Our Erie motorcycle accident attorneys are often contacted by motorcyclists who have questions related to motorcycle crashes and motorcycle accident injuries. In this article, we answer the top five questions about motorcycle accidents in Pennsylvania. How common are motorcycle crashes in Pennsylvania? Can I sue the other driver for full damages, even though Pennsylvania is… Read more »
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Motorcycle Accident Tips for Other Drivers
In many of the blogs you read, we provide tips for motorcyclists on how to avoid accidents. However, it is equally important for other motorists to be vigilant in taking steps to avoid causing a motorcycle crash. All motorists should practice safe driving habits to reduce the risk of injuring a motorcyclist. Seven Common Factors… Read more »
Is There a Deadline to See a Doctor After an Accident in Pennsylvania?
After many traffic accidents, the victims are transported to an emergency room for immediate medical care. Therefore, this question only arises when a victim refuses to be transported to the emergency room. While there is not a deadline for seeking medical treatment, your delay in seeking medical attention can have a negative impact on your… Read more »
Roar on the Shore Bike Week Returns to Erie, PA in 2018
Motorcyclists throughout North American converge on Erie, PA in July for Roar on the Shore Bike Week. The event is scheduled for July 18 through July 22, 2018. More than 165,000 motorcyclists are expected to attend the 5-day event this year. Twelve scenic rides are planned for this year’s event, including a parade of motorcycles…. Read more »
When Poor Road Conditions Cause Accidents in Pennsylvania, Who is Responsible?
Now that it is Fall in Pennsylvania, the weather will begin to get cooler. Even though we are not facing ice and snow yet, we will soon enough. Until then, we still deal with slick roads because of rain. When poor road conditions cause an accident, is anyone responsible? Can you sue another driver or… Read more »
Choosing the Right Motorcycle Helmet for You
The NHTSA released its data regarding motorcycle helmet usage in 2016 earlier this year. After that, it released data regarding the costs and lives saved by the use of helmets. From the information provided, motorcycle helmets saved 1,772 lives during 2015 and saved more than $19 billion in comprehensive costs and more than $3 billion… Read more »
Drunk Bicyclist and Pedestrian Accidents
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) annual report on pedestrian safety projects an unprecedented 11 percent increase in pedestrian fatalities for 2016. Awareness and efforts to prevent DUI accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists are in the works throughout the United States to reduce the number of alcohol-impaired bicyclists and pedestrians injured in accidents.
Are The Medications You Are Taking Increasing Your Risk For A Traffic Accident?
Do you know that over-the-counter medications can result in buzzed driving? When you think about drugged driving, you probably think about a driver who has consumed illegal drugs or smoked marijuana. However, drugged driving covers much more than illicit drugs. Buzzed and drug driving can result from taking any drug that impairs your ability to… Read more »