Miami Motorcycle Accident Attorney
Miami Motorcycle Accidents
In 2018, 4,985 motorcyclists were killed according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA). While this figure represented a slight decline in motorcycle-related fatalities, there is no doubt even responsible riders remain at high risk for injury or death while on the road. NHTSA reported, “The latest data on vehicle miles traveled shows that motorcyclists are about 28 times as likely as passenger car occupants to die in a motor vehicle traffic crash.”
Miami and South Florida are no exceptions. In the 2019, there were 8,855 motorcycle crashes in Florida and 518 motorcycle fatalities. Nearly 100 of those deaths occurred in Miami, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
Hazards of Motorcycle Accidents in Miami
Unfortunately, riding responsibly is not always enough. Among the many safety challenges faced by motorcyclists, they are invariably hard to see and smaller than other pedestrian vehicles. Additionally, because motorcycles handle and respond differently than trucks and cars, other drivers do not always anticipate and react to motorcycles as they would with automobiles, trucks, and large vehicles. Wet roads, fog, and other inclement weather also pose greater dangers to motorcycle riders. These hazards can make it harder for other drivers to appreciate and timely react to motorcycle traffic and, as a consequence, increase the likelihood of a serious collision.
Product defects can also result in motorcycle accidents and injuries. Lawyers at Viñas & DeLuca, PLLC have represented more than one catastrophically injured rider in product defect litigation against motorcycle manufacturers and distributors. These claims are highly complex, very expensive to litigate, and require specialized legal knowledge to win. Our lawyers have been down this road and won – more than once.
What It Takes To Win A Motorcycle Lawsuit
To win a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit in Florida stemming from a motorcycle accident, the injured party must prove that the injury or death was caused by the negligence of another person or entity and that such negligence was the direct and proximate cause of injury, harm, or loss.
Our Florida Office Locations
Viñas & DeLuca is headquartered in Miami, Florida and has offices available for consultation in Miami, Boca Raton/Palm Beach, and Tampa. We have handled cases in multiple state and federal jurisdictions throughout Florida. Click here for more information.
Contact a Miami Motorcycle Accident Attorney
If you or a loved one were injured in a Florida vehicle accident, contact Viñas & DeLuca for a free and confidential consultation by calling (305) 372-3650. Or, you can complete our Free Case Evaluation Form or easily chat with us online and one of our attorneys will contact you right away. We are here 24/7/365 to speak with you and answer your questions. If you cannot come to us, we will come to you.
The 4 Steps We Take After You Retain Us
We notify all insurance companies and potential defendants that we represent you. From there, we handle everything. You will not need to speak with anyone but your lawyers. All communications go through us – your advocates.
We help you get the medical care you need when you need it. Our lawyers and staff help you make appointments, obtain medical advice, and recover from your injuries, both physically and financially. We are at your side each step of the way.
Our lawyers and medical experts review your medical records to determine the most effective way to present your injury claim. This may require forensic expert reports, professional medical illustrations, or 3D animations of your accident or injury. We spare no expense when it comes to effectively telling your story.
Drawing on decades of combined legal experience, our lawyers aggressively pursue top dollar settlements and verdicts for each of our clients. The vast majority of defendants in our cases choose not to go to trial against our law firm, setting the stage for our clients to receive satisfactory settlements and results.
South Florida Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
The attorneys at Viñas and DeLuca have over 35 years of combined experience handling personal injury and wrongful death claims throughout Miami and the State of Florida. Over the years, we have recovered millions of dollars for our clients, representing them in both state and federal court. Each of our attorneys is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, signifying the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills, and ethical standards. The Attorneys at Viñas and DeLuca have also been recognized by Super Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and Top 40 under 40, Avvo, and others. While the results of any case can vary depending on the facts, our commitment to winning big for our clients never changes.
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We offer our services on a contingency fee basis, which means that you do not have to worry about legal fees unless we win your case. That’s right. You get to focus all of your time, energy, and money on getting better while we handle your personal injury case. You only have a limited amount of time to file a claim, so contact us today. We’re available to assist injury victims throughout Miami-Dade County.