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Does Motorcycle Safety Equipment Affect Injury Cases?

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on April 30, 2024

A motorcycle on the ground in the background and a silver helmet in the foreground.

In Texas, the decision to wear a helmet and protective gear while riding a motorcycle is more than just a safety consideration — it’s also a legal matter that can affect personal injury claims. Texas has comparative fault laws that may reduce the amount of money you receive in a personal injury claim or lawsuit.

Just How Dangerous Are Motorcycles When Compared to Cars?

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on September 25, 2023

Man on a motorcycle merges into traffic on a busy street

In a recent year in the U.S., 5,932 motorcyclists were killed in traffic crashes, accounting for 14% of all traffic fatalities, as stated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). An estimated 82,686 motorcyclists were injured, a 5% increase from the previous year. Per vehicle miles traveled, the fatality rate for motorcyclists was almost twenty-four times the death rate for occupants of passenger vehicles.

Why Do Drivers of Cars Often Fail to Spot Motorcyclists?

By Texas Personal Injury Lawyer on August 20, 2023

Motorcyclist on the road on a highway with cars

Traffic collisions involving motorcycles can lead to severe injuries. Motorcycles are the smallest vehicles that travel on the roads and highways and, as a result, can be more challenging to see for other drivers.

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