Vero Beach & Indian River County Motorcycle Accident
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Vero Beach & Indian River County Motorcycle Accident Lawyers
Whittel & Melton, LLC
Representing Bikers Injured throughout Florida
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Vero Beach Motorcyclists are vulnerable to other drivers, road and construction defects, the weather, and their own abilities on their bikes. Indian River Bikers are aware of the risks they assume every time they take their bikes out, but it is always important to stay vigilant on the roadways and be smart.Statistics for Florida Motorcycle Accidents are Alarming
According to the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV), there were 8,895 motorcycle accidents in the state of Florida for 2019 resulting in 521 deaths and more than 5,200 serious and incapacitating injuries. Nearly 86% of motorcycle accidents result in injuries and roughly 6% percent end in fatalities. The numbers show just how serious a problem Vero Beach motorcycle accidents are locally and statewide in the Sunshine State, so if you or someone you love has become one of these terrible statistics then you deserve to be compensated for your suffering. Our Indian River County Motorcycle Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton are ready and able to provide you with complete and professional legal representation after a Vero Beach motorcycle accident has left you injured or unexpectedly taken a loved one from you.What Should I Do After a Vero Beach Motorcycle Accident?
After a Vero Beach motorcycle accident, your next steps are crucial. Our Indian River County Motorcycle Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton recommend following these steps:
- Seek immediate medical assistance if someone is injured - Call 911.
- Contact Indian River County Sheriff’s Office or other applicable local authorities to assist with the crash site investigation.
- Never flee the scene.
- If possible, please snap pictures of any visible injuries as well as any damages to your motorcycle or personal property. Photographic evidence is invaluable when arguing against the scorched earth policies of some insurance companies.
- Never sign any documents pertaining to the crash without having your lawyer review them first. This is especially true when the other party’s insurance company requests your signature on any documents.
- Protect your legal rights by contacting our Indian River County Motorcycle Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton right away - 866-608-5529 or contact us online.
If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident in Indian River County due to another driver’s negligence and you have suffered severe injuries that have placed you and your family in a financial bind, then we absolutely recommend retaining a lawyer to help with your case. Our Indian River County Motorcycle Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton can provide you with the best legal advice right away to help ensure that you recover the financial compensation you deserve.
We have experience handling motorcycle accident claims all over the state of Florida. Our firm Whittel & Melton is a founding member of the National Academy of Motorcycle Injury Lawyers and our partner Jason M. Melton, Esq. is a nationally recognized Florida Motorcycle Injury Attorney named as a Top 20 Motorcycle Injury Attorneys in the United States and recognized by Biker Justice USA. Attorney Melton is also a lifetime member of Road Guardians, ABATE and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Our promise to you is to provide your case the personalized attention it deserves so that you walk away with just compensation. Call us today statewide at 866-608-5529 for a completely free consultation.What are the Most Common Injuries in a Vero Beach Motorcycle Accident?
At Whittel & Melton we know motorcycle-related injuries can change your life forever. The most common motorcycle injuries are:
- Head Injuries
- Neck and back injuries
- Knee and shoulder injuries
- Road rash
- Burn injuries
- Broken bones and fractures
- Spinal cord injuries
- Loss of limbs
- Wrongful Death
Our experienced and professional legal team at Whittel & Melton have handled all types of injuries related to motorcycle accidents in the state of Florida. If you have been injured in a motorcycle crash in Indian River County or elsewhere in the state of Florida that was caused by an inattentive or careless driver, please call us today at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to learn more about how we may be able to help you recover compensation for your damages.Call Us Today for Immediate Help With Your Indian River County Motorcycle Accident - 866-608-5529
Collisions involving motorcycles are usually more serious than other types of vehicle crashes simply due to the fact that motorcyclists are not awarded the same protections as drivers of passenger vehicles, like the shell of a car, seatbelts, etc. Motorcycle crashes involve direct impact on the motorcycle rider, which can easily result in catastrophic injuries such as brain damage, spinal cord damage, broken bones, and even death.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a motorcycle accident, it is important for you to seek help from an attorney who is well equipped to take on these types of cases. Our Indian River County Motorcycle Accident Attorneys at Whittel & Melton are here to protect your rights as a motorcyclist and will provide you with the expert legal advice your case merits.
If you or your loved one has been involved in a motorcycle accident in Indian River County, we are here to help you through this hard time. A consultation with us is completely free and we can begin working on your case right away. Call us now at 866-608-5529 or contact us online 24/7.