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
Most motorcyclists know that, because of the inherent risks of two-wheeled transportation, they need to take precautions to prevent accidents and injuries while riding. In New Jersey and nationwide, more people are riding...more
Because motorcyclists do not have the advantage of being in an enclosed vehicle, motorcyclists are more likely to suffer severe injury or death in a crash. The statistics in Colorado are –alarming — nearly 1 in 5 traffic...more
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
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
A 30-year-old Costa Mesa man has died after colliding with a van driven by an unlicensed teen, according to a news report.
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
Early this year, Big Island police reported that a 45-year-old man from Captain Cook died in a motorcycle collision. According the police, the cyclist was traveling on Route 11 when he rear-ended a stopped pickup truck. He...more
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San Diego is a community that's made for motorcycles. The weather is generally amenable to such modes of transportation, and being able to maneuver through traffic is an advantage to...more
A 27-year-old Santa Ana woman has been killed in a motorcycle crash on the 55 freeway, according to a news report.
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
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
The Hawaii Injury Prevention Plan 2005–2010, released by the Hawaii State Department of Health's Injury Prevention and Control Program, is attempting to improve the health and safety of the residents of Hawaii by examining...more
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
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
Codie Ray Barlow, a twenty-year-old Floridian, struck a mailbox with his motorcycle on New Year’s Day and was thrown to his death. Mr. Barlow was not wearing a helmet.
The helmet could have saved his life.
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