Motorcycles Crashes, Accidents, Injuries and Fatalities

Motorcycles Crashes, Accidents, Injuries and Fatalities

Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 9-Apr-2012

Risk For Florida Motorcyclist Going Up

Did you know Florida motorcycle crashes and injuries more than doubled since the late 1990’s?

At the Maher Law Firm our attorneys care about you, we have helped countless motorcyclists involved in motorcycle accidents over the years. It is our highest priority to make sure that you come first, and that you are taken care of.

Age is a Factor

  • More motorcyclists aged 45-54 were injured in motorcycle accidents in Florida than any other age group in 2009.
  • Ridersage 45-54 also suffered more fatal injuries in 2009 motorcycle traffic crashes in Florida than any other age group.

Time of Year and Day of Week

  • Over 44 percent of fatal crashes occur on weekends.
  • The total hospital charges for the initial treatment of motorcyclists injured in traffic crashes in 2009 was in excess of $380,000,000.00.

Increased Visibility Recommended by Experts

Accident reports disclose that automobile drivers claim not to have seen the motorcycle until it was too late to avoid a crash. Traffic safety experts tell motorcyclists to do all they can to increase their visibility on the road,which could include wearing bright clothing and installing an extra headlight.

No matter how careful you are as a motorcycle driver, when you are injured in a crash, you face medical bills, lost wages and unanticipated expenses. You need the services of an attorney with experience handling motorcycle accidents.

Our firm has a dedicated division handling motorcycle, auto, and truck accident cases.

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