Motorcycle Accidents

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What Not to Do After a Motorcycle Accident?

If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, you have likely already read about the steps you should take to help ensure your well-being and preserve the integrity of your claim against another party. However, there are also certain things you should NOT do after a motorcycle accident, and the items we list here… read more

Top 6 Most Common Motorcycle Injuries in California

Motorcyclists are exposed to more hazards than those inside passenger vehicles, and severe injuries are not uncommon after a collision occurs. During the most recent reporting year in California, 11,435 motorcyclists sustained injuries in traffic collisions. Unfortunately, 539 motorcyclists lost their lives as a result of collisions that same year. Here, we want to examine… read more

What Are the Odds of Getting into a Motorcycle Accident?

California has more registered motorcycles than any state in the US, with more than 850,000 active motorcycle registrations, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety. Unfortunately, during the most recent reporting year, more than 11,400 motorcyclists sustained injuries in motor vehicle accidents. Here, we want to examine state data and national data to look… read more

What Is A Failure To Yield Motorcycle Accident?

Accidents involving traditional vehicles and motorcycles often lead to significant injuries and property damage. A leading cause of motorcycle accidents is the failure to yield the right of way. A driver can fail to yield to a motorcyclist in a variety of scenarios. Here, we want to examine a failure to yield motorcycle accident and… read more

Can You Sue For Head Injuries If You Weren’t Wearing a Helmet?

In the state of California, every motorcycle operator and their passengers are required to wear a U.S. Department of Transportation-compliant motorcycle helmet when riding. When we examine the information available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we can see that motorcycle helmets are 37% effective in preventing fatalities in motorcycle riders, and… read more