With a significant number of motorcycle accidents in Kentucky & Tennessee causing serious injury, riders need to be especially careful, according to a 2017 traffic report from the Kentucky Transportation Center. The injuries that occur can be catastrophic, affecting victims for the rest of their life. If you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle accident due to the negligence of others, we can help you pursue compensation for your losses. Speak to a Kentucky motorcycle accident attorney at the Law Firm of Flora Templeton Stuart. We may evaluate your case for free and give guidance regarding your legal options. Reach us online through our contact form or call (888) 782-9090 today.
More often than not, it is the negligence of another driver that causes a motorcycle accident. The most common causes in Kentucky include:
Accidents involving motorcycles are often avoidable. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the majority of motorcycle accidents in the U.S. are due to motorists failing to see motorcyclists on the road.
Motorcycle accidents can be some of the most tragic cases we handle because drivers are not well protected and often suffer catastrophic injuries such as broken bones, disfigurement, brain or spine injuries, and amputations. For more information on motorcycle insurance coverage, see the questions relating to PIP and Uninsured/Underinsured coverage. Also, visit our blog or Insurance FAQ to learn what insurance you should carry on your motorcycle to adequately protect yourself.
If an uninsured or underinsured driver injures you, there may not be enough money available to pay your medical bills. Motorcycle policies typically do not include Uninsured (UN) or Underinsured (UIM) coverage. Protect yourself by adding both Uninsured and Underinsured coverage to your motorcycle policy.
Motorcycle riders are at a much greater risk of suffering severe injuries or death in accidents. Compared to motor vehicles, motorcycles lack similar protective features, leaving riders vulnerable. Here are some of the most commonly occurring injuries:
For more than four decades our team of motorcycle accident attorneys at the Law Firm of Flora Templeton Stuart has fought for injured motorcycle accident victims. We will fight for the damages you deserve. Call (888) 782-9090 or fill out our online contact form and receive a free case evaluation. We serve our injured clients throughout Kentucky & Tennessee, with offices in Bowling Green, Glasgow, and Greenville.