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Hollywood What to do After a Motorcycle Accident

Being in a motorcycle accident in Hollywood or any Florida community is terrifying and confusing. In just a few seconds, you may find yourself with a severe injury, property damage, and much of your life completely changed. It can be difficult to know what to do after you have been in this type of traffic accident in Hollywood. In most cases, if the injuries are severe you will want to contact police and emergency medical responders to come to the accident scene in order to offer immediate assistance. However, you also want to contact a personal injury attorney in Hollywood or your community in order to protect your legal rights.

If you been injured in a motorcycle accident in Hollywood or anywhere in South Florida and would like some legal advice about your situation, contact the Flaxman Law Group to arrange for a no cost, no obligation case evaluation. The Flaxman Law Group has worked with thousands of motorcycle accident and traffic accident victims in Hollywood and across South Florida and can help you sort out exactly what you need to do in order to protect yourself and your future.

What Should You Do After Traffic Accident in Hollywood?

Unfortunately, motorcyclists have few layers of protection when compared with cars and trucks. When a motorcycle is involved in a car or truck accident in Hollywood or another South Florida community, the injuries to the motorcyclist are often very severe. If you've been in a motorcycle accident, you will want to:

1) Call for emergency help. If you are seriously injured, call 911 right away in order to speak with police and in order to get emergency medical assistance. You may have to be rushed to the hospital in order to get the help that you need. If you believe that the other driver is drunk or is otherwise breaking the law, you will also want to call police in order to file a police report and possibly press charges.

2) Visit your doctor. Keep in mind that some injuries do not present symptoms right away. Soft tissue injuries, for example, can take some time before symptoms develop. Some brain injury patients in Hollywood also do not see symptoms right away. Even if you think you're fine after motorcycle accident, visit your doctor for a full checkup so that any problems can be caught early and so that you can start documenting your injuries.

3) Call your insurance company. You will want to file a claim in order to find out how much compensation you may be able to secure.

4) Call a personal injury attorney in Hollywood or your community. Even if you have good insurance coverage and feel that your insurance company will make a reasonable offer in your situation, it is good to get legal advice. If your injuries are severe, your case may be worth more than you think. If you have injuries that will take a long time to heal, especially, you will want to ensure that your insurance money does not run out before you are back on your feet. A personal injury attorney can review the specifics of your case and can help you understand your legal options as well as the likely total costs of your injuries.

If you are looking for a motorcycle accident or traffic accident attorney in Hollywood or your community, contact the Flaxman Law Group for a free consultation. The attorneys at the Flaxman Law Group have helped plaintiffs recover compensation in pedestrian accidents, motorcycle accidents, and bicycle accidents in Hollywood and Florida. In fact, a range of experience with traffic accident cases and personal injury cases have meant that the legal team has recovered more than $100 million on behalf of plaintiffs. To find out whether you have a case, contact the Flaxman Law Group today.