liability in motorcycle accidents

Motorcyclists Are Often Unfairly Blamed for Accidents

Motorcyclists very often take the blame for accidents in which they are hurt. According to California Office of Traffic Safety, three factors are the cause of 59 percent of motorcycle collisions. They are: Traveling at unsafe speeds Improper turning Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs But that same agency found the fault of …

How Dangerous Is It To Be Near a MUNI Bus?

Earlier this summer, an accident caused by a MUNI bus caused injuries to four people, sending all of them to the hospital. MUNI has maintained a fairly stable accident rate over the last two years but, with 934 people injured between 2006 and 2011, accidents are far from rare. Fatal accidents are most likely to …

How Can You Assess Liability in a Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycles can make for dangerous driving ― but not always because of the motorcyclists themselves. Frequently, other drivers pose a major risk to a motorcyclist. Since motorcycle accidents often result in injury or even death, it is important to assess liability. Whether an injured motorcyclist can recover damages for pain, suffering, loss of work or …

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