Motorcycle Accident

7 Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Nov 15, 2018 in Motorcycle Accident

While motorcycle accidents are not necessarily more common than other types of accidents, they are more likely to result in serious injuries or even death. In 2016, 5,286 motorcyclists died in motorcycle accidents in the U.S., according to the National…

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How to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jul 13, 2018 in Motorcycle Accident

Among all accidents that occur on the road, being involved in a motorcycle accident can leave victims feeling scared and vulnerable, causing serious injuries or even death.  If you or a loved one sustained injuries in a motorcycle accident, it is essential…

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How to Get Compensation for Road Rash from a Motorcycle Accident

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Oct 18, 2017 in Motorcycle Accident

Road rash is a common motorcycle accident injury that occurs when a motorcyclist makes contact with the road after being thrown from his or her vehicle. Road rash injuries can be serious and may require costly medical care. If you believe another person’s…

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Tennessee’s Laws for Motorcycle Operators and Riders

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Apr 18, 2017 in Motorcycle Accident

Many motorcycle accidents are caused by a driver’s failure to notice or look for a motorcyclist sharing the road. To address this issue, Tennessee has passed several laws that protect the victims of motorcycle accidents caused by driver negligence. An…

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Motorcycle Accident Fatalities Surpass Last Year's Numbers

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on May 05, 2016 in Motorcycle Accident

In 2015, the state of Tennessee reported a total of 20 fatal motorcycle-related fatalities. However, only four months into the New Year, 25 motorcycle-related fatalities have been reported and Tennessee Highway Patrol has taken notice. According to the…

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Proposed Bill Would No Longer Require Motorcyclists to Wear Helmets

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 10, 2016 in Motorcycle Accident

As state law enforcement tries to reduce the number of vehicular fatalities, new legislation has passed a House Finance subcommittee that would make helmets optional for Tennessee motorcyclists. This is not the first time this bill has turned up in the…

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Motorcycle Safety: How Riders Can Choose Safety

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jul 09, 2014 in Motorcycle Accident

One of the most important things to note about riding a motorcycle is that many drivers on the road do not respect the cyclists right to be on the road. As such, motorcycle riders are subject to lane interference, tailgating, and accidents at a high rate. The…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on May 13, 2014 in Motorcycle Accident

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reminding all drivers to look out for and share the road with motorcycle riders. As weather gets warmer, many more motorcyclists are taking to the roads…

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9 Pieces of Essential Motorcycle Safety Equipment

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Nov 08, 2013 in Motorcycle Accident

If youre revving and ready to ride a shiny new motorcycle, one of your first steps is getting a motorcycle endorsement on your license and possibly even taking a safety course. Once thats done, its time to ride right? Wrong. Having more than just a motorcycle…

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Motorcycle Accident on Highway 68

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Aug 05, 2013 in Motorcycle Accident

Over the weekend another motorcyclist was killed in a motorcycle accident. The accident took place on State Highway 68. The motorcyclist was heading northbound when he attempted to pass another vehicle and struck a GMC Acadia SUV head on that was traveling…

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