Are Lane Splitting and Lane Filtering Legal in Baltimore?
Jill Kolodner | August 22, 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents
Even careful and safety-minded motorcyclists can enjoy the thrill of risk every now and then. In your mind, your motorcycle may equal freedom — the freedom to take to the open road whenever you want. Traffic gridlocks and jams are something that might affect those in cars, but not you. Unfortunately, the same traffic issues… read more
What Is Lane Splitting?
Jill Kolodner | March 21, 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycles can often move through traffic easier than passenger vehicles. Three of these maneuvers are often referred to as lane splitting, even though they constitute different maneuvers. But just because motorcycles can move through traffic differently does not mean that they should. These maneuvers represent significant safety tradeoffs for riders and could pose a danger… read more
Is a Motorcycle Really Worth the Cost?
Jill Kolodner | February 24, 2022 | Motorcycle Accidents
Riding a motorcycle in the open air, enjoying the sunshine and the open road, is a tempting hobby for many people. Or maybe you’re tired of sitting in traffic during your morning commute, and a bike seems like a faster way to navigate through traffic. If you’re considering purchasing a motorcycle or scooter, you may… read more
I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident – Do I Need a Lawyer?
Jill Kolodner | December 3, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Generally, it is wise to consult a personal injury lawyer after a motorcycle accident. A motorcycle accident can result in catastrophic injuries for riders. Having a strong legal advocate on your side protects you from bad faith insurance practices and insurance company tricks designed to undervalue or deny your motorcycle accident claim. Dealing with a… read more
Facts About Road Rash
Jill Kolodner | November 17, 2020 | Motorcycle Accidents
Every year thousands of motorcyclists in Maryland and around the country are involved in accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as recently as 2018 nearly 5,000 motorcyclists were killed in crashes. And for every motorcycle death, there are hundreds and even thousands of more riders injured. In fact, some studies have… read more