Motorcycles can be a cost-effective alternative to vehicles with poor gas mileage. However, a major downside to riding motorcycles is that the injuries from a potential accident can be devastating. If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident, contact an experienced Lexington motorcycle accident attorney at Gary C. Johnson, P.S.C., to discuss your personal injury claim. We can give you sound legal advice during a free consultation.
Responsible parties in Kentucky motorcycle accidents may involve the motorcycle seller or manufacturer, government entities responsible for dangerous road conditions, other drivers, or any other person or entity whose negligence or recklessness led to your accident. Regardless of the person or entity that was at fault for your accident, insurance companies for the defendants will almost always be involved. You do not have to speak with any insurance company when they contact you and it is likely in your best interests not to speak with them. To limit their financial exposure, an insurance company will frequently try to pin some or all of the fault on you and they sometimes do this by using something you say during a phone interview against you.
Our Lexington motorcycle accident attorneys know how to handle insurance companies and they will manage all communication with their representatives so that you do not have to speak with them. They will negotiate for a fair settlement so that you are fully compensated and if an insurance company is being unreasonable in their negotiations, our attorneys will take your case to trial. Most motorcycle accident claims do settle and insurance companies are often much more generous with their settlement offers when they know that plaintiffs are represented by competent trial attorneys who will not hesitate to take their case to trial. Our Lexington motorcycle accident lawyers can build you a strong case so that you receive compensation that justifies your pain and suffering.
Some of the most common causes of motorcycle accidents in Lexington include:
Compared to car accidents, motorcycle crashes typically inflict more serious injuries upon the rider. Some common injuries in Lexington motorcycle accidents are:
Apart from physical injuries, motorcycle accident victims must also deal with mental anguish, loss of consortium. and other forms of metaphysical trauma. Taking legal action is the only way you or a loved one can receive the fair compensation you deserve to cover your medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle or other type of auto accident, contact a Lexington KY motorcycle accident lawyer at Gary C. Johnson, P.S.C., to discuss your legal options. If someone’s wrongful conduct caused your accident, you deserve to be compensated for losses such as property damage, medical bills, lost wages, emotional distress, and pain and suffering. In cases of fatal motorcycle accidents, survivors of the decedent are sometimes eligible for compensation in wrongful death actions.
Our personal injury lawyers will take every step necessary to secure maximum compensation for you and your family. Send us a message online or call today at (800) 337-4002 to schedule a free case evaluation with a personal injury attorney at our Lexington, Kentucky law office. Take legal action today!