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Jacob “Jake” Sanok (1952-2019)

Jake will be missed! He was a devoted member of Raleigh HOG Chapter #4356 and Blue Knights NC Chapter II, and he was an all-around great guy. He always made a point of coming up to me at Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson events. He would say “hi counselor” and then ask if I needed any helpRead More

Counselor at Law

           My North Carolina Law License that hangs on my office wall indicates that I am admitted to practice as an “ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW” in the courts of North Carolina, and that phrase is bold and capitalized.  When I am asked what I do, however, I generally say thatRead More

Harley-Davidson Gets More Electric

Harley-Davidson recently made an appearance at the 2019 Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show. During the show, Harley-Davidson confirmed the pricing and availability of the long-anticipated LiveWire electronic motorcycle. They also brought 2 new Electric Concepts to the Consumer Electronic Show which are both uncharacteristic of the brand. One resembles an electric bicycle or electric dirtRead More

New Harley-Davidson Models Are On the Way

Harley-Davidson recently unveiled their “More Roads to Harley-Davidson’s Growth Plan.” Regarding this venture, Harley-Davidson sets out the following on its website “It is a fast-changing world with new consumer demands. Alongside our existing loyal riders, we will lead the next revolution of two-wheeled freedom to inspire future riders who have yet to even think aboutRead More

Thank You!

Thanks! Thanks to all the bikers out there who selflessly give their money and time to support charitable organizations and help individuals (bikers and non-bikers) in need. At the end of telethons on television, there is always a big production about how much money they have raised. I wish there was a way that weRead More

Buying a Vintage/Antique/Classic Motorcycle

So, you are looking for a vintage/antique/classic motorcycle. Maybe it is nostalgia; you had a particular motorcycle when you were younger, or it was your “dream bike” at the time. It could be that it’s the enjoyment of riding a vintage/antique/classic bike. Maybe you have a fairly new Harley-Davidson, Honda, BMW, Ducati, Triumph, Indian, etc.,Read More

In an Accident? Call the Police!

A few posts ago, I talked about what a motorcyclist should or should not do at the scene of the accident. One thing I pointed out was always call the police. In this post, I am going to go into more detail as to why you should call 911/the police if you are ever involvedRead More

I Have Been in a Motorcycle Accident! What Do I Do? (Part 3)

In the last 2 posts, I discussed what a motorcyclist should/should not consider doing after a motorcycle accident and while they are being initially treated in an emergency room. In this post, I will discuss what a motorcyclist should/should not consider doing between the time they leave the hospital but before they contact a lawyer.Read More

I Have Been in a Motorcycle Accident! What Do I Do? (Part 2)

In the last post I discussed what a motorcyclist should/should not consider doing at the scene of their accident. In this post, I will discuss the motorcyclist’s initial medical treatment after a motorcycle accident, and I am going to assume that the motorcyclist has been transported to the local emergency department. The investigating officer mayRead More

I Have Been in a Motorcycle Accident! What Do I Do? (Part 1)

Right after a motorcycle accident it is hard to know what to do.  This motorcycle accident might be the first accident you have ever been involved in or the first in which you have ever been injured.  As a motorcycle accident lawyer, I represent injured motorcycle riders across North Carolina regarding their claims with theRead More