When a motorcyclist is involved in a collision they don’t have the benefit of being surrounded by a steel frame, airbags, or other automobile safety features. Even worse, insurance companies often stereotype bikers as being reckless simply for being bikers. No matter what the reason, a motorcyclist with years of experience, obeying traffic laws, driving defensively, and always staying on guard can still be involved in an accident.
Dolman Law Group represents motorcycle accident victims in Clearwater and throughout the state of Florida. If you or a loved one has suffered substantial personal injury after being involved in a motorcycle accident, make sure that your legal representation in experienced and knowledgeable.
There are plenty of attorneys out there touting themselves as the best option for your legal needs. Many motorcycle attorneys attempt to pass themselves off as fellow bikers, as though their status will qualify them to protect you when it matters most. More often than not, they are using their status as a marketing tool, rather than being genuine about their true character.
In the real world, you need to be concerned about your attorney’s credentials, their experience and their knowledge, and their ability to win your case. Basing your decision to hire a motorcycle personal injury attorney based on their claims to be bikers themselves will often end up backfiring when it comes to the court room.
Where the rubber meets the road is whether your legal representation is fighting for your best interests, and are willing and capable of handling your case. To find the lawyer who will best suit your needs, do your due diligence to find a law firm with the litigation experience to successfully win your personal injury claim. Consultation with a competent, skilled Clearwater motorcycle accident attorney is a critical first step when filing your claim.
There are several cases in which circumstances align to create conditions that lead to motorcycle accidents. Inattentiveness by motorists is probably the most common, making it critical for every biker to stay alert in their surroundings and look out for danger. Knowing what to look out for is a great first step in mitigating dangerous circumstances.
Following is a list of reasons for vehicle collisions involving a motorcycle.
It is important for a biker to understand the Florida Statutes Governing Motorcycle Operation. Knowing the law and obeying all traffic laws is an important first step in preventing the worst from happening.
Here are a few more steps to take to prevent becoming the next victim of a motorcycle-involved-accident.
At Dolman Law Group we litigate aggressively with the objective of holding negligent motorists responsible for their carelessness. This negligence has a profound negative impact on motorcyclists who fall victim to a serious accident, which is why Dolman Law Group is passionate about representing the Tampa Bay biker community.
Victims of motorcycle accidents usually suffer from more than one type of injury. These injuries are often critical and many times result in a fatality. Some of the most common injuries are listed below, from least to most severe.
In the event of a collision with another vehicle while operating your motorcycle, it is imperative that you find quality representation as soon as possible. When the accident happens, as far as you are able, you must make an effort to obtain statements from any witnesses, as well as preserve any evidence of the driver’s responsibility.
Planning for the long term starts with immediate representation. Some circumstances which arise following an accident are listed below.
With all of these conditions, defending yourself in court should be the last thing on your mind. That’s why it is so important to find the best legal representation that you can. At Dolman Law Group, we make every effort to recover the greatest settlement possible. Furthermore, we will negotiate with medical service providers to lower your bills, putting more money in your pocket, where it belongs.
For more information about Dolman Law Groups’ qualifications and knowledge in handling motorcycle accident related injuries, please turn your attention to our blog section where we routinely post articles regarding this fluid and rapidly evolving area of science and the law. We have built a strong reputation in the Tampa Bay area legal community for the aggressive and personal representation we offer to our clients.
At the Dolman Law Group, each client is provided the cell phone number and email address for their handling attorney. This fosters proper client communications that are generally not seen at the largest personal injury firms and the firm with the prolific advertising.
As Tampa Bay motorcycle accident lawyers, we regularly represent the interests of victims who have been treated unfairly by an insurance company. Whether you are the motorcycle rider or a motorist, Dolman Law Group, is committed to handling your injury claim and advancing the case into litigation if the insurance carrier refuses to evaluate the claim in a fair and prudent manner. Have you been injured as a result of a motorcycle accident contact Dolman Law Group, to speak with a Clearwater motorcycle accident attorney at (727) 451-6900.
The Dolman Law Group, is centrally located in Clearwater and we regularly represent motorcycle accident injury victims in Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Pinellas Park, Largo, St. Petersburg Beach, Seminole, Treasure Island, Sand Key, Clearwater Beach, Palm Harbor, Safety Harbor, Ozona, Dunedin, New Port Richey, Port Richey, Trinity, Bradenton and Sarasota.