By Robert I. Feinberg | Published September 30, 2023 | | |
Motorcycles are the smallest motor vehicles on the road. When they collide with a car, truck or bus, the motorcycle riders usually bear the brunt of the injury because they lack external protections other than a helmet. Collisions can result from multiple causes, with more than one party sharing the blame. If you’ve been hurt Read MoreRead More
Motorcycle accidents often result in serious injuries to riders. A motorcycle is no match for an oncoming car or a commercial vehicle, and a rider has no barrier of protection. Massachusetts law requires all riders to wear helmets that meet certain safety specifications. If a rider without a helmet is hurt in a collision, he/she Read MoreRead More
The suggestion of a previous blog post on auto insurance applies even more so to motorcyclists. The obvious reason that a motorcyclist needs sufficient protection under Part 3, Bodily Injury Caused By an Uninsured Auto, and Part 12, Bodily injury Caused By an Underinsured Auto, is due to the severity of motorcycle collisions.Read More
According to the CDC, between 2001 and 2008, more than 34,000 motorcyclists were killed and an estimated 1,222,000 persons were treated in a U.S. Emergency Department (ED) for a non-fatal motorcycle related injury. Motorcycle accident death rates increased 55% from 2001 to 2008. According to statistics that are readily available, in 2005, there were 56 Read MoreRead More
On August 4, 2013, a man was killed and his wife hospitalized with serious injuries after their motorcycle collided with a Ford SUV near the intersection of Meadow and Smithville Roads in suburban Boston, Massachusetts. The rider, 58-year-old Thomas Mansfield, was rushed to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 54-year-old Jane Mansfield, Read MoreRead More
Motorcycles provide a unique driving experience that is both fun and fuel-efficient. Unfortunately, riding a motorcycle can also be very dangerous. If you get into a motorcycle accident, it is quite likely that you will be injured because your body is so exposed to other vehicles. Such injuries are often serious and in the worst-case Read MoreRead More
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