There are few things better than feeling the warm air hit your face as your cruise down the street on a motorcycle. If you are a motorcycle rider, you know there are risks when you hit the road. However, we know you do what you can to stay safe each time you go out. Unfortunately, that is not always enough. You cannot control the actions of other people around you and it is often other negligent drivers who cause crashes.
You can count on Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates to be by your side in the aftermath of a crash caused by someone else. When you need a Hallandale Beach motorcycle accident attorney, we will work to secure compensation for all of your incident-related expenses.
There is no denying that Florida is a popular place for motorcyclists. The state is the home to many “bike weeks” and we have more registered motorcycles than most states in the US. However, we also have plenty of motorcycle crashes.
For the latest reporting year in Florida, there were 9,907 motorcycle crashes. Out of those, there were:
If you had to look at those numbers twice, we understand. Yes, almost every motorcycle accident ends in an injury or a fatality. When a motorcyclist is struck, the results are often devastating because riders and their passengers have virtually no protection from the force of a heavy passenger vehicle slamming into them. Even when wearing a helmet, we often see the following injuries:
The cost of medical care for these injuries can become overwhelming, especially if insurance companies do not offer enough to cover everything. Often, medical costs are only the beginning. If a victim cannot work while they get better, their families can be left without their income for long periods of time. There are also emotional and psychological costs that need to be taken into account.
Motorcyclists face the same dangers that passengers in regular vehicles face but the stakes are higher. We often find that negligent drivers are the cause of motorcycle accidents. Impaired drivers or those who are distracted by phones or devices are a major threat to motorcycle riders.
In many cases, motorcycle crashes are caused by drivers who do not share the road and give motorcyclists the space they deserve.
There is nothing easy about the aftermath of a crash, especially one that is caused by someone else’s negligence. Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates is here to help if someone has injured you while you were riding a motorcycle. Whether you were the driver or the passenger, you need to get compensation for your: