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Dealing with Insurance Adjusters After a Motorcycle Accident

For as freeing as riding a motorcycle can be, it’s shocking just how restrictive motorcycle accidents can feel in contrast. On top of catastrophic injuries and crippling vehicle repair costs, insurance adjusters are routinely a nightmare to deal with for motorcyclists. The claims process can be overwhelming and challenging to navigate for a layman, so it’s important to know some general best practices for handling insurance adjusters while pursuing a motorcycle accident case. Open a Claim and Stay Quiet You’re going [...]

Arizona’s Motorcycle Helmet Laws and You

Arizona’s Motorcycle Helmet Laws and You

Motorcycle helmets save over 1,500 lives a year, yet could save hundreds more if every motorcyclist chose to wear a helmet. Every state has its own motorcycle helmet laws, so if you’re a biker in Arizona, take the time to familiarize yourself with your local policies and standards for protective equipment. Helmet and Protective Gear Requirements Arizona’s current motorcycle safety laws mandate helmet usage for motorcycle operators and passengers younger than 18 years old. However, even if it isn’t a legal [...]

A Motorcycle Passenger’s Guide to Liability

As a passenger on someone else’s motorcycle, your safety is in their hands, and you’ll likely expect not to be subjected to a dangerous motorcycle accident. However, even when accompanying a trusted motorcyclist, crashes can happen—when they do, you’ll want to know who’s to blame for your injuries in the eyes of the law, and who you can get compensation from. The Motorcyclist’s Responsibility It’s important for you to exercise caution, but it’s ultimately the motorcyclist’s legal responsibility to make sure [...]

Motorcycles and Drunk Drivers in Arizona

In 2018, the Arizona Department of Transportation recorded 2,738 motorcycle accidents. Due to their nature, motorcycle crashes statistically end in serious injuries or fatalities. This is why it is so crucial for drivers to be aware and alert on the roadways, and for motorcyclists to wear the proper protection and take caution when driving.  Although a majority of motorcycle accidents occur because drivers cannot see them, there are times when drunk drivers are operating vehicles when they shouldn’t be, and [...]