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The Aftermath of a Motorcycle Accident

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There many vital steps to take after a motorcycle accident, one of which should be contacting a motorcycle accident lawyer. Medical treatment in the emergency room and the recovery beyond that can be a trying, confusing time. Consulting with a motorcycle accident lawyer in the aftermath of a motorcycle accident could help you and your… Read more »

Investigation Underway over Brake Failures in Harley Davidsons

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An investigation has ensued after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) received 43 complaints of faulty brakes on certain models of Harley Davidson motorcycles. Riders reported that both the hand and foot brakes suddenly failed to work, resulting in three crashes and two injuries. The investigation includes more than 430,000 Harley Davidson motorcycles with… Read more »

Fatality Marks Fifth Motorcycle Death in Maine for 2016

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Another motorcycle accident in Maine has claimed an innocent life. 36-year-old Robert Locke, from Lynbrook, New York, died after being thrown from his motorcycle on Alfred’s Route 111. According to state police, the victim had joined a group of friends for a trip to New Hampshire when the accident happened. Police say that Locke swerved… Read more »

Head-on Collision in Orrington Injures 3

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A head-on collision in Orrington last week sent three people to the hospital, according to the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department. Officers have not yet released the victim’s names, but report that the accident happened on Route 15, near Pleasant Hill Lane. The collision, which involved a motorcycle and a passenger car, is being investigated and… Read more »

Patient Motivation Key for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

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Medical experience has shown the critical role that patient motivation plays in recovering from a spinal cord injury or stroke. Up until now, however, there has been a lack of neuroscientific data that explains how this motivation impacts or promotes the recovery of motor function. A recent study conducted by Japanese researchers focused on the… Read more »

Local Motorcyclist Survives Crash Caused by Maine Wildlife

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An avid motorcyclist is thanking his lucky stars after sustaining multiple injuries in a crash that occurred on Sunday, September 20, 2015. Tommy Stone was riding his 2012 Suzuki DRZ400 away from his home in Limington. He rode through Fryeburg and Bethel without incident, but ran into problems on Greenwood Rd. leading to Rt. 117… Read more »

Maine Motorcycle Fatalities Reach Record Highs By August

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Recently released statistics show that motorcycle fatalities in the state of Maine had reached record highs by early August, with a total of 17 deaths as a result of motorcycle crashes between Jan. 1 and Aug. 3, 2015. Four of those fatalities occurred in the first week of August (with two additional car crash deaths also… Read more »

Maine Injury Lawyers Concerned about Spate of Motorcycle Crashes

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Route 202 in Windham was the site of yet another motorcycle crash earlier this month, which nearly claimed the life of the operator. Police say that witnesses on the scene helped the severely injured biker, who was quickly transported to Maine Medical Center. Officials say that the accident happened when the driver of a vehicle… Read more »

Feds Crack Down on Novelty Motorcycle Helmets

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Serving Portland, Lewiston and Bangor, Hardy, Wolf & Downing represent victims of motorcycle crash-related injuries, ensuring that liable parties are held accountable for their actions. As leading Maine motorcycle accident lawyers who also appreciate this recreational pastime ourselves, we understand the physical, emotional and financial ramifications endured when negligence is involved. Bikers are more prone… Read more »

Negligently Placed Sign Found to be the Cause of Motorcyclist’s Severe Injuries

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Sometimes accidents happen on the road outside the scope of legal liability–no one, legally, is to blame. In other cases, the party at fault is another driver, and sometimes a third party can be found to be the cause of an accident and its resulting injuries. The Maine Supreme Court recently examined such an issue in… Read more »