Motorcycle Accidents

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Wisconsin’s Motorcycle Laws

Most people choose to ride a motorcycle because it allows drivers and passengers a freedom and openness that a passenger vehicle cannot offer. However, this exposure leaves a motorcycle driver (operator) and his or her passenger (rider) vulnerable to… Read More

PKSD Newsletter: Safety and Insurance Tips for Motorcycle Riders

In this month's issue of the PKSD newsletter, our personal injury lawyers discuss the importance of motorcycle safety and insurance as the number of motorcyclists throughout the country continues to grow. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation… Read More

Practice Safety First When Riding a Motorcycle

With less protection, motorcycle riders face more danger on the roadway than those who travel in automobiles. Unfortunately, too many drivers fail to operate safely when sharing the road with motorcycles.If you or a loved one has been injured while riding… Read More

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and PKSD would like to remind drivers of cars, trucks and buses to share the road with motorcycle riders. There has been an increase in motorcycle deaths every year for the past 14 years with the exception of… Read More

ATTENTION ALL HARLEY RIDERS!

Harley-Davidson has issued a recall for 2012 and certain 2013 models for a license plate bracket issue that may damage the rear brake line.All 2012 and certain 2013 VRSCDX V-Rod Night Rod Specials manufactured between June 14, 2011 and August 1, 2012… Read More

Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Suffered in Accident

A 71-year-old man died yesterday from injuries suffered after he was struck by a car while riding his motorcycle.Terry Hofslund was riding his Suzuki when he was struck by a car turning across his lane of traffic. Hofslund was thrown from the motorcycle… Read More

Motorcycle Passenger Dies from Injuries

The Jefferson County Sheriffs office is reporting that a near-collision between a pickup truck and a motorcycle in Jefferson County Saturday night led to a crash that fatally injured the cycle passenger.The motorcyclist, Gary Broom, 57, Ixonia, managed… Read More

Car Pulls Out in Front of Motorcyclist

A 31-year-old Sun Prairie man was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon when he crashed his motorcycle into a car that had pulled out in front of him. The motorcyclist, Andrew Morgan, suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries in the crash, which… Read More

Motorcyclist Killed in Racine County

A 54-year-old Franksville man was killed Tuesday when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car in Racine County.According to police statements,  the crash was reported shortly after 6:30 a.m. on County Highway C at 67th Drive. The motorcyclist,… Read More

Older Motorcyclists Are More Likely To Be Injured or Killed

A University of Rochester Medical study found that aging bikers are more likely to be injured or killed as a result of a motorcycle accident than younger riders.The study surveyed 61,689 motorcyclists aged 17 to 89 and found that aging motorcycle riders were… Read More

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