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Failure to Yield Causes Fatal Motorcycle Accident

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

Earlier this year, a truck driver was cited for a failure to yield that led to the death of a motorcyclist in northern Nashville. Tracy Humphreys, 57, was driving a pickup truck when he pulled out of a parking lot and onto Buchanan Street when he struck a motorcycle traveling down the road. The… Read More »

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3 Common Causes Of Motorcycle Accidents

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

It’s often thought that motorcyclists are more likely to be involved in accidents, but this is actually a misconception. However, it is, unfortunately, true that motorcycle accidents are much more likely to be severe or fatal. An experienced motorcycle injury lawyer can help you recover after such an accident, but it’s important to understand… Read More »

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What You Need to Know About Accidents Caused by Motorcycle Defects

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

In many personal injury cases, the manufacturer of a machine or tool is liable for damages because of a manufacturing error. Vehicle manufacturers are no exception, and a motorcycle accident lawyer will help you determine whether or not the maker of your motorcycle was at fault. Of course, knowing a few things ahead of… Read More »

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How To Prevent A Motorcycle Accident In Nashville

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

Home to Tennessee’s only bike rally, launching in 2017, Nashville is one of the most popular destinations for motorcyclists in the Southeast. As a biker, you know how to protect yourself on the open road, riding defensively and wearing the proper gear—but that doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed to avoid a motorcycle accident in Nashville…. Read More »

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Battling Helmet Myths And Nonsense

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

In spite of the proven effectiveness that helmets bring to the table, there are still bikers who refuse to wear them. After talking to countless accident victims and reading biker blogs, our Nashville motorcycle accident attorneys have heard all types of helmet related myths. In fact, Motorcycle Cruiser has done an excellent job at… Read More »

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How Bad Riding Weather Affects Motorcyclists’ Right To Damages

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

Nashville bikers generally do not have to deal with the winter snow and ice that keep riders off the roads during the winter months in the midwest and northeast, but they experience no shortage of weather extremes at all times of the year. Weather can be a substantial contributing factor in a motorcycle accident,… Read More »

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Top Causes For The Worst Motorcycle Crashes In Tennessee

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

Motley Fool looked at motorcycle ownership across the United States. They found that Tennessee ranks 33rd in overall ownership. With 168,408 registered motorcycles, it shows that this mode of transportation has significant appeal. Since our Nashville motorcycle accident attorneys are seeing more and more victims of crashes involving this conveyance, it is time to… Read More »

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Why It’s Possible You May Need To Consult With An Accident Attorney

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

Being involved in a motorcycle accident is a scary situation that can affect you for the rest of your life. Mentally and physically you may heal but financially you can go bankrupt even if you have insurance. It doesn’t seem fair but it happens. That’s why it’s important to call a Nashville motorcycle accident… Read More »

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5 Tips For Motorcycle Riding Safety

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

Recently, a local man died in a motorcycle accident. According to media reports, the man swerved to avoid slower moving traffic. He then lost control of his motorcycle, hitting a guardrail. This accident is a reminder of the importance of motorcycle safety. While motorcyclists are more vulnerable on roadways than those driving larger vehicles,… Read More »

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Three Tips For Avoiding Becoming A Motorcycle Crash Statistic

By Mitch Grissim & Associates |

Whether you have recently purchased your first motorcycle or you have been riding for years, you probably know riding a motorcycle can be dangerous, especially if others on the road are not paying attention to you. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, in recent years, motorcycle fatalities have accounted for roughly thirteen… Read More »

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