Accidents by Location

Welcome to the Metier Law Firm blog! In this section of our blog, you can find information about accidents in Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, and other locations across the nation. We have information about motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, truck accidents, and more. As personal injury attorneys, we believe that it’s our job to help members of the public reduce their risk of being seriously injured, and you’ll find a wealth of information designed to help you stay safe on the road. Our blog is constantly being updated with new content, so check back often and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter.

Are Careless Drivers Putting Motorcyclists at Risk for Disaster?

Drunk drivers kill thousands of motorists in the U.S. every year, but the risk is even higher for motorcycle enthusiasts who have very little protection against accidents. Last week, a Denver judge sentenced a drunk driver to twelve years in prison for his role in an accident earlier this year that killed a U.S. Air… read more

Can I Ride My Motorcycle Without a License?

Motorcycles can be fun and fast, but all motorcyclists need proper training to ride safely. Due to motorcycles’ size, speed and lack of safety features, an untrained rider can put themselves and all other motorists in danger. Operating a motorcycle requires more concentration and regular adjustments than a car. Even simple actions, like pulling out… read more

Did A Medical Condition Cause Your Motorcycle Accident?

Many drivers are suffering from medical conditions that can make them dangerous on the road. Some conditions, like epilepsy, sleep disorders, nerve damage and psychological disorders, only exhibit symptoms occasionally, but the consequences can be deadly if they strike behind the wheel. Am I Liable If Prescription Drugs Caused My Accident? Drivers can also be… read more

University of Colorado Hosts International Motorcycle Studies Conference

The fourth International Journal of Motorcycle Studies Conference was held the weekend of June 19 in Colorado Springs. The conference took place over three days at the University of Colorado. The first conference was held in Colorado Springs in 2010, and every other year the event is held abroad. Last year’s forum was held in… read more

What Is a Driver’s “Duty of Reasonable Care”?

Every driver on the road has a “duty of reasonable care” to other motorists, meaning that drivers have to drive responsibly to avoid causing harm or injury. A huge part of this responsibility is being aware of others on the road, especially vulnerable parties like motorcyclists, pedestrians and bicycle riders. Cars turning left are more… read more

Did a Manufacturing Defect Cause Your Accident?

To stay safe, motorcyclists have to regularly inspect their bikes for any signs of wear. Broken or unstable parts, strange noises and leaking fluid may indicate that your bike needs maintenance, which could make all the difference in the event of an accident. Regular maintenance can help you detect any defective parts and help keep… read more

Does Altitude Affect Motorcycle Riders?

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is one of the oldest motorsport races in the U.S. For more than 90 years, hundreds of motorcycle and auto racers have tested their skills on the track, which spans 12.42 miles and climbs 5,000 feet up the famous mountain. Only amateurs are fooled by the term motorsport, because… read more

Vintage Motorcycle Show Unites Motorcycle Enthusiasts

Some motorcycle enthusiasts set their bikes apart by having the latest model and the most innovative technology. Vintage motorcycle lovers, however, would forego all those modern conveniences for the beauty and complexity of older bikes. The Fourth Annual Vintage Motorcycle Show was held in Golden, CO on July 2. The annual event is usually hosted… read more

Why Are So Many American Service Members Killed in Motorcycle Accidents?

Veterans make up a large percentage of the motorcycle community nationwide, and Colorado is no exception. Values like independence, freedom and adventure create common ground between service members and motorcyclists. Most people returning from deployment are 19 to 25 years old, armed with combat pay for whatever their heart desires. After years of excitement and… read more

Do I Need Training to Ride a Motorcycle?

Motorcycles are fun, fast and powerful, but they are very different from driving a car. Some motorcyclists believe that experience is enough to make them a safe rider, but studies have shown that even basic training can help save lives. Last year, more than 90 percent of riders killed in Colorado motorcycle accidents were men… read more