Motorcycle Accidents

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Are Motorcyclists Always at Fault in Fixed-Object Collisions?

Just because another motorist was not directly involved in a motorcycle crash does not always mean the biker was at fault. Any third-party negligence that contributes to a motorcycle crash can remove some or all of the...more

Five Tips To Deal With The After Effects Of A Motorcycle Accident

The sad truth is that motorcycle bias does exist. Misconceptions about bikers and clubs may lead a judge or jury to believe that the motorcycle rider is at fault even if the other driver violated traffic-safety and...more

“A Parking Lot Is Not Just A Parking Lot”: Scooter Accident Was WSIB Issue, Employee’s Lawsuit Barred

An employee’s motor scooter accident in her employer’s parking lot was a Workplace Safety and Insurance Board issue, so the employee was not entitled to sue the employer in the court, the Ontario Workplace Safety and...more

Motorcycle Accident Deaths and Injuries Increase As Overall Traffic Accident Casualties Decrease

Studies have shown at the national level overall traffic fatalities have been declining year over year. For motorcyclists though, it's not such a rosy picture. A report by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association or...more

costa Mesa Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

A 30-year-old Costa Mesa man has died after colliding with a van driven by an unlicensed teen, according to a news report. ...more

Car vs. Motorcycle Accident: Who’s at Fault?

Even if you ride a motorcycle and have never been in an accident, it is likely that you know someone who has. Motorcyclists often blame the growing number of accidents on car drivers distracted by their cell phones, while car...more

Santa Ana Woman Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A 27-year-old Santa Ana woman has been killed in a motorcycle crash on the 55 freeway, according to a news report. ...more

Jordan v. Binns: The Seventh Circuit Grapples With Multiple Levels of Hearsay

The Seventh Circuit has a gift for lawyers looking to brush up on the Federal Rules of Evidence. It comes wrapped as last week’s decision in Jordan v. Binns, No. 11-2134 (7th Cir. Apr. 4, 2013), where the court examined...more

Auto Safety Agency Urges Riders Not to Wear 5X5/SA-08 Helmets Sold by Tank Sports, Inc.

The National Highway Safety Administration urges motorcyclists to not wear 5X5/SA-08 helmets sold by Tank Sports, Inc. According the administration the helmet failed to meet federal head protection requirements. Tank Sports,...more

Delegate Blackman's 22 Rules on GCS 9

On February 22, 2013, FSCO released its appeal decision in Hodges v. Security National. The applicant was represented by Tammy Ring and Marc Flisfeder from the Toronto office of Lerners LLP’s personal injury group....more

Motorcycle Accidents In New Jersey: Frequent And Fatal

The small size, great gas mileage and fun that motorcycles provide attract riders looking for an economical and interesting way to get around. But motorcycles are dangerous and often lead to fatalities. The New Jersey Motor...more

Easy, Rider: Causes Of Motorcycle Accidents

Do you own a motorcycle? Do you enjoy the excitement of the open road? Regardless of whether you ride for pleasure or simply to take advantage of the fuel efficiency motorcycles provide, you need to be careful. In the event...more

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