There is no law that requires you to wear a helmet in Florida as long as you’re 21 and you maintain health insurance; however, it is important that a jury will consider whether you yourself could have done something to prevent the seriousness of your injury by wearing a helmet. For example, if you have a head injury from a motorcycle accident and you were not wearing a helmet, it is a factor that the jury is permitted to consider in deciding your compensation versus if you had been wearing a helmet whether it would have been less severe.  It is important that you keep that in mind when making your decision as to whether to wear a helmet. If you would like further information on the helmet laws in Florida and the effect on your case, we at Mallard Perez have experience in answering these types of questions and would do that at no charge.

Damian Mallard, Esq.
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