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Category: Motorcycle Accident Learning Center

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Our Lawrenceville motorcycle accident law firm knows that accidents involving any type of motor vehicle have the potential to cause severe injuries. However, some forms of transportation are riskier than others. People who ride motorcycles are often at a high risk of suffering particularly serious injuries in the event of a collision….

In nearly every state, wearing a helmet is required for certain motorcycle riders. While Georgia law requires all motorcycle riders and passengers to wear helmets, failure to do so will not automatically prevent you from taking legal action if you were hurt in a crash caused by someone else. In…

aggressive driver

Driving can be a stressful experience for everyone. While some drivers are able to cope with frustrating conditions such as weather, traffic, running late, or other drivers, others are not nearly as patient. Aggressive driving can be extremely dangerous for everyone on the road and has the potential to result…

rear end collision

Rear-end accidents are one of the most dangerous types car accidents that can happen. Often, the driver in the lead vehicle is unaware that a collision is about to occur and can do nothing to try and avoid the accident or brace him or herself for an impact. Rear-end accidents…

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As an Alpharetta motorcycle accident lawyer, I want to give you guys some legal tips to think about when handling motorcycle property damage claims. Typically, we handle these cases free of charge as part of representing the injury side of a motorcycle wreck. We will get involved when the client can’t…

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Georgia’s Lemon Law is another example of how motorcycle riders are treated differently than ordinary, four-wheel vehicles and the general public, not only by the public but also in the law itself. Keep reading to see what our Cumming motorcycle lawyers think about the subject.   What Is Georgia’s Lemon Law? Now,…

wet road & trees

We’ve had a ton of rain over the past 3-4 months in the state of Georgia and in particularly in Atlanta. These tips my motorcycle accident law firm will provide are timely, especially now that we’re getting close to spring in the next couple of months and will have some more rain…

motorcycle driving in city

As a Lawrenceville motorcycle lawyer, I want to talk about a safety tip that is good to incorporate into your daily riding habits. It’s one that you don’t normally think about, especially in this day and age with the bikes that are coming out with safety features like better lighting, hi-def…

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If you are a biker, you may have some questions about modulating headlights. Luckily, our Atlanta motorcycle accident law firm can help. So, does Georgia law allow modulating headlights? And if so, what are the parameters of the law with regard to it? The answer to that question is really simple. Georgia…

road with snow & trees

It’s the end of the riding season, and I know a lot of you like to put your bike up for the winter. Therefore, my Cumming motorcycle accident law firm wants to provide information on how best to winterize your bike. There are two ways to do it. You’ve got the minimum…

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As an Alpharetta motorcycle accident lawyer, I know that a lot of riders drive four-wheeled vehicles and are weekend warriors with bikes. They don’t ride them every day. You’re riding your everyday four-wheel vehicle to and from work and picking up the kids and everything else. Check Your Motorcycle Tires More Than…

motorcycle on road by water

Today, my Savannah motorcycle accident law firm wants to talk about cornering and specifically traction. I know it’s a big issue among motorcycle riders and it came up for me recently with the loss of a Mr. Sharp. He’s the individual that I posted about who lost control of his bike on…

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As a Savannah motorcycle lawyer, there’s a certain issue that we are aware of in the motorcycle community, and it is biker profiling. However, there’s a particular angle to this profiling of bikers that is most of what we see in the field, and that is profiling by police officers and…

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As an Atlanta motorcycle accident attorney, I have to ask, how many of you know that Georgia Law requires that your headlamps be illuminated at all times while you are riding on the roads of Georgia? In fact, it is a moving violation if you don’t have them on and, more…

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In this article, I discuss what are the best insurance companies for bikers to cover their motorcycle, and is there a chart of how much insurance that you should get coverage-wise specifically for UM and MedPay? Which Insurance Company Is The Best For Bikers? As a motorcycle accident law firm in…

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I recently made a video comparing the accident statistics between interstate and surface roads and the conclusion was that surface roads have more accidents involving motorcyclists than on the freeway. As an Atlanta motorcycle accident attorney, I was asked to go into a little more in-depth regarding the specificity of fatality…

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I wanted to do this video to show you how you can be armed with another tool to protect yourself in the event you’re in a wreck caused by another driver. Hopefully, that doesn’t happen, but you need to be protected in advance in case. I’ve championed UM Insurance in…

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In this blog, I want to discuss another motorcycle safety myth. The myth that I have for you today is that streets and roadways are safer than the highway for motorcyclists. As an Atlanta motorcycle accident attorney, I have to tell you that it’s an absolute myth. There was a study several years ago…

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When an automobile crashes into a motorcycle from behind, if the motorcyclist survives, his or her injuries will probably be catastrophic and life-altering. What are the most likely injuries that a motorcyclist will suffer in such a scenario? And what is a motorcyclist’s recourse in Georgia if he or she…

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Today I want to talk about a very dangerous situation that has come to the forefront this summer. I’ve seen a lot of people talking about it in motorcycle groups, and as a Cumming motorcycle accident lawyer, I have actually just had an accident here recently by a motorcycle rider losing…

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What To Do After Sustaining Motorcycle Injuries in Atlanta On Someone Else’s Bike As a motorcycle accident law firm in Alpharetta, I wanted to do this video today because I was asked a question that brings up a good subtopic that I’ve talked about before, which is insurance, particularly UM insurance and…

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Can Witness Information Help? Being a motorcycle accident attorney, this is something that I see constantly that becomes a big problem in motorcycle wreck cases, and that is police officers seem to almost consistently not put witness information on a police report. So, you get in a wreck, you’ve got one…

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What Is The Highway 80 Infrastructure? I want to highlight a really neat motorcycle advocacy piece that the State of Georgia has taken the lead on. I’ll also explain to you the two reasons why I think it’s important for us to highlight this petition and how a motorcycle accident law…

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I’m going to talk about a heated debate that I recently had about the ever-controversial helmet issue. The other party said to me that he thought that the Georgia helmet law ought to go to the Texas model, and perhaps modified a little bit. First, let me tell you what the…

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Today, I want to highlight some great news that came out Wednesday that involves the protection rights of motorcyclists. Many of you have probably heard about this news, but in case you didn’t, here is what happened. On Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court came out with a ruling in a…

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Last week, the Governor’s Highway Safety Association’s annual reported the numbers for motorcycle fatalities for 2017. The good news is there was a marked decrease in the number of motorcycle fatalities in comparison to 2016, with the decrease being 5.6%. Let our Alpharetta motorcycle accident law firm explain. What Do These Statistics…

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Today, I want to discuss an article that’s been going around some of the biker groups here in Georgia and throughout the United States. Some of the takeaways are for the safety of all motorcycle riders and what advocacy groups can do to start getting involved with some of the…

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In this video, I want to provide some safety tips about what to do when you’re entering a blind curve. If you end up hitting your front tire with either loose gravel, sand, leaves, grass, whatever it is, a hazard on the road, but you’re hitting it on a blind…

motorcycle in a field with Georgia sunset

As Georgia injury and wrongful death attorneys, we occasionally see other attorneys marketing themselves as motorcycle injury attorneys in Cumming who also ride motorcycles. You may have seen them too. A picture of the lawyer in a suit sitting on his or her beautiful motorcycle with the caption reading “Injured While Riding?…

car accident

We find that many individuals who call us for help with serious injuries sustained after an auto accident do not realize that there are potentially more sources of insurance coverage than just the at-fault driver’s automobile policy. This is a good thing because more often than not, we see car…

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What is the Georgia Helmet Law For Motorcyclists? As a motorcycle accident lawyer in Atlanta, I can tell you that Georgia law requires all operators of motorcycles and those riding on a motorcycle to wear a regulation compliant helmet at all times while the motorcycle is moving. Under the law, a…

car accident compensation

If you are injured in a car wreck caused by another driver, you will likely find yourself with a wide range of bills and out of pocket costs. Your vehicle will need repairs, you may have to rent a car in the interim, you will have medical bills and prescription…

pothole in road

If you live in Atlanta, Georgia, you are no stranger to dangerous highways. Although the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is doing their best to make these roads safer, it will take time. The following highways are some of the most hazardous in the state of Georgia, and we urge you…

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Our motorcycle accident lawyers know that it’s tough to resist the thrill of riding a motorcycle. They are so much fun to ride! However, you are considerably more at risk if you do. For most motorcycle riders, the risk is worth it, but it only takes one accident to change…

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Accidents lead to numerous different types of injuries including herniated or ruptured spinal discs. Spinal discs are made of supple pads that fill in the gap between the bones in the spinal column or vertebrae. A slipped disc happens when the inner material of the spinal disc swells, causing pressure…

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Our motorcycle accident lawyers know that riding a motorcycle always comes with inherent dangers. Any type of collision can cause serious injuries to a motorcyclist since there is no metal frame, seat belts, or airbags to protect them from the impact like in a passenger vehicle. Rear-end collisions1 can be especially dangerous for individuals…