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Debunking The Big Three Florida Motorcycle Crash Insurance Company Defenses

By Paul Reed |

In vehicle collisions, motorcycle riders are twenty-eight times more likely to die than vehicle occupants. Riders are completely exposed to danger, unlike sheltered and restrained vehicle occupants. The serious injury rate is also much higher in motorcycle crash cases. These injuries include things like head injuries, badly broken bones, and severe lacerations. To build… Read More »


Anatomy Of A SMIDSY Crash

By Paul Reed |

According to one prominent study, about a third of motorcycle crashes happen when the motorist makes an unprotected turn in traffic and steers directly into a rider’s path. Typically, that maneuver is a U-turn, an unprotected left turn across traffic, or a sudden lane change. SMIDSY (sorry, mate, I didn’t see you) crashes might… Read More »

What You Need To Know About Motorcycle Accidents

By Paul Reed |

In most parts of the country, motorcycle accidents decline sharply from the late fall to the early spring. But in Florida, the weather is generally warm all year long, so riders are out all year long. Since there are more riders on the roads, one might think that vehicle operators are more cautious around… Read More »

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near UCF

By Ryan Reed |

A motorist killed a motorcyclist after she turned directly into the rider’s path. The collision took place at the intersection of Rutgers Avenue and Percival Road near the University of Central Florida’s main campus. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 20-year-old Rachel Mitchell drove her Ford Mustang straight into 23-year-old John Bulat, who was… Read More »

SMIDSY Crash In Orange County

By Ryan Reed |

A young motorcyclist was unable to avoid a collision with an oncoming car in an Orlando neighborhood. The wreck occurred near the intersection of Dean Road and Jay Blanchard Trail. Twenty-six-year-old Juan Calvo, of Orlando, was traveling northbound on Dean Road when a Nissan automobile – driven by a 24-year-old woman whose name was… Read More »

Man Dies in Tampa Motorcycle Accident

By Ryan Reed |

A Tampa man died recently in a motorcycle accident after a car hit the motorcycle that he was driving. The accident occurred at the corner of Harney Road and Davis Road at around 8:00 p.m. that night. Police identified the motorcycle driver as Francis Penon, 49, as a resident of the city. According to… Read More »

Motorcycle Helmets can be the Difference Between Life and Death

By Ryan Reed |

The Orlando Sentinel reported that a fatal accident occurred in the early morning hours of September 30, 2014 involving a car and a motorcycle. The accident occurred when Edward Foster’s Pontiac Vibe pulled out in front of Robert Heery’s 2007 Harley-Davidson on Cypress Parkway at San Clemente Avenue. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office reported… Read More »

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