What Types Of Injuries Are Generally Sustained In Motorcycle Crashes?
A motorcycle is an open vehicle and if you hit the road, you’re going to have severe injuries and scarring. You’re going to have many breakages. You could have brain damage, amputations, or horrible cuts or bruises. You can have all types of serious injuries in a motorcycle crash.
What Damages Can I Recover In A Motorcycle Crash Case In Florida?
Every injury in Florida is the same as to the categories of damages. You can recover for the loss of ability to lead a normal life, past pain and suffering, future pain and suffering, past inability to work, and future inability to work. Past and future medical costs may also be recovered. This includes not only actual wages but the inability to advance in the future.
How Does Not Wearing Safety gear Impact A Motorcycle Crash Claim In Florida?
If you don’t wear a helmet and suffer head injuries, the people defending the case are going to say that had you worn a helmet, you’d have less injury and that by not wearing a helmet, you are comparatively at fault. It’s always good to wear as much protective gear as you can but everything depends on the facts of the case.
How Important Is Investigation And Reenactment In A Motorcycle Crash Claim?
In any type of case, it’s always important to get it investigated as quickly as possible. Many times, cases don’t come to us until days or weeks later, and there may be nothing much to investigate. The vehicle or the product is no longer there and that even though it’s not required, it can be critical evidence. It might be what throws the case one way or the other. If you can, preserve the motorcycle, the car, or the product. Try to obtain all witnesses as to names and cell numbers. As the injured party, It’s important to get as much information as possible, as soon as possible. Again, photos of the scene, the motorcycle, any other vehicles and the damages to the injured person are always important.
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