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5 Safety Tips for Motorcycle Riders

Motorcycle Safety Precautions While riding a motorcycle is undoubtedly a fun pastime, it can also be a dangerous recreational activity. Having a lack of skills and knowledge needed to operate one safely can put riders and other motorists on the road at risk. Before heading out for a motorcycle ride, it’s critical to be prepared… read more

What is a “No Contact” Motorcycle Accident?

While many motorcycle accidents involve colliding with a motor vehicle, a single-vehicle crash is possible too. Many motorcyclists lose control of their bikes and crash due to negligent or reckless driving behaviors of other motorists — and, typically, the other motorist walks away unscathed and without damage to their vehicle. Even though a rider crashes… read more

Planned Reopening of Schools Raises Thorny Legal Issues

As July ends, the coronavirus pandemic is not letting up. Floridians who were hoping the worst was over in May or June now find that infection rates across their state are worse than ever. Parents and school employees are thus facing the coming school year with fear and trepidation. Administrators, who’ve been given the mandate… read more

Most Common Motorcycle Crash Injuries

Motorcycle Crash Injuries Explained The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the number of motorcyclists in the U.S. killed has dropped since 2018. However, that doesn’t change the fact that motorcycle riders consistently make the top list of traffic fatalities year after year. For motorcyclists who are fortunate enough to survive a… read more

Florida Helmet Laws for Motorcyclists

Understanding Florida Helmet Laws Riding a motorcycle can be a leisurely way to spend the day. However, it goes without saying that riders are at a higher risk of being involved in a motorcycle crash. While it’s impossible to predict a motorcycle accident, you should always heed safety precautions before you go out for a… read more

Recent Supreme Court Decisions Are Really About Consistency

Observers of the U.S. Supreme Court have had plenty of things to talk about this term. Mainstream media have described recent decisions in favor of abortion rights, the DACA program, and LGBTQ rights as surprising, given the Court’s current conservative majority. This kind of liberal/conservative lens oversimplifies what judges do. Judges are not political—at least… read more

The Dangers of Lane-Splitting

Motorcyclists and Lane-Splitting Getting out for a ride on your motorcycle is certainly a fun activity. Whether you are riding to the beach or going for an extended tour of your town, it’s no secret that motorcyclists are more likely to be involved in a severe accident than other motorists. Even though there are road… read more

5 Road Hazards that Motorcyclists Face [INFOGRAPHIC]

Motorcycle Road Hazards Explained Motorcycle rides on Florida roads can be a carefree way to spend your day. However, motorcyclists are more vulnerable to sustaining an injury should they be involved in an accident. There are many ways a motorcycle accident can happen. From riding over potholes to missing traffic signs, knowing what to watch… read more

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

How Do Motorcycle Accidents Happen? Many Floridians like to get out on the open road and enjoy the pleasures that motorcycle riding can bring. Although it’s a fun and carefree way to spend your day, motorcyclists are more prone to road hazards than motorists — and their size and lack of certain safeguards, like seatbelts… read more

Can I Drop My Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Coverage?

Since March, many Americans have had to tighten their budgets as the pandemic has tilted us toward a recession. For those who have lost jobs or had their hours cut, reducing monthly spending may be necessary. Many of our discretionary budgets have already decreased with restaurants and other entertainment venues closed, but that may not… read more