Odessa Motorcycle Accident
Experienced Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Serving Odessa, Florida
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Florida Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Helping Injured Clients in Odessa
Motorcycle accidents and injuries happen much too often in the Odessa, Florida area. When automobile drivers are distracted or behaving aggressively, a motorcyclist can pay the price. According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), a total of 5,172 motorcyclists sustained deadly injuries in collisions in 2017, and nearly 90,000 motorcyclists sustained non-fatal injuries in collisions. Florida has a particularly high number of registered motorcycles, which means that it also has a higher rate of motorcycle crashes than many other states. Indeed, Florida has the second-highest number of registered motorcyclists in the country, accounting for nearly 7 percent of all registered motorcyclists in the country.
Given that Odessa is such a popular scenic area, many motorcyclists visit the area on weekends and holidays in addition to residing in the region. If you or someone you love sustained injuries in a motorcycle accident, you should seek advice from a Odessa motorcycle injury lawyer as soon as you can. You may be eligible to seek financial compensation for your losses.
How Do I File a Motorcycle Accident Injury Claim in Odessa?
Every motorcycle injury case will have its own circumstances and set of facts, so it is important to discuss the specific procedure for your case with a motorcycle injury lawyer in Odessa. Generally speaking, however, the following are the steps most people will take in a motorcycle accident case:
- Obtain as much information as possible at the scene of the motorcycle collision, including witness information and photographs;
- Get a medical evaluation in order to be treated and to have medical evidence to support your claim;
- File an auto insurance claim to seek compensation through your personal injury protection (PIP) coverage; and
- File a motorcycle accident lawsuit if you cannot obtain full compensation through an insurance claim and have suffered a “serious injury.”
Contact a Motorcycle Injury Attorney in Odessa
Do you have questions about filing a motorcycle accident claim or seeking compensation after a loved one suffered debilitating injuries in a motorcycle collision? One of the experienced Odessa motorcycle injury lawyers at our firm can speak with you about your case and your options for moving forward with a claim.
Call us at 1-877-941-4878 or submit a contact form for a free consultation.
Why Should I Hire Kemp, Ruge & Green?
It is very easy to describe what Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group does. Our mission statement says it all. We strive to “relentlessly pursue protecting our clients and improving our community through respect, communication and service.” Put more simply, we help people.
Everything we do is with that singular purpose in mind. If a client has been injured by someone else, we will do everything we can to make sure they get the best possible medical care at little or no expense to them. If a client is going through a divorce, we will vigorously work to help them get everything they need to put the pieces of their life back together and to make sure their rights are protected.
Our firm is unique; we are committed to our community and our clients with a level of legal expertise that is among the highest in the area. In fact, we were featured in Positively Tampa for our efforts.
Our attorneys are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a national group that provides a network for information exchange, local assistance and case referrals to top trial lawyers in America who have won large, complex cases. Fewer than 1% of attorneys nationwide earn this high distinction. We always provide legal representation in your best interests, maintaining open communication lines, and keeping you updated about your case every step of the way.
Regardless of where you live in the Tampa Bay region, including Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and Hernando Counties, we look forward to helping you make the best of your situation. Many of our attorneys have been acclaimed as among the 1% of all attorneys in the country, and they’re right here in our area, ready to help you.
Common Questions About Truck Accidents in Odessa, FL
In Florida, the statute of limitations depends on the type of injury. It can range from two (2) to four (4) years and sometimes five (5) years, after the injuring incident.
Living in Odessa
Odessa, Florida is a small lake-filled suburban community that sits just a short drive from Tampa Bay. It has a population of just under 8,000 people and most of them are homeowners. Home values here exceed both the national average and the Florida average.
Odessa, which sits within both Pasco and Hillsborough counties, was historically a horse ranching community before many of its ranches became neighborhoods. Take a drive through Odessa, and it’s easy to see why its residents enjoy its small-town feeling and the lushness of the many orange groves that still dot the landscape.
According to government statistics, this is one of the safest communities in Florida. It’s home to many families and retirees who enjoy living in a relatively small community while still being fairly close to Tampa.
Odessa Local Services & Emergency Contact Information
In an emergency, always call 911.
After a motor vehicle crash:
- Odessa Fire Emergency – Dial 911
- AdventHealth Central Pasco ER (813) 328-4999