Motorcycle Accident Cases

Below we have compiled a list of case law related to motorcycle accidents and damages in Broward County. These cases will help anyone dealing with issues related to recovering damages in a motorcycle accident.  To made things easier for you we broke the cases down by category and popular topic.

Broward Motorcycle Accident Case Law:

Category: Interest - Insured was entitled to prejudgment interest on benefits

Lumbermens Mut. Cas. Co. v. Percefull

653 So. 2d 389 - Fla: Supreme Court, 1995 ... The record reveals that Percefull was injured in a motorcycle accident and incurred substantial medical ... excepted from the rule allowing prejudgment interest, primarily because tort damages are generally ... 4th DCA 1988), and Cooper v. Aetna Casualty & Surety Co., 485 So.2d ...

Category: Reduction of Loss - Amount that should be set off against award of damages

Goble v. Frohman

901 So. 2d 830 - Fla: Supreme Court, 2005 ... of Florida law that the measure of compensatory damages in a tort case is limited to the actual damages sustained by ... 4th DCA 2003) (on motion for rehearing ... expenses reduced by the amount of the Medicare write-offs, reasoning that "a plaintiff has suffered no damage from the ...

Category: Insurance - Motorcycle designed primary for off-road use was not required to maintain liability insurance

Carguillo v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.

529 So. 2d 276 - Fla: Supreme Court, 1988 ... 4th DCA 1986) and certified the following question ... 501 So.2d at 1317, As noted in Mullis, "Section 627.0851 [predecessor to Section 627.727] established the public policy of this state to be that every insured is entitled to recover for the damages he or she would have been able ...

Category: Damages - Evidence did not support jury's award of $200,000

Fravel v. Haughey

727 So. 2d 1033 - Fla: Dist. Court of Appeals, 5th Dist., 1999 ... of an order for remittitur, or, in the alternative, if the plaintiffs do not agree with the remittitur, to
order a new trial in this cause on the issue of damages. ... 4th DCA 1998)., rev. ... The cause for courtroom ethics and civility is substantially damaged by today's retreat from our prior cases. ...

Category: Insurance - Spouse was a Class I insured entitled to uninsured motorist (UM) coverage


609 So. 2d 1385 - Fla: Dist. Court of Appeals, 5th Dist., 1992 ... damages resulting from the ownership, maintenance, use, loading or unloading of your auto,
we will pay for such damages. ... Kevin Phillips was a Class I insured under the Nationwide policy at the time of his motorcycle accident and therefore ... 4th DCA 1992); Gov't Employees Ins ...

Category: Insurance - Uninsured motorcycle was not an uninsured auto within meaning of policy's exclusion of bodily injury

Clough v. Govt. Employees Ins. Co.

636 So. 2d 127 - Fla: Dist. Court of Appeals, 5th Dist., 1994 ... and then pursuing a bad faith claim wherein, at the appropriate point, the precise amount of such damages can be ... 4th DCA 1993), rev. ... in the uninsured motorist exclusion was ambiguous and must be construed against the insurer on a claim arising from a motorcycle accident. ...

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