Gelch & Associates, P.A. represent clients in Florida who have been injured in a motorcycle accident or have lost a family member or loved one in a motorcycle accident.
The 4,810 motorcyclist fatalities in 2006 accounted for 11 percent of all traffic fatalities for the year. An additional 88,000 motorcycle riders were injured.Per vehicle mile traveled in 2005, motorcyclists were 37 times more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a motor vehicle traffic crash and 8 times more likely to be injured.
A number of factors can contribute to the occurrence of a motorcycle accident:
- drunk driving or DUI
- a defect in or failure of a motorcycle part
- reduced visibility
- unsafe road conditions
Our firm recognizes that injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident may be severe. You may have experienced whiplash, road rash, nerve damage, paralysis or broken bones. If you are uncertain how to pay for medical treatment as well as recover lost wages during your hospitalization and recovery, contact us for a free consultation.
Our experienced motorcycle accident attorneys will work with you one-on-one to make sure your individual needs are met quickly and effectively. We will talk with you about your situation, review your legal options, and work with the relevant parties in your case to resolve all the issues appropriately.