Motorcycle Accidents

Sebring Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Helping the Injured Seek Compensation in Sebring, FL

Motorcycle accidents can be devastating for victims and their families. After a motorcycle accident, you may face serious injuries, expensive medical bills, and a long road to recovery. If you or someone you love was injured in a motorcycle accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation.

Get the help you need with your motorcycle accident claim. Call (863) 777-4431 to speak to a Sebring motorcycle accident lawyer at Burnetti, P.A. today.

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

A motorcycle accident refers to any incident involving a motorcycle and typically results in damage to the motorcycle, injuries to the rider, and sometimes to other parties involved.

Common causes of motorcycle accidents involving other vehicles include:

  • Failure to Yield: Other vehicles may fail to yield the right of way to motorcycles, leading to collisions, especially at intersections.
  • Lane Changes: Drivers may not see motorcycles when changing lanes, leading to sideswipe accidents or collisions when merging.
  • Distracted Driving: Drivers distracted by phones, passengers, or other factors may not notice motorcycles, increasing the risk of accidents.
  • Unsafe Passing: Some drivers may attempt to pass motorcycles unsafely, leading to collisions or forcing motorcycles off the road.
  • Speeding: Speeding vehicles may have less time to react to motorcycles, increasing the likelihood of accidents.
  • Impaired Driving: Drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs may have impaired judgment and slower reaction times, increasing the risk of accidents involving motorcycles.
  • Dooring Accidents: Drivers or passengers may open car doors without checking for approaching motorcycles, causing collisions.
  • Left-Turn Accidents: Vehicles making left turns at intersections may collide with motorcycles traveling straight through the intersection.
  • Following Too Closely: Tailgating increases the risk of rear-end collisions with motorcycles, which can be particularly dangerous for riders.
  • Road Conditions: Poor road conditions such as potholes, gravel, or debris can be more hazardous for motorcycles than larger vehicles, leading to accidents.

Most motorcycle accidents are caused by negligent drivers of other vehicles due to a combination of factors. Firstly, motorcycles are smaller and less visible than cars or trucks, making them easier to overlook, especially in a driver's blind spots or during quick glances before maneuvers like lane changes or turns.

Secondly, many drivers underestimate the speed of motorcycles or fail to accurately judge their distance, leading to misjudgments and collisions. Additionally, distractions such as mobile phones, passengers, or in-car entertainment systems divert drivers' attention away from the road, reducing their ability to notice and react to motorcycles. Moreover, some drivers may exhibit aggressive or reckless behavior, such as tailgating or speeding, which significantly increases the risk of accidents involving motorcycles.

Overall, these factors contribute to a higher likelihood of negligence among drivers of other vehicles, making them a primary cause of motorcycle accidents.

Do I Need a Lawyer After a Motorcycle Accident?

After a motorcycle accident, you may be wondering if you need to hire a lawyer. While you are not required by law to have legal representation, it is in your best interest to hire a Sebring motorcycle accident attorney.

Unfortunately, the insurance company is not on your side. The insurance company may try to get you to settle for less than you deserve or deny your claim altogether. An experienced motorcycle accident lawyer can help you fight for the full, fair compensation you are owed.

What Can a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Do for Me?

A Sebring motorcycle accident lawyer at Burnetti, P.A. can help you with every step of the claims process, including:

  • Investigating the Accident: Our lawyers can investigate the cause of the accident, gather evidence, and interview witnesses to help build the strongest possible case.
  • Calculating Damages: We can help you understand the true value of your claim and ensure all accident-related expenses are taken into account.
  • Negotiating with the Insurance Company: Our attorneys can negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf. We know the insurance company’s tactics and can help you fight for the full, fair compensation you are owed.
  • Representing You in Court: If the insurance company refuses to offer a fair settlement, our lawyers can represent you in court. We will fight to protect your rights and help you seek the compensation you deserve.

Call (863) 777-4431 today to schedule your free initial consultation with a Sebring motorcycle accident lawyer.

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