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Tampa Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

4830 West Kennedy Blvd., Suite 600

Tampa, Florida 33609

(813) 609-0000

The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that the fatality rate in motorcycle accidents in 27 times greater than that associated with collisions involving other types of motor vehicles. Almost 4,700 motorcyclists were killed in 2015 in the United States, according to the National Highway Safety Administration. Thousands more motorcyclists were injured in motorcycle accidents during the same time period, oftentimes seriously so. A considerable percentage of these accidents are caused by the negligence of someone else.

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, or lost a family member is that type of collision, you need to understand your rights and interests. This includes your right to retain a skilled, experienced, dedicated Tampa motorcycle accident lawyer in the immediate aftermath of a collision.

Tampa Motorcycle Accident Personal Injury Case

The type and extent of financial recovery you may obtain in a Tampa motorcycle accident case depends on the specific facts and circumstances of the matter. With that noted, there are some types of losses, damages, and personal injuries that typically are compensable following a Florida motorcycle accident. These include:

  • medical bills and expenses
  • pain and suffering
  • mental anguish
  • permanent disability
  • property damage
  • lost income

A Tampa motorcycle accident lawyer from The Doan Law Firm at (800) 349-0000 will fight to ensure that you obtain the full amount of compensation due to you in your case. For example, you are likely to experience the need for ongoing medical care and treatment. This may come in the form of physical therapy and occupational therapy. You are entitled to compensation for these future medical bills and expenses.

Similarly, you may endure chronic pain as a result of the injuries you sustained in a motorcycle accident caused by someone else's negligence. This represents another type of foreseeable loss for which you are entitled to obtain financial compensation.

You may be unable to return to work for an extended period of time. Lost wages will continue to mount. Making sure you obtain proper compensation for lost income is another area in which a Tampa motorcycle accident lawyer from our firm will fight for you.

Depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident, specifically the actions of the party that caused the collision, you may be entitled to what are known in Florida as punitive damages. Punitive damages represent extra compensation to you in your case. In addition, punitive damages are designed to punish the party responsible for the accident for particularly reckless or egregious conduct.

Compensation in a Tampa Motorcycle Accident Wrongful Death Case

If you have lost a family member in a motorcycle accident caused by another party's negligence, a Tampa motorcycle accident attorney from our firm is ready to fight for justice on your behalf. Florida law permits certain family members the ability to obtain compensation from a wrongful death claim or wrongful death lawsuit. Family members that can benefit from a Florida wrongful death lawsuit include:

  • spouse
  • children
  • parents

Depending on the circumstances, other family members may also be able to obtain compensation in a Florida wrongful death case. A Florida wrongful death lawsuit is brought in court by the personal representative of the deceased family member's estate.

Attorney Fees in Your Florida Motorcycle Accident Case

A Tampa motorcycle accident lawyer from The Doan Law Firm charges no fee for services until a settlement of judgment is obtained for you. The fee is an agreed-to percentage of any settlement of judgment.

Hire a Tampa Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Today

Each day you leave yourself exposed without legal representation is another day in which you risk jeopardizing your legal rights. A Tampa motorcycle accident lawyer from The Doan Law Firm is ready to meet with you immediately.

You can schedule an initial consultation with a member of our legal team right now by calling our injury hotline at (800) 349-0000. Our injury hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year, including on all major holidays.

We can schedule an appointment at our office, conveniently located in Tampa. A Tampa motorcycle accident lawyer from our firm can also meet with you at your home or at the hospital as well, depending on your circumstances.

During an initial consultation, we will provide an evaluation of your case and answer any questions that you might have about the accident and your injuries. There is no charge for an initial consultation with a Tampa personal injury lawyer from our firm.

The Doan Law Firm

4830 West Kennedy Blvd.

Suite 600

Tampa, Florida 33609

(800) 349-0000

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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