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Motorcycle Law
February 12, 2024

Bellingham and Others v Todd (2011)

A group of motorcyclists collide causing fatal injuries as the rider at the front of the group fails to stop behind a van….

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Lindsay v Lamb (2007)

Collision between scooter rider and a line of stopped cars. Lorry driving behind fails to stop behind the cars, one of which had a flat tyre, resulting in scooter rider being pushed into the back of the car line sustaining serious injuries….

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Dorning v Personal Representatives of Paul Rigby (2007)

Motorcyclist injured as a result of the lead motorcyclist in a convoy failing to negotiate a left turn, crossing onto the other side of the road where he was confronted with a car….

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Clift v Hawes (1999)

Motorcyclists injured in collision caused by the debris of another incident on the same road….

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Thompson v Spedding (1973)

Moped rider collides with car as another car in front turns at a junction….

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Smith v Harris (1939)

A group of motorcyclists following one another collide as the lead rider misjudges a corner and brakes quickly….

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Sharp v Avery (1938)

Two motorcyclists collide as the front rider takes a wrong turn into wasteland and the following rider skids in an attempt to stop behind. …

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Leslie O’Donnell v Lisa Smith and Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance

Leslie O’Donnell was awarded 100% of his damages by a Judge who concluded the causal factor was emergency braking….

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Arron John MacDonald v MS Amlin Corporate Member Limited

A scooter rider and a lorry collide in a tunnel when the lorry stops in a slip lane and activates its flashing beacons….

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