In most cases, you can receive compensation for a motorcycle accident if you weren’t wearing a helmet in Florida. However, this may reduce your payout. Call us as soon as possible after your accident. We can fight for your best interests and pursue the maximum compensation available to you based on the facts of your… Read More
Motorcycles are fun, but they are also dangerous to ride. There is little to protect you from the road if you get struck by another vehicle. Sadly, despite decades of use, motorcycle riders also have a reputation for taking risks and driving dangerously on the road. This can lead to prejudice against them in courts.
This FAQ page will explain some of the questions surrounding motorcycle accident cases. If you ride, we encourage you to read these so you’ll know more about what to do after the event of a motorcycle crash.
As a rider, you have a responsibility to other riders to help battle the stereotype. An easy way to start is to always wear a helmet. It’s required by Florida law and it’s one of the few motorcycle safety features to improve outcomes after a crash. Florida may be hot, but it’s better to be hot than dead.
Also, know the safety rules for motorcycles and follow them. Most drivers already have trouble detecting motorcycles. If you ride in a predictable manner, you’ll be easier to see. Do not try to split lanes. This practice is only legal in California.
Finally, you can get special training on what to do if you start to crash. Investing in motorcycle school can save your life and help you enjoy the use of your motorcycle. You’ll learn how to handle dangerous situations. This investment could save your life.
Be safe out there on the roads. If you should get injured in a motorcycle crash, don’t hesitate to call Chalik Law for a consultation about your situation. We will work hard to get you the compensation you deserve.