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Motorcyclist Killed In Accident With Deer A Reminder Of Another Danger We Face Every Time We Ride, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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A Pennsylvania man was killed June 24 when his motorcycle was struck by a deer in the Northern Tier. Police told WETM-TV that David Gardner, 64, of Clarks Summit, Pa., was riding on North Street in Terry Township, Bradford County, … Continue reading

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Jury Clears Motorcyclist In Road Rage Shooting, NY Biker Accident Lawyer Says

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A Monroe County Court jury this week acquitted a Rochester area biker of a first-degree felony assault charge in an August 2010 road rage incident. Craig S. Hasman was found not guilty after almost two days of deliberations, according to … Continue reading

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NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer: Helmetless Motorcyclist Killed During Anti-Helmet Protest Ride

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Oh, the irony.  A 55-year-old Syracuse-area motorcyclist who was not wearing a helmet during a protest ride against helmet laws was killed Saturday when he was thrown over the handlebars of his motorcycle and his head struck the pavement. State … Continue reading

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Helmet Debate Revs Up Again in Pennsylvania, NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer Says

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The debate over motorcycle helmets has roared back into the headlines in Pennsylvania. A state representative reintroduced legislation in Harrisburg in May to make helmets mandatory across the state. Currently, Pennsylvania motorcyclists 21 and older can go helmetless. Across the … Continue reading

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Intersection Collision Kills Motorcyclist in Broome County, NY – Cause Under Investigation

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A 24-year-old motorcyclist was killed Tuesday night in a collision with a sport-utility vehicle in Broome County.  The cause of the collision is still under investigation. The collision occurred at the intersection of Hooper Road and Watson Boulevard in the … Continue reading

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NY Motorcycle Accident Attorney: Another Local Biker Killed By Careless Driver

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I am sad to report that another local motorcyclist has been killed by a careless driver.  WETM-TV is reporting that 29 year old Anthony Church of Newfield, NY was traveling South on Trumbulls Corners Road in Newfield at 9:40 PM … Continue reading

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NY Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Warns: Just Get Away From Aggressive Drivers.

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When faced with aggressive drivers, just get away. Don’t confront, don’t argue, don’t get off your bike, just get away.  You have no idea what or who you are dealing with. That’s my firm advice as a NY and PA … Continue reading

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Syracuse Stunt Fest 2010 at the NYS Fairgrounds Tomorrow – See You There!

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Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  Something different? Head to the NYS Fairgrounds on Saturday August 7, 2010, and prepare to be amazed! Syracuse Stuntfest 2010 is happening from 12:00-8:00 PM.  This event draws the best stunt riders … Continue reading

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NY and PA Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Warns Bikers After Serious Motorcycle Crashes in Both States

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Weekends are meant to be the time we leave work worries and cares behind and get a chance to indulge in our interests. For many people in the Twin Tiers, during the summer this means getting out on our motorcycles. … Continue reading

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Elmira Motorcycle Crash Demonstrates Danger Turning Vehicles Pose to Bikers

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As a personal injury attorney who handles a LOT of motorcycle crashes, I feel confident in saying that one of the greatest dangers to bikers is turning vehicles. As every biker well knows, people in cars just don’t see bikers; … Continue reading

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