Category: Motorcycle Accidents
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that hundreds of deaths and tens of thousands of injuries are caused by red-light runners in the United States. Some of those tragically killed are motorcyclists who have very little protection.
Florida has more motorcyclists and more motorcycle accidents than any other state in the United States. The most dangerous situation occurs when motorcyclists meet motor vehicle drivers who are making left-hand turns.
The risks of being in a motorcycle accident in Florida are high in comparison with other states. Thousands of motorcyclists experience life-changing injuries and even death on our roads.
The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that many Americans choose to travel by car over holiday weekends, and vehicular travel has the highest fatality rate of any form of transportation based on fatalities per passenger mile.
Fatal motorcycle accidents happen frequently in Southwest Florida. Under the Florida Wrongful Death Act, family members of a motorcyclist who dies in an accident because of the negligence of a motor vehicle driver have the right to pursue claims.
Florida motorcycle accident victims need to know when they can recover compensation for accidents caused by others because there are many variables, including timing and the seriousness of the injuries.
Being injured in an accident can be a traumatic experience. Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. often assists clients injured in accidents who do not have health insurance.
Every year more and more Florida motorcyclists are injured or die on our roads. These accidents can be prevented if car and truck drivers paid attention when driving.
Rear-end crashes are responsible for injuries, fatalities, and property damage every year. Experts say they are among the most common types of car accidents.
Motorcyclists can suffer a broad range of injuries in motorcycle accidents. May is designated Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The National Safety Council (NSC) offers tips to help drivers and motorcyclists stay safe this month and whenever riding on our roadways.