Motorcycle accidents can result in very serious injuries—many are even more devastating than car accidents. In fact, according to the Insurance Information Institute, while passenger car fatalities in 2019 were around 9.42 per 100,000 registered vehicles, motorcycle fatalities were at 58.33 per 100,000 vehicles. That’s over six times as many fatalities for motorcyclists than there were […]
Georgia has strict helmet laws compared to other states. Regardless of whether it’s a legal requirement, wearing a helmet is a good idea for your safety as well. But you can’t just wear any helmet—it must meet specific requirements to comply with Georgia law. Basic Helmet Requirements in Georgia Georgia law requires that you always wear a […]
While riding a motorcycle can be risky, motorcycles have the same right to be on Georgia roads as any other vehicle. However, it’s helpful for bikers to understand the statistics about motorcycle accidents in Georgia to help them better exercise caution while out on the open road. Georgia Motorcycle Accident Statistics The National Highway Traffic […]
Motorcycle accidents can be especially dangerous, and chances are that if you were involved in one, you have some kind of injury or property damage. In that case, you will find yourself dealing with the insurance company very soon. Motorcycle accident insurance claims should be straightforward, but instead, they’re often complicated and require a lot […]
If you were hurt in a motorcycle accident, you’re probably dealing with a lot of pain and difficult emotions—not to mention medical bills and other financial costs. Many accident victims choose to hire a motorcycle accident attorney for their accident so they can get support from a professional and focus on recovery.
After a motorcycle accident, you have the right to file a personal injury claim for a settlement if you did not cause the accident. How long this motorcycle accident claim actually takes to settle—meaning you get paid for your damages and the case closes—depends on certain factors. Here’s what you can expect based on the […]
Most people picture a courtroom, jury, judge, and gavel when they think of legal cases. However, a motorcycle accident case rarely looks like this. Although going to trial is certainly an option, chances are high that you will not have to go to court for a motorcycle accident. Most motorcycle accident cases are resolved through […]
When you suffer injuries in a motorcycle accident, there are typically two types of damages you may face: economic damages (like medical costs and lost wages) and non-economic damages (like pain and suffering).
Getting full compensation for your damages after a motorcycle accident is easier said than done. The at-fault driver might try to blame you or their insurance company might downplay your injuries—just to name a few potential scenarios. Motorcycle accident claims can be complicated, but you have legal rights, and there are steps you can take […]
Most people will assume it’s more dangerous to get on the road riding a motorcycle than driving a car. And it’s true. Although motorcycle accidents make up a much smaller percentage of total collisions on Georgia roads, the rates of injury and death are higher. Plus, they’re more likely to involve other harmful factors like alcohol consumption.