Category Archives: Motorcycle Accidents

Frederick M. Dudek is an avid cyclist and helps individuals in bicycle and motorcycle accidents seek justice if they are injured by the negligence of another.

Prince Michael Jackson Injured in California Motorcycle Crash

Prince Michael Jackson, oldest son of the late music legend Michael Jackson and Debbie Rowe, was recently hospitalized following a motorcycle crash in Los Angeles. According to TMZ, Jackson was riding his bike on wet pavement when he lost control of the bike. He wiped out and was injured badly enough to require an ambulance to transport him to the hospital. While inside the ambulance, he posted a photo on Instagram of his feet riding on a gurney. Jackson did not break any bones and was able to travel to classes not long after the accident. Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents Here is a list of some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents in California. Driving too fast for road conditions Unsafe lane changes Lane splitting, or driving between two lanes of traffic Inexperienced drivers Left turn accidents Motorcycle defects Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol…
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Drunk Motorcyclist Plows Through Group of Cyclists

Getting behind the wheel after you’ve been drinking is a bad idea. Getting behind the handlebars of a motorcycle? Also a bad idea. According to the California Highway Patrol, a man from Clovis lost control of his Harley Davidson while riding in Fresno County. He veered off the pavement and while trying to regain control of his motorcycle, he hit a group of three men riding bicycles. All three men were taken to a nearby medical center with major injuries. The perpetrator suffered minor injuries which were treated at the hospital before he was booked into county jail on felony DUI charges. Drunk Motorcycling Normally, when someone suffers injuries in an accident involving alcohol and motorcycles, it’s the motorcyclist being hit by a drunk driver. But drunk motorcyclists can inflict injuries, as seen in the above accident. An NHTSA report from 2010 shows that motorcycle riders who have BAC levels…
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What Can I Do If I’m a Passenger Injured in a Motorcycle Accident?

A car accident can be terrifying and lead to catastrophic injuries, but motorcycle accidents are often even worse. People who are on the motorcycle during the collision usually don’t walk away without some sort of injury. If you are a passenger who is injured in a motorcycle accident, it’s important that you know and understand all your legal options. Who Can I File a Claim Against? After a motorcycle accident, you may be wondering what you should do, or who you should be filing a claim with so that you can get your medical expenses reimbursed. As a passenger, there are a few different parties you may file a claim against, including: Motorcycle Operator – If the motorcycle operator was responsible for the accident, you may file a claim against them. Since this person is probably a family member or a close friend, you may be hesitant to file a…
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