Tag: Michigan motorcycle helmet law

June 29, 2011

Governor Snyder says he’ll consider repeal if bikers purchase $100,000 insurance for personal injury The breaking news as I was driving to work this morning, and as I write this now, is that the Michigan Senate passed a bill that could make motorcycle helmets optional. And Gov. Snyder said he could consider repealing our motorcycle …

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June 20, 2011

Motorcycle lawyer shares important points and comments from Detroit Free Press article on helmet use in motorcycle accident prevention Last week, the Detroit Free Press ran a great editorial on why we must keep Michigan’s motorcycle helmet requirement. Here’s a snippet, which hits a lot of what our own motorcycle lawyers have been blogging about: …

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May 28, 2011

Motorcycle accident attorney shares tips on deciphering good helmets from dangerous and novelty helmets I’m expecting the motorcycle helmet law to be repealed this year in Michigan. And I’ve been writing on why it’s important for bikers to wear helmets – to help prevent motorcycle accidents and deaths on Michigan roads. Today, I wanted to …

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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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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 26, 2010

House of Representatives passed HB 4747 allowing bikers to ride without helmets – despite warning from experienced motorcycle accident attorneys The Michigan House of Representatives last night passed HB 4747, which would allow motorcyclists to ride without protective helmets. As a motorcycle accident attorney for the past 16 years, I feel adamantly that this is …

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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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