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Posts in Motorcycle Accidents
  • 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 "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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  • Tips to Keep Motorcyclists Visible When Sharing The Road
    Tips to Keep Motorcyclists Visible When Sharing The Road

    When motorcyclists share the roads with larger vehicles, it is important that they remain highly visible. Failure to do so can result in serious injury, and in the worst cases, death. According to ...

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  • 6 Tips to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident
    6 Tips to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident

    With summer temperatures ahead, motorcycle enthusiasts in Detroit and throughout the state are beginning to hit the road. We at Goodman Acker P.C. care deeply about the safety of motorcyclists, so we ...

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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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  • Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, How Will Independent Medical Exams Change?
    Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, How Will Independent Medical Exams Change?

    Michigan’s overhaul of their no-fault system is taking effect July 1, impacting all local drivers and their insurance policies. One of the many areas of insurance that will be affected is the ...

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  • Who Pays an Injured Person’s No-Fault Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Who Pays an Injured Person’s No-Fault Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    Starting in July, all Michigan drivers will be affected by a new auto insurance reform law, which will bring about a number of new changes. Because drivers will no longer be required to have unlimited ...

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  • Who Pays for an Injured Motorcyclist’s Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Who Pays for an Injured Motorcyclist’s Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    Michigan’s new no-fault law, which will go into effect starting July 1, will affect all motorists, including motorcyclists. However, many motorcyclists are concerned that the law will pose new ...

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  • Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, Who Pays for an Injured Pedestrian’s Benefits?
    Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, Who Pays for an Injured Pedestrian’s Benefits?

    While Michigan’s new auto insurance law, which will officially be enacted on July 1, impacts all drivers when it comes to insurance policies, pedestrians will be affected, too. Under Michigan’s ...

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  • Who is Liable for an Injured Bicyclist’s Benefits After an Accident Under Michigan’s New No-Fault Law?
    Who is Liable for an Injured Bicyclist’s Benefits After an Accident Under Michigan’s New No-Fault Law?

    Though Michigan’s new auto insurance law will affect all car drivers and their insurance policies starting July 1, it will also play a role in the lives of bicyclists who are injured in accidents. ...

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  • What Are My Options for PIP Coverage Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    What Are My Options for PIP Coverage Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    On July 1, 2020, Michigan’s new no-fault auto insurance reform law is going into effect, granting motorists new coverage options. Our Detroit car accident attorneys explain what you need to know about ...

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  • Are Out-of-State Residents Covered Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Are Out-of-State Residents Covered Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    On July 2, 2020, Michigan’s new auto insurance law will go into effect, resulting in a number of significant changes for motorists in the state. But what if you’re visiting Michigan as an out-of-state ...

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  • Do Michigan Residents Injured in an Out of State Car Accident Have Rights Under the New No-Fault Insurance Law?
    Do Michigan Residents Injured in an Out of State Car Accident Have Rights Under the New No-Fault Insurance Law?

    On July 1, 2020, a new state law will come into effect that changes how motorists are able to receive coverage for no-fault Personal Injury Protection (PIP) car insurance. Whereas prior to July 1 PIP ...

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  • New Michigan Auto Insurance Law Will Limit Attendant Care Hours
    New Michigan Auto Insurance Law Will Limit Attendant Care Hours

    On July 1, 2020, a new law will go into effect that allows drivers in Michigan to choose their own no-fault Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance plan, which was previously fixed. While many ...

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