Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycling Season Kicks Off – Stay Safe with These Tips

The month of May kicks off the warmer months of the year, the time that every motorcyclist looks forward to. Every motorcyclist should be aware of the need to stay safe at all times and the odds against him if he is ever involved in an accident. As the number of motorcycle riders across the […]

Stats Provide Grim Picture of Motorcyclist Safety in Indiana

Data for 2017 paints a somber picture of the motorcyclist safety situation in Indiana. According to the Indian University Public Policy Institute, in 2017, there were 147 fatalities in motorcycle accidents in Indiana. This was a staggering 47 percent increase over 2016. It was also the highest jump on record since 2012, when there was […]

Anti-Distracted Driving Legislation Helps Save Motorcyclist Lives, Too

It’s not only motorists who benefit when states pass legislation designed to prevent motorists from using cell phones while driving.  Studies show that these laws also result in a reduction in the number of motorcyclist fatalities. The results of a recent study published in the journal Social Science and Medicine found that in states that […]

Recovering Compensation for Soft Tissue Injuries After an Accident

Recovering damages for soft tissue injuries after an accident is often very challenging because of a number of reasons. Firstly, these injuries are often invisible.  Soft tissue injuries are injuries to the muscle, tendons, and ligaments, and are often not visible to the naked eye. There may be no external signs of the injury, and […]

Motorcycle Accident Data Spotlights Risk Factors

Motorcyclists make up a small percentage of the total number of users of our roads, but constitute a disproportionately large percentage of accident fatalities. In 2016, according to data supplied by the National Safety Council, 4,986 motorcyclists and their passengers were killed in accidents across the United States. The total number of injuries that year […]

Dip in Motorcycle Accident Fatalities Nationwide, but Not Indiana

You’re still much more likely to be injured while riding a motorcycle than driving a car, but those risks seem to have dropped somewhat. In 2017, there was a significant decline in the number of people killed in motorcycle accidents in the United States. However, that progress doesn’t seem to have percolated down to Indiana. Here, there […]

Motorcycle Helmets Can Protect against Cervical Spine Injury

It’s a well-established fact that wearing a motorcycle helmet significantly raises the risk of suffering a traumatic brain injury in an accident. However, new research now indicates that helmets are also very beneficial in helping protect motorcyclists against a possibly dangerous cervical spine injury. New research was conducted by conducted by a team of neurological […]