Category: Motorcycle Accidents

December 4, 2017

Study finds ‘traffic scanning errors’ make up 70% of motorcycle accidents. What can we do to make that number go down?

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October 11, 2017

An injured motorcyclist’s right to uninsured motorist benefits under a car insurance bodily injury policy depends on whether the ‘other owned vehicle’ exclusion applies

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August 11, 2017

New law raises endorsement fees to pay for Motorcycle Safety and Education Awareness Fund; creates ‘Look Twice — Save A Life’ motorcycle accident program

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April 3, 2017

Since the motorcycle helmet law was repealed, riders who crashed and didn’t wear a helmet died at twice the rate of those who did. Solution? Strap it back on

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February 2, 2017

Lack of ‘actual physical contact’ between Grand Traverse County motorcycle rider and ‘automobile’ disqualifies this biker from receiving his Auto-Owners ‘uninsured motorist’ policy It’s dangerous to be a motorcyclist in Michigan. Not just because riding a motorcycle can be dangerous – that’s true everywhere. But under Michigan’s auto accident laws, the rights of an injured …

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September 26, 2016

Joint study by IIHS/UM shows fatality rate for riders without helmets is twice rate for helmeted motorcyclists since 2012 repeal Unfortunately, my prediction has proved correct. I told the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press when the helmet law repeal was signed into law that it was a horrible idea. Most people agreed with me. …

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August 19, 2016

How you’re at risk when driving a motorcycle without the required insurance in Michigan I’ve written in depth about the extreme dangers of driving in Michigan without auto No Fault insurance. This goes for drivers of cars and trucks. But the law in Michigan for motorcyclists is entirely different than that for automobiles. That’s because …

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August 4, 2016

Here are your legal rights if you’re injured in a motorcycle crash with a pedestrian, stationary property or a parked car – including who will cover your medical bills for your injuries I recently wrote about how Michigan motorcycle accident victims can receive No Fault insurance benefits. Another question that our attorneys frequently receive as …

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July 14, 2016

When Michigan No Fault will provide for lost wages and medical care after a motorcycle accident or injury – and the situations where a motorcyclist wouldn’t be entitled to PIP During the next several weeks, I will be posting some frequently asked legal questions I receive from people injured in Michigan motorcycle accidents. The law …

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