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Combat Motorcycle Profiling on the Federal and State Level

By William E. Weiss |

The American Motorcycle Association describes motorcycle profiling as discriminatory law enforcement actions which target motorcycle riders. Despite motorcyclists representing a wide range of people from all walks of life including doctors, educators, and other professionals, motorcyclists are often unfairly targeted in ways other motorists are not. Motorcyclists are discriminated against in a variety of… Read More »


What are the Motorcycle Headlight Requirements In CA?

By William E. Weiss |

Motorcycle riders must keep in mind all of the same traffic rules that apply to passenger car drivers, plus additional rules and regulations specific to motorcycles. California law sets strict rules about the equipment that motorcycles must include in order to be road-ready. These requirements touch on mirrors, handlebar location, turn signals, as well… Read More »

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Motorcycle Laws You Need to Know

By William E. Weiss |

Motorcycle riders must follow all of the same traffic laws as other motorists, as well as many additional rules and regulations. It’s easy to get bogged down by the additional rules. Below, we provide a summary of some of the most important motorcycle laws for any California rider to know. Call seasoned San Francisco… Read More »

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Motorcyclist Killed in Oakland Hit-and-Run

By William E. Weiss |

Hit-and-run accidents continue to be a problem across the State of California. Drivers involved in accidents fear for their criminal or financial liability and flee the scene rather than stop, exchange information, and render aid where needed. Leaving the scene of an injury accident without stopping to help is both illegal and dangerous. Fleeing… Read More »

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Signs of a Delayed Injury After a Car, Truck or Motorcycle Accident

By William E. Weiss |

Not all injuries are readily apparent after a motor vehicle accident. Some injuries are hard to detect because they are not visible from the outside–internal bleeding, organ damage, etc. Some are difficult to identify because they affect our perception, such as concussions. Other injuries (or at least their symptoms) may simply not arise until… Read More »

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What You Need to Know About Fixing Your Car After a Crash

By William E. Weiss |

If you were in a car or motorcycle crash with a negligent driver, you have a lot on your plate. One of your first priorities is likely to get your car fixed so that you can return to work and your other daily activities. Getting your car or motorcycle fixed after a crash can… Read More »

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What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage and Do I Need It?

By William E. Weiss |

California law requires drivers to carry certain minimum levels of vehicle insurance before getting on the road. The requirements apply to auto drivers and motorcycle riders alike. What happens if you get into an accident with someone who does not have the requisite insurance coverage? What are your options? Read on for a discussion… Read More »

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Insurance Liens and Personal Injury Claims

By William E. Weiss |

If you are injured by a negligent driver, you have the right to seek compensation for the harm you have suffered. You have the right to bring a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver, and you can use the proceeds of your claims to cover your lost wages, medical expenses, and as compensation… Read More »

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Mistakes to Avoid After a Motorcycle Accident

By William E. Weiss |

If you were hit by a car while riding your motorcycle, you have the right to recover damages for any injuries you sustained and for any damage to your bike. However, there are a number of pitfalls to avoid after a motorcycle crash. Doing or saying the wrong thing can undermine your case, limit… Read More »

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Multiple Fatalities After New Year’s Day Crash in Fresno

By William E. Weiss |

The winter holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year to be on the road in California and across the country. A major crash in rural Fresno County is the latest reminder of just how dangerous holiday driving can be. Continue reading for details about the tragic accident, and call… Read More »

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