Spine Injuries

Category: Motorcycle Injury

Spine Injuries

Spine Injuries

  Continuing our series about injuries we motorcyclists suffer, last time we spoke about head injuries/TBI and how helmets can protect us.  This time we write about spine injuries, and next time we will write about foot and ankle injuries. Spine medicine seems to elude many attorneys.  They know the buzz words, and maybe the…

Helmets

Motorcycle riders suffer some significant injuries not commonly seen in car accidents. So not only are the dynamics and therefore reconstruction of motorcycle accidents different from car accidents, but the medical treatment can be very different too. We spent years doing what most lawyers never do, besides trying cases, but also “learning the medicine” as…
crashed motorcycle in Las Vegas

Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction Continued

It all starts with the triangle of reconstruction. If you remember Pythagorean theorem from your 10th grade geometry class, you know that if you know two sides of a triangle, you can calculate the third side. The triangle as it relates to riding is TIME-SPEED-DISTANCE. You are already familiar with the idea. For instance, if…
motorcycle bike night

Division In The Motorcycle Community

Power and control is exerted and maintained through division and the “us against them” idea continues to divide. The best example would be the Democrats vs. Republicans, as this is possibly the most well known divide which has created two major divisions within America. While in actuality the divisions mean nothing if your focus is…
motorcycle and car accident

Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction

So a follow up to the accident reconstruction post, I said that the Time-Speed-Distance triangle was not just important to as an attorney working with experts to reconstruct accident cases, but also to us as riders. We are so used to navigating the streets that 60 mph doesn’t mean anything to us in practice, but…

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