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Pompano Beach Limited Visibility Motorcycle Accidents

The exhilarating experience of riding a motorcycle can quickly escalate into a dangerous situation in specific circumstances. For example, debris on the roads, poor road design in Pompano Beach or your community, overgrown hedges, or even larger vehicles can block visibility for motorcyclists and can mean that a motorcyclist cannot see danger or oncoming traffic in time to avoid a collision. Due to the smaller size of motorcycles, sometimes larger vehicles also fail to recognize or see a motorcycle on the road, leading to devastating accidents.

Personal injury attorneys are there to help you understand your rights during a very difficult time in your life. Immediately following a serious injury or accident you may have financial worries, you may be in pain due to your injuries, and you may be facing the complicated insurance process or a complicated legal process. If you would like help, contact Flaxman Law Group at any time to arrange for a free consultation. We can help you understand your options and all the complicated legal processes involved. We may even be able to take over the insurance and legal processes so that you can focus on yourself and your family.

Avoiding Motorcycle Crashes in Pompano Beach and Florida

There are a number of ways to avoid limited visibility motorcycle crashes:

  • Maintain good eye contact with other drivers and road users. Eye contact is one of the only ways to ensure that another driver or road user can see you.
  • Wear reflective or light colors and have reflective or light colors on your motorcycle.
  • Choose your routes carefully. Some roads simply have more visibility issues than others. If you know that an intersection provides you with a poor view of oncoming traffic, consider taking an alternate route.
  • Maintain your motorcycle correctly and wear a good quality helmet that provides plenty of visibility.

Of course, even with all of these precautions poor road design, at-fault drivers, and other issues can still mean that you find yourself in a serious motorcycle collision. If this is the case, you will want to get legal advice about your situation to ensure that you are not cheated out of fair compensation for your losses.

Understanding Visibility Issues Associated with Motorcycles

Riding on a motorcycle can be a freeing and fun experience. However, it can also be dangerous. One thing that can make motorcycles dangerous comes down to the fact that motorcycles can have visibility issues that larger vehicles simply do not have to face.

Since motorcycles are smaller vehicles, vision can easily be obstructed by overgrown bushes and hedges, tall buildings, and other vehicles on the road. If you have been injured in a limited visibility accident, it is important to ask questions and to find out what has caused your injuries. If your collision and injuries were caused by someone's recklessness or negligence, you may have a legal claim that lets you seek compensation.

Contact Flaxman Law Group today to schedule a free consultation. Flaxman Law Group is a South Florida personal injury law firm with a team of attorneys who have more than 60 years of combined experience. Our legal team helps negotiate with insurance carriers, builds strong cases, and seeks out-of-court settlements on behalf of plaintiffs. We can help you understand whether you have legal options for redress and we can help you pursue those options if you choose to seek a legal claim.