Even the most careful of motorcycle drivers can end up getting into a motorcycle accident. The road is full of hazards, including unsafe conditions and fellow drivers, and a collision could happen at any time. We've prepared this presentation to help you through the steps you should take after an accident in order to have the best chance at getting the maximum compensation possible to pay for any necessary medical treatment, including pain and suffering. If you've been in a motorcycle accident, don't hesitate to call us at (502) 222-2222 for a free case evaluation. We serve the Louisville, Kentucky and...Read More
We know that one of the most appealing aspects of riding a motorcycle is the freedom and feeling the wind on your face. However, even if the law says you don't need to wear a helmet, it's generally a good idea to do so. Helmets can help protect you from severe brain injury in the event of an accident, and may even save your life.
Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Kentucky and Indiana
Each state has its own...Read More
Riding a motorcycle can be an exhilarating experience, and many people love using motorcycles both for long-distance joyriding and everyday riding. However, on the flip side, motorcycles are inherently more dangerous than cars due to their exposed nature. Motorcycle accidents are much more likely to result in severe injury or even death.
Here are some of the most common types of motorcycle accidents to be...Read More
Kentucky is a great place to ride a motorcycle. The lakes, rivers and grasslands are just some of the sights you'll enjoy. Motorcycles are a prized form of getting around the city as well. Whatever your preferred style of motorcycle riding, it's important to follow the rules of the road to reduce the risk of getting in a serious accident:
- If you are over the age of 21 and have held a motorcycle license for at least one year, then you...
Riding a bike can be a fun, family activity. However, it’s important to know safety aspects to prevent accidents and injuries. Take our new quiz to put your knowledge of bicycle safety to the test, and find out how a personal injury attorney can help you with your bicycle accident case.
If you’re in the Louisville area and would like to learn more about how our legal team can help you, give our office a call at...Read More
As the weather warms up, riding a bicycle is a common occurrence for many people in the Louisville area. It is a great way to have fun, stay healthy and get around. However, it's important to remember that a bicycle is not a toy—it's a vehicle.
Follow these tips to stay safe on your bike rides, and ultimately help avoid bicycle accidents in the future:
- Wear a...
Founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), Alcohol Awareness Month was established to help educate the public about alcohol use, alcoholism and recovery. Unfortunately, alcohol use is one of the leading causes of fatal motorcycle accidents.
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 28 percent of fatally injured motorcycle drivers...Read More
In 2010, the federal government set a target of 92 percent regarding seat belt usage among American drivers and vehicle passengers. However, a new study by University of Washington researchers has confirmed that drivers and passengers alike continue to fall short of this goal.
Nationally, the study found that 85.9 percent of Americans regularly wear their seat belts, leaving roughly 14 percent of drivers that do not. The...Read More
Drowsy driving causes thousands of car crashes each year, not just in Kentucky and Indiana, but across the US. Please see the presentation below to find out how you can prevent yourself from driving while drowsy.
Spring Break and St. Patrick's Day are just a couple of the recently passed events in the US that may have led to spikes in drunk driving accidents. But these crashes remain a serious problem every day of the year, in Kentucky and all over the country. In fact, one in three traffic fatalities in the US involve a drunk driver, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are more CDC stats related...Read More