Category: Motorcycle Accidents

California Road Hazards for Motorcycles

Motorcycle Accidents | August 30, 2021

Even though operating a motorcycle can be an exhilarating and freeing experience, it can also be incredibly dangerous for riders and passengers. Motorcyclists lack the same types of protections that those inside traditional passenger vehicles have. Here, our Sacramento motorcycle accident attorneys want to discuss the main dangers that motorcyclists in California need to be…

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How Are Motorcycle Accident Claims Different From Car Accident Claims?

Motorcycle Accidents | August 27, 2021

Being involved in any type of vehicle accident can be devastating. Accidents involving traditional passenger cars can present challenges when it comes to securing compensation, but most people are familiar with the accident claims process in these situations. However, motorcycle accident victims can experience additional challenges when filing injury or property damage claims. Here, we…

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Motorcycle Safety Protective Gear

Motorcycle Accidents | August 23, 2021

California has more registered motorcycles than any other state in the country. With wonderful riding weather throughout most of the state and beautiful scenery, operating a motorcycle can be a freeing experience. However, motorcyclists need to take steps to stay safe when they are operating these vehicles. Unfortunately, the careless or negligent actions of others…

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What is the Average Settlement for a Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle Accidents | January 29, 2021

Motorcycle accidents can be devastating for victims. Unfortunately, motorcyclists are much more vulnerable to severe injuries in the event they are involved in a collision with a traditional passenger vehicle. Motorcyclists injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another driver should be entitled to compensation for their injuries and other losses. Often, victims…

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How to Choose a Motorcycle Helmet

Brain Injuries,Motorcycle Accidents | January 27, 2021

Motorcycle helmets save lives. There is little room for debate on this topic. The bottom line is that every motorcyclist in California should wear a helmet when they are on the roadway. Not only is this the law, but this will also prevent motorcycle drivers and passengers from sustaining a severe traumatic brain injury, an…

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California Motorcycle Permit Restrictions

Motorcycle Accidents | January 20, 2021

California is an incredibly popular state when it comes to owning and operating a motorcycle. There are more registered motorcycles in this state than there are anywhere else across the country. However, owning and operating a motorcycle is a tremendous responsibility, and those who are interested in these activities need to know what the laws…

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California Motorcycle Insurance Laws

Motorcycle Accidents | January 13, 2021

The Golden State is one of the best places to ride motorcycles in the country. California offers incredible scenery that varies from beaches to mountains. In fact, California has more registered motorcycles than any other state in the country. However, it is crucial for motorcyclists to understand that there are laws in place regarding insurance…

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Is Lane Splitting Legal in California?

Motorcycle Accidents | May 15, 2019

Lane-splitting, also called “white lining,” is the act of passing between adjacent lanes of moving traffic. Understandably, many jurisdictions consider this a dangerous practice and have specific laws prohibiting lane-splitting. Other jurisdictions recognize that lane-splitting can be a life-saving maneuver in some traffic patterns and have clear guidelines stipulating when and how lane-splitting can be…

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How to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents | May 8, 2019

Motorcycle accidents are incredibly damaging. A motorcycle offers its operator virtually no protection from crash forces, unlike an enclosed passenger car with body panels and a sturdy frame to cushion the impact force from a crash. All motorcyclists should know how to prevent motorcycle accidents. While it is impossible for any rider to fully anticipate…

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What Should I Do After a Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle Accidents | May 1, 2019

A motorcycle accident can be a traumatic, damaging experience. Even a low-speed collision can result in serious injuries and substantial economic damages. If you or a loved one own a motorcycle and ever experience an accident, it is crucial to know what to do following the crash. The steps you take immediately after an accident…

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