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Tampa, Florida Motorcycle Injury Lawyers

If you’ve been in a motorcycle accident, please seek medical attention immediately.

Trusted Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Tampa, FL

Our law team at Whittel & Melton have decades of experience successfully recovering compensation for motorcycle crash victims in Tampa and throughout Florida.

You have nothing to lose by contacting our team for a consultation after a motorcycle wreck. It’s completely free, and we’ll never pressure you to hire us. 

When you call our office for a free consultation, we’ll help you evaluate your claim. Our main concern is making sure you can get better and can still provide for your family. 

We’ll take care of everything else concerning your claim. Regarding the money,  we only get paid if you get paid. We only get a paycheck if we are successful in getting you a fair settlement that you must approve. You don’t have to pay out of pocket to get the support and help you need after your wreck.

Call us today at 813-221-3200. We’re here to make sure you get the help you need after an accident.
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Florida Motorcycle Accident Statistics

  • An estimated 47% of Florida motorcyclists wear helmets.
  • Florida repealed the law that required all motorcycle riders to wear helmets in 2000. Since then, the number of deaths in motorcycle wrecks without helmets has increased from 9% to 51%.
  • In 2015, Hillsborough County was determined to be the second-most-dangerous county in Florida for motorcycle fatalities, with 48 deaths.

Intersections in Tampa, FL to Look Out For

The following are the top six most dangerous intersections in Tampa, FL, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office:

  • Sheldon Road and Waters Avenue W
  • Anderson Road and Waters Avenue W
  • Waters Avenue W. and Himes Avenue N
  • Waters Avenue and Hanley Road
  • Bruce B Downs Blvd and Fletcher Avenue E
  • Hillsborough Avenue and Sheldon Road

If you find yourself in a crash in one of these dangerous intersections in Tampa, contact us today. We want to make sure you get the help you need & the compensation you deserve.

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What to Do After A Motorcycle Accident

  1. Call the Police
  1. Stay at the scene of the accident and call law enforcement. You can be charged with a crime if you leave the scene of the accident. 
  1. When the police arrive, it is very important to not say the crash was your fault. Even if you think it is, there may have been other factors you did not know about. Tell the officers what happened before and during the crash.
  1. When law enforcement arrives at the scene, they will gather crucial information regarding the crash, such as the other driver’s insurance and contact information.
  1. Seek Medical Attention
  1. Depending on the severity of your wreck, you may need to be taken to the hospital by ambulance. If your injuries aren’t serious, you should still seek medical attention.
  1. Even if you think you are fine, it is important to not say you are not injured. Some injuries after an accident may not be immediately apparent, but can still be serious. You should still seek medical attention. You may be entitled to payment of your medical bills, compensation for pain and suffering, lost wages, loss of earnings capacity, and emotional distress due to personal injuries.
  1. Exchange Information
  1. After a motorcycle accident, you should exchange information with the other driver. Use this information exchange checklist:
  • Driver's name