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Motorcycle Accidents

Tampa Motorcycle Accidents Lawyers

Competent & Compassionate Legal Service for the Injured

As the Sunshine State, Florida is home to many motorcyclists who enjoy this form of transportation in the state’s warm weather. While motorcycles are a cheaper form of transportation and a fun ride for sport and recreation, they are also a much more dangerous way to travel. Without the solid steel shell of a vehicle and other key safety features – including seat belts and airbags – a motorcyclist stands little chance of avoiding injuries when involved in an accident.

It is a well-known fact that, in any motorcycle accident involving a bike and another vehicle, the motorcyclist will generally incur the worst injuries. When these injuries are caused by the negligence of the other driver or another third party, a personal injury claim can be made for compensatory damages. At Harmon Parker, P.A. we are well-versed in handling these types of cases using all or our available resources to substantiate your claim.

Talk to a Tampa motorcycle accident attorney during a free consultation by calling (813) 452-4144.

Motorcycle Accidents in Tampa, Florida

Motorcycle accidents can result in serious injuries, ranging from fractures to head and spinal injuries. A common cause for motorcycle crashes is that the other driver failed to see the motorcycle.

This failure may be caused by many factors, such as:

  • Distracted driving
  • Speeding
  • Other moving violations
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
  • Fatigue

Other motorists often fail to give motorcycles the space they need and may be unaware of the speed when an oncoming motorcycle is heading towards them. This lack of judgment can lead to accidents where motorists make left turns in front of motorcycles. As in any accident, understanding and proving fault is crucial to the negotiation of a fair settlement or to proving your claim in court if necessary.

What Damages Can I Recover for My Motorcycle Accident Case?

Motorcycle accidents can range from minor to catastrophic, but regardless of the severity, you may be entitled to compensation for the damages you have suffered. Recovering from injuries can cost significant amounts of money in medical bills and lost wages.

With the help of an attorney who can achieve a successful outcome, you may be entitled to the following types of damages for your motorcycle accident case:

  • Special Damages - Damages unique to the case, including medical bills, property damage, and legal fees.

  • General Damages - Damages that are generally suffered in a motorcycle accident, including physical pain and suffering, and mental anguish.

  • Punitive Damages - Additional damages a judge may award if compensation is not enough to fully cover.

Turn to Harmon Parker, P.A.

Engaging the services of a motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible following a motorcycle crash in critical to your claim. You should not rely on anyone else to obtain all the evidence that may be necessary in your case. If you put off calling our firm, important evidence – such as the damage to vehicles, witness testimony, or skid marks on the road – may be lost or compromised.

Our firm can thoroughly investigate the scene of the accident and call in accident reconstruction experts to determine fault. This evidence can play a significant role in your case when the insurance company attempts to deny or limit compensation.

Reach out to us at (813) 452-4144 or contact us online for the help you need following your motorcycle accident.

Client Testimonials

The Opinions that Matter Most
  • “After two weeks in trial, the jury returned a $1,000,000.00 verdict in my mother’s favor.”

    - Jim C.
  • “They filed suit, hired experts, took depositions and before trial were able to reach a 7-figure settlement!”

    - Frank R.
  • “If I needed anything I could call or email and they would immediately answer my questions.”

    - Heidi F.
  • “Tom Harmon and Steve Parker really cared about my personal situation and wanted the best for me.”

    - K.H.
  • Assisted Living Facility, Abuse and Neglect, Seminole $600 Thousand
  • Assisted Living Facility, Fall with severe bruising, dehydration and infection, Tampa $675 Thousand
  • Assisted Living Facility, Fall/Fractured Hip, Hillsborough $290 Thousand
  • Assisted Living Facility, Fall/Fractured Hip, Hillsborough $575 Thousand
  • Assisted Living Facility, Improper Retention, Hillsborough $245 Thousand
  • Assisted Living Facility, Malnutrition, Bradenton $700 Thousand
  • Assisted Living Facility, Medication Errors, Death, Pinellas $230 Thousand
  • Assisted Living Facility, Multiple Falls with injuries, Hillsborough $400 Thousand
  • Assisted Living Facility, Pressure Ulcer, Seminole $340 Thousand
  • Assisted Living Facility, Pressure Ulcers, Dehydration, Malnutrition, Hillsborough $265 Thousand

Why Hire Our Firm?

What We Offer Our Clients
  • Accessible & Available to Clients

    We take a hands-on approach & commit to being available to our clients, including after hours & weekends.

  • A Proven Track Record of Success

    As advocates for the injured, we have accrued a long list of successful verdicts and settlements.

  • Military Veterans on Our Team

    Our team includes two military veterans - Mr. Harmon & Mr. Parker are veterans of the Army & Navy, respectively.

  • Valuable Resources On Your Side

    We utilize investigators, medical specialists & accident reconstructionists & have resources to handle big cases.

  • A Concierge-Level of Service

    We hold ourselves to high standards of communication and are committed to keep you updated on your case.

  • Results-Driven Approach

    We are not afraid to do whatever is necessary to win your case, including going to trial.