Category: Motorcycle Accidents

Category: Motorcycle Accidents

MOTORCYCLE HELMETS CAN PROTECT MORE THAN JUST YOUR HEAD

By: Chuck Richardson | June 10, 2021 | Motorcycle Accidents

The importance of motorcycle helmets cannot be overstated. They can protect a rider from serious, lifelong injuries. The human body is a sturdy machine, but it is not designed to withstand impact. Head injuries are a huge problem. They can lead to skull fractures or brain injuries. This is why you should always wear a […]

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DOES OKLAHOMA REQUIRE THE USE OF HELMETS FOR MOTORCYCLE DRIVERS?

By: Chuck Richardson | July 24, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents

To many, wearing a helmet is an essential piece of motorcycle safety. Electing to put on a helmet provides invaluable protection for riders. Motorcycles often travel at high speeds and are on the road with vehicles that are much larger. A helmet is sometimes the one factor that distinguishes a motorcycle accident ending in injuries […]

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DOES MOTORCYCLE SAFETY GEAR REALLY HELP?

By: Chuck Richardson | February 24, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents

When you ride a motorcycle, you are going the same speed as other vehicles on the road and you are exposed to the same risks. Nevertheless, you are doing all this without the protection that passenger vehicles offer, so it only makes sense that you’d want as much protection as possible. Motorcyclists wear the following safety […]

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OKLAHOMA HELMET LAWS: DOES A HELMET REALLY HELP?

By: Chuck Richardson | November 4, 2019 | Motorcycle Accidents

If you are riding a motorcycle in Oklahoma, you should be wearing a helmet. If you are under 18 years old, you are legally obligated to do so. This is because Oklahoma has what’s known as a “partial helmet law.” WHAT IS A PARTIAL HELMET LAW? Depending on the state, partial helmet laws apply only to motorcyclists […]

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WHY UNINSURED MOTORIST INSURANCE IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT FOR MOTORCYCLISTS

By: Chuck Richardson | September 5, 2019 | Motorcycle Accidents

As a motorcyclist, your “full coverage” insurance probably looks quite a bit different from the “full coverage” policy that your typical auto driver has. However, should they really look all that different? While many automobile drivers carry uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage, a large number of motorcyclists do not. And that could present a problem […]

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HOW SAFETY GEAR CAN HELP MOTORCYCLISTS MINIMIZE SERIOUS INJURIES IN AN ACCIDENT

By: Chuck Richardson | August 7, 2019 | Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists are nowhere near as protected as other motorists on the road, so it is important for drivers to maintain awareness of their surroundings to avoid a potentially fatal accident. Additionally, motorcyclists must also wear crucial safety gear to minimize the severity of an accident. According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), motorcyclists are 29 […]

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HOW IS MOTORCYCLE INSURANCE DIFFERENT FROM CAR INSURANCE?

By: Chuck Richardson | July 8, 2019 | Motorcycle Accidents

To cover the cost of expenses a motorcycle owner may incur if they are involved in an accident, most insurance providers offer special motorcycle insurance. If you haven’t looked into motorcycle insurance just yet, you may be wondering how it differs from a typical car insurance plan, if at all. Motorcycle insurance policies provide specialized coverage […]

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COMMON CAUSES OF MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS

By: Chuck Richardson | April 26, 2019 | Motorcycle Accidents

Feeling the wind on your face as you drive out on the open road can be an exhilarating experience, so it is no wonder why motorcycles are such a beloved mode of transportation. As thrilling as they can be, however, they also afford riders far less protection than other vehicles, such as cars or trucks. […]

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THE MOST COMMON MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT INJURIES

By: Chuck Richardson | March 8, 2019 | Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists are among some of the most vulnerable individuals on the road. Their bikes leave them exposed and, even with protective gear, they can sustain severe injuries in the event of an accident. Riders should do what they can to stay safe and minimize the severity of the injuries they can potentially sustain by wearing […]

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HOW TO OVERCOME JURY BIAS IN MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT CASES

By: Chuck Richardson | September 12, 2017 | Motorcycle Accidents

Do you ride motorcycles? If so, the overwhelming odds are that you follow the road laws, don’t ride dangerously, and avoid risky behavior as much as possible to give you the highest level of safety. However, that may not be how the jury sees you. Most motorcyclists are not bad people, but there’s no denying […]

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