Hiring a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

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Motorcycle accidents can be devastating, both physically and emotionally. They can result in serious injuries, expensive medical bills, and even death. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die in a crash than passenger car occupants. With warmer weather approaching, many motorcyclists will be out on the road again. Read more to learn about how to stay safe and when to consult with a qualified motorcycle accident lawyer. What Causes a Motorcycle Accident? The causes for motorcycle accidents are typically the same as those that cause any motor vehicle accident. These...

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What to Do After a Dirt Bike Accident

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Dirt biking is a popular pastime in Colorado for locals and tourists alike. The state’s natural beauty and an abundance of trails for all skill levels make it one of the top destinations for dirt biking in the country. Like other off-roading vehicles, however, dirt biking is not without risks. Let’s take a look at factors that might contribute to a dirt bike accident, and when you should seek legal advice for your injuries.  Colorado’s Dirt Bike Regulations Dirt bikes fall under the category of “off-highway vehicles,” or OHVs. Other examples of OHVs include three-wheelers, ATVs, surplus military vehicles, and dune buggies....

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Open Door Motorcycle Accidents in Colorado

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Most of us don’t give much thought to opening our car doors when parked along a road. We might absent-mindedly glance into the side view mirror to check for any oncoming vehicles, then fling open the door and go about our business. But this simple act can have significant consequences for an unseen motorcyclist, who risks injury or even death as a result of the sudden obstacle.  When a motorcyclist crashes into the passenger or driver’s side door of a motor vehicle, it is called an “open door crash.” Open door crashes may also occur when a motorcyclist suddenly swerves to...

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Laws for Motorcyclists in Colorado

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Riding a motorcycle can be exhilarating: speeding along a scenic roadway, the wind in your hair, enjoying the sites and sounds of nature. Unfortunately, riding a motorcycle is also dangerous. Like bicycles, the exposed nature of the vehicle makes motorcyclists much more vulnerable when an accident occurs, no matter how minor. You can reduce your chances of being involved in a deadly crash by knowing motorcyclist laws in Colorado, as well as a few tips to keep yourself safe.  Do Motorcyclists in Colorado Have to Wear a Helmet? Although helmets have been shown to drastically reduce the risk of injury and death,...

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