Category: Motorcycle Accidents

What All Drivers Can Do to Improve Motorcycle Safety

Once again, the National Safety Council is telling us that May is National Motorcycle Safety Month.  Its primary goal is to encourage driver awareness that they share the road with motorcyclists and they should drive with their safety in mind. Bikers need all the help they can get: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

There is no debate that helmets save lives, especially among motorcyclists. Bikers are generally comfortable with a certain level of risk, and there is a pervading belief among bikers that it’s a matter of when, not if, a rider will be thrown from their bike. There are numerous risks that motorcyclists incur while on the […]

  Many drivers have an automobile and a motorcycle. Is your motorcycle covered under your auto insurance policy? Generally, the answer is no. If you have a motorcycle, you need to make sure your motorcycle is covered under an insurance policy. Most major auto insurance carriers offer separate motorcycle policies. Motorcycle policies offer similar coverages […]

Unfortunately, most Texas drivers have either seen a serious motorcycle accident unfold or have passed by and seen the tragic aftermath of one. Far too often, these are deadly events since motorcycles offer so little physical protection – and many riders refuse to wear the proper safety gear. However, even properly outfitted law enforcement officials […]

  In Texas, many insurance companies offer motorcycle insurance. This coverage specifically applies to any property damage or bodily injury arising from a crash involving the motorcycle listed in the policy. However, many motorcycle owners own another vehicle, as well. Owning both a motorcycle and another vehicle presents interesting questions of insurance coverage. If you […]

There are many ways of preventing injuries to motorcyclists, such as education and increased public awareness. Education and awareness, of both motorcyclists and fellow motorists, is key.  However, voluntarily choosing to wear a helmet can help to reduce injuries and fatalities if a motorcyclist is involved in a crash. Texas law only mandates that motorcycle […]

A motorcycle accident attorney sees some of the worst injuries possible. With little protection from collisions, and the extreme weight difference between a bike and a car, bikers are often smashed into with terrifying force or thrown clear off their bike. When a crash does occur, it is often due to the inattention of the […]

When a motorcycle accident occurs, tragedy usually follows immediately. Riders don’t have the same degree of protection as people driving in cars and are almost always thrown from their bikes in the event of a crash. And as any safety expert will tell you, things can quickly go from bad to worse when a person […]

A motorcycle death is always tragic because it is often preventable. Bikes, with their small size and high mobility, are often hit by drivers who aren’t paying attention to the road or are attempting to make a dangerous maneuver. Even when riders are maintaining vigilance on the road, it may not save them from a […]

Due to the fact that motorcycle accidents and injuries present unique situations and challenges, it is in the best interest of anyone involved in this type of accident to contact a motorcycle injury lawyer immediately. Though both may be considered a traffic accident, those involving bikes can be distinctively different in cause and effect than […]