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5 Ways to Stay Safe on a Motorcycle

With nearly 3,000 motorcycle accidents occurring across Arizona in 2017, it’s clear that motorcycle crashes are an unfortunate reality of life. And according to the Arizona Department of Transportation, motorcycle wrecks often result in serious injuries and occasionally, fatalities. In fact, motorcyclists can sustain more serious injuries and property damage than car and truck drivers due to the nature of the vehicle, so it’s important to stay safe on your bike. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle crash in [...]

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5 Things to Do After a Motorcycle Accident

According to the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), nearly 3,000 motorcycle accidents occurred across the state in 2017. Many of those motorcycle accidents resulted in serious injuries, and some even ended with fatalities. Unfortunately, motorcyclists are often subject to more serious injuries and property damage than car and truck drivers. If you’ve already been injured in a motorcycle accident in Arizona, contact the Phoenix motorcycle accident attorneys at the ELG ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS, PLLC. Our team of motorcycle accident lawyers is [...]

Avoiding Motorcycle Accidents in Phoenix

Road accidents are an unfortunate reality of life. While defensive, safe driving can go a long way in preventing car and motorcycle accidents in Phoenix, crashes can still happen. It’s important to be prepared, especially if you’re a motorcyclist. If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident in Arizona, contact the Phoenix motorcycle crash attorneys at the ELG ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS, PLLC – our team of motorcycle accident lawyers is here to help. While not all motorcycle crashes can be avoided, [...]

Common Injuries After a Motorcycle Accident

Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident Involving a Stationary Object

Per data from the Arizona Department of Transportation, motorcycle wrecks result in serious injuries and fatalities more often than typical auto crashes. Furthermore, motorcycle accidents involving stationary objects are frequently common. In fact, nearly 25 percent of the 5,500 crashes in Arizona that occurred in 2016 involved motorcycles colliding with stationary objects. Motorcyclists encounter numerous obstructions on Phoenix roads and highways. From road barriers and potholes to construction roadway equipment such as cones and construction signs, these objects are hazardous [...]

12.17 Phoenix, AZ - Young Boy Killed & Three Injured in Two-Car Crash at Central Ave & Watkins St

What Causes Motorcycle Accidents?

Nearly 3,000 motorcycle accidents in Arizona occurred in 2017, making it clear that motorcycle crashes are an unfortunate reality of life. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, motorcycle wrecks are more likely to result in serious injuries and fatalities when compared to car accidents. Due to the nature of riding, more than 80% of all reported motorcycle collisions result in injury or death to the rider. It’s important to be aware of the physics of motorcycle crashes. Furthermore, driving defensively [...]

Why Are Older Motorcyclists More Prone To Death After Accidents?

How to File an Arizona Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit

If you were involved in a motorcycle accident and have sustained injuries or your vehicle was badly damaged, it is important to file an insurance claim. The Arizona Department of Transportation reported a total off 2,738 motorcycle accidents in 2018. Furthermore, there were a total of 4,985 fatal motorcycle accidents in 2018 alone. These accidents can be incredibly devastating but it is important to file a claim so you can receive the compensation you deserve. Filing a claim can [...]

Arizona’s Motorcycle Helmet Laws and You

The Dangers of Riding a Motorcycle

As summer is approaching and the sunshine is out, many individuals will be riding their motorcycles on the Arizona roadways. This can be a thrilling experience for many individuals as it feels great to be riding outside in the sun. However, riding a motorcycle comes with many more risks than driving a car. These riders need to be able to balance the thrill of riding along with the risks that are associated with them. Everyone should be aware of [...]

Sharing the Lane With Multiple Motorcycles

Motorcycles are a popular means of transportation in Arizona because the climate is great riding weather. Since motorcycles are a lot smaller than passenger vehicles, two motorcycles can fit next to each other in one lane. Every state has different motorcycle lane sharing laws and it is important for everyone to be aware of the different rules and regulations whenever they are riding across state lines. Whether you are riding a motorcycle or driving a passenger vehicle, you should [...]

Things to Be Aware of With Your Motorcycle Insurance

No matter what a motorcyclist uses their motorcycle for, they will need insurance to protect themselves, their passengers, and other people they share the road with. A study reported three-fourths of all motorcycle accidents involve passenger vehicles. These accidents can also be fatal as a total of 5,286 fatal motorcycle accidents occurred in 2016. You never know what accident could occur on the roadways of Arizona so make sure you are fully covered with the right insurance. There are [...]

Avoiding the Dangers of Motorcycle Riding

In Arizona, nearly 3,000 motorcycle accidents occurred in 2017 alone, making it clear that motorcycle crashes are an unfortunate reality of life. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, motorcycle wrecks are more likely to result in serious injuries and fatalities when compared to car accidents. Due to the nature of riding, more than 80 percent of all reported motorcycle collisions result in injury or death to the rider. These accidents can’t always be avoided, but it’s important to be aware [...]