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Are There Any Things I Shouldn’t Do After A Motorcycle Accident?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

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 »

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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?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

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 »

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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?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

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 »

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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?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

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 »

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What Types Of Damages Should I Receive After Suffering Broken Ribs In A Motorcycle Accident?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

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 »

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What Happens When Alcohol Plays A Part In A FL Motorcycle Accident?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

We’re used to blaming the motorcyclist, but in actuality, more than half of Florida motorcycle accidents are caused by the driver of the automobile. Numerous motorcycle fatalities are caused by other drivers who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  Substance abuse, or DUI, is the second leading predictor of FL motorcycle accidents…. Read More »

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What If I’m Riding My Motorcycle And I Have To Brake Right Away? Is That When I Should “Lay It Down”?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

“Laying it down” is a biker term that refers to stopping the bike by laying it on its side instead of applying brakes. Few Florida motorcyclists resort to stopping their bike this way, believing that it is a quicker way to brake, in the case of an emergency. When the bike is laid down,… Read More »

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When Traveling In A Group Of Motorcycles For Short Or Long Rides, What Are The Best Ways To Avoid Getting In An Accident?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Most motorcyclists who belong to a motorcycle club or a riding club usually have highly defined rules and regulations which help prevent accidents from occurring. However, not all motorcycle accidents are preventable, since research has determined that most are caused by drivers of passenger vehicles.  And, not everyone who travels in a group belongs… Read More »

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Who Is To Blame For A Broward County Motorcycle Accident During Rush Hour?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

Question: I drive my motorcycle to commute back and forth to school in Broward County to save on gas. It never fails; everyday someone cuts me off, causing me to get in a near collision. If this ever happens, God forbid, do you know if I would be able to collect any compensation, or… Read More »

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How Would Someone Know They Have The Right Person For Their Motorcycle Injury?

By David M. Benenfeld, P.A. |

It’s very important for someone involved in a motorcycle accident to hire the right kind of attorney, to make sure they have had plenty of experience handling motorcycle accidents and who know the right way to prosecute the claim in a way that gets the most recovery for your damages. Motorcycle accidents are different… Read More »

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