Motorcycle Accident Lawyer in West Palm Beach
Motorcycle accidents are dangerous and can be deadly due to the fact that motorcyclist are not as protected as other drivers on the road. There are nearly 31,000 motorcyclists are registered in Palm Beach County. Even though the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has been somewhat successful in reducing the number of motorcycle fatalities across the state, motorcycle accidents resulting in injury and death still occur on a regular basis. Motorcycle fatalities in Florida rose by almost 30% from 2009 to 2010.
Too often, the drivers involved in motorcycle crashes claim they never saw the motorcycle when, in reality, they never even looked. A West Palm Beach motorcycle accident attorney from Wolf & Pravato can help you prove negligence of the part of those responsible for your motorcycle accident and work to get you the compensation you need for losses incurred due to the accident.
Wolf & Pravato Can Protect Your Rights After Your West Palm Beach Motorcycle Accident
There are many factors that will be examined in order to prove liability in a motorcycle accident. The court will look at whether or not the people involved were obeying traffic rules, the conditions of all vehicles involved in the accident, past histories of reckless driving for those involved int he accident, witness testimony, physical evidence and whether or not the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet.
Motorcycle riding requires more skill than driving a car, so it is important a motorcyclist gets proper training. Juries tend to hold a bias toward motorcyclists, often wrongly believing that they are more prone to high-risk behavior just by the choice to ride a motorcycle. Motorcyclists need to follow the rules of the road explicitly in order to protect themselves in the event of an accident.
Don’t Suffer Financial Hardship Because of a Negligent West Palm Beach Driver
After a motorcycle accident caused by the negligence of another person or persons, you may be entitled to damages. A West Palm Beach motorcycle accident attorney from Wolf & Pravato can guide you through the complex legal process of filing a personal injury claim and help you deal with insurance companies. You may be able to recover damages for medical expenses, lost wages, vehicle repairs and more. The amount of recovery will depend on the nature of the accident, so it is imperative that you work with a West Palm Beach motorcycle accident lawyer in order to gather the evidence you need.
West Palm Beach Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident in West Palm Beach or in Miami, contact a Florida motorcycle accident lawyer from Wolf & Pravato at 1-954-633-8270.
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