Fatal Motorcycle Accident Attorney
Riding a motorcycle is an exhilarating and exciting experience. For many, enjoying the fresh air and brisk breeze is a favorite hobby, while others use their motorcycles to get around their city. However, serious risks are also involved.
The risks of riding a motorcycle include:
- Less visibility
- Road hazards, like debris or wet pavement
- Less stability
- No seatbelt or airbags
- High risk behavior, like speeding or doing tricks
However, plenty of motorcyclists are responsible. In the event of an accident, the motorcyclist may not be at fault. A distracted driver may turn into their lane, for example, and collide with the motorcyclist. Like everyone else on the roads, motorcyclists can become victims of other people’s reckless and negligent behavior.
However, when a motorcyclist is in an accident, there is a very high chance of fatality.
- Motorcycle accidents account for 17% of all traffic fatalities in Florida
- Florida is the third leading state for motorcycle accidents, only behind California and Texas
- Every year, there are over 200 deadly motorcycle accidents in Florida
Many times, a motorcyclists will die upon impact. Causes of death may also include:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal bleeding
- Spinal cord injuries
After An Accident
When you lose a loved one, you have a lot to deal with. New responsibilities may include funeral expenses and medical bills. It may also mean finding a new means of income if the victim was responsible for supporting the family. A motorcycle accident does not just impact the victim, but also the victim’s family. The aftermath of a fatal motorcycle accident will likely be a challenging and difficult time.
Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes (formerly Perenich & Carroll) was founded in 1955. We are exclusively invested in helping personal injury victims— and their loved ones — win compensation and find justice. We approach every case with passion, experience, and dedication, and strive to provide the answers you need, when you need them.
If you are seeking help after a motorcycle accident, please contact us. We’ll see you through.