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Ziff Law’s Adam Gee Rated Among The Top Trial Lawyers In The Country By National Organization!

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Attorney Adam Gee of the Ziff Law Firm is among the top trial lawyers in the country, as determined by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC). Adam was recently named a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent for … Continue reading

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Horseheads Motorcyclist Critically Injured In Accident With Car On South Main Street, Says NY And PA Motorcycle Law Lawyer

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A Horseheads woman was reported to be in critical condition this week in Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre after her motorcycle was struck by a car Tuesday. According to news reports, Michelle E. Jones, 51, was riding south on South … Continue reading

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Another Deadly Left-Turn Accident: Northern Tier Motorcyclist Dies After Being Struck By Car

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Another motorcyclist has lost his life in an all-too-common danger zone — the left turn. A 51-year-old Bradford County motorcyclist struck by a motorist making a left turn on April 14 died three days later in a Philadelphia hospital. The … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Motorcycle Safety Course On Oct. 19, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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The Finger Lakes New York Harley Owner’s Group (HOG) and Ithaca Harley-Davidson Inc. will host a free Motorcyclist Down!! Safety Course from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the dealership at the junction of state Routes 13 … Continue reading

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Dangerous Route 13 Claims Yet Another Victim

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A motorcyclist was hospitalized Monday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a car on state Route 13. You can see the story here. The collision occurred on Route 13 just South of Alpine Junction.  There was no word on his … Continue reading

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Miracle Mile A Danger Zone For Motorcyclists, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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A car-motorcycle collision Monday evening on the Corning Road or Miracle Mile or Route 14 or whatever else you want to call it in Horseheads near the Big Top ice cream stand is the latest reminder of how dangerous that … Continue reading

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Motorcyclist Killed In Accident With Deer A Reminder Of Another Danger We Face Every Time We Ride, Says NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer

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A Pennsylvania man was killed June 24 when his motorcycle was struck by a deer in the Northern Tier. Police told WETM-TV that David Gardner, 64, of Clarks Summit, Pa., was riding on North Street in Terry Township, Bradford County, … Continue reading

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Jury Clears Motorcyclist In Road Rage Shooting, NY Biker Accident Lawyer Says

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A Monroe County Court jury this week acquitted a Rochester area biker of a first-degree felony assault charge in an August 2010 road rage incident. Craig S. Hasman was found not guilty after almost two days of deliberations, according to … Continue reading

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NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer: Helmetless Motorcyclist Killed During Anti-Helmet Protest Ride

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Oh, the irony.  A 55-year-old Syracuse-area motorcyclist who was not wearing a helmet during a protest ride against helmet laws was killed Saturday when he was thrown over the handlebars of his motorcycle and his head struck the pavement. State … Continue reading

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Helmet Debate Revs Up Again in Pennsylvania, NY and PA Motorcycle Lawyer Says

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The debate over motorcycle helmets has roared back into the headlines in Pennsylvania. A state representative reintroduced legislation in Harrisburg in May to make helmets mandatory across the state. Currently, Pennsylvania motorcyclists 21 and older can go helmetless. Across the … Continue reading

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