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Geoff Trachtenberg

$800,000 Wrongful Death Settlement for Motorcycle Collision in Arizona

Levenbaum & Cohen (“L&C”) is pleased to report that the firm recently settled a motorcycle wrongful death case for $800,000.00. L&C, which also does business as The Law Tigers — a group of attorneys concentrating in motorcycle injury — obtained the settlement after two riders, one in his 70s and the other in her 50s, collided with a vehicle that was trying to pass a semi-truck.If you or a…

Geoff Trachtenberg

State Helmet Laws For Each Jurisdiction

While helmet usage should be everyone’s priority, not every state requires helmets for every type of rider. In fact, most states still only require helmets for certain age riders and the majority of states still leave helmet usage up to the individual rider.An excellent summary of helmet law requirements can be found at the Law Tigers website, or by clicking here.

Geoff Trachtenberg

Settlement Reached Where Improper Road Repair Leads to Motorcycle Mishap

This month the City of Phoenix approved a $250,000 settlement in a motorcycle injury case with one of our clients. The incident occurred when the City workers improperly repaired a section of the roadway that, within days after the repair, resulted in a large pothole in a through lane of travel. Unfortunately, this pothole was also all but invisible at night and caused our client’s motorcycle…

Geoff Trachtenberg

Road Debris: Recipe for Motorcycle Accidents

Imagine riding your motorcycle down the freeway and having a tire tread or some other debris thrust into your path by an unknown vehicle. It is a prospect, in one form or another, that bikers face all the time. Often the problem for injured bikers in these types of situations is that, even if they have uninsured motorist coverage, carriers attempt to deny these claims since it is impossible to…

Chrissie Cole

One Dead in Motorcycle vs 2-Car Accident

One person is dead after a traffic accident involving a motorcycle and two vehicles on Monday morning on westbound Interstate 10, approximately 15 miles east of Scottsdale.The Arizona Department of Public safety says the accident involved a motorcycle and at least two other vehicles. One of the vehicles was rear-ended during a lane change. At this time there is no further information regarding…