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Motorcycle accident injuries: It is your right to seek justice

Responsible motorcycle fans in Oklahoma City know how to operate their vehicles safely. They know it is always wise to use helmets and other safety gear; they know how to look for danger spots; and they know to remain alert to traffic patterns and other motor vehicles.

Debunking common myths about motorcycle helmets

The nationwide debate centering on the safety of using motorcycle helmets is nothing new. It reaches every corner of the U.S. with people from all walks of life weighing in on the issue. Oklahoma is home to many motorcycle enthusiasts and while none of these citizens wants to experience a motorcycle accident, the benefits of helmet use remain unclear.

Avoiding motorcycle accidents is the best way to survive them

If you are reading this blog post, then you are probably a fan of motorcycle riding and you would like to be safe while traveling on Oklahoma City roadways. Good! Those who are safety conscious have the best chance of both avoiding a motorcycle accident and surviving if one does occur.

Negligence in motorcycle accidents involving children

When driving on a motorcycle near a child facility, drivers are required to exercise extra care on the road. Children may get scared more easily when approached with fast motor vehicles, which can result in accidents with sudden injuries. Motorcycle accidents are a common occurrence and may result in trauma to you, as well as the child.

What to do When You're in an Motor Accident

You are minding your business one day driving back from work, anxious to get home and enjoy your family when...BOOM! someone has recklessly ignored the rules of the road and turned your car into smithereens.  As you casually get out of your car, you notice that your full range of movement is limited, you are hurting but you don't see any physical injury.  You may even find that a day later your body is sore as if you entered a boxing ring the night before.  What should you do?  What can be done?  These are common questions many people encounter as they sustain a personal injury from a negligent, or even reckless, driver.  

How helmet laws influence claims in motorcycle accidents

Fatalities in motorcycles accidents are predominantly caused due to head injuries sustained by the decedent during the accident. A motorcyclist involved in an accident is three times more likely to sustain head injuries if they were not wearing a helmet compared to motorcyclists who were wearing a helmet.

Motorcycle Accidents and their risks

motorcycle crash can have a serious effect on your physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. While the particular transportation mode provides greater flexibility, it may also expose you to certain dangers. These may include lack of protective barriers between you and the road, open access to surrounding automobiles and reduced visibility of the environment.

Motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians

Pedestrians are the most vulnerable part of the traffic system. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, nearly 5,000 pedestrian deaths take place each year in the United States. Several of these deaths are a result of a motor vehicle collision, leading to fatal injuries for the pedestrian. Pedestrians are much more exposed to injuries compared to motor vehicle drivers, which is why the legal system protects them.

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