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Motorcycle Helmets: Does Not Wearing a Helmet Decrease My Compensation?

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Many Motorcyclists Wonder If Their Choice to Not Wear a Helmet Will Impact Their Claim As a motorcyclist in Florida, you have the option to ride with or without a helmet if you are 21 or older. Many motorcyclists choose to use this option, and prefer to ride without a helmet, but they may… Read More »

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Moped/Motor Scooter Collisions

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Mopeds (also known as motor scooters) have become a popular method of transportation here in Florida, where moped use is increasing at one of the fastest rates in the nation according to The Motor Scooter Report. There are few other modes of transportation that are as economical, efficient, and fun as riding a moped…. Read More »

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Motorcycle Crashes: The Myth of the “Blind Spot”

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It is no secret that riding a motorcycle is more dangerous than driving a car. In fact, motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die per mile ridden than passenger car occupants, according to the Insurance Information Institute. While even the smallest cars and pickups have roll cages, seat belts, and protection in the… Read More »

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Treating Severe Road Rash Following a Motorcycle Crash

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The average car driver might assume that motorcyclists wear leather for looks or to appear tough, but leather jackets and pants serve a much more important function than making a fashion statement—leather and other protective riding gear protects motorcyclists from road rash in the event of a crash, as proven by research published in… Read More »

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Motorcycle Safety Tips for Riders in Florida

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Given the temperate climate here in Florida, it’s no surprise that riding a motorcycle is a year-round activity. Unfortunately, when an accident occurs, it can result in serious injuries given that motorcycle riders have little protection. Even motorcyclists who wear helmets and protective gear are no match for the impact with a vehicle, or… Read More »

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Frequently Asked Questions After an Orlando Motorcycle Accident

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If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident, having to deal with the aftermath can feel overwhelming. You are likely in a lot of pain, perhaps even still in the hospital. Your motorcycle is damaged, and you can’t work. You may feel like the world is against you, but that’s not the case. The… Read More »

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The Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

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It’s no secret that motorcycle crashes are more often than not to result in serious injury or death. Actually according to the federal government there were 35 times more deaths from motorcycle accidents than car accidents. It’s not even the that motorcycle accidents happen more frequently. In fact, it’s about as likely to occur… Read More »

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Top 5 Common Motorcycle Injuries

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Vehicle accidents are one of the scariest things that could happen to a person. Even if the injuries don’t seem to be that severe, they could leave lasting damage that can last throughout your life. Knowing common injuries that could occur is a good thing to know before getting on the road. This is… Read More »

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Checking on Motorcycle Safety Recalls Could Save You An Accident

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Owning and riding a motorcycle can be a dangerous thing especially when you don’t pay attention to safety concerns that are brought up about bikes. If you haven’t done a recall check now may be the right time to do so. Ignoring these recalls is going to do nothing except help you get into… Read More »

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The Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

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In 2006, motorcycle crashes caused 35 times more deaths than car accidents. The alarming statistics that surround motorcycles have encouraged people to begin more conversations about motorcycle safety and to force motorcyclist to become more aware of the risks they are taking as well as how to avoid them. Payer Law Group, the Orlando… Read More »

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