • Don’t ever ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Pembroke Pines,
  • Be especially vigilant about the weather, be especially cautious if you are riding in bad weather, and remember that other drivers may not be able to see your smaller motorcycle when bad weather hits in Pembroke Pines,
  • Always wear a helmet, eye protection and use other safety gear even if you are not legally required to do so while driving a motorcycle in Pembroke Pines.

Injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents can be severe, and include:

  • “Road rash”
  • Head and neck injuries
  • Broken bones and lacerations
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Loss of limbs and amputations
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Organ damage and internal bleeding
  • Death

Even if you were fortunate enough to stand up and walk away after your motorcycle accident, remember to seek medical care immediately to make sure all of your injuries are properly and promptly treated.

Our Experienced Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Help Injured Clients Understand and Enforce Their Rights Under the Law

If you sustained injuries while driving a motorcycle in Pembroke Pines, other parties to the case might try to convince you that you don’t have an equal right to recover compensation or that you somehow assumed the risk that you would be injured. This is simply not the case. If another party’s negligence caused your motorcycle accident, you have the legal right to recover compensation for the damage that person caused, including compensation for:

  • Current and future medical costs,
  • Both present and future lost earnings,
  • Any rehabilitation or physical therapy,
  • Your property damages,
  • Services that you might need as you recover, including in-home care or modifications,
  • Pain and suffering,
  • Emotional distress and trauma,
  • Loss of enjoyment of life,
  • Loss of support or consortium in wrongful death cases.

The amount of compensation available will vary based upon the injuries you sustained and various other factors, but we will fight to make sure you receive full and fair compensation for your motorcycle accident injuries.

Schedule a No-Cost Initial Consultation with Our Skilled Motorcycle Injury Lawyers Today

If you or a loved one was injured in a motorcycle accident in our around Pembroke Pines, Florida, call our office today or fill out this brief online contact form to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our experienced motorcycle accident lawyers. We know that your physical recovery can be difficult, so if you don’t feel well enough to travel, just let us know and we will make arrangements to come to you.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pembroke Pines Motorcycle Accidents

FAQ: How long do I have to decide whether to pursue a claim for compensation if I was injured in a motorcycle accident in Pembroke Pines, FL?

Under Florida law, you have four years to file a personal injury lawsuit if you were injured in a motorcycle accident. If you lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, however, the statute of limitations is different, so you have only two years to file a lawsuit.

FAQ: What are some common types of motorcycle accidents that occur in Florida?

Just like a car accident, motorcycle accidents can occur in any number of ways. Commonly, we see cases where a car turns into the motorcycle’s path so that the motorcyclist does not have sufficient time to stop, and crashes into the other vehicle or turns onto its side. We’ve also seen cases where motorcyclists were struck from behind in intersections or even head-on collisions where a driver takes a turn too quickly and doesn’t see the motorcycle coming. In other cases, the motorcycle may swerve to avoid a crash and roll into its side, which can cause particularly severe injuries to the people on the motorcycle.

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John K. Lawlor

John K. Lawlor, a South Florida personal injury attorney who focuses his practice on complex personal injury, wrongful death, and professional malpractice, founded the law firm of Lawlor, White & Murphey in 1996. Since 1995, Mr. Lawlor’s trial advocacy and litigation skills, as well as his wide-ranging legal expertise, have provided plaintiffs and their families with a distinct advantage when seeking financial compensation and justice for injuries caused by the negligence of others.

Ben Murphey

A partner at Lawlor, White & Murphey and a distinguished personal injury lawyer, Ben Murphey tries complex disputes that include civil appeals, maritime and admiralty claims, wrongful death, and labor disputes. Mr. Murphey has been recognized for his excellence in the area of personal injury litigation by being rewarded with a 10/10 Avvo Rating and named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for 2010-2013 and Super Lawyers 2014-2019.

Anthony B. White

Since 1994, seasoned litigation and trial lawyer Anthony B. White has helped thousands of accident victims seek damages due to injuries sustained as a result of another party’s negligence. Included in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals and selected to the 2012, 2014-2019 editions of Florida Super Lawyers, Mr. White specializes in car accidents, insurance disputes, wrongful death, product liability, and medical malpractice cases.

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Vivian B.

John Lawlor and this practice provide their clients with the upmost professionalism and expertise. I highly recommend them!

Lisa

John proved himself to be an attorney I could completely trust. His knowledge, experience and professionalism, mixed with his kindness and genuine concern for me and my family, were greatly appreciated.

Iskra D.

I cannot say enough about Anthony – he treated me like a friend instead of just another client. He was always available to answer any concerns, and provide guidance about my case.

Anonymous

I summarize my experience with Anthony with the words honesty, professionalism, efficiency and care. Thank you so much.

Jaime H.

This is a fantastic team of lawyers! Everyone who worked there treated me like I was their most important case, even though it wasn't a major car accident case. I would highly recommend them.

Anonymous

Ben worked on my case tirelessly and always kept me informed. Throughout a very lengthy and complex case he was very compassionate, empathetic and distributed a wealth of knowledge.

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$1.7million

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$2.0million

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Medical Malpractice

$3.0million

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Slip & Fall Injury

$1.2million

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$8.5million

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$5million

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