Motorcycle Accidents

Georgia DDS Calls for Focus on Motorcycle Safety

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | May 16, 2023

The Georgia Department of Driver Services is calling for motorcyclists to wear helmets and obey traffic laws, while urging motorists to be more aware of the motorcycles they share the roads with in order to prevent motorcycle accidents. This  May, the National Safety Council is commemorating National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the Georgia Department […]

Bicyclists More Likely to Suffer Serious Injuries in SUV Car Accidents

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | May 12, 2023

While bicyclists may be at risk of suffering serious personal injuries in any type of car accident, their risk of suffering fatal injuries increases significantly when they are involved in an auto accident with an SUV. Larger  vehicles like SUVs and pickup trucks have recently come under the scanner for the increased risk of serious […]

Electric Vehicles Pose Special Car Accident Risks to Motorists and Pedestrians

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | April 24, 2023

With the increasing popularity of electric vehicles on our roads as  well as the expanding sizes of these vehicles, safety organizations are raising concerns about the risks involving  these heavier cars, especially the risks to motorists in other vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists. The  Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is reporting on the under – evaluated […]

New Personal Injury Prevention Technology Changes the Game for Motorcyclists

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | March 22, 2023

For decades, motorcyclists  have been the most vulnerable users of our highways.  While the risk of serious personal injuries in a motorcycle accident continue to remain high, new personal injury prevention technology gives motorcyclists a much stronger fighting chance against catastrophic or fatal injuries in an motorcycle accident. Auto Week recently reported on two specific […]

Sleep Apnea Linked to Cognitive Deficits Post Traumatic Brain Injury

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | January 16, 2023

Car accident or motorcycle accident victims who suffer from a brain injury may also be at risk of suffering from sleep apnea, which, in turn, can impact cognitive function after their personal injury. The results of a new study that was published this month found that traumatic brain injury patients who also suffer from obstructive […]

Stronger GDL, Rear Seat Occupant Laws Could Prevent Car Accident Wrongful Deaths in Georgia

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | January 4, 2023

Georgia needs to focus even harder on the safety of rear seat passengers, and enact stronger GDL or Graduated Driver Licensing laws to help prevent more deaths in auto accidents every year. That information comes from a new report by Advocates for Auto and Highway Safety.  Every year, the organization releases its annual roadmap for […]

Spike in Motorcycle Accident Deaths In Georgia Counties

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | April 29, 2021

We are just four months into 2021, and it is very likely that Georgia will see the same or even higher numbers of motorcycle accident deaths compared to last year. According to Georgia transportation authorities, there has been a spike in motorcycle accident deaths in some counties in the state, including the Macon and Bibb […]

Boom in Motorcycle Sales Raises Questions about Safety

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | February 16, 2021

Across the United States, there has been a spike in motorcycle sales during the Covid-19 pandemic, giving rise to concerns about how a new generation of motorcycle riders will cope with the safety issues involved in riding these vehicles. The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted many industries, and at the beginning of the outbreak the motorcycle […]

Comminuted Fractures after a Motorcycle Accident

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | December 17, 2020

Motorcycle riding has become increasingly more popular over the  years.   The rise of popularity of motorcycle riding spreads across many age groups, young and old.  Older motorcycle riders, however, suffer a higher rate of mortality when involved in a motorcycle accident, according to recent studies performed by the National Institute of Health. These recent studies […]

Motorcycle Safety Involves More than Meets the Eye.

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | May 8, 2020

The weather is getting warmer and the roadways have been emptier than they normally are.  This combination can make for a motorcyclist’s dream. The National Safety Council has deemed the month of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.   This is the time to bring awareness to both motorcyclists and drivers alike to the special safety […]