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How To Be Safe As A Passenger On The Back Of A Motorcycle

If riding a motorcycle is fun, then riding with a passenger has to be twice as fun. That’s how math works, right? Well, not quite. Having a passenger on your bike completely changes the dynamic of the ride, and can actually be pretty scary. The added (potentially doubled) weight of a second person affects everything [...]

Autumn 2019 Product Recalls

We don’t like it when people get sick or injured, especially when it’s only the start of the school year. That’s when you’re supposed to be getting back into the homework swing — not worrying about whether or not this or that product might be a hazard to you and your kids. Instead, we’ve done [...]

2019-09-27T13:17:16-08:00September 27th, 2019|Child Safety, Product Recalls, Safety|0 Comments

Gearing Up: Hear Us Out (Or Why You Should Always Ride With Earplugs)

Most of us are capable of injuring ourselves on the way to the bathroom — who among us hasn’t stubbed a toe at 3:27 AM? So when it comes to riding two-wheeled machines at inhuman speeds down roads that would make a cheese grater feel inadequate, it’s probably wise to take heed and cover up! [...]

Gearing Up: Head, Shoulders, Knees and… Eyes?

There’s a saying in sports:  leave it all on the playing field. The same should not be said for motorcycles and the road. If you want to protect you in a crash, avoid serious personal injury when you’re on the road, and keep all your body’s requisite components in their original configuration, you need to [...]

Gearing Up: Lessons on Protection from MotoGP Racers

At 209.9 mph, the human body might as well be Play-Doh. That's the thing about evolution, though:  we’re a bit ill-equipped to be run along the ground at speeds so fast they'd make a wedge of Roquefort appreciate a cheese grater. And yet when Marc Marquez, reigning two-time MotoGP world champion, crashed during a 2013 [...]

5 More Reasons You Should Take That Motorcycle Safety Course Today

We love motorcycles. We know, you might think that’s the most obvious statement in the world (just take one look at our Facebook page!), but we feel like we can’t say it enough. It’s not usual to find a personal injury lawyer who’s so passionate about motorcycling that it becomes the cornerstone of his career [...]

2019-08-30T16:59:47-08:00August 30th, 2019|Motorcycle Riders, Motorcycle Safety|0 Comments

10 Real World Reasons You Should Take That Motorcycle Safety Course Today

When’s the last time you took a motorcycle safety course? If you’re a brand new rider, we hope your answer is recently. If you’ve been riding for 40 years, we hope your answer is also recently. No matter what level of experience we’re at, we could all benefit from ongoing training. Think about it, even [...]

Back to School? Back to Back Pain. Is Your Student’s Backpack Too Heavy?

The smell of coffee wafts through the kitchen. You have a few spare minutes of calm before you need to wrangle the kiddos out of bed, stuff them into something resembling an outfit, and shoo them off to the bus stop with what you’ll later realize was your lunch instead of theirs. Guess we’re having [...]

2019-08-19T09:51:57-08:00August 19th, 2019|Child Safety, School Safety|0 Comments

The Howard Blau Law Summer Safety Series: A Retrospective

Though summer won't officially be over until September 23, we’re only weeks away from the start of the school year. (Or, in the case of the poor children of Alhambra, only days away. YUCK!) The end of summer is both a sad and joyous time. On the one hand, you have freedom. But on the [...]

2019-08-08T11:02:33-08:00August 8th, 2019|Child Safety, Summer, Summer Safety|0 Comments

The Howard Blau Law Summer Safety Series: Calling All Recalls

We don’t like it when people get sick or injured, especially when it’s summer. That’s when you’re supposed to be having fun! — not worrying about whether or not this or that product might be a hazard to you and your kids. Instead, we’ve done the worrying for you (with a bit of an assist [...]

2019-08-01T12:55:01-08:00August 1st, 2019|Product Recalls, Summer Safety|0 Comments