Articles Posted in Motorcycle Accidents

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Motorcycle Accident Death in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident attorney. A man died in a Christmas morning motorcycle crash. I’d like to take this opportunity to offer my condolences to his family and friends in this time of loss.

Accident Details

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Purchasing a Used Motorcycle From a Private Party Seller

I’m Ed Smith, a Motorcycle Accident Attorney in Pittsburg. There are plenty of options for picking the perfect used motorcycle in California, but finding your perfect match can be overwhelming and stressful. There are also many red flags that you should be aware of when buying from a private seller. Below are a handful of tips to ensure that you purchase the best used motorcycle possible.

Tips For Buying a Used Motorcycle From a Private Seller

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Motorcycle Accident Numbers Increase

I’m Ed Smith, a Motorcycle Accident Attorney in Stockton. Motorcycle accidents cause severe injuries and staying safe while riding is important. However, negligent drivers of motor vehicles are responsible for many accidents with motorcyclists each year.

Motorcycle Accidents Increase

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Lane Splitting Motorcycle Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Motorcycle Accident Attorney in Napa. When a motorcycle rides between two lanes of slowly moving or stopped cars, typically in a traffic jam, it is known as lane splitting. They did this in Mission Impossible 5 going at high speeds on the highway in North Africa!

If an accident takes place while lane splitting occurred, whether the car or the motorcycle is at fault will depend on the state laws regarding lane splitting, the opinion of the law enforcement officer and the judge, and the specific actions of the motorcycle rider as well as the motorist before the accident.

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The Path to Becoming a Smart and Safe Motorcyclist

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Motorcycle Accident Lawyer. Some people are introduced to motorcycles at a young age, while others don’t discover the joys of motorcycle riding until they’re an adult. When you make the decision to learn how to ride a motorcycle, it should not be taken lightly because knowledge and experience will save your life. Below, I have a few tips to ensure that you are fully prepared to ride safely and smartly.

Tips For Prospective Motorcyclists

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Head and Back Injuries Caused by Motorcycle Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Motorcycle Accident Attorney in Tracy. A motorcycle injury to the back, head, or neck can damage or disrupt the delicate neurological system in the body, which acts as the communication center for your bodily activities. Severe traumatic stress to the brain or spine stemming from a motorcycle accident, in particular, can be extremely risky. In many cases, the potential damage may be long-term or permanent.

Closed Head Injury

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5 Tips For Safe Motorcycle Riding

I’m Ed Smith, a Motorcycle Accident Attorney in Sacramento. Safe motorcycle riding practices can help minimize the number of motorcycle injuries and fatalities on the highways. It is important to raise awareness and encourage motorcycle riders to follow all the safety guidelines and tips for their own sake.

Get Accustomed to Your New Motorcycle

 Pedestrian Accident Fatally Injures Elderly Woman Near Merced

Motorcycle Crash Kills West Sacramento Father

I’m Ed Smith, a Motorcycle Accident Attorney in West Sacramento. A local resident died tragically in a crash on I-80 after losing control of his motorcycle. The man leaves behind a wife and five children.

What Happened?

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Typical Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Motorcycle Accident Attorney in Antioch. The federal government’s data shows that deaths occurring from motorcycle accidents are much higher than from car crashes- not surprising right?! Because the chances of death or traumatic injury are higher for motorcycle riders, it pays for them to be aware of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents and take steps to reduce this risk.

Head-On Collision with Other Vehicles

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Road Hazards For Motorcycle Riders

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Motorcycle Accident Attorney. One of the common causes of motorcycle accidents is road hazards. Small objects, uneven road surfaces, debris, or wet pavement are seemingly minor hurdles on the road for most drivers. While these will often pose little risk for cars, they can and often do result in motorcycle crashes. Motorcycle riders should know what constitutes a road hazard, stay alert for them, and take precautions to avoid them. Here are some typical road hazards for motorcycle riders to watch out for:

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