Imagine getting into an accident that is someone else's fault, but then you're told that you may not be able to be compensated because you didn't wear a helmet. In Florida, you're required to wear a helmet if you're under 21 or don't have enough medical insurance; additionally, you have to wear eye protection regardless of whether or not you wear a helmet.
Helmet laws can make a big difference in your motorcycle accident case, but even if you've broken a law by not wearing your helmet, you may still be able to claim for the compensation you need to recover from your injuries. A helmet, as you should know, is one of the most effective pieces of protective equipment provided to motorcyclists. They save lives by reducing the severity of head injuries.