Category: Motorcycle Accident

The Impact of Speed on Motorcycle Crashes

The Impact of Speed on Motorcycle Crashes

February 29, 2024 | Motorcycle Accident

Discover the impact speeding has on motorcycle accidents that cause severe injuries and even fatalities. Explore the factors behind speeding, the injuries sustained in high-speed collisions, and the importance of seeking legal counsel for a motorcycle accident injury claim. Speeding contributes to motorcycle accidents and fatalities so extensively that more than 2,000 motorcyclists lost their… read more

Internal Injuries from Motorcycle Crashes

July 24, 2023 | Motorcycle Accident

Motorcyclists face more risks on the roadway than others, particularly when it comes to injuries that can occur as a result of a crash. Unfortunately, motorcycle riders are much more susceptible to severe internal injuries that can result in significant long-term consequences. Here, we want to discuss some of the most common internal injuries associated… read more

How Long Do I Have to File a Motorcycle Accident Claim in West Virginia?

September 30, 2021 | Motorcycle Accident

If you or someone you care about sustains an injury in a motorcycle crash caused by the actions of another driver in West Virginia, you should be able to recover compensation for your injuries and property damage. However, securing this compensation can be challenging. It is important for crash victims in these cases to understand… read more

Can I Get Compensation for Motorcycle Road Rash?

September 27, 2021 | Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle riders are more vulnerable than others on the roadway, particularly in the event an accident occurs. Anytime a motorcyclist sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another driver, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses. Here, we want to discuss whether or not a motorcyclist can recover… read more

How Are Motorcycle Accident Claims Different From Car Accident Claims?

September 20, 2021 | Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accidents often result in severe injuries for those involved. In general, a person can recover compensation for any accident caused by the actions of another driver on the roadway. However, motorcycle accidents are not always cut and dry. There are various factors that go into motorcycle accident claims that differentiate them from traditional car… read more

If I Wasn’t Wearing A Helmet, Can I Still Be Compensated?

September 13, 2021 | Motorcycle Accident

It is no secret that motorcycle helmets can prevent severe head and brain injuries in the event a collision occurs. That is why the state of West Virginia has strict motorcycle helmet laws in place. However, will the failure to wear a motorcycle helmet affect an injured motorcyclist’s ability to recover compensation after an accident?… read more

What are the Different Types of Motorcycle Insurance?

September 30, 2020 | Motorcycle Accident

All drivers must be insured if they want to operate their vehicles safely on the roadways of West Virginia. This includes motorcycle operators. Some people may not realize that motorcyclists in West Virginia must obtain a separate insurance policy apart from their traditional vehicle insurance policy in order to operate their cycles legally. Whether you… read more

Is Lane Splitting Legal in West Virginia?

September 25, 2020 | Laws,Motorcycle Accident

Lane splitting, often called lane sharing or lane filtering, involves riding between two lanes of traffic that are traveling in the same direction while riding a motorcycle. Lane splitting is illegal in the state of West Virginia, just as it is in every other state except for California. Any motorcyclist who is caught lane splitting… read more

How to Prevent a Motorcycle Accident

September 21, 2020 | Motorcycle Accident

Owning and operating a motorcycle can be a fun and exhilarating experience for those in West Virginia. However, motorcycle accidents can result in severe injuries for cyclists, and these injuries can lead to long-term disabilities. Safety should be on the top of every motorcyclist’s mind every time they get on their bike to ride. The… read more