Articles Posted in Motorcycle Accidents

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Motorcycle Crash Kills Oakdale Resident

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto personal injury attorney. A car versus motorcycle crash took place during the evening hours of Sunday, February 12, 2017. Unfortunately, the impact of the collision caused one person to suffer fatal injuries.

What Happened?

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Ojai Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

I’m Ed Smith, an Ojai motorcycle accident attorney. Motorcycle crashes can be deadly, and one such accident occurred recently in Ojai. A California man was killed on Sunday, January 29, 2017 near Ojai, when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a vehicle at about 2:18 in the afternoon.

What Happened?

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Hazards Motorcycle Riders Should Avoid

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident lawyerMotorcycles are a great way for people to experience the freedom of the open road. If you’ve ever tried it, you know the exhilaration that comes with riding. What is important to remember is that motorcycles present an increased amount of risk over driving in a car because there isn’t any protection between the rider and the open road. Bikers can experience disastrous consequences, such as head injuries if they don’t realize the common obstacles out there on the roadways. Here are some tips every motorcyclist should keep in mind.

Construction Zones are a Hazard

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Motorcycle Safety

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident attorney. It’s 2017 and you’ve bought your new bike, got your license, and now you are ready to hit the open road. Prior to your first road trip, you might want to consider a few things to ensure a safer ride. More often than not, new riders forget about important safety precautions. If you fall and sustain injuries due to your own fault, even motorcycle accident attorneys may have a hard time fighting for you against an insurance company. Read on to learn some excellent riding tips that every beginner should know.

Keep Your Eyes on High Alert

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California Motorcycle Lane Splitting

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle accident injury attorney. California is the only state in the United States that allows motorcycle lane-splitting.  Lane-splitting is considered a gray area in the state by authorities. Assembly Bill 51, will make it legal if carried out in a certain manner.

Assembly Bill 51

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Modesto Critically Injured Motorcyclist

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto motorcycle accident attorney. In north Modesto, on the morning of Wednesday, December 7, 2016, a motorcyclist was seriously injured after crashing into a sport utility vehicle. According to spokeswoman from the Modesto Police Department, Heather Graves, the incident took place at about 7:50 p.m. on Rumble Road. Graves indicated that the collision occurred when the southbound SUV turned in front of the northbound motorcyclist, causing the motorcycle to broadside the much larger SUV.

Motorcycle Crash Details

Motorcycle Accident Claims

Motorcycle Accident Claims

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento motorcycle personal injury attorney. Motorcyclists throughout California know that riding a bike offers an incomparable, exciting travel experience and is a spectacular way to view the lovely scenery and breathtaking sights of our Golden State. Yet, despite the remarkable experience a motorcycle offers, these vehicles require a rider to exercise a tremendous amount of skill, defensive driving and responsible handling in order to avoid a serious motorcycle accident.

Common Injuries – Motorcycle Accident Claims

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Citrus Heights Crash Kills Motorcyclist

Antioch Motorcycle Crash

I’m Ed Smith, an Antioch motorcycle accident attorney. A man was involved in a serious motorcycle crash in Antioch over the weekend. The man suffered traumatic injuries after losing control of his motorcycle at a very high rate of speed along Hillcrest Avenue.

Preventing Motorcycle Accidents

Preventing Motorcycle Accidents

Preventing Motorcycle Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton motorcycle accident attorney. Whether you are an experienced motorcycle rider or new one – everyone is at risk for a motorcycle crash the moment they ride out onto the open road. To really reduce your risk for serious injury, it is crucial to educate yourself about the essentials of motorcycle safety. Riders need to also be aware of the common causes of motorcycle collisions – since a great majority of them are largely preventable. Whether you are sharing the highway with semi-trucks or passenger vehicles, being on high alert for dangerous conditions could very well save your life one day.

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