Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Right of Way on California Roadways

Motorcyclists are far more likely to be involved in a serious or fatal accident than a driver or occupant in a car. In 2010, more than 4,500 motorcyclists were killed and an additional 82,000 sustained injuries while riding. According to the NHTSA statistics, a motorcyclist is 30 times more likely than a passenger car occupant to die in a fatal motor vehicle accident. The fatality rate of a motorcycle is at 24.39 percent, as opposed to the 0.83 percent fatality rate of passenger cars. And while reckless driving many factor in some of these accidents, another common cause for [...]

Lane Change Motorcycle Accidents: Who is at Fault

Lane changing is a matter of course during our daily driving experience. Whether drivers are attempting to make a turn or take an exit, lane changing is often a necessary step preceding many driving maneuvers. Before drivers change lanes, it is important to follow standard safety procedures:

Signaling intention to change lanes
Checking both mirrors
Check blind spots
Changing only one lane at a time
Ensuring there is sufficient space to accommodate your vehicle

Motorcycle Accidents

Unfortunately, lane changing is one of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents. After driving into a motorcyclist while changing lanes, drivers frequently claim to have [...]

How a San Diego Motorcycle Accident Lawyer can Help you

After being involved in a motorcycle accident caused by someone else’s recklessness, who you entrust your San Diego accident claim to is one of the most important decisions you can make. Because injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident are frequently catastrophic and motorcyclists often face prejudice when attempting to recover compensation from insurance companies, having professional legal representation can have a significant impact on the amount of compensation you will be able to receive. A San Diego attorney experienced in handling motorcycle accident claims will be able to help you recover damages such as:

Past and future medical bills
Lost [...]