Motorcycle Lane Splitting Affects Injury Claims

Motorcyclists can cause accidents through an aggressive type of driving known as lane splitting which is illegal in every state but California, here’s how lane splitting can affect your case if it has contributed to an injury.

How Lane-Splitting Affects an Insurance Claim or Personal Injury Lawsuit

If you have been involved in an accident while lane-splitting, you have a hard job in store for you when it comes time to convince an insurance adjuster that the accident was not completely your fault. Remember, in most states you need not show that the accident was entirely the other driver’s fault; you need only show that the other driver’s carelessness was a substantial cause of the accident (or that the other driver was at least 50 percent or 51 percent at fault for causing the crash).