In order to determine if we will want to settle your case or go to trial, it is critical that your case is thoroughly prepared from the very beginning. By doing this and our homework, the Law Offices of David Benenfeld knows what your case is worth and knows what a fair settlement offer… Read More »
Can I still make a financial recovery after a motorcycle accident that caused a mild brain injury, even if I wasn’t wearing a helmet?
If someone else caused the accident, then you can sue for your injuries. Whether you were on a Harley, Honda, cruiser, sports bike, or scooter, motorcycle operators in Florida don’t have to wear helmets — that is if you are over 21 years of age and carry $10,000 in medical benefits insurance. Although you… Read More »
There are many lawyers in the Fort Lauderdale area; however, not all attorneys are created equal. Before you hire any lawyer — whether they advertise on TV or not — you need to consider the following: How long has the lawyer been practicing personal injury law? Does the lawyer have experience in motorcycle accident… Read More »
Can I pursue a personal injury claim for my motorcycle accident injuries caused by a driver turning left in front of me?
You should have a valid legal claim if another driver pulled out in front of you or made a turn into your line of travel. This type of traffic accident is actually one of the most common motorcycle accidents involving other cars. Other drivers generally have a hard time seeing motorcycles or judging the… Read More »
Yes. There are several things you do NOT want to do after being involved and injured in a Broward County motorcycle accident. Some of these things include: Do not apologize or admit fault to anyone at the accident scene Do not guess at your speed when talking with the police Do not refuse medical… Read More »
Several key changes have impacted the hike in serious Broward County motorcycle accidents within the past year, as reported by the Florida Department of Highway Safety. More Riders. Since the no helmet law for riders over age 21 passed ten years ago, motorcycle registrations doubled for those who choose to carry a minimum $10,000… Read More »
After suffering broken ribs or any type of physical injury in a Florida motorcycle crash, you should be compensated accordingly. This is why it is important that you make sure you are thoroughly evaluated by a doctor, understand the prognosis of your injuries, and speak with a skilled personal injury lawyer before accepting any… Read More »
I Suffered An Open Fracture To My Left Tibia And Fibula In A Motorcycle Crash When A Driver Failed To See My Bike. How Much Can I Sue The Driver For?
When another driver violates your right-of-way, you can hold that negligent driver liable for all your damages and losses. Unfortunately, an open tibial plateau fracture is a serious injury that typically requires surgery, hardware, and physical therapy. In addition to the expensive medical bills, you will likely be out of work and losing wages… Read More »
I Suffered Injuries In A Motorcycle Crash When Another Driver Made A Left Turn Into Me. Will My Claim For Damages Automatically Go To Court?
No. Not all motorcycle accident claims in Florida go to court. First, your insurance company and the other driver’s company will negotiate for damages. When an insurance company does not offer a fair settlement, then it may be necessary to go to court. It comes as a shock to most people, but most claims… Read More »
My Son Was Badly Injured In A Motorcycle Crash Caused By A Red Light Runner. He Suffered A Broken Rib And A Punctured Lung, But The Insurance Company Doesn’t Seem To Be Compensating Him Accordingly. How Much Is His Claim Worth?
While we know you want to hear an exact dollar amount that your claim is worth, it is important that you realize that every Florida motorcycle accident injury claim is going to be evaluated differently. We would need to look at your son’s medical charts, understand his exact prognosis, and know what his medical… Read More »