Motorcycle Accidents

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Factors That Could Impact the Value of a Motorcycle Claim

Victims of motorcycle crashes often face long recovery times and many financial pressures. So it is only natural that many may wonder about the value of their claim and if a settlement will be enough to cover the damages sustained. That said, every claim is unique, which means that your…

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Motorcycle Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility

Since 1998, the number of deaths involving motorcycle riders has been steadily increasing. In 2018, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reported that 4,985 riders were killed in traffic accidents. There is always a lot of debate about who is accountable when it comes to preventing accidents involving motorcycles,…

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PKSD Newsletter: Motorcycle Safety for New and Experienced Riders

The number of motorcycle riders on U.S. roadways continues to grow thanks in part to the increase in female riders and retired baby boomers who want to give motorcycle riding a shot. While ridership numbers change, leading reasons for motorcycle accidents remain the same, according to the latest edition of…

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Four Common Motorcycle Accidents and How to Prevent Them

There is no way to completely eliminate the dangers of riding a motorcycle, no matter how many precautions you take. However, if you learn about the common types of motorcycle crashes and what you can do to prevent them, you can help reduce your risk of a crash that could…

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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 the many hazards found on Wisconsin’s roadways. Due to this constant…

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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 Federal Highway Administration, motorcycle ridership is at an all-time high. There were…

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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 a motorcycle because of someone elses negligence, contact…

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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 2009 when there was a sharp…

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GAO Report on Nursing Homes

The study found that for-profit nursing homes tend to have more deficiencies than non-profit nursing homes. But they did not find statistically significant proof that for-profit nursing homes that were purchased by private investment companies experienced more serious deficiencies than they did prior to the acquisition. The data on other…

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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 occurred on U.S. 51 and County V in the town…

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