Category: Motorcycle Accidents
When thinking about road rash, we may think everything will be all right. It is not a big issue. However, it can be a very big issue and require medical treatment far exceeding the proverbial, “It will heal itself.” philosophy.
Motorcycle accidents are not like other vehicle accidents. There is a higher level of risk associated with riding a motorcycle. Evidence is important in litigating motorcycle accident cases.
As we enter 2018, we begin to think about things we want to do differently in the New Year. Usually resolutions center on weight loss goals, breaking bad habits, or financial goals. The list needs to include a resolution to make changes for the better in our driving habits so we have a safer 2018.
The Cape Coral Police Department released its traffic accident report as of December 4, 2017 showing an increase to date in the number of fatalities in 2017 as compared to 2016. The current number of 2017 fatalities is 15, the highest since 2013 which had 19.
Motorcyclists, do you know when you are injured in an accident? The answer to this question may be no.
It may be two months since Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida, but it seems like yesterday. In traveling around our area there are still downed stop signs, and other traffic signs are in disrepair, twisted and/or leaning. Because of this situation, drivers may be left to their own discretion to stop and look before proceeding on roads and streets resulting in the potential for accidents.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released fatal traffic crash data for calendar year 2016 on October 7, 2017. We would like to share with you its findings in our continued effort to decrease traffic accidents.
Motorcycles are enjoyed by many Floridians. Motorcycles offer riders and their passengers a sense of pride, freedom, and enjoyment. However, drivers who are not paying attention can pull into the path of, or fail to yield to, oncoming motorcycles.
Not all motorcycle accidents involve another rider or driver. According to RideGroups.com, only 30 percent do.
Losing a loved one at any time is always devastating. When a motorcycle accident takes a loved one away, the survivors left behind may face a staggering financial blow if they were dependent on the deceased motorcyclist.