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Category Archives: Motorcycle Accident

What Types of Compensation Are Possible After a Motorcycle Injury Accident?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

I’m Randall Austin. When a client is involved in a motorcycle accident, they ask me “What kind of damages can I recover from my injuries?” Motorcycle accidents are no different from auto accidents or truck accidents in the sense that you can claim for all of your injuries. Unfortunately for the accident victim in… Read More »

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Florida Motorcycle Accident

How Can a Florida Motorcycle Accident Attorney Assist Victims?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Even in the sunshine state of Florida, it rains. If you’ve ever ridden your motorcycle in the rain, you must be much more cautious. Heavy rain causes dangerous road conditions. Even after the rain stops falling, the road is sometimes still wet enough to cause road accidents.  If you’re a motorcyclist who was in… Read More »

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Proving Liability After a Florida Motorcycle Crash Isn’t Easy

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Florida is uniquely prone to motorcycle crash and is among the states with the highest amount of motorcycle collisions. Proving Liability After a Florida Motorcycle Crash Unfortunately, proving liability for a motorcycle accident case is challenging. Many insurance companies and courts have unfair biases toward motorcyclists, seeing them as risk-takers. That doesn’t mean this… Read More »

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Motorcycle Safety: Debunking Some Common Myths

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Florida experiences great weather throughout the year. This makes this state an ideal place to ride a motorcycle. It is estimated that Florida has over 600,000 registered motorcycles. However, while riding a motorcycle may be fun and exhilarating, it poses a significant danger to riders and passengers. If you are a motorcyclist, it is… Read More »

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The Importance Of Taking Pictures After A Motorcycle Accident

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

According to the Florida Highway and Safety of Motor Vehicles (“FLHSMV”), there were 9,085 motorcycle crashes in Florida in 2022. The FLHSMV reports that 585 people died, and 7,817 were injured in motorcycle accidents in Florida in 2022. Unfortunately, people who are involved in motorcycle accidents are at a high risk of suffering severe… Read More »

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Most Common Causes Of Crashes Between Vehicles And Motorcycles

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Openness and exposure make riding a motorcycle enticing. However, these same features make riding a motorcycle quite dangerous. The III reports that in 2020 there were 5,579 motorcyclist fatalities. As it pertains to injuries, the III reports that there were 83,000 motorcyclist injuries in the same year. While motorcyclists face many hazards while traveling… Read More »

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Road Rash Injuries In Motorcycle Accidents

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

Motorcycles are quite popular in the Sunshine State. In fact, the only U.S. state with more motorcycles than Florida is California. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, California and Florida have the largest number of registered motorcycles by large margins. According to the IIHS, in 2018, there were 950,780 on-road motorcycles registered… Read More »

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Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

It is approximated that in 2019 alone, there were more than 590,000 registered motorcycles in the Sunshine State. Motorcycles are quite popular in Florida for various reasons. First, motorcycles are popular in Florida because the Sunshine State receives a lot of sunshine throughout the year. Other climatic factors that come into play in some… Read More »

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Is Motorcycle Insurance Required in Florida?

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

According to the Insurance Information Institute, in 2017 there were 89,000 motorcyclists injured and 5,172 fatalities in the United States. When crashes with motorcycles or any vehicle on the road insurance is there to help cover the costs associated with the damages, both property and personal injury. Every state in American has different regulations… Read More »

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Why You Need to See a Doctor After a Car or Motorcycle Accident

By Marc L. Shapiro, P.A. |

One of the biggest mistakes that car or motorcycle accident victims can make is not seeking immediate medical care. Yet just because you didn’t break a bone or sustain a serious injury, that’s not to say you shouldn’t see a doctor. Below are just a few of the reasons that you should get evaluated…. Read More »

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