If a Car and Cycle Collide, Which Party is at Fault for it?

Owing to the climate and the citizens’ environmental awareness, motorcycles and bicycles have become the transportation means of choice for a huge segment of California’s population. This means that motorcycle and bike riders must share the highways and streets of the US state with other automobiles. Even though it may appear that auto drivers are…

Why Motorcycle Accident Cases are Challenging

Motorcycle accident cases in the US may be rather different from car crashes and a bit more challenging with regards to collecting evidence as well as convincing jurors. Owing to this, they can appear harder to win, particularly without appropriate representation. However, in the experienced hands of a motorcycle accident attorney, victims and their family…

FAQs Related to Injuries to Passengers on Motorcycle

People in California often ask, from a legal standpoint, that if they could be held liable when there are injuries sustained by the passengers they were carrying on their motorcycle. This is a question, which personal injury attorneys often come across. Note that there are different provisions of California’s Vehicle Code and general laws concerning…

A Look at the Motorcycle Laws in the State of California

Motorcyclists in California are required to follow much the same laws as drivers of any other kind of vehicle. The state’s legal system also holds laws that apply to motorcyclists specifically. These rules are in place for their protection, as well as that of others using the road. Decent knowledge of these rules can spell…

How to Take Legal Action against Car Driver Who Does Not Hit you

Coverage prior to compensation – that is the “black letter law” for insurance. Let us say you are injured in a California car accident. Before getting compensated for the injuries you have sustained, there has to be coverage under the auto insurance policy. If there is a collision, there is likely coverage for that. Generally,…

Settlement Factors in Motorcycle Accident Case

If you are involved in a personal injury lawsuit or an insurance claim, you are perhaps wondering how much the case of yours might be worth. In any given motorcycle accident, there are lots of unique factors to predict its outcome with regards to a dollar figure. Below discussed are the main considerations when trying…

Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle riders will know the feeling of riding on two wheels on the open road. Unluckily, there are many other drivers, who are distracted or do not pay attention while driving close to motor cycles, leading to serious accidents. If you were in a motorcycle accident that was caused by some other person’s negligence, you…

5 Things to Do Right after a Bike Accident

Motorcycle accidents can be very dangerous, but for people surviving one, the things they do immediately after can decide their legal situation in the weeks and months to come. It can be hard to approach events logically while simultaneously regaining your physical and mental bearing. Keeping the following things in mind can help you maintain…

The Five Elements of a Negligence Claim

When filing a personal injury lawsuit following a motorcycle accident, one would normally include at least one claim of negligence against the at-fault driver. Negligence, in the legal sense, is the failure to exercise the same level of care, which a reasonable person would have exercised under the same circumstances, or similar ones. California assigns…

Who is at Fault in a Motorcycle Accident That Involves Lane Splitting?

The practice of riding motorcycles between traffic lanes has been a hot topic of debate, particularly in Southern California, where they often split lanes in order to move past stalled traffic rows. Lane splitting was gaining acceptance across California a few years ago, with the California Highway Patrol given the responsibility to issue lane splitting…