When motorcyclists are involved in a rear-end collision, head-on crash, or side-impact accident, the wrecks are often due to negligent drivers who are not looking out for motorcycles. Whether the other drivers are speeding, texting while driving, participating in other forms of distracted driving, driving drowsy, or just being careless on the road, motorcyclists are often the ones who suffer injuries as a result.
In crashes, motorcyclists often suffer knee injuries, One specific knee injury that occurs in motorcycle crashes is a meniscus injury. When meniscus tears are large or severe enough, they not only cause injured motorcyclists pain and immobility, but these types of knee injuries can prevent motorcyclists from returning to work, driving, or even taking care of themselves.
If you suffered a knee injury in Florida motorcycle crash you may be spending months resting, undergoing surgery, and rehabilitating to regain your strength. While doing this, you will be incurring expensive medical bills and losing income because you cannot work while injured. For this reason, it is critical that you have a skilled Sarasota accident attorney on your side to help you get the maximum compensation for the following:
- Emergency room visit
- Crutches and knee brace
- X-ray and MRI tests
- Doctor visits
- Physical therapy
- Prescription medications
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
If another person caused your crash, you are entitled to recover compensation for all of the items listed above and maybe more. However, the insurance company will not simply write you a check for the maximum compensation. They will want to hold onto as much money as they can and pay you as little as possible. For help obtaining the compensation that you deserve after a motorcycle injury in Florida, call a skilled Sarasota personal injury lawyer at the Mallard Law Firm today at 888-409-3805 for a free, no-obligation consultation.