A Villages motorcycle accident lawyer from Bogin, Munns & Munns may be able to help you take legal action against a motorist who caused your accident and injuries. If another driver acted carelessly or drove recklessly, you have a right to hold them responsible for your motorcycle accident under Florida law.
Call Bogin, Munns & Munns today at (352) 391-6031 for a free case review with a member of our team. We provide our personal injury legal services on a contingency basis, so you do not pay for your legal representation unless we recover a settlement or take your case to court and get a verdict on your behalf.
Florida Law Handles Motorcycle Accidents Differently
If you were the victim of a Central Florida motorcycle accident in Lake, Sumter, or Marion County, you may be unsure what your options are for paying for your medical care, bike repairs, and other expenses. Some people worry they are stuck managing these costs on their own despite the fact they played no role in causing their accident. Much of this confusion likely occurs because of Florida’s complex car insurance laws.
However, according to Florida Statute §324.021, the state’s no-fault and insurance rules do not apply to motorcycle accidents. Instead, you can file a lawsuit to hold the at-fault motorist accountable without meeting any other requirements based on the severity of your injuries.
There are many ways that motorcycle accidents occur, and many of them are the fault of other motorists. You may be able to pursue a case against a motorist if they caused your accident through:
- Failure to yield in an intersection
- An improper lane change
- Drunk, impaired, or distracted driving
- Drowsy or fatigued driving
- Following too closely
- A rear-end or side-impact collision
As a full-service law firm that works on virtually the full spectrum of Florida law, the team with Bogin, Munns & Munns has attorneys who can pursue compensation for you in your motorcycle accident case, if there is evidence to prove negligence and liability.
To consult with an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer serving The Villages, call 855-686-6752
How Bogin, Munns & Munns Can Help You Recover from Your Motorcycle Accident in The Villages
Since 1979, Bogin, Munns & Munns has represented accident victims in Central Florida. We know how the laws apply to accidents like yours, how to navigate the claims system to work with the insurance companies, and how to build a strong case if we need to take your case to trial. When we review a case and determine we can help, we will explain our fees in clear and precise detail and offer to represent you based on contingency. If you accept, we will begin our thorough investigation as soon as possible.
Only an investigation into your accident, often with the help of an accident reconstruction expert and other experts, will help us understand and document the facts of your case. This investigation could include:
- What events led to your accident
- The parties involved in your accident
- Who caused your accident and if there are additional liable parties
- The injuries you suffered and their impact on your everyday life
- The value of your accident-related losses and expenses
Once we have these answers, a Villages motorcycle accident lawyer from Bogin, Munns & Munns can work with you to put a strategy in place to seek compensation and hold the at-fault driver accountable. Most cases settle out of court, and we may be able to recover an insurance settlement that compensates you fairly without needing to pay for a lawsuit or involve the legal system at all.
Call (352) 391-6031 today to get started with your complimentary case evaluation.
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Recoverable Damages in a Motorcycle Accident in The Villages
Whether Bogin, Munns & Munns can negotiate a just payout from the insurance company or if we go to trial in your case, the recoverable compensation we seek for you will include many types of damages you incurred as a result of your accident. Some of the most common include:
- Medical treatment and care
- Missed paychecks and related benefits
- Reduced earning capacity
- Property damages, including your motorcycle and gear
- Additional related expenses
- Non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering
Per Florida Statutes §768.21, wrongful death damages may be available for some qualifying family members of motorcyclists who passed away as a result of their traumatic injuries in an accident in The Villages. The rules on who can file a claim and who receives compensation from that claim are somewhat complex. Our team can explain those rules and determine if you may be eligible.
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Time Limit on Filing Your Motorcycle Accident Suit in The Villages
Florida generally gives motorcycle accident victims four years to file a lawsuit against the motorist whose negligence caused their accident injuries. This statute of limitations is found in Florida Statutes §95.11. In wrongful death cases or some other situations, however, this time limit may come significantly sooner.
It is important that you do not miss this deadline, or you will lose the right to file a suit in your The Villages motorcycle accident case. As soon as your injuries begin to heal and you have an initial idea of your prognosis, reach out to Bogin, Munns & Munns for your complimentary consultation with our team.
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Speak to a Member of Our Team Today About Your Accident
A Villages motorcycle accident lawyer from Bogin, Munns & Munns may be able to help you pursue justice after an accident. It may be possible to hold the at-fault driver responsible for your accident and injuries, recovering compensation for your related expenses and any other losses.
Our team has an office in The Villages to serve accident victims in the tri-county area, as well as other offices in Clermont, Cocoa, Daytona, Gainesville, Kissimmee, Leesburg, Melbourne, Ocala, Orange City, Orlando, St. Cloud, and Titusville.
You can speak with a member of our team about your legal options based on the specifics of your case today by calling (352) 391-6031. Bogin, Munns & Munns may be able to file your insurance claim or pursue a lawsuit on your behalf.