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What Are Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents?

Tampa attorney Armando Edmiston explains all that you need to know

Motorcycle accidents might all seem similar, but there are different types of crashes that each present their own unique challenges. That’s why it’s important to have an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer on your side familiar with different kinds of crashes and how to deal with each type.

Attorney Armando Edmiston has years of experience representing people injured in motorcycle crashes throughout Florida’s Gulf Coast. He knows what evidence to look for, what questions to ask and how to compile all that information into a strong legal case. It’s what sets Armando Personal Injury Law apart from many other law firms – our dedication and drive to succeed.

What type of motorcycle accident are you dealing with?

There are many different kinds of motorcycle accidents. In general, there are a few specific types of crashes that are common in the Tampa area. Some of the most common kinds include:

Are you dealing with a different type of motorcycle accident? Are you wondering what to do? Do you have questions like “what are the next steps?” or “what is the average payout for a motorcycle accident?” The amount awarded for a motorcycle accident differs from each case and depends on the circumstances. Choosing the right lawyer will make all the difference.

You can count on our law firm to be there for you when you need us most. Armando Personal Injury Law can investigate your accident and determine exactly what happened. That way, you can focus on what matters most – your recovery after your crash. We also often work with families dealing with serious or sometimes even fatal crashes. Whatever happened to you or your loved one, we will be there for you after your accident.

Take your motorcycle accident seriously. Talk to us.

Motorcycle accidents can often be very difficult to deal with in Tampa. Often, the other driver will blame the motorcyclist for causing the crash, even though the accident was completely the driver’s fault. Worst of all, some insurance companies take their side, since some people think all motorcyclists are dangerous risk takers.

We know the truth. We know that most motorcyclists follow the rules of the road. Instead, it’s other drivers who often cause motorcycle accidents. We can help you set the record straight. We know how to deal with insurance companies. If they refuse to cooperate, we will not hesitate to take them to court and fight to get you the compensation you deserve.

Put your trust in a Tampa lawyer who puts your needs first. Contact our law firm and schedule your free case evaluation today, because we treat our clients like family.

Rear-end motorcycle accidents

Drivers often crash into the back of motorcycles. The reasons why rear-end motorcycle accidents happen include some of the most common causes of accidents – distracted driving, talking on phones and generally not paying attention to other vehicles on the road. Whatever caused your rear-end accident, we’re here to help you make things right.

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Left-turn motorcycle accidents

Whether you’re making a left turn or another driver is at an intersection, motorcycle accidents often occur as a result of a driver crashing into a motorcyclist. You may be legally making a left turn when an on-coming driver crashes into you. Or an on-coming driver may be making a left turn and crash into you as your drive through the intersection. Either way, we’re here to help you set the record straight and protect your rights.

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Lane-splitting motorcycle accidents

Lane-splitting is term used to describe when motorcyclists drive in between two lanes in between vehicles on a highway. In Florida, lane-splitting is against the law, but there can be many gray areas of the law when it comes to lane-splitting accidents. You may have simply been trying to legally pass another vehicle when another car suddenly speeded by you in another lane. That’s why it’s important to talk to an attorney who knows the law and can investigate your crash. That way, your rights will be respected after your accident.

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Head-on motorcycle accidents

Head-on collisions involving motorcycles are among the most serious accidents we deal with at our law firm. Because motorcyclists don’t have the same protection as cars or trucks, head-on collisions involving motorcyclists often result in serious injuries or fatalities. That’s why it’s important to talk with a lawyer as soon as possible after your head-on collision. We know how to investigate these accidents and can be there for your family during this difficult time.

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Hit-and-run motorcycle accidents

Drivers who flee the scene of a motorcycle accident often do so for many different reasons. Sometimes, it’s because the driver is under the influence of alcohol or drugs and doesn’t want to be arrested. Other times, the driver might not have a driver’s license or be involved in criminal activity. Whatever the circumstances of your hit-and-run accident, our legal team can investigate your crash and demand the financial compensation you deserve.

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Dooring is a type of accident where someone in a parked car or other vehicle opens their door in the path of a motorcyclist. The door can either hit the motorcyclist or cause them to try and dodge the door. In that case they may swerve out of control or into traffic.

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Fatal motorcycle accidents

If your family lost a loved one in a fatal motorcycle accident, you can count on Tampa motorcycle accident attorney Armando Edmiston to be there for your family every step of the way. We can help you fill out any necessary paperwork related to your crash, deal with the insurance company on your family’s behalf and handle other legal issues that often come up after a fatal accident. We’re here for you when you need us most.

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