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Florida Doesn’t Require Helmets, That Doesn’t Mean Riders Shouldn’t Wear Them

How many times have we been driving down one of South Florida’s scenic highways only to see someone speed past us on a motorcycle? Florida has a lot of open road, and many people find riding motorcycles in our state a great experience, both for the beautiful weather and the ability to get where they’re going more quickly (let’s face it, South Florida traffic can be downright unpleasant). While riding a motorcycle can be a fun, enjoyable way to navigate the often traffic heavy Florida roads, most riders don’t protect themselves properly when doing so.

Mental Anguish is Just as Painful as Physical Suffering

After an accident that results in physical pain, doctors, family members, and the victim themselves may believe the answer to their problem lies in medicine. However, the mental health of the victim should never be overlooked simply because it cannot be seen. During litigation, an expert witness such as a psychologist or mental health therapist may be called to testify, should the case go to trial.