Brain Injuries and Helmet Laws

Brain Injuries and Helmet Laws

Charlotte NC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Helmet laws significantly reduce the strain on public resources. Riders without a helmet cost more to treat at the hospital, spend a longer time in rehabilitation, and are more likely to require some form of public assistance to for pay medical bills and rehabilitation. In 1991, prior to enacting its … Read more

Summer and Motorcycle Accidents

Rock Hill SC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer We are in the end of July and summer is in full swing. The roads are packed with families driving to the beach for vacation or up to the mountains for a summer camping trip. Along with that, motorcyclists are out enjoying every beautiful day trying to get riding … Read more

Motorcycle Fatalities Increase as Summer Approaches

Rock Hill SC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer As summer quickly approaches and kids are out of school for the summer, our roads will quickly fill up with more traffic. With more traffic on our roads the risk for an accident is that much greater, especially for motorcycles. Motorcycles often go unseen on the road until a … Read more

“Universal” Helmet Law

Rock Hill SC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer North Carolina is among a small group states that has coined the term “universal” motorcycle helmet law. That means that all bike riders and passengers, regardless of age, must wear a helmet at all times while riding. That comparatively stringent exaction deserves recognition and kudos, according to researchers from … Read more

Large Truck and Motorcycle Collide

Rock Hill SC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Early Sunday morning a man died when his motorcycle struck another vehicle. The man on the motorcycle was riding without a helmet on at the time of the crash. The motorcyclist had been traveling “at a very high rate of speed” just before his motorcycle struck another vehicle. He … Read more

Motorcycle Deaths/Injuries Cost Over $16 billion

Charlotte NC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer The cost from crashes involving motorcycle deaths or injuries were roughly $16 billion in 2010. This number is not including any long-term medical care that could be required in the future, which would increase this number dramatically. Motorcyclists are statistically involved in more fatal crashes than drivers of other types … Read more

Motorcycle Helmets Linked to Hearing Loss

Charlotte NC Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Motorcyclists wearing helmets may be at risk of hearing loss, not from the loud noise of their motorcycle engine, but from the sound of the wind cutting through the helmet. A new study has been done that shows the need for greater research to produce safer helmets that don’t have any health effects. … Read more