Interview with Claude Wyle, San Francisco Motorcycle Accident Attorney. Video produced by the Injury Board.
After a motorcycle accident, more often than not, police list motorcyclists as the one party at fault for any accident because of the various prejudices regarding motorcycles and speed. In order to combat that, it is important to document all of the facts surrounding your accident very well, such as what happened to:
the roadway that might show you where the point of rest was with your motorcycle
Most roadways are designed predominantly for cars, even in California…
As a fellow motorcycle enthusiast and Bay Area Motorcycle Accident Attorney, I cringe every time I read about a serious motorcycle accident with severe injuries. On Thursday, May 31, 2012, a motorcycle injury accident occured in San Jose about 6:00 p.m. when an SUV struck the motorcycle traveling southbound on I-280 near the Meridian Avenue off-ramp, causing serious personal injuries to the motorcyclist.
The injured motorcyslist was taken to Valley Medical Center. According to the CHP, the crash is still under investigation. Initial reports did not indicate that drugs or alcohol played a factor.
Why do I report motorcycle …
The infamous Devil’s Slide stretch of Highway 1 (SR-1) is currently slated to be closed permanently to cars and motorcycles in late 2012 when the Devil’s Slide Tunnel Project will be hopefully completed, offering a solution to this notoriously unstable and unsafe section of highway.
As the location of so many motorcycle and car injuries and fatalities, this stretch of Highway 1 on the beautiful California coast has developed a very bad reputation over the last decades as an accident location. And also, as a landslide-prone section of highway, Devil’s Slide is often closed whenever there is a storm, as…
With anger and more than a little frustration I need to report to you that a motorcyclist was killed one evening last week after he ran over two fiberglass ladders in the middle of Highway 101. This collision sent him off of his motorcycle and into oncoming traffic where he was hit by a car. First, to his family, please accept my heartfelt condolences and sincerest best wishes during this horrible time.
As bikers, we try to avoid motorcycle accidents by pretending that we are invisible, knowing that cars will drive right into us if given half the chance. We…
A veteran CHP motorcycle officer returned to duty on Monday after suffering from critical injuries in a crash nearly a year ago .
Motorcycle crashes can be horrific and often end in lifelong disability. But I’m happy to report that Todd Overzet, CHP, was able to heal from his serious personal injuries he received in a motorcycle accident and return to his job one year after his horrific crash in Petaluma.
According to the CHP, Officer Todd Overzet, who has been with the CHP for 20 years, suffered multiple and severe injuries, including a torn aorta, fractured right forearm and…