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The Neverending Red Light Solution

By utahbikelaw |

You are cruising along on a beautiful evening ride – you come upon an intersection that is controlled by a traffic light. The light is red to you. You slow down and come to a gentle stop. You expect the light to change in perhaps 30 seconds or so. You adjust a glove –… Read More »

Crazed Squirrel Assaults Man on Motorcycle

By utahbikelaw |

I thought this was hilarious and wanted to reprint this article from North American Defense Against Squirrels where you can find many more anti-squirrel propoganda: I never dreamed that slowly cruising on my motorcycle through a residential neighborhood could be so incredibly dangerous! Little did I suspect. I was on Brice Street – a… Read More »

Taylorsville Utah Woman Killed On Scooter

By utahbikelaw |

Michelle Rioja was reported by the Salt Lake Tribune to have died at the scene of a tragic scooter crash. It appears that Rioja may have abruptly turned her scooter to the left in order to avoid a line of parked cars. The abrupt turn caused the scooter to flip and Rioja somersaulted over… Read More »

Victims of Motorcycle Crashes

By utahbikelaw |

David Hepworth of South Jordan Utah was killed riding his motorcycle in Wasatch County when he reportedly made a u-turn in front of a car on US 40. The car apparently crashed into Mr. Hepworth’s motorcycle and Mr. Hepworth was catapulted off the bike and hit the windshield of the car. This is a… Read More »

Group Motorycle Riding Video by MSF

By utahbikelaw |

This is a great video that should be reviewed before joining a group ride.

Typical Timeline of a Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit

By utahbikelaw |

As you meet with George Tait, the motorcycle injury lawyer in Salt Lake City at Utah Bike Law, you will learn the specifics of a civil lawsuit, what deadlines are necessary, and how the case will proceed. Motorcycle injuries are decided under the laws of negligence, which is a civil law claim. The other… Read More »

Are You a “Biker” a “One-Percenter” or Just a “Motorcycle Rider?”

By utahbikelaw |

Oxford English Dictionary has decided to change their definition of “biker” after complaints from … well … bikers! The previous definition of ‘biker’ read: ‘A motorcyclist, especially one who is a member of a gang: a long-haired biker in dirty denims.’ The new definition of biker is: ‘A motorcyclist, especially one who is a… Read More »

Complacent Ogden Driver Takes Leg of Motorcycle Rider

By utahbikelaw |

Map of motorcycle crash in Ogden Utah The actual headline that appeared in The Salt Lake Tribune read “Man loses leg in Ogden motorcycle crash” but I thought my title is more accurate. Any motorcycle rider who is injured in a crash and ultimately has a limb amputated does not lose the limb. The… Read More »

Scary Motorcycle & Semi-truck Crash on I-15 in Salt Lake City Utah

By utahbikelaw |

On Thursday April 25, 2013 at about 1:45 pm a motorcycle was on I-15 in South Salt Lake City when it slowed for traffic. Unfortunately, a semi-truck was following the motorcycle and for whatever reason had to apply its brakes hard causing the trailer to jack-knife causing a collision. the crash was reported by… Read More »

Minor Cases Valued

By utahbikelaw |

Motorcycle accidents often cause serious injury to the rider, but not always. Your motorcycle injury lawyer in Ogden will advise that insurance companies consider numerous factors in determining the value of minor case claims. These are discussed in what follows. Earnings Loss Your motorcycle injury lawyer in Ogden is aware that the loss of… Read More »

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