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Florida Biker Law

Florida Statute – 316.211 Helmet and Eye Protection

(2) … may not operate a motorcycle unless the person is wearing an eye-protective …

(b) … person over 21 years of age may operate or ride upon a motorcycle without wearing protective headgear … such person is covered by an insurance policy providing for at least $10,000 in medical benefits for injuries … operating or riding on a motorcycle.

(7) A violation … noncriminal traffic infraction, punishable as a nonmoving violation  …


Florida Statute – 768.81 Comparative Fault

(2) CONTRIBUTORY FAULT—In a negligence action, contributory fault chargeable to the claimant diminishes …the amount awarded as economic and noneconomic damages for an injury attributable to the claimant’s contributory fault,

Economic – Hospital Bills, lost wages, property damages

Non Economic Damages – pain and suffering

You are partly at fault thus – reduced award $$$

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