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Perazzo Law Firm Shares Best Insight for Understanding Motorcycle Accidents in Miami-Dade and Broward County

Motorcycle Accidents Q&A by Perazzo Law

FAQ
  • What should I do after crashing into a car while riding my motorcycle?
  • What should I do if a car or truck crashes into me?
  • What happens if I crash my motorcycle into a car that makes an illegal U-turn?
  • What should I do if I am hurt in a motorcycle accident?
  • Is it legal to split lanes on the highway?
  • What should I do if motorist makes an illegal u-turn and causes me to crash my motorcycle?
  • What should I do after a hit & run accident? 
  • Should I give a statement to the authorities after crashing my motorcycle?
  • What kind of insurance coverage do I need to operate my motorcycle in Florida?
  • Who's at fault for motorcycle accidents caused by lane splitting?
  • How I determine motorist fault in the event I am hurt in a motorcycle accident?
  • Is not wearing a helmet illegal when operating a motorcycle in Miami?
  • What happens if I am crashed into by an emergency vehicle?
  • What do I do if an Uber or Lyft driver causes a motorcycle accident that results in personal injury?
  • What is the best way to make sure I have burden of proof in the event of a motorcycle accident? 
Q&A

What should I do after crashing into a car while riding my motorcycle?
Perazzo Law knows that the best thing to do after a motorcycle accident is to determine the extent of injuries. If able to do so, contact the authorities and don't move if any part of your body is in pain. If you banged your head or fell on your back, do not allow anyone to move you. Wait for rescue units to arrive and access the extent of the head or back injuries incurred as a result of the motorcycle accident. See Motorcycle Accidents 

What should I do if a car or truck crashes into me?
Perazzo Law always recommends accident victims to first make sure there are no serious injuries which require immediate emergency assistance. Secondly, notify the authorities and try not to move unless it is vital to preventing further injuries or life-threatening situations, such as accidents taking place on a highway and in bad weather. In this case, move yourself over to the shoulder and seek shelter. Gather the contact information of any eyewitnesses to help verify fault. Make sure to get the other driver's licence number, vehicle registration and insurance policy information. See Best Legal Advice for Dealing with Motorcycle Accidents 

What happens if I crash my motorcycle into a car that makes an illegal U-turn?
Perazzo Laws knows that not all U-turns are illegal, thus, motorists must take extra precautions when they make a U-turn on a city street, avenue, or any Florida roadway. If you crashed your motorcycle because another motorist made a U-turn, Perazzo Law advises that you contact the authorities immediately and check for any surveillance cameras in the vicinity. As with all motorcycle accidents, you should refrain from moving until medical rescue units arrive, especially if you have suffered head, neck, or back injuries as a result of the fall. Once the police have filed a report, seek medical attention at a local healthcare facility. It's important to keep all medical records and expense receipts. If your injuries are severe and require extended medical treatment that lead to lost wages, you may be eligible to receive full compensation for your losses. It's vital that you contact Perazzo Law ONLINE to find out more about your rights for compensation.

What should I do if I am hurt in a motorcycle accident?
Perazzo Law always recommends you seek immediate medical attention by having someone contact emergency healthcare units and the police. If you are too hurt to use your cellphone, have someone report the accident for you. Secondly, unless your life in in danger of suffering further injury, do not move. Stay where you are until medics arrive. Once you have received medical attention, contact Perazzo Law and keep all medical records. See Legal Advice