Motorcycle accidents always poses special problems for attorneys. Was the rider wearing a helmet? And does it even matter? Were road conditions a factor in causing the accident (potholes, chip & tar paving…)? Are we dealing with a jury that thinks all riders are daredevils? (Don’t get me started). How do we deal with the…

In a recent study released by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, one-third of parents reported reading text messages while driving, one-fourth sent text messages and one-seventh used social media while driving children between the ages of 4 and 10. Bloomberg posted this graphic based on the…

We handle motorcycle cases quite differently than the average car case. Why? Cycles Behave Differently Unlike passenger cars, motorcycles are capable of rapid acceleration. They offer little protection to the rider during a collision and require special skills to be able to maneuver the bike effectively. Unlike a car, a motorcycle has separate front and…

A Day at the Range I learned to ride at a motorcycle course in Snydersville offered at what was then Schoch’s Harley Davidson.  Free course, use of a complimentary bike and helmet,  and a license after successful completion. Great course and a lot of fun. Pennsylvania just announced a new training curriculum that includes many…

Attorney Jerry Geiger is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and a rider. For over 30 years, he has been a trial attorney who has tried cases throughout eastern Pennsylvania. Jerry understands the physics and dynamics of riding a motorcycle, is quite aware of the dangers facing riders in the Poconos and understands motorcycle injury law. He also…