Motorcycle accidents are traumatic and the reason why because you don’t have the bumper in a car or airbags to protect you from the impact of a vehicle. In fact, many times you are thrown off your motorcycle and there are major injuries due to do the road rash. Many times, when this happens you have to undergo serious treatment and serious therapy and it’s pretty tragic.
In Florida, it is not required for you to wear a helmet, however, it is highly recommended that you wear a helmet for many reasons. One, for your health, to protect your head from a higher impact from traumatic brain injury and on the legal side, the civil side to protect yourself. But also, if you do not have your helmet on, a lot of times what happens is that the insurance company on the other side, the at-fault party’s insurance company will try to deduct the injuries that you have in your head or brain and say anything that your helmet could have protected.
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