Harley-Davidson has issued a recall for 57,000 motorcycles, for an issue that seems minor, but can easily cause motorcycle accidents. The recall is specific to 2017 motorcycles manufactured from July 2nd, 2016, to May 9th, and a full list can be found on their website. This is the first recall issue specific to their newest […]
Motorcycle riding has become more popular in recent years, appealing to a new group of enthusiasts consisting of older and more affluent riders. A 2012 study found that there were 8.5 million motorcycles on the road and this statistic has likely increased over the last three years. But if you’re not taking the appropriate […]
Say Nothing to Insurance Companies! Do not speak with an insurance company in the aftermath of an accident. What you say to an insurance company after an accident can be used against you, this is a common legal mistake. You can ruin your case if you file a car accident or personal injury claim before speaking […]
Before you can determine what the value of your motorcycle accident claim, you need to look at two very important factors: Was the other party liable? Were there property or personal injury damages? Unless you can prove the answer is yes to both, the value of your case is virtually zero. This is because “liability” is […]
Not every motorcycle accident is a contact crash. An automobile driver can be liable for a motorcyclist’s injuries and property damage even when they have not physically touched the motorcycle rider. The question is whether the driver was negligent. Determining Negligence Negligence is failing to exercise reasonable care. If a reasonable person would have behaved […]
Public perception influences settlement amounts in every area of personal injury. After a motorcycle accident, defeating the negative public perception of motorcycle riders is essential. Beating public perception after a motorcycle accident comes from: (1) Being aware of the public perception issue (2) Not playing into stereotypes (3) Keeping the focus on their negligence and […]
In recent years, the popularity of motor scooters surged into a cultural norm: Vespas, mopeds and other electric scooter sales increased by 50% in 2011, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council. oakley straight jacket Whether young or old, individuals of all ages and backgrounds turn to motor scooters as a fun and efficient way to […]
A motorcyclist was seriously injured in Citrus Heights after being struck by a van. The driver of the van fled the scene and was later arrested for hit and run with injury charges. The accident caused a road closure on Greenback Lane near the Sunrise mall. Take caution when driving near the scene of an accident to prevent personal injury.