Massachusetts Personal Injury Blog

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Motorcycle Accident Injuries

By on March 25, 2013

The most catastrophic motor-vehicle accident injuries often involve motorcycle accidents since a rider and passenger have no protection in a collision and are often ejected from their seats. Some of these injuries include the following: Spinal injuries: Fractured vertebra, herniated discs, and nerve damage as well as paralysis can easily occur when a rider is […]

Massachusetts Motorcycle Safety

By on March 20, 2013

Motorcycles are more difficult for motor vehicle drivers to spot than cars because of their smaller profiles. In addition, drivers are conditioned to look for other cars, not motorcyclists. This conditioning is due in part to the relatively small number of motorcycles on the roads compared to other motor vehicles. According to statistics from the […]

Motorcycle Accident Health Costs & Insurance

By on March 18, 2013

Recognizing the individual and societal costs of motorcycle accidents, in a 1972 decision – subsequently affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of a Massachusetts motorcycle helmet law, the Federal District Court for Massachusetts said: While we agree with plaintiff that the act’s only realistic purpose is the prevention of head injuries incurred […]