Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Florida
Motorcyclists are subject to the same general traffic and speed restrictions as other street legal vehicles. All motorcyclists are required to drive at a speed that is reasonable and prudent, and to obey the rules of the road. Despite following all safety precautions, however, motorcyclists are often involved in serious accidents resulting from other drivers’ negligence. In these cases, it is important to obtain a West Palm Beach motorcycle accident lawyer for legal representation. An experienced Fort Lauderdale motorcycle accident attorney will protect the rights of injured motorcyclists and their passengers.
The West Palm Beach Accident Attorneys at Ellis, Ged & Bodden, P.A. will examine all of the circumstances surrounding any motorcycle accident to determine whether a claim for damages may be brought on behalf of the injured victims. Our Fort Lauderdale Personal Injury Lawyers have the experience necessary to handle all such claims, including those involving serious and substantial injuries.
Certain acts on the part of the motorcycle rider may reduce the danger present when riding. For example, wearing a helmet lowers a motorcycle rider’s risk of fatal injury in a motorcycle accident drop by 29 percent and reduces the risk of traumatic brain injury by 67 percent. In addition, many helmets have built-in visors or other face guards which protect the rider’s eyes. Motorcycle passengers should wear similar protective gear.
In all motor vehicle accident cases it is essential that measures be taken promptly to preserve evidence, investigate the accident in question, and to enable physicians or other expert witnesses to thoroughly evaluate any injuries. If you or a loved one is a victim of a motorcycle accident, Contact Ellis, Ged & Bodden, P.A. immediately. Your initial consultation with a West Palm Beach motorcycle accident lawyer is free of charge.