It’s important to be able to enjoy yourself when you’re riding your motorcycle. You purchased this vehicle, took classes to train for how to drive it and to learn the rules of the road. Now you’re licensed and ready to ride. It’s unfortunate that you still have to look out for other drivers, but the fact is that negligent and dangerous drivers are on the road. Those drivers can put your life at risk and when they do, you need to know that you can be compensated for the medical bills, lost wages and damage that’s been caused.
Following your crash, you may want to work with police to identify witnesses and to obtain information on the driver who struck you. You could find accident reconstructionists helpful, especially if there are questions about how the collision happened. Everyone who is responsible for the crash needs to be held responsible, whether there was only one other vehicle involved or a whole pileup.
Putting together a clear story about what happened can be difficult when you’re trying to recover from your injuries. You may be going to rehabilitation or be put through surgeries to help you heal correctly. You could be suffering from broken bones or brain damage. The last thing you want to do right now is to go to court or to have to work on a lawsuit and claim. Fortunately, there is help if you ask for it.
Our website has information about motorcycle accidents in Florida and what to do if you’ve been struck. Your life has been put in danger, and you have the right to fight back.