Tampa Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
With almost 1,200 miles of shoreline bordering its east and west coast, our state is an ideal destination for motorcycle enthusiasts. Tragically, the number of motorcycle crashes, fatalities and personal injuries nearly doubled between the years 2000 and 2008, when over 9,000 people were injured — 502 fatally — in motorcycle accidents in Florida. Even worse, since the repeal of Florida’s helmet law, motorcycle accident deaths have skyrocketed increasing by 21%.
At the Fernandez Firm, our Tampa motorcycle accident attorneys understand the devastating impact a motorcycle injury can have on an injured biker and their family. In 2010, the average hospital bill alone for motorcyclists admitted to a hospital for crash related treatment was more than $55,000. Our attorneys have represented persons injured in accidents from Tampa to Daytona Beach, Miami to Jacksonville. With over $50 million in jury verdicts and negotiated settlements, our experienced trial team is available to provide legal advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and regularly schedules hospital, home and weekend appointments upon request.
Tampa Motorcycle Accident? It’s critical you consult with an experienced trial lawyer immediately to protect your legal rights!
New Florida Law: Effective January 1, 2013, Florida’s new insurance laws dramatically affect your motorcycle accident case. Now, if you don’t act within 14 days, you will lose thousands of dollars of insurance coverage you paid for… even if you are not at fault.
Don’t wait to get the protection you deserve. If you have sustained a serious personal injury in a motorcycle accident, it is now more important than ever to immediately consult with an experienced Tampa motorcycle accident lawyer.
Qualified Motorcycle Accident Attorneys in Tampa, FL
Motorcycle crashes often result in fatal and serious injuries requiring hospitalization and ongoing medical treatment which frequently affects entire families. In pursuing these serious injury cases, you need experienced attorneys you can trust to build your case by gathering a team of qualified experts including accident reconstruction specialists, vocational rehabilitation planners and economists.
With over 19 years of experience, our respected Tampa motorcycle accident attorneys have achieved excellent results in catastrophic injury cases and obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts at trial and through negotiated settlements. At the Fernandez Firm, our long-standing reputation, as dedicated and experienced personal injury trial attorneys speaks for itself.
Alarming Motorcycle Accident Statistics
According to a recent study published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, having any alcohol in one’s system while riding a motorcycle increases the chance of a motorcycle accident by 5 times. Below are several other alarming motorcycle accident statistics from our state:
29% Motorcycle accident deaths were related to head trauma
50% Motorcycle accident deaths occur on weekends
51% Motorcycle riders did not wear a helmet in 2011
94% Motorcycle bikers killed were also Florida residents
Florida Motorcycle Accident Compensation
In Florida, motorcycle accident victims are entitled to receive compensation for the following types of economic and non-economic damages:
- Bodily injury
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Past and future medical expense
- Past and future loss of earnings
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Property damage to bikes and personal items, jackets, helmets, gloves, etc
Free Legal Consultations – Call Today!
For almost 20 years, our attorneys have successfully represented bikers negligently injured across the Sunshine State. If you have questions about a Tampa motorcycle accident claim and the damages you or your family may be entitled to recover, contact our Tampa motorcycle accident law firm today at 1-800-222-8163.
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