Author Archives: Rod Taylor

Ask Our Lawyer – November 2020

Ask Our Lawyer by Rod Taylor – ABATE Legal Services BMW RECALLS MOTORCYCLES WITH DEFECTIVE BRAKES ABATE LEGAL previously warned members about BMW motorcycles with potentially defective and dangerous brakes.  BMW has done right by motorcyclists who have purchased the affected … Continue reading

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Ask Our Lawyer – October 2020

Ask Our Lawyer by Rod Taylor – ABATE Legal Services ROADHAZARD REPORT TO THE COUNTY RE: CHIP SEAL Please be advised our law firm has been contacted regarding a dangerous roadway in your area.  It has been brought to our attention … Continue reading

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Ask Our Lawyer – September 2020

Ask Our Lawyer by Rod Taylor – ABATE Legal Services UH-BATE IT IS Hi Rod, first off I’d like to thank Brian Shadiow and yourself and your office for the preparation of my Will.  That’s a valuable service you provide and … Continue reading

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Ask Our Lawyer – August 2020

Ask Our Lawyer by Rod Taylor – ABATE Legal Services FLY AND RIDE:  IT USED TO BE TIE AND RIDE. Long before Harley Davidson came up with the Fly and Ride Program that made motorcycling across the country so easy, others … Continue reading

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Ask Our Lawyer – July 2020

Ask Our Lawyer by Rod Taylor – ABATE Legal Services CAN A PARENT SIGN AWAY A CHILD’S RIGHTS?  Can a parent sign away a child’s rights?  Good question.  Let’s start by saying if a parent can’t, who can?  Interestingly, a judge must sign … Continue reading

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Ask Our Lawyer – June 2020

Ask Our Lawyer by Rod Taylor – ABATE Legal Services YOUR NEVER KNOW WHO YOU’RE GOING TO MEET THAT RIDES – YOUR HONOR? Got a call from an ABATE of Illinois member wanting to talk about the law concerning grass … Continue reading

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Ask Our Lawyer – May 2020

Ask Our Lawyer by Rod Taylor – ABATE Legal Services ABATE MEMBER’S COVID-19 EMPLOYMENT ISSUES Craig Horton called with an employer problem related to the Coronavirus.  He drives a truck but is not a member of the union nor does he … Continue reading

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Ask Our Lawyer – April 2020

Ask Our Lawyer by Rod Taylor – ABATE Legal Services MOTORCYCLE BRAKE FAILURES?  LIFE OR DEATH IN THE OFFING? Received a call from a long time ABATE member who just purchased a 2019 BMW R1250 with a leak failure in the … Continue reading

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Ask Our Lawyer – March 2020

Ask Our Lawyer by Rod Taylor – ABATE Legal Services WHAT NOT TO DO AND SAY AFTER YOU GET RUN OVER NO MATTER HOW BAD YOU WANT TO  A little old Lady pulled into his path as he traveled down … Continue reading

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Ask Our Lawyer – February 2020

 Ask Our Lawyer by Rod Taylor – ABATE Legal Services  SO YOU WANT TO POP A WHEELIE?  ARE THERE LAWS? While it is true that Indiana and Ohio may not have specific laws outlawing a wheelie, most states give police … Continue reading

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