Florida motorcycle accident rates increase every year. In 2020, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reported that 552 people died in Florida biker crashes.
The agency reported 376 motorcycle accidents in Palm Beach County.
In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to die in a crash than someone driving a passenger vehicle.
The Zappitell Law Firm represents bikers in Palm Beach County and throughout the state who have suffered serious injuries or lost loved ones in motorcycle accidents. Our lead motorcycle accident attorney, David Zappitell is a biker like you. He is an avid Harley Davidson, BMW, and Ducati rider.
Florida Highway Patrol data show that negligence on the part of car and truck drivers is responsible for a majority of Palm Beach County biker wrecks. In more than half of all cases in 2019, fatalities were caused by car drivers who were not paying attention to the road or otherwise not obeying traffic laws. We have successfully attained settlements for our clients in many crash cases like this involving bikers and cars.
If you have lost a loved one in an accident involving a motorcycle, contact our personal injury law office today. Our accident injury attorneys are ready to assist you attain the justice you deserve in your motorcycle wrongful death lawsuit. There were 21 of these types of cases in Palm Beach County in 2020.