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Springtime brings an increase in Missouri motorcycle accidents

Spring is here, and many Cape Girardeau motorcyclists are now back on the road, taking advantage of the warm temperatures. Sadly, at this time of year, Missouri law enforcement officials and emergency ...
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Ride safe this spring:10 tips to help you avoid Cape Girardeau motorcycle accidents

Thankfully, warmer temperatures are on the horizon, and many of our local motorcyclists are preparing to get their bikes out of storage and hit the open road. It's a great time of year to take a ...
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Motorcyclist killed, passenger injured when sedan turns in front of them

As Kansas City auto accident lawyers, we know that Missouri motorcyclists are extremely vulnerable to serious, life threatening injuries when they are involved in collisions with passenger vehicles. ...
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Driver charged with DUI, murder, assault for causing fatal motorcycle accident

Motorcycle season is now in full swing, and our Kansas City personal injury lawyers want to remind area drivers to be on the lookout for motorcyclists on our area roads. When motorcycle accidents ...
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Driver charged with 13 criminal offenses after fatal motorcycle crash

Spring is here, and our Springfield personal injury lawyers want to encourage area drivers to be mindful of motorcycle safety at this time of year, when motorcyclists are on the road in increased ...
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Missouri motorcyclists extremely vulnerable to injury in crashes involving passenger vehicles

In 2010, there were approximately 8.2 million motorcycles registered in the United States, and that number continues to grow each year. With such a large motorcycle population on the road in Columbia, ...
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Watch for motorcycles on Missouri highways this spring

Warm weather is on the way, and our Missouri personal injury lawyers thought it might be a good time to remind motorists about the importance of sharing the road with motorcycles. A significant number ...
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Avoiding motorcycle accidents in Kansas City

Spring is just around the corner! As temperatures begin to warm, Kansas City drivers can expect to see more motorcycles back on the road. With that in mind, our Missouri personal injury lawyers want ...
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Off-duty highway patrolman killed in three-vehicle motorcycle crash

This evening, an off-duty highway patrol officer was killed while riding his personal motorcycle on California's Highway 12. According to the Napa Valley Register, 38 year-old John Fanene was ...
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Missouri motorcycle accidents often result in life-threatening injuries, fatalities

A Kansas City, Kansas man has died following a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Interstate 70. According to the Kansas City Star, 30 year old Travis Tankersley was traveling west when he attempted ...
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Driver pleads guilty to marijuana DUI charge in fatal motorcycle wreck

An Illinois man has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of marijuana in connection with a 2010 collision that killed a motorcyclist. The Daily Herald reports that 22 year-old Michael Kainz ...
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Arkansas driver pleads not guilty in hit-and-run crash that seriously injured motorcyclist

A North Little Rock man has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges in connection with a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a motorcyclist. According to KTHV, Nathan Ray is charged with reckless ...
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Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash near Shell Knob

On Wednesday evening, a motorcycle accident in Shell Knob left one man dead and another under arrest. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Aaron L. Poston, 49, was killed while driving his 1967 ...
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Daughter of couple killed in July 4th motorcycle crash sues driver for wrongful death

The daughter of an Indiana couple who died in a Fourth of July motorcycle crash has filed a wrongful death suit against the at-fault driver, reports the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. James R. ...
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Have you suffered catastrophic injuries in a Columbia car crash?

Sadly, catastrophic injuries are common in Missouri car accidents. Victims sometimes suffer life-long pain and disability. If this sounds like you or a loved one, you are likely highly stressed, ...
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Motorcylist Killed, Passenger Critically Injured in Recent Missouri Crash

On Wednesday night, a motorcycle accident in Mexico, Missouri left a man dead and a woman in critical condition. According to local police, 48 year-old Michael Woodruff's motorcycle rear-ended a ...
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Motorcycle Safety Month Reminds Missouri Drivers to Share the Road

May is Motorcycle Awareness Month! Motorcycle riding season is here, and it's especially important that drivers exercise caution and share the road safely with these riders. Our Joplin motorcycle ...
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Driver Faces Multiple Charges (Including DUI) After Sideswiping Van & Spinning into a Group of Motorcyclists

In Missouri, throughout 2010, there were 1,731 injury accidents involving motorcycles, which left 2,036 people injured, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol. An additional 94 fatal crashes ...
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Warm Weather Leads to Increase in Columbia, Missouri Motorcycle Accidents

Winter is almost behind us: in fact, Missouri weather has been almost summer-like this week. The warm months ahead are the biggest time of year for motorcycle riding in Columbia, Jefferson City and ...
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Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and Nationwide

With the price of fuel still so high, many people are seeking out more economical forms of transportation: more and more Missourians are relying on motorcycles as a regular mode of travel, especially ...
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Fatal Accidents Highlight the Importance of Motorcycle Safety in Kansas City, Missouri

It's a beautiful day in Kansas City and throughout Missouri - we've been blessed with unseasonably warm temperatures in recent weeks. Normally, motorists don't expect to see motorcyclists on the road ...
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Local Hit and Run Collision Injures Springfield, Missouri Motorcyclist: Police Seek Information

The Springfield, Missouri personal injury lawyers frequently work with clients who are the victim of hit and run accidents. National statistics have shown that about 11% of all accidents nationwide ...
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$1 Million Settlement Verdict Upheld in 2006 Lafayette County, Missouri Motorcycle Accident

As Kansas City motorcycle accident attorneys, we know firsthand how damaging--and often deadly--motorcycle accidents can be. Motorcyclists often sustain extensive physical injuries when they are ...
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The Dangers of Distracted and DUI Driving after a Motorcycle Accident Leads to Death in Independence Missouri

While the exact details of this motorcycle accident are under investigation, the description of the motorcyclist's driving behavior as observed by a police officer prior to the accident suggest ...
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Failure to Yield Right-of-Way Causes Joplin Missouri Car and Motorcycle Accidents

Many Neosho Missouri car and motorcycle accidents are caused when motorists fail to yield right of way when they should. This is particularly problematic in the case of crashes between cars and ...
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