Motorcyclists and their passengers need to know their legal rights and what insurance coverage applies to them when they are involved in Kentucky Motorcycle Accidents. Motorcycle insurance coverage can differ from than standard auto insurance coverage. As such, it’s important to know what your rights are under Kentucky Law to seek reimbursement of medical bills and compensation for legal damages related to the accident. Often drivers of cars and trucks do not afford motorcycle riders their full deference and rights on Kentucky roadways. As such too often accidents involving motorcyclists result in serious injuries.
Just this week along, there have been several serious injuries to Kentucky motorcyclists, where fault for the accident has been on the part of inattentive drivers, and has resulted in serious injures to persons on motorcycles.
42 year old Christopher Shields, of Frankfort, Kentucky was injured Monday night while riding his 1997 Honda motorcycle on Main Street, when a Toyota Camry heading the opposite direction turned into his pathway. The Camry was drive by a 17 year old who was trying to turn into the parking lot of a pizza restaurant. Mr. Shields is being treated at UK Hospital for his injuries.
Adam Anderson was riding a motorcycle Tuesday afternoon on Three Springs Road in Warren County, Kentucky when he was involved in an accident with a truck driven by a juvenile. This accident happened at the intersection with Neal Howell Road. Mr. Anderson was sent to the Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.
Sunday evening, Melanie Arnold’s motorcycle was hit by an SUV why she was stopped at a red light at the intersection of North Third Street and West Lexington, in Boyle County, Kentucky. Ms. Arnold was thrown from the motorcycle and had to be taken to the hospital to be treated for her injuries.
Information on insurance coverage applicable to Kentucky motorcycle accidents and the legal rights of victims of motorcycle accidents can be found from the Ackerson Law Offices. www.kyfirm.com