Posted on Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 10:42 pm
A 72-year-old man tragically lost his life in a motorcycle accident Saturday night.
The man was riding at night, when he seemingly lost control of his motorcycle and ended up in a ditch on the side of Wisconsin 35. He was launched off of the motorcycle by the crash, according to the Pierce County sheriff’s department.
The man in the accident, James Swenson, was unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene. The accident is still being investigated. Anyone who has any information is encouraged to call the sheriff’s department at 715-273-5051.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the recently departed.
Posted on Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 4:26 pm
An Abilene, TX man is fighting for his life after his motorcycle malfunctioned causing him to sustain life-threatening injuries.
The motorcycle accident occurred on Friday night around 8:00 p.m. on Loop 322 in Abilene. The motorcyclist was traveling north on the road when the front wheel of his motorcycle became loose, causing the man to lose control of the bike.
The 41-year-old man was not wearing a helmet when he became airborne, and as a result suffered serious head injuries. He was transported to the Hendrick Medical Center where he is listed in critical condition.
If a malfunctioning motorcycle caused you to receive injuries, please contact the Wisconsin motorcycle malfunction lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today.
Posted on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 6:18 pm
The Italian motorcycle company, Ducati, has announced a national recall of specific motorcycles due to fuel leaks.
The Hypermotard models that are affected were manufactured in 2011 between June 25 and November 30. There are 913 motorcycles that were produced during that timeline. These models have the potential for fuel leaks because of micro-cracking in their fuel lines. These leaks could start fires if left unattended.
Ducati plans on informing the owners of these particular models, and will fix the problem with the fuel line free of charge.
Please contact the Wisconsin motorcycle malfunction lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 if you or someone you know has been injured due to a motorcycle malfunction.
Posted on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 11:02 pm
Suzuki has announced a national recall of several models of their 2012 scooters and motorcycles.
The scooters and motorcycles affected by the recall were manufactured before December 17, 2011. The models include AN400, AN650, and DL650. These models were all recalled due to a malfunctioning brake light switch.
The brake light switches may cause the lights to not turn on, even when the motorcyclist is trying to brake. This could lead to an elevated risk for accidents, due to the trailing car being unable to see that the motorcycle is, in fact, stopped. Suzuki also made the announcement that they will fix the problem at any of their authorized locations.
If you have been injured due to a motorcycle malfunction, please contact the Wisconsin motorcycle malfunction lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today.
Posted on Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at 3:35 pm
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, along with Honda, has declared a recall on 126,000 Honda Goldwing motorcycles.
An issue with the secondary brakes is the reason for the national recall. The master cylinder on the brakes has the potential to pull down the rear brakes of the bike, increasing the chance to be involved in an accident.
This recall affects the GL 1800 models of the Honda Goldwing that were manufactured between 2001 and 2010 as well as the 2012 models. Beginning in January, owners of these recalled motorcycles can have their bike inspected and fixed for free at any Honda dealership.
Motorcycle malfunctions can be the reason for serious accidents and injuries. If you have been injured in an accident due to a malfunctioning motorcycle, please contact the Wisconsin motorcycle malfunction lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today.
Posted on Monday, October 31st, 2011 at 7:56 pm
Difficulty with a switch on certain Harley-Davidson motorcycles is the reason behind a recall that affects over 300,000 bikes.
The faulty switch can lead to brake lights not working and may even cause the rear brakes to not work. The reason this switch can malfunction is due to the amount of heat it comes into contact with from the exhaust system. Harley-Davidson estimates that this glitch can cost them up to $12 million to repair.
Notifications to owners of these malfunctioning bikes will be sent via e-mail. A switch replacement kit will be installed for free at any official Harley-Davidson dealer.
Motorcycle malfunctions can be the reason for serious accidents and injuries. If you have been injured in an accident because of a malfunctioning motorcycle, please contact the Wisconsin motorcycle malfunction lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today.
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