Man hurt in cycle crash

June 25th, 2014 by Rieders Travis in Car Accidents

A single-vehicle motorcycle crash seriously injured a Trout Run man. According to Old Lycoming Township police Officer Robert Cochran, David G. Oliver, 42, was traveling south on Route 15 in Lewis Township when something went wrong with his motorcycle.

Police are investigating what caused the crash. Pieces of the bike were seen falling while Oliver was traveling down the road before he lost control of the vehicle.

Oliver initially was transported to Williamsport Regional Medical Center and later was taken by medical helicopter to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Oliver was in critical condition as of Sunday night.

Traffic was halted in the southbound lanes of Route 15 for more than an hour. At one point, traffic across all four lanes was shut down to allow the helicopter to land.

Fire crews from Old Lycoming and Hepburn townships and Trout Run, Loyalsock EMS and state police assisted at the scene.

Attorney Cliff Rieders

Attorney Cliff RiedersCliff Rieders is a Nationally Board Certified Trial Lawyer practicing personal injury law. A large part of his practice involves multi-district litigation, including cases related to pharmaceuticals, vitamin supplements and medical devices. He is admitted in several state and federal courts, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. Rieders is the past regional president of the Federal Bar Association and is a life member of the distinguished American Law Institute, which promulgates proposed rules adopted by many state courts. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, formerly Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. As a founder of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, he served on the Board for 15 years.

Not only has Rieders held many highly esteemed, leadership positions, he authored legislation related to the Patient Safety Authority and the Mcare Act, which governs medical and hospital liability actions in Pennsylvania. He authored texts upon which both practitioners and judges rely, including Pennsylvania Malpractice Laws and Forms, and Financial Responsibility Law Issues in Pennsylvania, the latter governing auto and truck collisions in Pennsylvania. In addition, he wrote several books on the practice of law in Pennsylvania regarding wrongful death and survivor actions, insurance bad faith, legal malpractice claims and worker rights, among others. Rieders also serves as a resource to practitioners as a regular speaker for Celesq, an arm of the world’s largest legal publisher, Thomson Reuters West Publishing.

As recognition of his wide range of contribution to his profession and of his dedication to protecting the rights of his clients, he received numerous awards, among them the George F. Douglas Amicus Curiae Award, the Milton D. Rosenberg Award, the B’nai B’rith Justice Award, and awards of recognition from the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers. [ Attorney Bio ]

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