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Orlando Motorcycle Accident Lawyer- Can a motorcyclist sue if he/she isn't physically contacted by a vehicle?

Posted on September 28, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Motorcycle riding can be dangerous, especially when other motorists aren’t paying attention. A no-contact motorcycle accident occurs when a cyclist has to maneuver out of the way quickly. Commonly, the motorcyclist will lose control due to this maneuvering and a crash may occur.


In the state of Florida, a motorcyclist can sue if another driver‘s actions caused his/her injuries. However, a suit will only find ground if the cyclist can prove the other driver acted negligently.


Drivers are required to maintain adequate situational awareness. No-contact accidents usually occur when the driver is not paying attention to road conditions, and this may be grounds for a negligence claim- regardless of physical contact.


If this has happened to you, call 321-586-3866 to make an appointment or have a free consultation over the phone. When you meet with us, we can help you understand the particular circumstance surrounding your issue and create an individualized plan to help you come to the best resolution possible. You can also visit our website: www.eugenioslaw.com for more information.


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