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?

Louisville Motorcycle Accident At Crums Lane and Manslick Road Critically Injures Motorcyclist

A motorcyclist was critically injured when a vehicle turned left into the path of the motorcycle. According to reports, the motorcyclist was travelling southbound on Manslick when a driver travelling northbound attempted a left-hand turn onto Crums Lane. The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. He was transported to University Hospital where he underwent surgery. The investigation is ongoing; however, Louisville Metro Police did not suspect that alcohol or drugs were a factor in the Louisville motorcycle accident. Protect Yourself When Riding You cannot control what other drivers do when they are behind the wheel; however, you can take precautions to reduce your risk of serious injury in a motorcycle crash. Before you even climb on your motorcycle, you can protect yourself by choosing to wear protective clothing and gear. […]

By | September 5th, 2016|Auto Accident Injury, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Louisville Motorcycle Accident At Crums Lane and Manslick Road Critically Injures Motorcyclist