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Consequences of a Motorcycle Accident Head Injury

Head injuries from motorcycle accidents are more common than you might think. Unfortunately, they also tend to be deadly. Even those who survive live with constant complications, such as memory loss, reductions in cognitive ability, and even paralysis. Here are some statistics about motorcycle accident head injuries and the consequences of those injuries. Motorcycle Accident Head Injury Statistics Since...

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Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries in Alabama

Motorcycle riders are more prone to severe injuries in an accident when compared to occupants in a passenger vehicle or light truck. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration noted that the motorcycle rider fatality rate was six times higher than it was for passenger vehicle occupants in their recent statistics. The rate was nearly nine times higher...

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Common Alabama Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Motorcycle riders lack the same safety protections that vehicle occupants have, which is one reason why so many motorcycle accidents result in catastrophic injuries. Even seemingly minor accidents can be severe. Common motorcycle injuries involve head injuries, fractured or broken bones, road rash, spinal cord injuries, and more. Contact the Birmingham motorcycle accident lawyers at Fob James Law Firm...

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What to Do When Insurance Companies Drag Their Feet?

When you present a personal injury claim to a defendant’s insurance company, you expect them to handle your claim with professionalism and try to resolve it within a reasonable amount of time. In other situations, you may encounter delays from your own insurance company. When an insurance company delays resolving a claim, it may be guilty of acting in...

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What You Need to Know About Riding a Motorcycle in Alabama

Motorcycles are one of the most exciting and thrilling modes of transportation. However, they are also one of the most dangerous.  Whether you are an avid motorcycle rider or someone looking to get your license, it is important to have a basic understanding of motorcycle laws and regulations so that you can stay safe. The motorcycle accident attorneys at...

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Alabama Motorcycle Safety Laws: Helmet Laws

Almost half of the country has a universal helmet law in place, including Alabama. All riders and passengers are obligated to wear a helmet at all times, no matter their age. Also, Alabama helmet laws set forth specifics on what is an approved helmet. These include details on the necessary exterior shell, cradle, padding, and chin strap. The National...

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What Are Motorcycle Laws in Birmingham?

Motorcycles can be fun and exciting and a great alternative to a regular vehicle. However, motorcycles can also pose great danger. Before getting on the road, you should become familiar with the motorcycle laws in Alabama. Motorcycle Accident Statistics Motorcycles are smaller than cars, can be less visible to other drivers, and require more skills to maneuver. For these...

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