When we discuss motorcycle accidents on this blog, ordinarily we stick to accidents here in Indiana. Certainly, our state has more than enough motorcycle accidents of its own, without having to look elsewhere for stories. However, a recent incident in another state was so outrageous and tragic that it is worth serious consideration.
Theft charges can cover a multitude of crimes, from shoplifting to embezzlement. It is obvious why you should fight serious charges, such as for white-collar crimes, but do not underestimate the importance of fighting something seemingly minor, such as petty theft.
When you have been injured in a car accident caused by another driver's negligence, the effects can touch almost every part of your life. You face the enormous costs of your medical care, and you will likely lose income from the time you are unable to return to work. Beyond those costs, you will also face pain and suffering and other symptoms of your injury. It's relatively straightforward to assign a dollar figure to the cost of your medical bills and lost wages, but harder to figure out how to place a monetary value on your pain.
Many people who are considering going through a divorce imagine they will have to argue their case in court. Some of these people may want the chance to go on the stand and tell their side of the story to a courtroom. Others may dread the idea of airing their dirty laundry, so to speak, in front of strangers.
Every good motorcyclist understands the risks they face, and exercises caution when on the road. They watch the road ahead of them, signal their turns, wear helmets and take other actions to protect themselves. Unfortunately, there's only so much a motorcyclist can do to protect against other vehicles on the road.