North Carolina Motorcycle Laws

I often get asked about the laws in North Carolina that pertain to motorcycles and their riders. A lot of attention is paid to the helmet law which you can find in North Carolina General Statute 20-140.4. The helmet law was discussed at the last long session of the general assembly, but no change to … Read more

SCENE OF THE MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT – WHAT TO DO

I am often asked if there is anything that a motorcyclist can do at the scene of an accident that would later be helpful in their claim with the insurance company of the driver at fault. If you are not responsible for your motorcycle accident, there are things that you can do to maximize the … Read more

Protect Your Motorcycle Investment

 Many bikers assume if their custom motorcycle is stolen or totaled an insurance company will pay the current value of their stock model plus the full cost of all chrome/additional equipment/custom paint.   North Carolina law, however, only requires that an insurance company pay the fair market value of the entire motorcycle, which is the amount … Read more

Scooter Rider Killed in Durham Accident

The Durham Police Department has reported the August 21 death of a scooter rider on University Drive who collided with another vehicle that turned into the path of the scooter.  Our sympathies go out to the scooter rider’s family.  After investigating the accident, the Durham Police Department has charge the driver of the vehicle that turned in … Read more

Need a Speaker?

Does your motorcycle group or civic organization need a speaker to educate your members regarding how they can protect themselves  from the hardship of being seriously injured in an accident caused by someone with little or no insurance?  As a personal injury attorney who represents individuals seriously injured in motorcycle and car accident, I can tell you from experience that … Read more

Upcoming Motorcycle Events

Ray Price Capital City Bikefest  Again this year I have the priviledge of being a sponsor of the Ray Price Capital City Bikefest in Raleigh that will take place on September 20 -22.  I will have a booth at the dealership on Friday and Sunday.  On Saturday I will have a booth  on Fayetteville Street … Read more

Welcome to the Gary Poole Law Office Blog

Here at the Gary Poole Law Office, I focus on assisting individuals and families throughout North Carolina when serious injury or death has occurred due to a motorcycle accident or auto accident. We will be blogging regularly with company news, attorney articles, case updates and interesting legal happenings pertaining to our focus areas: Motorcycle Accidents … Read more

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