Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

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According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcycles have a fatality rate that is 28 times higher than passenger vehicles. In Florida alone, 504 people were killed in motorcycle crashes in a recently reported year.

If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident, the best course of action is to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible. At Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC, we serve Tampa as passionate advocates for motorcycle accident victims.

Why Choose Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC?

Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC, is not your average law firm. We offer our clients the time and attention they deserve.

  • We take a hands-on approach, devising comprehensive strategies custom-tailored to your case.
  • We aggressively litigate for the maximum possible damages.
  • We are compassionate, understanding personal injury lawyers with more than five decades of experience successfully resolving motorcycle accident cases.
  • We understand that this may be a tough time for you, so we offer a free initial consultation to determine whether you have a case before proceeding.

Why You Need a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer?

Motorcyclists lack the protection of an enclosed vehicle and are vulnerable to serious injuries in a crash. Injured motorcyclists may have extensive medical bills and lost wages while recovering from their injuries. Because of the potentially substantial losses, your rights must be protected after a serious motorcycle wreck. Our experienced Tampa motorcycle accident attorneys can investigate your accident to determine the cause and skillfully assist you in holding responsible parties accountable.

Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Although some motorcycle accidents occur because of rider error, many are caused by the negligence of other drivers. Common causes of motorcycle accidents include:

  • Distracted drivers: Motorcycles are smaller than passenger vehicles. Distracted or inattentive drivers may fail to register the motorcycle on the road and cause a crash by violating the motorcyclist’s right-of-way.
  • Vehicle blind spots: A driver who fails to do a head check before changing lanes can hit a motorcycle traveling in the driver’s blind spot.
  • Hazardous road conditions: Two-wheeled motorcycles are lighter and less stable than four-wheeled passenger vehicles. Dangerous road conditions, such as potholes, uneven pavement, slippery surfaces, and debris in the road can cause serious motorcycle accidents.

What to Do After a Motorcycle Accident

Knowing what to do after a motorcycle crash can help you protect your health and your rights.

  • Get medical attention: you should get emergency medical attention for any serious injuries immediately. Even without obvious injuries, it is best to get checked out by a medical professional after a motorcycle accident.
  • Collect evidence: Take photos of the scene with your cell phone, including pictures of the bike and the other vehicle involved. Make sure to include photos of the roadway and any existing skid marks. Take pics of the driver’s license or contact information of any eyewitnesses on the scene.
  • Call the police: You may speak with the police officer on the scene but refrain from discussing the accident with anyone else. If you believe the other driver was drunk or distracted, tell the police officer.
  • Save your clothing, equipment, and bike: These items may be valuable evidence in proving your claim for compensation.
  • Contact Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC: Our team of litigators can help you pursue the compensation you deserve.

Contact Us Today

Motorcyclists are vulnerable to serious injuries in a crash that can have long-term, life-altering consequences. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident caused by another driver, it is crucial to seek sound legal counsel regarding the accident. Our experienced Tampa motorcycle accident lawyers at Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC, will fight aggressively to obtain the maximum compensation for your injuries. Call us today to schedule your free initial consultation.

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