If you or a loved one suffered injuries in a West Palm Beach, FL, motorcycle crash, you may seek and recover compensation for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and other losses. Our attorneys help victims hold careless and reckless drivers responsible for these crashes.
A West Palm Beach Personal Injury Lawyer from Ged Lawyers can help you understand your legal rights after a crash. We provide free consultations for West Palm Beach accident victims and their families.
Our West Palm Beach Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Fight for Fair Compensation
When motorcycles crash, the operator and any passengers are usually ejected and often suffer serious or catastrophic injuries. Such severe injuries could cause lasting impairments that change the trajectory of the victim’s life, including preventing them from returning to their career or other activities.
When determining how much an insurance settlement might be worth, you must consider the expenses and losses endured, plus the costs of future care needs and ongoing support if there are lasting injuries. You do not want to accept a lowball settlement offer and later have to pay for medical care out of your own pocket.
We can help you seek compensation to pay for:
- Current medical expenses and the cost of long-term medical treatment
- Income losses
- Reduced ability to work and earn
- Property damage
- Related expenses with receipts
- Pain and suffering, including physical pain and emotional turmoil
- Other non-economic damages, such as scarring and disfigurement
- In-home aid and home modifications
Our personal injury attorneys also file cases based on a West Palm Beach wrongful death. If your loved one died due to fatal accident injuries, Florida Statutes § 768.21 allows their personal representative to pursue damages through a wrongful death lawsuit. Our personal injury lawyers are here to help you understand how these cases work and what you should do next in your motorcycle accident claim.
Our West Palm Beach Motorcycle Accident Attorney Fights for Clients’ Rights
At Ged Lawyers, our West Palm Beach attorneys represent victims and their families after serious injury accidents. If you or a loved one suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident in West Palm Beach, FL, we are here to help. We are familiar with the trauma centers in the area and will meet with you at the hospital, a rehabilitation facility, your home, or virtually.
You can trust us to provide the support and guidance you need throughout this process. We will develop a compelling case for fair compensation based on the case facts and negotiate with the insurance carrier for a payout or prepare the case for trial.
Our recent case results include a $500,000 settlement for a client with significant injuries suffered in a motorcycle collision. While this outcome does not indicate what could happen in your case, it should illustrate our ability to pursue and secure compensation for motorcycle crash victims.
We do not ask for any upfront fees from our clients. We can get started on your case today with no money paid. We only charge attorney’s fees after we close the case, and they always come from the money we recover.
How Our West Palm Beach Motorcycle Crash Lawyers Pursue Compensation
While Florida Statutes § 627.736 requires all drivers of four-wheeled vehicles to carry personal injury protection (PIP) insurance coverage to cover their own medical care and a portion of their lost income, this does not provide coverage for motorcyclists. Instead, motorcyclists should purchase a different type of insurance.
However, Florida does not require that a motorcyclist carry any type of coverage. They must show some proof of financial responsibility following a crash, though.
When it comes to recovering money for your own injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident, you cannot count on your PIP policy even if you have coverage because you drive a car, too. You will need to pursue fault-based compensation by:
- Documenting how the at-fault driver caused the crash
- Filing a claim based on their auto liability coverage
- Possibly suing them in civil court if necessary
When recovering from serious injuries or undergoing rehabilitation, it is more difficult than ever to investigate a collision and gather evidence to support your claim. When you hire Ged Lawyers to manage your case, you do not have to worry about it. Our West Palm Beach auto accident lawyers take care of the whole process from start to finish. This includes:
- Investigating what happened
- Identifying and gathering evidence
- Analyzing the evidence
- Developing a compelling case
Once we have the necessary evidence, we can determine how negligence occurred and document what happened. To show a driver acted negligently, we must show:
- The driver owed you a duty of care
- They breached that duty
- This caused the collision
- You suffered harm
For example, imagine a driver ran a red light and hit you. They had a duty of care, based on traffic law, to stop when the light turned red. They failed to do so, and this caused the crash.
Let Our Attorneys Take Action in Your West Palm Beach Motorcycle Crash Case
You can focus on healing and reaching your health and well-being goal while we focus on navigating the claims process or otherwise seeking the money you need and deserve. We may be able to recover compensation for you in your case through:
- A negotiated settlement with the insurance carrier
- Arbitration, mediation, or other alternative dispute resolution techniques
- A lawsuit, civil trial, and court award
There is a statute of limitations that limits how long we can wait to sue the at-fault driver in these cases. Since the passage of HB 837/SB236 in early 2023, this deadline is now generally two years from the crash date. Exceptions should exist, but we can build a stronger case when you call us earlier. We encourage you to reach out to our team as soon as your injuries allow.
Discuss Your West Palm Beach Crash With Our Motorcycle Accident Team
Ged Lawyers offers free case consultations for motorcycle accident victims and their families in West Palm Beach, FL. We are here to help you understand your options and seek compensation and justice for you. Let us assess your case with you today.
Contact us now to get started.