Types of Motorcycle Accidents in Sarasota & Bradenton
Sarasota Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Understands Your Case
Motorcycles can be involved in several different types of accidents in
Florida. Some are due to the actions of the rider, but a huge number are
caused by another driver who has not noticed that there is motorcycle
rider near their moving vehicle. These accidents can cause deadly
injuries, or in the worst cases, fatalities. If you or a loved one has been involved
in such an accident, it is crucial that you contact a Sarasota motorcycle
accident attorney to help you in you claim.
Some of the types of motorcycle accidents that are common include:
Unsafe lane changes : This a common type of motorcycle accident, as the driver of the car is
negligent in thoroughly checking for another driver in the lane, and do
not see the motorcycle rider and collide into them. This usually results
in serious damages, both to the rider and the motorcycle.
Running red lights or stop signs : This is also a common cause of motorcycle accident, as the driver does
not see that there is a motorcycle rider coming through and smashes into
them. This often results in serious head injuries and spinal injuries
as well as fractures due to the strength of the impact.
Left turn collisions : Automobile drivers making left turns have caused serious motorcycle accidents
in which they do not observe the rider and impact them on the front or
side of the motorcycle. This can be a seriously deadly accident.
Rear-end accidents : Drivers have been known to run into the rear of a motorcycle rider due
to various factors, the most usual one being that they didn’t observe
the rider was there, or turning into a lane improperly.
Speeding drivers : Speeding drivers are a hazard for everyone on the road, but a motorcycle
rider is much more at risk due to the unprotected nature of the vehicle.
Drunk Drivers : Unfortunately, Florida has its share of
drunk drivers, and alcohol is a common ingredient in serious accidents. As drunk drivers
tend to be erratic, speeding or reckless, these accidents can happen even
in residential neighborhoods as well as on freeways and other roads.
Broadside collisions : These collisions can cause massive damage to the rider and certainly to
the motorcycle. Many riders are seriously injured in these accidents.
Out of control cars or other vehicles : When a driver is out of control for any reason, whether they have an issue
with their vehicle, have been hit by another car and are cutting across
lanes, are drunk and unable to drive properly or any other reason, these
accidents can cause serious and deadly damage to both the rider and the
We help people injured in these and any type of motorcycle accident in
the Sarasota area!
Contact Florida Biker Law to work with a skilled Sarasota Motorcycle Accident Attorney who will
fight relentlessly for a claim for compensation for damages on your behalf.
We serve clients from Tampa to Naples.