Category Archives: Motorcycle Accidents

NHTSA Calculates Economic Costs from Rising U.S. Car Accident Rate

It’s no secret that car accident rates have risen rapidly in nearly every region of the United States over the last few years.  Now a groundbreaking new study from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is shedding light on precisely what those crashes are costing society on an economic level. The Killino Firm’s Auto Accident […]

As Motorcycles Grow in Popularity, So Does the Danger

Motorcycles are becoming more and more popular as a mode of transportation. But with the approach of warm weather and summer travel, the risk of serious and fatal motorcycle crashes is growing. To avoid tragedy, bikers and the drivers of other motor vehicles must make every effort to share the road safely. The Killino Firm’s […]

Motorcycle Tires Recalled for Defect That Can Increase Risk of Crashes

On August 11, 2014, the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) announced the recall by Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (Continental) of 8,070 motorcycle tires for tread and belt separation defects. The tires subject to the recall include certain ContiAttack SM, ContiSportAttack, ContiSportAttack2, ContiRaceAttack Comp. Soft, ContiRaceAttack Comp. Medium, ContiRaceAttack Comp. Endurance, and ContiRoadAttack 2 […]

Attention 2014 Harley Owners: Harley-Davidson Has Recalled Motorcycles for Ignition-switch Defects

On August 1, 2014, the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) announced that Harley-Davidson will be recalling motorcycles around the world for the same type of ignition-switch defects that have prompted recalls by GM, Chrysler, and Volkswagen. A total of 4,500 bikes will be recalled, worldwide, including more than 3,300 from the United States. According […]

The Killino Firm, P.C. Protects Consumers Injured by Defective Motorcycles

In early July 2014, Harley-Davidson identified a defect in certain of its touring motorcycles and issued a voluntary recall of more than 66,000 bikes to protect consumers’ safety. Touring and CVO Touring series motorbikes manufactured between July 1, 2013, and May 7, 2014, were reportedly recalled due to the improper installation of the motorbikes’ front […]