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Blog Posts in Motorcycle Accidents

Posts in Motorcycle Accidents
  • Does Not Wearing a Helmet Affect Motorcycle Accident Claims?
    Does Not Wearing a Helmet Affect Motorcycle Accident Claims?

    It is well known that not wearing a helmet while riding a motorcycle is dangerous. By not wearing a helmet, you greatly increase your likelihood of sustaining a devastating head injury. A lesser-known ...

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  • Where Do Motorcycle Accidents Typically Occur?
    Where Do Motorcycle Accidents Typically Occur?

    Motorcycle accidents tend to be much more severe than their passenger vehicle counterparts, no matter what types of roads the crashes occur on. Continue reading to learn where motorcycle accidents ...

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  • Motorcycle Accidents: An Overview
    Motorcycle Accidents: An Overview

    In order to better understand which vehicles are represented here, the following are included when referring to motorcycles: Two- or three-wheeled motorcycles Off-road motorcycles Mopeds Scooters ...

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  • Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents
    Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents

    Motorcycle accidents can result in more serious accidents than those involved in typical car accidents, due to the fact that motorcycle riders are not enclosed on all four sides. Injuries can include ...

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  • Do Motorcyclists Qualify for No-Fault Insurance Benefits?
    Do Motorcyclists Qualify for No-Fault Insurance Benefits?

    The Michigan no-fault insurance law helps injured motorists cover the cost of damages in most motor vehicle accidents. However, these laws don’t necessarily extend to all different types of vehicles ...

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  • Determining Fault in Motorcycle Accidents
    Determining Fault in Motorcycle Accidents

    Why Are Motorcycles Treated Differently Than Cars? The state of Michigan does not consider motorcycles to be motor vehicles. This means two things: one, that a motorcyclist involved in a crash is very ...

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  • What Causes Motorcycle Accidents?
    What Causes Motorcycle Accidents?

    Motorcycles can be exhilarating, but they can also be extremely dangerous under the right circumstances. Motorcycle accidents take the lives of nearly 5,000 people in the United States each year, and ...

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  • Driving Tips That Will Keep You Safe This Winter
    Driving Tips That Will Keep You Safe This Winter

    Now that cold weather and snow storms are sweeping across the country, you should ask yourself: Am I prepared to drive in chilly, winter conditions? During the winter, you should only drive when it is ...

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  • Motorcycle Safety Tips
    Motorcycle Safety Tips

    Motorcycles lack the outer protection other vehicles have, which can make them far deadlier in a crash. In fact, roughly 80% of all motorcycle accidents cause either death or an injury, whereas only ...

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  • Farm Bureau Insurance Company's
    Farm Bureau Insurance Company's "Helmetless Motorcyclist" Defense is Rejected by Court of Appeals

    According to the Michigan Court of Appeals, an uninsured motorcycle rider who was not wearing a helmet at the time of his deadly crash was not excluded from recovering no-fault insurance benefits. ...

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  • What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?
    What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

    A birth injury, also referred to as birth trauma, occurs when a baby endures a physical injury as the result of being born. Birth injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but when it happens due to ...

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  • Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40
    Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40

    We are proud to announce that one of our equity partners, attorney Jordan B. Acker, has been awarded as a “40 Under 40” honoree by Crain's Detroit Business ! According to Crain's Detroit Business , ...

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  • Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan
    Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan

    The Goodman Acker P.C. team is proud to announce that our founding partner, Attorney Barry Goodman , was honored by the State Bar of Michigan with the Distinguished Service Award! To be recognized as ...

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  • Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?
    Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?

    Car insurance is a necessary purchase for any person who drives a car. With a car insurance policy in place, you have a source of financial support in the event that you are injured in a car accident. ...

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  • Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?
    Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?

    In cases of pedestrian accidents , it is very rare that the pedestrian does not sustain the most significant injuries. Drivers who are involved in pedestrian accidents rarely sustain any injuries, and ...

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  • Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?
    Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?

    When you purchase an insurance policy, the rate you pay is determined based primarily on the likelihood that you will be involved in a car accident . Insurance companies base their business model on ...

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  • Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?
    Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?

    When considering how injury victims are compensated, there are many different laws, coverage plans, and other elements that can impact how a case is resolved. In Michigan, drivers who are involved in ...

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  • Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020
    Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020

    An AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell has been the highest peer rating standard in the legal community since 1896. At Goodman Acker P.C., we are pleased to congratulate our founding and ...

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  • Does Zantac Cause Cancer?
    Does Zantac Cause Cancer?

    You’ve likely heard the commotion surrounding the prevalence of cancer-causing ingredients in the popular heartburn medication, Zantac . But do the claims truly live up to the hype? Keep reading to ...

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  • How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?
    How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?

    Through a car accident claim with your auto insurance company, you can receive compensation for your medical bills, repair costs, and other damages. Although your insurance company can be very helpful ...

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