Motorcycle Accidents Caused By Failure To Yield Right Of Way

As the weather grows warmer, you may begin to see more motorcycles on the road. Motorcyclists take advantage of the warmer, longer days just like everyone else. However, many drivers won’t pay enough attention to motorcycles on the road. Sadly, many drivers pay more attention to what is going on inside their vehicle than the traffic, including being mindful of smaller vehicles such as motorcycles and bicycles. Thousands of motorcyclists are killed and injured each year because of traffic accidents. If you have been injured in a crash, the motorcycle accident attorneys of the Shelton Law Group want to help you hold the negligent driver who caused the collision liable for your damages. […]

By | April 19th, 2017|Auto Accident, Auto Accident Injury, Car Accident Lawyer, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Motorcycle Accidents Caused By Failure To Yield Right Of Way

Am I At A Greater Risk For Injury Because I Ride A Motorcycle?

According to the National  Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 4,976 people died, and 88,000 people were injured in motorcycle accidents in the United States. The fatality rate for motorcycle accidents in 2015 was the highest rate since 2012, increasing by 8.7 percent from 2014 to 2015. States the don’t have a universal motorcycle helmet had a much higher percentage of motorcycle deaths compared to states that have passed universal helmet laws. The Insurance Information Institute reports that motorcyclists were 27 times more like to die in accidents during 2014 than occupants of cars. […]

By | February 20th, 2017|Auto Accident, Auto Accident Injury, Car Accident Lawyer, Kentucky Law, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Am I At A Greater Risk For Injury Because I Ride A Motorcycle?

Why Wear A Motorcycle Helmet While Riding in Kentucky?

You read about it all the time in Kentucky cities such as Louisville and Lexington: a motorcyclist is critically injured in an accident with another vehicle. Fortunately, many of those motorcyclists are wearing helmets, and sustain considerably less injuries than those that don’t. But in almost all cases these motorcycle accidents in Kentucky can be extremely costly [...]

By | November 2nd, 2015|Car Accident Lawyer, Motorcycle Accident|Comments Off on Why Wear A Motorcycle Helmet While Riding in Kentucky?