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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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  • Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    As you probably know by now, Michigan has recently undergone a massive change in the way auto insurance works. You must now choose from one of the following protection levels to receive no-fault ...

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  • Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
    Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

    Reverend Wendell and Lady Monica Anthony of Fellowship Chapel have made Thanksgiving Turkey dinner giveaways a tradition for the last 30 years, providing more than 100,000 dinners. This will be ...

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  • Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team
    Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team

    1. Lawsuits : There are now 6 lawsuits in state and federal courts brought by Trump or his allies making allegations of irregularities and fraud in Detroit election procedures, principally the ...

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  • Understanding the Types of Car Accidents
    Understanding the Types of Car Accidents

    And How They Happen // Anytime your vehicle collides with another car or object, you have experienced a car accident . Car accidents can be minor, like bumping into the side of your own parking ...

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  • What Happens After a Hit and Run?
    What Happens After a Hit and Run?

    Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime, but that doesn’t stop some people from doing so. Hit-and-run crashes can be much worse than typical car accidents . With no one to call for help, injuries ...

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  • Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?
    Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?

    Yes, you can get a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt in Michigan. You can even get a ticket if your passenger is not wearing a seatbelt. In 2018 , the state joined the nationwide “ Click It or Ticket ...

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  • School Bus Safety Week
    School Bus Safety Week

    Every third week of October, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) hosts National School Bus Safety Week. The educational event helps parents, students, teachers, school ...

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  • The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options
    The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options

    As of July 1, 2020, all Michigan drivers and their insurance policies are affected by the state’s new no-fault auto insurance law . It’s important to be aware of how this new law will impact you if ...

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  • Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?
    Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?

    Understanding the rights of passengers following a car accident can be complex. People who were injured in a collision in which passengers were involved often wonder how the expenses of passengers ...

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  • Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues
    Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues

    Being a safe driver involves more than using your turn signals, obeying speed limits, and practicing other safe behaviors while behind the wheel. In addition to these responsibilities, drivers must ...

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