Category: Motorcycle Accidents

April 14, 2011

Michigan motorcycle accident lawyer explains why new bills are a terrible idea, especially after two recent, tragic motorcycle deaths in Waterford Two motorcyclists died in separate motorcycle accidents in Waterford Township just this weekend. It is said alcohol was not a factor in the crashes. Every time I write about motorcycle accidents and the helmet …

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February 16, 2011

Motorcycle lawyer shares testimonial from accident victim and talks about preventing motorcycle accidents – through helmet use Even though it’s winter in Michigan, I’ve been thinking about motorcycle accidents quite a bit. To begin with, the motorcycle helmet issue is gearing up again. Representative LeBlanc introduced House Bill 4008 to repeal the motorcycle helmet law. …

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July 20, 2010

Michigan motorcycle accident lawyer lists each source of recovery for claiming No-Fault benefits after a motorcycle crash I’ve received a few follow-up e-mails from my last blog on motorcycle accidents, and they all essentially ask the same question: What order of priority does a person who has been injured in a motorcycle accident turn to …

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July 6, 2010

Motorcycle accident lawyer gives free advice to protect bikers As we return from the holiday weekend, I’d like to take the opportunity to talk about motorcycle safety again. There are so many more bikers cruising Michigan roads in the summer. And with more people riding motorcycles and crotch rockets, there are unfortunately, more motorcycle accidents. …

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June 29, 2010

A motorcycle accident lawyer gives five tips to protect motorcycle riders – and yourselves – on the roads this summer We’ve all felt it. That scary, unsure-of-yourself feeling when there’s a motorcycle riding very close to your car. “Will he make a sudden move and I won’t see him?” “Will he drive too fast and …

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March 29, 2010

I probably should have expected this, knowing how passionate so many motorcycle riders are about the helmet law in Michigan. After all, I even had old clients – people who had suffered very serious injuries from motorcycle accidents and who I’ve developed close relationships with – tell me they still supported HB 4747; even after …

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March 25, 2010

Why experienced motorcycle accident lawyers urge representatives to vote no on a bill that would allow bikers to go without helmets Today, the Michigan Legislature takes up House Bill 4747. Basically, the bill lets motorcyclists legally ride without a helmet. As a lawyer helping motorcyclists who’ve suffered serious personal injuries for the past 16 years, …

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October 15, 2009

Don’t Let Defense Attorneys Blame the Victim I settled a tough motorcycle accident case last month on the eve of trial. My client had very serious injuries, and the insurance company was offering zero. Preparing for trial, I had focus-grouped the case a number of times to mock juries. Even as an attorney who handles …

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October 23, 2007

The NHTSA recently released its preliminary figures for its 2006 motor vehicle crash safety assessment. The overall numbers show a small 2% decline in overall car accident deaths, but that bit of good news was overshadowed by a disturbing trend: motorcycle accident deaths once again increased, marking the 9th straight year in a row that …

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