Have you been involved in a motorcycle accident in South Florida?

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The advent of spring typically means more recreational motorcyclists will be traveling our roads, and with this, the probabilities
of serious and even fatal motorcycle accidents will increase exponentially.

While traffic accident statistics reveal that most motorcycle accidents are caused by failure of car and truck motorists to be fully aware of motorcyclists sharing the road, many such serious accidents result from motorcyclists exceeding the speed limits, carelessly switching lanes, or not wearing safety helmets.

If you are a motorcyclist ready to enjoy spring weather on the open road, make sure to drive safely and take all the proper, common sense precautions – obey all traffic rules and regulations, and make especially sure you and any passengers wear a helmet. And if you are a regular car or truck driver, please pay special attention to motorcycles on the roads in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach. Remember, motorcyclists have as much right to use the roads as you do.

If you or a loved one have suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident due to the negligence of others, please contact
Hilda R. Ramirez Gainza or Juan Gainza at the Gainza Law Group now, at (954) 463-1210 to arrange for a free initial
consultation to advise you about your rights, answer your questions, and address all your legal concerns with courtesy and
promptness. We will work diligently to represent your best interests, and we will always keep you informed each and every
step of the way on the status of your case.

 

 

 

 

What can you do about pedestrian injuries in Fort Lauderdale?

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We cross the streets everyday without much concern, but thousands of pedestrians suffer severe injuries or die every year doing just that. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pedestrians are one-and-a-half times more likely to be killed as a result of a vehicular accident than the occupants of the vehicle involved in the incident. While driver negligence is typically the main cause for pedestrian injuries, pedestrians can also place themselves at higher risk due to carelessness, such as not crossing in clearly designated zones or not paying proper attention to street signs and traffic lights.

If the accident to the pedestrian was clearly the result of someone else’s negligence, however, a person suffering injuries resulting from such an accident may be entitled to compensation, from the driver who caused the accident, to cover the costs of the resulting injuries and losses – including present and future medical costs related directly to the accident. Likewise, the family of a pedestrian killed in an accident may also be entitled to receive appropriate monetary damages.

If you or a loved one have been injured in a pedestrian accident in Broward, Miami-Dade or Palm Beach counties due to the negligence of others, please contact Hilda R. Ramirez Gainza or Juan Gainza at the Gainza Law Group today, at (954) 463-1210 to arrange for a free initial consultation. As experienced Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorneys, the Gainza Law Group will work diligently represent your best interests, and will vigorously pursue compensation in your case through any and all means necessary. They will always answer your questions and address your concerns with the utmost promptness, and will always keep you informed each and every step of the way on the status of your case.