Category: Motorcycle Accidents

Legal Issues in Group Riding Motorcycle Accidents

For many motorcyclists, group motorcycle riding is one of the great joys of the road. In addition to offering social benefits, group riding can provide a sense of safety in numbers. However, this practice also presents some unique hazards, and it can be challenging to determine who is liable for…

The Unique Challenges Faced by Motorcycle Accident Victims

Traffic accidents bring complications for all victims, but motorcyclists face unique challenges that other motorists do not. Unfair stereotypes, more severe injuries, and greater financial losses make motorcycle accident claims in Alabama much harder to win, raising the stakes for motorcycle accident victims. But while these hurdles to justice are challenging,…

How Can Motorcycle Training Prevent Accidents

A motorcycle lacks the protective metal shell and airbags that are standard equipment in a car or truck. In a traffic collision, the motorcycle operator often fares much worse than the auto driver. Many motorcycle operators opt to take a motorcycle safety course before getting their license or while they’re…

How to Claim Insurance After a Motorcycle Accident 

Filing a motorcycle accident claim should be easy. So why is getting the money you deserve so hard? Motorcycle accident claims can get complicated, making it challenging to recover the money you need to cover your financial losses and medical expenses. How do you file a motorcycle insurance claim after…

If you suffered injuries in a motorcycle accident caused by another motorist, you can seek compensation for losses such as medical expenses and lost income. While most claims are settled out of court after negotiations with the at-fault party’s insurance company, some injured riders cannot reach a motorcycle accident settlement…

back view of motorcycle driver

Motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to die in crashes with passenger cars, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Alabama statistics show that roughly 1900 of the state’s motorcyclists were involved in wrecks in a recent year, killing 90 people and injuring 1,213 more. Staying alive means…

Terrified victim of a traffic collision of motorcycle with a car and policeman

If you’ve been involved in a motorcycle accident, you may be shocked, disoriented, and concerned about what you should do next. This is a natural reaction, and that’s why the motorcycle accident lawyers at Stokes Stemle, LLC put together this step-by-step guide to help you navigate the hours, days, and…