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What to do after a motorcycle accident in Connecticut

If you were involved in a motorcycle accident, chances are that you were seriously injured and that you are scared about your future. You may be thinking about the expensive medical bills that are stacking up, whether your injuries will keep you from being able to do your job, and how all of this is going to affect your family.

Tips for sharing the roads with motorcyclists this spring

Believe it or not, but motorcycle season is right around the corner. In states like Connecticut where most riders put their bikes in storage for the winter, it's important for drivers to prepare to share the roadways with motorcyclists once again this spring.

Report: Connecticut needs an all-rider motorcycle helmet law

In one of our previous posts, we discussed the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety's recently-released 2015 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws, which evaluates the traffic safety laws in each state. Specifically, the Advocates look for the enforcement of 15 optimal laws that the group believes are necessary to promote highway safety.

Been in a motorcycle accident? Consider us for legal help

Imagine for a moment that you own a motorcycle. It's your primary source of transportation, and you have enjoyed many years of safe travel with your motorcycle. But one day as you go to work, a car cuts you off and you're involved in a major accident. You suffer severe injuries that require a lot of medical care, and you'll have to go through a lot of treatment and rehabilitation to get back in the shape you were in before the wreck.

The high cost of motorcycle accidents in the U.S. (2 of 2)

In our last post, we discussed how the most recent data available from the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed that motorcycle accident fatalities increased by 7 percent in 2012 from the prior year, and injuries from motorcycle accidents increased by 13 percent.

The high cost of motorcycle accidents in the U.S. (1 of 2)

According to a report released last month by the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcycle fatalities were up by 7 percent in 2012 from the year before, which represents the most recent data available.

Investigation into Spyder fires could lead to trike recall

Most people who ride motorcycles on a regular basis are aware that they are at a higher risk of being involved in a motor vehicle accident than other types of vehicles. The vehicles that share the road with motorcycles are not the only reasons that motorcycle accidents happen however. Sometimes they occur as a result of defects with parts of the motorcycle. This concern has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate a motorcycle type vehicle.

Motorcyclists suffers severe injuries in Connecticut accident

There are many different type of vehicles on the road today. As technology improves and gas prices increase, the roadways are filled with alternatives to the traditional automobile. As a result, traditional motorists need to take extra measures in order to preserve the safety of everyone who uses the road, including those on motorcycles, mopeds and bicycles. Failure to do so could result in severe injuries to those on these alternative vehicles. One recent accident in Connecticut has shown the dangers of a collision between a sports utility vehicle and a motorcycle.

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