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Randy Appleton

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

The month of May is dedicated to Motorcycle Safety Awareness, a national safety initiative that focuses on motorists and motorcyclists “sharing the road” with one another. But more and more people are taking a stand and encouraging rider safety, maybe […]

Jim Lewis

Rash of Motorcycle, Moped Accidents Points to Other Drivers’ Negligence

Two weeks of carnage for motorcycle and moped riders in Norfolk and Virginia Beach, VA, continued on the night of June 5, 2014. This latest fatal collision for a motorcyclist occurred at the intersection of 38th Street and Colley Avenue […]

Kevin Duffan

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May is “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month”. According to NHTSA statistics, motorcycles make up only two percent of the vehicles on the road, yet they are involved in ten percent of…

Jim Lewis

Increase in Scooters on City Streets Raises Safety Concerns

A spike in gas prices, tightening budgets for buying and maintaining motor vehicles and warmer-than-average temperatures during the first four months of 2012 have all contributed to a seeming run…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro

Proving Manufacturer Liability in Motorcycle Accidents Can Be Difficult

A lawsuit currently before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia (WV) illustrates how difficult it can be to show that design defects and manufacturing mistakes…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro, P.C.

Motorcycle Crash in Chesapeake Claims a Life, Shatters Another

Take two motorcycles, add excessive speed and a narrow residential road lined with parked cars, and you all too often wind up with a tragedy like the one that occurred Tuesday evening in Chesapeake….

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro, P.C.

Deaths from Motorcycle Crashes on the Rise in South Hampton Roads Area of Virginia

In 2009, more than twice as many people have died in motorcycle crashes in South Hampton Roads than in all of 2008, according to The Virginian-Pilot. There have been 13 fatal motorcycle crashes…

Jim Lewis

2009 already deadliest year for motorcycle accidents

Two unrelated fatal motorcycle crashes over the weekend – killing Scott Allen Neill and George Michael Watts – has brought the total in Hampton Roads in 2009 to 13, The Virginian-Pilot…

Jim Lewis

Two Virginia Beach Motorcyclists Killed in Separate Crashes on the Same Day

Two tragic motorcycle accidents occurred in Virginia Beach, Virginia (VA) on the same day with two people dead and two injured.
The first crash included a man and a female passenger riding in the…

Randy Appleton

Street Racing, DUI Combined in Virginia Beach Fatality That Led to Jail Term

A street race on Lynnhaven Parkway this past April left one man dead and another man facing felony charges of illegal automobile racing and contributing to the death of a motorcyclist. The…