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Motorcycle Accident Insurance Claims in Florida

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In Florida, motorcycle owners can’t buy personal injury protection, also known as PIP or no-fault insurance. This means that you are not entitled to first-party benefits after a crash, such as medical and wage loss benefits. This can be a financial hardship and a barrier to quality medical treatment if you do not have other health insurance or disability insurance. Often times victims of motorcycle accidents hire personal injury attorneys to help find solutions to bridge this gap until they reach a settlement.

Florida law does not restrict an injured motorcyclist or passenger from recovering damages for pain and suffering. (Car accident victims must meet the criteria for “permanent injury” to receive any compensation for pain and suffering).

If a motorcycle accident leaves you with an injury, then there are special considerations unique to motorcycles that can affect your ability to collect damages:

Injured in a Motorcycle Accident?

If you’ve been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident, you should contact a Tampa motorcycle accident lawyer. If you would like to talk to our motorcycle lawyers, give us a call at 813-534-6929. Our attorneys will answer your legal questions, make recommendations, and provide you with a free evaluation of the motorcycle accident,. This includes all insurance coverage available to you, all without obligation to use our legal services. We answer our phones 24/7/365. You can also reach us by e-mail.