10 Most Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents

Have you ever heard people with pets say that they didn’t choose their pet, their pet chose them? It is a sweet sentiment because it leads the listener to believe that fate brought the two together and not just choice. Some also think that this phrase is applicable to non-sentient things like, let’s say, motorcycles….

Motorcycle Accidents Almost Always End In Tragedy

Picture this image: you on a motorcycle with the cool breeze in your hair as you ride into the sunset. You have on a helmet as well as a leather jacket with matching leather pants. You wear these items because they look cool, but also because they are there to protect from major head injuries…

6 Motorcycle Fun Facts

When you think of someone dangerous, who loves the outdoors, who loves the risk of driving fast, or who likes to wear black leather jackets, your first instinct isn’t to think of someone who drives a truck or a 4-door sedan. Instead, you think about the iconic image of James Dean on his motorcycle. You…

Getting Back On the Bike After a Motorcycle Accident

Even if you did not cause a motorcycle accident that left you injured or traumatized, trying to ride again after the crash can be a herculean task for many riders. And our Los Angeles motorcycle accident lawyer knows it better than anyone else, because he keeps in touch with victims even after they have successfully…

Do You Need to Wear a Helmet?

Let’s face it. Motorcycle helmets aren’t the most attractive accessories, but they are required by law in California. By design, motorcycles are dangerous vehicles, and there really isn’t much you can do to reduce your risk of serious injury or death when riding one other obeying traffic laws, practicing safe riding procedures, and wearing a…

California Motorcycle Laws 101: What You Need to Know

Staying safe on your motorcycle means knowing the laws that govern motorcycle riders in California. All motorcyclists must follow the same laws that apply to the drivers of regular cars, trucks and SUVs. In addition, there are some motorcycle-specific laws that only apply to the operators of motorcycles. Both traditional driving regulations and those that…

‘I Disagree With the Police Report After My Motorcycle Accident, What Can I Do?’

When it comes to determining fault in motor vehicle accidents, a police report is arguably the most valuable tool. Given that police reports play such a crucial role in personal injury claims, our Los Angeles motorcycle accident lawyer from Compass Law Group, P.C., is no stranger to hearing the following question, “What can I do…

Riding a Motorcycle Is Risky, But It Is Not Your Fault

Motorcycles are the epitome of being cool. Where did the coolness of motorcycles begin is completely debatable. But some turn to the classic photo of James Dean riding a motorcycle posed with a leather jacket while dragging a cigarette on the side of his mouth. His hair in the perfect tussled form that told you…

Motorcyclist Thrown 80 Feet In Crash

We want to bring you this story today about a North Hills motorcyclist who survived after a crash sent him flying 80 feet. The accident happened on Veterans Day on Lassen Street. Surveillance video shows a car turn into the path of the motorcyclist and then the impact which sent the 20-year-old rider into the…

Motorcyclist Involved in La Mirada Crash Dies

Last month, a 61-year-old man died from his injuries after an accident in La Mirada. Roland Sarabia was riding his motorcycle when a vehicle pulled out of a parking lot. Sarabia collided with the vehicle and was sent over the median and hit the curb, which propelled the motorcycle into a light pole. Sarabia was…