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April 2016 Archives

The preconceived notion that the injured motorcyclist is at fault

More often than not, motorcycle accidents result in serious injuries requiring hospitalization and, according to the Insurance Information Institute, far more injuries result from motorcycle accidents than passenger car collisions. Even the most careful, diligent of riders can be involved in an accident at some point. Unfortunately, there is a stigma attached to motorcyclists. Whereas it is commonly believed or insinuated that motorcycle riders are risk-taking drivers, who are to blame for these accidents, that is a broad generalization.

How can you deal with a wrongful death?

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is one of the most heartbreaking and devastating things to happen to a family. When that loss could have been avoided if the party responsible hadn't been negligent, it can be even more devastating, confusing, and bring with it unanswered questions and financial issues that will affect the future of those left behind.

Motorcycles laws and helmets in California

Motorcycle riding in California is very popular. With the weather always presenting ideal riding temperatures and conditions, riders can enjoy everything from inner-city cruises, beach side rides and mountain trail carving escapades; California truly has something for every rider. However, there is an inherent danger involved with riding which is why there is currently a 15 hour mandatory Motorcycle Training Course requirement for California residents under age 21 (and recommended for those over) seeking to gain a motorcycle endorsement on their driver's license.

There are many steps involved when a car accident happens

When you are involved in a car crash, the most important thing to worry about first and foremost is your health. After that, you need to ensure that you get the insurance details of the other driver. If they are refusing to take responsibility for the accident or perhaps you were involved in a hit-and-run accident, you will need to hire an attorney in order to make a legal case.

What is wrongful death and what are the rights of the family?

Each year, thousands of Americans are the victims of wrongful deaths that leave their family with a great emotional and financial loss. These deaths may have a criminal and civil component that exists as separate legal entities.