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  • San Antonio personal injury attorneys help injured motorcyclist settle case for $155k

    Posted By Christina Bernhard || 1-Apr-2015

    The victim of a motorcycle collision settled with insurance company for $155k with the help of The Carlson Law Firm personal injury attorneys, Edna Elizondo and John Hodges. The Carlson Law Firm’s client was in a line of vehicles sitting at a stopped traffic light. While the traffic light was red, the driver in front of the client dropped her cell phone and reached to pick it up. Doing so, ...
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  • Common motorcyle accidents and how to avoid them

    Posted By Christina Bernhard || 17-Nov-2014

    Motorcycle accidents are among the most dangerous types of accidents. Every year, there are more motorcycles registered with over 8 million in the US. Along with the rising number of motorcycles, the injured and fatality rates rise as well, and car fatalities decline over time. About 5,000 motorcyclists die every year from being on the road and over 90,000 a year are injured. As car engineers ...
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  • Rider Killed in San Marcos Motorcycle Accident

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 19-Aug-2014

    A Texas motorcycle accident on Hunter Road claimed the life of a San Marcos rider when a pickup truck pulled out of a business drive way, partially blocking the roadway and causing the motorcyclist to lose control of the bike in an attempt to avoid the truck. Police identified the rider who was killed in the San Marcos motorcycle accident as 65-year-old Stephen Werth. Police said Werth was riding ...
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  • Out of Control Car Sparks Motorcycle Accident in Temple, Three Injured

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 8-Jul-2014

    A motorcycle accident in Temple, Texas sent one rider to the hospital on Thursday after a vehicle struck the bike, ejecting the rider and sending him more than 20 feet, police said. The motorcyclist was identified by officials as 45-year-old William Pettyjohn, a 14-year veteran of the Temple Police Department. Pettyjohn was expected to recover from the injuries endured in the auto accident on ...
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  • Motorcycle Awareness Month Highlights Importance of Rider Safety

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 21-May-2014

    With national Motorcycle awareness month underway, the safety of riders and drivers of passenger vehicles is likely to garner attention. And rightly so. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are 35 times more likely to endure fatal accidents than their passenger vehicle counter parts. As drivers we may see auto ...
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  • Motorcyclist Killed in San Antonio Auto Accident

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 2-May-2014

    A motorcycle accident in San Antonio killed a motorcyclist and left others injured on Thursday evening when the driver of a vehicle lost control, smashing head-on into the bike. According to police the driver of the car involved was reportedly speeding when it bottomed out at a dip in the roadway. As a result, the driver lost control of the vehicle and swerved into the opposite lane of traffic on ...
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  • 57-Year-Old Motorcyclist Struck, Killed in San Antonio Accident

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 2-Dec-2013

    A motorcycle accident in San Antonio claimed the life of a rider, when he was struck by a van on Perrin Beitel Road, police said Monday morning. The motorcyclist who was killed was identified as 57-year-old Frederick Keicer. The accident occurred at approximately 9 a.m. and Keicer was pronounced dead at the scene of the motorcycle wreck. The van was identified as a Global Restoration Service van, ...
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  • Copperas Cove Man Killed in Hwy 190 Motorcycle Accident

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 29-Oct-2013

    A motorcycle accident in Copperas Cove on Hwy 190 left the rider dead on Friday even when the driver of a passenger vehicle failed to yield the right of way while attempting a left turn on Laura Street, police revealed on Tuesday. The man was identified as 45-year-old Matthew Leyfett Walker, a resident of Copperas Cove. Police said Walker was transported to Scott & White Hospital in Temple, ...
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  • College Station Motorcycle Accident Injures Three on Southwest Parkway

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 15-Oct-2013

    A motorcycle accident in College Station sent three people to the hospital with injuries resulting from the collision, which involved the bike and a passenger vehicle on Southwest Parkway Monday night. According to police, the motorcyclist was identified as Caleb Tate, 20, a student at Texas A&M. Tate was ejected from the motorcycle as a result of the impact. The motorcycle slammed into the ...
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  • Motorcycle Accident in San Antonio Kills Rider on Southwest Military Drive

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 11-Oct-2013

    A motorcycle accident in San Antonio, involving a pickup truck, sent the motorcyclist to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, officials reported on Friday. The San Antonio collision occurred on Southwest Military Drive near New Laredo Highway when the driver of the pickup truck pulled out in front of the motorcycle. Police said the motorcyclist had the right of way. As a result of the ...
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  • Killeen Motorcyclist Killed in Stan Schleuter Accident

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 22-Jul-2013

    A Killeen motorcycle accident on Stan Schlueter left a rider dead last week when a passenger vehicle collided with the bike, officials said. KPD identified the motorcyclist who was killed as 37-year-old Simon Nevarez. He was riding a Honda motorcycle at the time of the crash, police said. According to police, the vehicle that struck Nevarez was making a left turn at the time of the Killeen ...
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  • San Antonio Motorcycle Accident Kills One

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 11-Jul-2013

    A San Antonio motorcycle accident left the rider dead on Tuesday evening when he collided with an SUV, who's driver disregarded a traffic signal. The motorcyclist was unable to stop in time and smashed into the side of the vehicle. The motorcycle rider who was killed was identified by authorities as 65-year-old Robert Danielson. Police said the San Antonio motorcycle accident occurred at the ...
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  • 59-year-old Man Killed in Austin Motorcycle Accident

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 19-Jun-2013

    A motorcycle accident in Austin claimed the life of a rider who was traveling on Guadalupe Drive when he was struck by a Honda sedan. As a result of the Austin motorcycle crash, the man endured serious injuries and was transported to University Medical Center at Brackenridge Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Officials identified the man killed in the motorcycle wreck as 59-year-old ...
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  • One Killed in Tx Motorcycle Accident on Hwy 6

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 1-Apr-2013

    A 21-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a motorcycle accident on Hwy 6 Monday morning, when a pickup truck pulled into his path, officials reported. The young man who was killed was identified as 21-year-old Jason Mitchell, a resident of Bridgeport, Texas, police said. According to reports, Mitchell was riding a 2009 Yamaha brand motorcycle. The pickup truck involved pulled into his path at the ...
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  • 20-Year-Old Killed in San Antonio Motorcycle Accident on I-10

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 28-Mar-2013

    A San Antonio motorcycle accident claimed the life of the bike's rider on Wednesday afternoon after he collided with a vehicle, which was stalled on I-10 near Vance Jackson, officials reported. The motorcyclist who was killed in the motorcycle accident in San Antonio was identified as 20-year-old Adolfo Carrera. Police said Carrera was thrown from the motorcycle when he crashed into a Ford ...
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  • 31-year-old Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Austin on FM 2222

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 21-Mar-2013

    A 31-year-old motorcyclist was killed in an Austin accident on Sunday when he crashed into a wayward vehicle, which had lost control before veering into the path of two motorcycles. The 31-year-old unidentified victim was riding an orange 2006 Harley Davidson. He was pronounced dead nearly three hours after the collision occurred. Police said at least four people were transported to area hospitals ...
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  • One Killed in Multi-Vehicle Motorcycle Accident in Austin on RM 2222

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 18-Mar-2013

    A multi-vehicle accident in Austin sent several people to the hospital and claimed the life of one motorcyclist involved in the collision on RM 2222, officials reported. Although police have not yet identified those who were injured in the Austin car wreck or the person who was killed in the fatal accident, officials did say four people were transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge. ...
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  • Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Waco on New Road

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 7-Feb-2013

    A Waco motorcycle accident claimed the life of a motorcyclist when he collided with a Ford pickup truck, which was pulling out from a driveway onto New Road on Thursday afternoon, police said. The motorcyclist was identified as Robert Charles Taplin III, a resident of Waco. According to a report published by KCEN News, Taplin was driving a 2006 Suzuki motorcycle on New Road, when the pick up truck ...
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  • One Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Laredo on I-35

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 14-Jan-2013

    A motorcycle accident in Laredo claimed the life of a former driver for the Laredo Fire Department on Saturday afternoon, police said. Officials identified the motorcyclist who was killed as 52-year-old Edwin Atwell. According to reports, Atwell's motorcycle crashed into a pickup truck while traveling southbound on I-35 in Laredo. Police identified the vehicle involved as a Chevrolet pickup. ...
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  • Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Hit and Run Accident in Waco

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 14-Jan-2013

    A motorcycle accident in Waco was seriously injured on Friday when a vehicle failed to yield the right of way, causing the rider to crash while traveling on Hwy 84, police reported. The motorcyclist who was injured was identified as 30-year-old Victor Padilla. According to officials, Padilla crashed into the pickup truck after the truck ran a red light. Padilla was transported to Hillcrest ...
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  • Robinson Man Killed in Texas Motorcycle Accident

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 26-Dec-2012

    A motorcycle accident on South Robinson Drive and Kettler Street claimed the life of a Robinson man on Sunday afternoon when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a passenger vehicle, officials reported. Police identified the motorcyclist as 50-year-old Jimmy Don Chittum. According to reported released to KWTX News, Chittum was transported to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center via ground ...
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  • Austin Man Injured in Axtell Motorcycle Accident

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 26-Nov-2012

    A motorcycle accident in Axtell, Texas sent the rider to the hospital after a vehicle collided with the bike on State Hwy 31, Friday, officials said. Police identified the motorcyclist who was injured as 25-year-old Daniel Cameron, of Austin. According to authorities on the scene of the Texas motorcycle accident, a Jeep Grand Cherokee collided with Cameron as he was traveling near the intersection ...
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  • Motorcycle Accident in Killeen Kills Fort Hood Soldier

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 22-Oct-2012

    A motorcycle accident in Killeen claimed the life of a Fort Hood soldier on Sunday afternoon after a collision between the motorcyclist and a passenger vehicle, officials reported. Killeen police identified the Fort Hood soldier, who was killed in the motorcycle crash, as 37-year-old Timothy Laurence Singletary. The Killeen motorcycle accident occurred on South Fort Hood Street when the driver of ...
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  • Young Man Killed in Bryan, TX Motorcycle Accident

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 21-Sep-2012

    A motorcycle accident in Bryan, Texas claimed the life of a young man who was struck by a vehicle while riding his motorcycle on northbound Harvey Mitchell Parkway on the evening of September 20 th, officials reported. The young man who was killed in the Bryan motorcycle crash was identified as 22-year-old Brandon Maple. According to police, Maple was near the intersection of Harvey Mitchell Pkwy ...
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  • San Antonio Motorcycle Accident Injures Rider Near Sky Harbor

    Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 10-Sep-2012

    A motorcycle accident in San Antonio left a rider seriously injured on Sunday morning when the bike was struck by a driver who was trying to beat the light at the intersection of Old Pearsall and Sky Harbor, officials said. Although authorities have not yet released the identity of the motorcyclist, they did report that the man was transport to University Hospital with possible head injuries. ...
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