Michigan requires motorcyclists to wear protective headgear, but some riders over age 21 are exempt from this requirement. The move to make helmet wearing optional for some motorcyclists began in 2012. While helmets are not mandatory, statistics show that they save lives and prevent serious head injuries. What Are the Details of Michigan’s Motorcycle Helmet Law? Michigan motorcycle […]Learn More
The world of insurance can be confusing, and if you’re injured in a car accident, the last thing you want to worry about is who will pay for all your medical bills. Don’t fret too much, because your health insurance provider will pay your medical bills if you have health insurance. Most states also require […]Learn More
The world of social media is a great way to stay in touch with friends and family. These popular media platforms are such a common part of daily life that most of us don’t think twice about what we post. From check-ins and reviews, to photos and updates about our daily lives, these means of […]Learn More
Being injured in an automobile accident can cause months – if not years – of pain, suffering, and loss of income. Several steps should be made after an accident, including working with insurance companies. What you may not realize, though, is that there might be more than one type of insurance you’ll be dealing with […]Learn More
Goodman Acker recently settled a motorcycle accident suit for a passenger who was seriously injured due to a road defect in Wayne County, Michigan. Our client was riding on the back of her husband’s motorcycle when she was ejected from the bike after hitting a rut/trench in the roadway. As a result of the accident, […]Learn More
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 unlikely to be considered liable or at-fault in the same way as a car or truck, and two, that a motorcycle is […]Learn More
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 effect of not wearing a helmet is the impact that this behavior can have on a motorcycle accident claim if you are involved in […]Learn More
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 tend to occur. Types of Roads Where Motorcyclists Tend to Crash When it comes to fatal motorcycle accidents, certain types of roads see more crashes […]Learn More
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 Minibikes Pocket bikes Due to the nature of motorcycles, they’re not nearly as crashworthy as their closed-vehicle counterparts. Additionally, they’re not as easily seen by other drivers and require […]Learn More
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