Motorcycle Accident Attorneys in Covington, Kentucky
At Taliaferro, Carran & Hampton PLLC, our skilled motorcycle accident attorneys in Covington, have over 75 years of combined experience successfully representing our fellow Kentuckians when negligent drivers have adversely impacted their lives.
Unfortunately, for the motorcycle riders in our community, these circumstances happen more often than they should.
According to our annual Kentucky State Police Collision Facts, there were 1,427 collisions involving motorcycles last year throughout the state, which caused 919 injuries and 82 fatalities.
That means, despite only making up less than 1% of all vehicle collisions in Kentucky, motorcycles represented 7% of all our state’s fatal crashes.
While passing motorists often believe the motorcyclists must have been driving erratically — or otherwise was the cause of their collision — the reality is, that is rarely the case.
Our Kenton County motorcycle accidents lawyers stand up for our injured clients’ rights and become more than just their advocates, but family, because when it to comes to their full physical, emotional, and financial recovery, we are all in this together.
We provide personalized legal representation for all injury victims throughout Kentucky, and develop each case using a customized legal strategy that fits each of our client’s unique recovery needs.
We can provide the same quality legal care for you and your family by contacting our skilled Northern Kentucky motorcycle accident lawyers today to discuss your case during a free consultation.
What Are the Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Kentucky?
Passenger vehicle drivers who collide with motorcyclists often claim to have not seen the rider until it was too late, which does not change the fact that motorists are responsible for checking their complete surroundings before changing lanes, turning at a light, or when entering or exiting parking lots or structures.
Some of the more common causes of motorcycle accidents in Kentucky include:
- Drivers making left turns in front of a motorcyclist
- Distracted driving
- Unsafe lane changes
- Drivers who disobey traffic signs and signals
- Aggressive and reckless driving
- Drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs
If you have suffered serious injuries or have tragically lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident in Kentucky, contact our dedicated personal injury lawyers in Covington to learn how we can help build your case for success — starting with a free consultation today.
What Are the Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries in Kentucky?
Motorcyclists are five times more likely to be injured and over 30 times more likely to die in a crash than vehicle occupants per mile travel, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Some of the most motorcycle accident injuries in Kentucky include:
- Broken bones
- Muscle, tendon, and ligament tears
- Facial fractures
- Burn injuries
- Road rash that requires skin grafting
- Organ damage
- Internal bleeding
- Loss of limbs
- Neck and spine injuries
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Catastrophic injuries, including paralysis
- TBI / Traumatic Brain Injury
- Wrongful Death
For a nearly combined eight decades, our Northern Kentucky motorcycle accident attorneys have been producing results for our fellow residents, and we would like the opportunity to do the same for you and your family.
Contact us today to schedule a free consultation to learn more about your legal rights and options to pursue the negligent party’s insurance coverage for the financial compensation you will need to get your life back on track.
What Type of Financial Compensation Can I Pursue After a Motorcycle Accident in Kentucky?
Each of our client’s damages is unique because their motorcycle collisions affect their lives in different ways.
As your Northern Kentucky motorcycle accident lawyers, we will fully assess your case to uncover each of your financial recovery needs, so there is no detail left to chance during our compensation pursuit — and so you are not left paying the expenses out of your own pocket.
That may include financial compensation for:
- Complete medical expenses, including future care needs
- Lost wages
- Loss of future earning capacity
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Permanent scarring, disfigurement, or impairment
If you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident in Kentucky that was caused by a negligent driver, your legal options will differ from a personal injury case.
Eligible family members or their personal representatives may file a wrongful death claim to seek financial compensation for their complete losses, which may include:
- Medical expenses incurred before their loved one’s death
- Any pain and suffering the deceased may have endured before death
- Funeral and burial costs
- Lost earning power of the deceased
- Loss of consortium by a spouse or minor child
If you have been injured while riding or have lost a loved one to negligence in Kentucky, contact our dedicated motorcycle accident attorneys in Northern Kentucky today to schedule a free consultation to discuss how we can help you hold the liable party accountable for the damages they caused.
How Can the Northern Kentucky Motorcycle Accident Attorneys at Taliaferro, Carran & Hampton PLLC?
At Taliaferro, Carran & Hampton PLLC, our skilled personal injury lawyers in Northern Kentucky represent clients throughout Kentucky and will come to you to fully assess your case, if you cannot come to us.
Regardless of your needs, each of our clients receives our full-time attention, resources, and experience, as we pursue the best available outcome for your unique case.
We know there are many personal injury attorneys in Northern Kentucky to choose from, which is why we set ourselves apart by treating each of our clients like family. We care about our clients and work tirelessly to ensure our nearly 75 years of combined legal experience goes to work for them during our negotiations, mediation sessions, and when litigating your case at trial.
Our trial experience means we are ready for anything and has allowed our Northern Kentucky personal injury law firm to reach multimillion-dollar settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of our clients. We can pursue a positive outcome for your case, too.
Contact Our Motorcycle Accident Lawyers in Covington, KY Today For a Free Consultation
If you have been injured in a motorcycle collision anywhere in Kentucky, or have lost a loved one while riding, contact our dedicated personal injury lawyers in Covington at Taliaferro, Carran & Hampton PLLC today to schedule a free consultation to learn how we can put our unique legal skill set to work for you and your family.