Motorcycle Accidents

The Dangers of Lane-Splitting

Motorcyclists and Lane-Splitting Getting out for a ride on your motorcycle is certainly a fun activity. Whether you are riding to the beach or going for an extended tour of your town, it’s no secret that motorcyclists are more likely to be involved in a severe accident than other motorists. Even though there are road… read more

5 Road Hazards that Motorcyclists Face [INFOGRAPHIC]

Motorcycle Road Hazards Explained Motorcycle rides on Florida roads can be a carefree way to spend your day. However, motorcyclists are more vulnerable to sustaining an injury should they be involved in an accident. There are many ways a motorcycle accident can happen. From riding over potholes to missing traffic signs, knowing what to watch… read more

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

How Do Motorcycle Accidents Happen? Many Floridians like to get out on the open road and enjoy the pleasures that motorcycle riding can bring. Although it’s a fun and carefree way to spend your day, motorcyclists are more prone to road hazards than motorists — and their size and lack of certain safeguards, like seatbelts… read more

What Does Personal Injury Mean?

While most people are familiar with the concept of a civil lawsuit, there’s often some confusion about what the term “personal injury” actually means – and how it can apply to your own life. As personal injury lawyers with more than 60 years of combined experience, we can take on a wide range of claims… read more

How You Can Stay Safe As a Motorcyclist On the Busy Road

Whether you are a new motorcycle rider or an experienced biker, it is in your best interest to practice basic motorcycle safety. Read up on these tips to stay safe on the road. Choose the Right Bike When shopping for a bike, make sure to select one that fits your body frame. On an ideal… read more

Maintenance Tips for Motorcyclists

Motorcyclists are at a higher risk of sustaining serious or fatal injuries during accidents. In order to protect yourself on the road and reduce the probability of a crash, review these maintenance tips to keep your motorcycle in good condition. Brakes Perform regular visual inspections and walking tests to ensure your brakes are functioning normally…. read more

Motorcycle Accident Stats in Florida

Statistically, motorcyclists are at a higher risk of sustaining serious or fatal injuries during a traffic accident. 5,286 motorcyclists were killed in traffic accidents in 2016, a 5.1% increase from the previous year. Florida had the highest rate of motorcycle fatalities during that year. Get the facts on Florida motorcycle accident statistics below. If you… read more

Do Motorcycle Accidents Increase in the Summer Months?

Motorcycle accidents are inherently more dangerous than traditional passenger vehicle accidents, as motorcycles lack the same protection that cars provide. As such, thousands of motorcycle accidents occur each year, many of them resulting in fatalities. In fact, 5,286 motorcyclists were killed in accidents in 2016; Florida was the state with the most motorcycle fatalities that… read more

“Freedom” for Motorcycle Riders Isn’t Worth the Risk

By: Morgan Gaynor A recentTampa Bay Times column by Sue Carlton noted that a Florida lawmaker introduced a bill to once again require motorcycle riders to wear helmets. She cited findings on how helmets protect riders from death and brain injuries, wryly concluding that sometimes the law really does need to protect us from ourselves…. read more