The attorneys at Gary C. Johnson, P.S.C., know that motorcycle riders face a higher risk of serious and fatal injuries than passengers in regular automobiles operating on our Kentucky roads. These accidents are preventable, but unfortunately, they often occur because other drivers simply fail to see motorcycles on the road or because they do not exercise the caution and care that they should when motorcycles are present.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact one of our experienced Pikeville motorcycle accident lawyers to discuss your claim and resulting injuries. We know that recovering from a motorcycle accident can be overwhelming, especially when you start fielding calls from insurance companies, but our motorcycle accident team will help to make the process much easier for you and your family.
In order to ensure that you receive a full and fair financial recovery, it is critical to prove the full extent of your injuries and damages. Proving your injuries may involve interviewing doctors, reviewing medical records, and hiring medical experts. Depending on the type and severity of injuries, one or more medical experts may be hired to conduct an independent medical examination, evaluate the short-term and long-term consequences of your injuries, consult with the legal team, and offer medical opinion testimony.
When motorcycle accidents result in fatal injuries, wrongful death claims are sometimes appropriate for the benefit of close family members or the estate. If someone else is at fault for the accident, the personal representative of the estate may bring a wrongful death claim on behalf of the decedent’s survivors. Even when motorcyclists are partially at fault for the accident, survivors may still recover under a wrongful death claim and their award will be reduced by the percentage of accident fault allocated to the deceased. Financial compensation in wrongful death cases may include funeral and burial expenses, medical expenses, and loss of the deceased’s care, companionship, and financial support.
The consequences of motorcycle accidents and injuries are too serious to be left to chance for you and your family. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, contact our team at Gary C. Johnson, P.S.C, to discuss your accident, injuries, and recovery options. Initial consultations are always free and attorneys’ fees will not be collected until our attorneys have helped you secure compensation for your accident.