Two teenagers were driving a pickup truck in the wrong direction when they hit a man on his motorcycle head-on. The victim suffered several life threatening injuries including broken arms, collarbone, pelvis, a shattered jaw, and a collapsed lung. The motorcyclist also lost the ability to father children due to the accident.
Motorcycle accidents are particularly dangerous. The exposure of the rider and lack of protection can result in very serious injuries or even death. Unfortunately, such accidents are all too frequent. Other vehicle operators tend to be less aware of the motorcycle rider and the result is an injury accident and in some cases a fatality. If you or a loved one has suffered a motorcycle accident that resulted in injuries, it is important that you contact a Martin or St. Lucie County motorcycle accident attorney. In order to recover certain types of compensation it is often more productive to turn over the insurance claim to a qualified personal injury lawyer who is familiar with dealing with insurance claims and can take this part of the problem off your plate. Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC, the attorneys are dedicated to fighting for you and seeking the maximum compensation for the damages suffered.
The court awarded the plaintiff $7.5 million for medical bills and lost wages and $40 million for losses due to pain and suffering including disfigurement, mental anguish, disability and physical impairment.