How Do I Request Changes to a Police Report After an Accident?

2020-10-13T19:43:02+00:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Auto Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , |

Car accidents, even minor ones, can be very unnerving. When caught up in one, it's very hard to be calm, even if you didn't sustain any serious injuries. The damages to your vehicle, and the thoughts of all the processes you will have to go through to obtain compensation, can drive you crazy. And that's not even the worst of it….. The chaos and tension that encompass a typical accident scene may also affect the collation of evidence and consequently the final police report. Really, you can't expect the cops to get everything right when the involved parties can't agree who is at fault and some of the witnesses are too shook to give accurate attestations. And while an inconsistent, or incomplete police report won't really matter in court, insurance companies may use [...]

What You Need To Know About Motorcycle Insurance in Florida

2019-12-21T06:05:38+00:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Motorcycle Accident, Personal Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , , |

Choosing the right motorcycle insurance is an absolute necessity for any rider. Unfortunately, most motorcycle owners lack information on motorcycle insurance, which makes them a target for unscrupulous insurance agents.  Without a complete coverage, you may find yourself burdened with many expenses to pay in the event of an accident. It is therefore important to evaluate all the options available, and choose the best insurance cover for you.  Does Insurance Cover Personal Injury and Property Damage Motorcycle insurance policies generally cover both your body and your bike. In case you get involved in an accident and you are not at fault, the insurance cover will provide extra compensation for your injuries if the other party's insurance is not sufficient to cover the cost. Motorcycle riders often make the mistake of purchasing 'full coverage' [...]

Motorcycle Season: What to Watch Out For & How to Be Safe

2018-03-06T20:56:33+00:00March 6th, 2018|Categories: Auto Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , |

Do you enjoy riding motorcycles? Spring can be one of the busiest seasons of the year for cyclists as it is one of the most popular months for riding. As the weather gets nicer, there may be more motorcycles and motorcyclists on the road than you might expect. More motorcycles on the road will mean that there is more risk of vehicles and cyclists being involved in car accidents. A large number of drivers admit that they actually did not even see the cyclist before the accident happened! Cars can get used to looking out for other vehicles on the road, but you've got to also be aware of cyclists and look because motorcycles are everywhere. Keep your music at a reasonable level and if you are a cyclist you can also do things to [...]

Things to do when being in a Motorcycle Accident

2018-09-04T14:08:36+00:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Auto Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , |

A motorcycle accident, in particular, can result in considerable injury and time needed to recuperate in addition to damaged property. In addition to going through a significantly traumatizing event, there's also the matter of any hospital bills or money that you owe for medical attention. If you need to get compensation for the injuries that you have suffered, you need to consult with an experienced motorcycle accident attorney. Read on to find out more. In cases of an accident, it's extremely common for people to feel shook up for some time afterward. One or both parties may have suffered injuries or even death as a result of a crash. However, if someone was at fault, you can still sue. The negligent party can be sued, but only with the aid of someone who [...]

Florida PIP Law: How It Affects Injured Motorists’ Rights

2017-11-07T22:10:26+00:00June 13th, 2016|Categories: Auto Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you or is someone you know a car accident victim in Florida? If you or someone that you know has been involved in a car accident, you may be able to take legal action! The Law Offices of Payas, Payas and Payas can help you find out whether you have a case that could go to court and win. The new Personal Injury Protection Law, which was passed in Florida and took effect in 2013, was supposed to prevent insurance fraud. But it also hurt many groups in Florida that weren't involved in the insurance industry, like medical providers and injured motorists. The P.I.P. law is thought to be able to allow insurance companies to collect the rates they need to while getting fewer policyholder benefits. The state Florida now requires drivers to carry [...]

Motorcycle Accidents Are Top Concern During Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

2017-11-07T22:09:42+00:00May 17th, 2016|Categories: Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury|

May is one of the most dangerous seasons out of the entire year when it comes to motorcycles. Cyclists are especially prominent on the roads as the weather gets nicer and nicer. More motorcycles on the road means more interaction with other vehicles on the road. This is significant, as passenger vehicles and trucks are involved in most motorcycle accidents, with a number of drivers often saying that they never even saw the motorcyclist prior to the accident. That's why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is paying special attention to the issue in Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May. The national initiative encourages drivers and motorcyclists to keep an eye out for each other as well as share the road. Motorcyles may be small, but they have the same rights on [...]

Drive Safely Through Road Construction

2017-11-07T22:16:30+00:00February 29th, 2016|Categories: Auto Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , , , |

When it comes to driving through construction, it can get a little tricky. As we all make the transition to the warmer months, drivers should also keep in mind that these seasons are the peak times of the year for construction. Now that winter is over, construction projects will be returning once more to the roads, which means an increased need to be alert and safety-oriented. Read on to find out more about safe driving and tips you can use once construction season starts. Drivers as well as their passengers are the people who are most at risk when in a construction zone. That's because drivers and passengers in their cars make up for 85% of deaths when it comes to highway work zone crashes, according to the FHA (Federal Highway Administration). In [...]

When To Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

2017-11-07T22:29:52+00:00September 15th, 2015|Categories: Auto Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , |

When you've been injured, it can be a difficult ordeal to go through. The initial moment of getting injured can be frightening and scary enough on its own. But getting injured as a result of a car accident can not only be physically jarring, but mentally and emotionally jarring too. When the event happens, you have to deal with your injuries first and all the other damages and details second. But once the initial shock has passed, you may realize that you have other things to deal with. After an accident, your vehicle may be heavily or totally wrecked. That's one of the most common losses from an accident; loss of property. Usually, the insurance company will determine that your car is a loss or offer to pay for repairs. You will need [...]

Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident

2014-11-30T16:52:18+00:00November 30th, 2014|Categories: Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury|

How a Motorcycle Accident Attorney in Orlando Can Help You A motorcycle accident often results to injuries and damaged property on both sides. This means hospital bills and the need to grant compensation for other injuries that the parties have suffered. People who figured in motorcycle accidents, no matter who was at fault, tend to realize that they need help of a lawyer who can help them resolve the disputes that could arise when accidents like these occur. Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident If you are involved in a motorcycle accident, here are a few steps to take to make sure that you stay safe and that your rights are protected as you wait for help. You can do these steps yourself or have a companion do them for you, as [...]

How Do Florida’s Insurance Laws Affect Your Ability To Receive Compensation For Your Motorcycle Accident?

2013-07-07T07:51:21+00:00July 7th, 2013|Categories: Motorcycle Accident|Tags: , , , , |

According to the State of Florida Department of Transportation, 350 people tragically lost their lives in Florida motorcycle accidents in 2010 and another 6,686 people were injured. If you or your loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, you should contact an Orlando motorcycle accident attorney to find out whether and how you can get compensated. Florida law does not require motorcyclists to carry insurance. The Personal Injury Protection coverage (PIP) law does not apply to motorcyclists in general and your auto PIP does not cover you if you are involved in a motorcycle accident. Since PIP does not apply to motorcycle accidents, you may be able to get compensated for pain and suffering as well as economic damages, even if you were not permanently injured in the crash. In order to get compensated [...]

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