Motorcycle Accidents Blog Posts

Motorcycle Accidents And Distracted Drivers

Distracted driving is becoming an epidemic danger on roadways across the country. Everyone knows how dangerous it is to drink and drive, but they somehow think it’s safe to take your eyes off the road to look at a mobile device, eat or fiddle with the radio. The truth is, distracted drivers are just as Read More

What Should I Know About Defects Causing Motorcycle Accidents

For motorcycle riders, owning a bike is a fun experience. However, there can be a number of dangers that can cause an accident and result in harm to the rider. Most riders know how to handle a situation such as this, but what about when the bike itself is the cause of the wreck? Claims Read More

7 Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle owners know how much fun riding can be.  It’s part of the reason you can see many bikers riding throughout the Triad on a daily basis. However, on occasion, a problem can come up, especially when they take place in the form of an accident. According to the national average, the frequency rate of Read More

Motorcyclists Beware: Lane Splitting Can Hurt Your Injury Claim

Sometimes actions that are allowed under the law are still harmful to you in court. One common example of this in motorcycling is lane splitting. Lane splitting is different from lane sharing: rather than riding side-by-side with a similar vehicle, lane splitting involves riding in between two full lanes of traffic. In some cases, it Read More

How Liability is Determined in a Motorcycle Accident

There is much less inherent safety in a motorcycle than in other motor vehicles. Not only is there little to no protection from hazards outside the vehicle, a motorcycle is more susceptible to uneven or slippery road conditions, as well as being less physically stable than any four-wheeled vehicle. Any motorcycle accident or collision is Read More

Three Motorcycle Safety Myths

Misinformation abounds in just about every topic and motorcycle safety is no exception. Motorcycling is hazardous, and acting on misinformation only serves to make it even more dangerous. Be a safer motorcyclist by getting the facts straight. Here are three common misconceptions to ignore: A Helmet Will Leave You Brain Damaged Instead of Dead The Read More

Filing A Claim After A Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys have expert advice on what to do immediately after an accident. If all goes well, careful attention to the road and other road users will keep you safe. No matter what, accidents can still happen due to other peoples’ negligence. If you were injured, a motorcycle accident attorney might become an important ally, Read More

Defensive Motorcycle Riding Must Knows

Motorcycles ride as fast as cars and trucks but lack their seat belts, airbags, size, weight, four wheels, and a protective steel cage. This means the motorcyclist cannot afford to ride like most people drive their cars. For motorcyclists, riding defensively means more than avoiding accidents, it’s about survival. As motorcycle accident attorneys, we want Read More

Attorney Discusses Road Rash Injuries

Road rash is one of the most common injuries in motorcycle accidents. Proving the monetary value of road rash injuries in a lawsuit to recover damages for those injuries often requires detailed testimony from physicians and surgeons and an analysis of long-term medical costs required to treat these injuries. A motorcycle accident attorney will first describe Read More

North Carolina Motorcycle Helmet Laws

North Carolina laws require all motorcycle riders to wear helmets. North Carolina is also one of a small number of states that apply a strict contributory negligence standard in accident cases. Specifically, if your negligence contributed to or caused the accident and your injuries, then regardless of the other party’s negligence you will not be awarded Read More

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Examine Three Common Biker Mistakes

Motorcycles lack the four wheels, bumpers, crumple zones, seat belts, air bags, and metal cage of automobiles. In addition, their small size makes them less visible and places them at an extreme disadvantage in a collision with other motor vehicles on the road. This means the motorcyclist has less room for error than other motorists. Read More

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Discuss Injuries To Former Sheriff

A spokesman for the North Carolina State Highway Patrol provided details of a collision between a Ford F-350 pickup truck and a motorcycle that occurred on Highway 33 near Chocowinity on Sunday, August 9, at about 7:30 p.m. Collision At Intersection The spokesman said that the westbound 42-year-old pickup truck driver from Kinston attempted a Read More

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Discuss Wrong-way Collision On Interstate

A car that careened into oncoming traffic allegedly caused a fatal accident on Interstate 540 on Monday, August 3, at about 4:30 p.m., according to WNCN. Vehicle Crosses Median A spokesman for the North Carolina Highway Patrol says that a silver 2003 Honda was westbound when it swerved into the median, right through a guard Read More

Wrongful Death Attorneys Discuss Semi In Allegedly Sleepy Driver Wreck

Investigators with the North Carolina Highway Patrol believe that a trucker allegedly fell asleep at the wheel as his rig struck six motorcycles on the shoulder of Interstate 85 in Greensboro. The motorcyclists pulled over after one of the bikes developed a mechanical problem. They were on a trip from Washington D.C. to Atlanta, Georgia. Read More

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Discuss Loss Of Soldier In Motorcycle Crash

Authorities provided details of a crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck that occurred in Fayetteville about 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 6. Soldier Dies In Crash Police say that a 19-year-old Fort Bragg soldier was driving his motorcycle on Cliffdale Road during the evening hours. A 32-year-old male motorist in a Toyota Tundra Read More

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys Discuss Motorcycle Struck During Police Chase

Kernersville police say that an allegedly stolen truck collided with a motorcycle on East Mountain Street during a police chase on Saturday, June 6. Police Chase Truck According to the police department, officers were responding to a report of a stolen vehicle when they spotted it. When they attempted to stop the vehicle, the suspect Read More