Tennessee and Kentucky motorcycle accidents cause catastrophic personal injuries and even death when motorcycle riders are struck by other negligent drivers. If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle accident by such a negligent, careless, or inattentive driver, the trial lawyers of Batson, Nolan want to help you recover the full amount of the damages you have suffered and deserve to be paid.
Over the last decade, the number of motorcycle riders has steadily increased in Tennessee and Kentucky. The natural scenic beauty found in our southern communities like Clarksville, Nashville, Springfield, Ashland City, Dickson, Oak Grove and Hopkinsville provides ideal riding opportunities for motorcycle enthusiasts and continue to draw motorcyclists in ever increasing numbers.
Unfortunately, as the number of motorcycle riders has increased so has the frequency of serious motorcycle accidents. Specifically, over the last decade motorcycle accidents have increased 80%. More alarming, per vehicle mile traveled, motorcyclists are 15 times more likely than car occupants to die in a traffic crash and 10 times more likely to be seriously injured.
Motorcycle riders remain particularly vulnerable to serious injury and death when an accident occurs. Personal injuries in motorcycle accidents may include broken bones and other serious and permanent injuries. Due to the manner in which a rider often contacts the ground when an accident occurs, fractured ribs, spine injuries, neck injuries, and back injuries are often sustained. Although helmets have cut down the number of deaths from motorcycle accidents, head trauma, brain injuries and brain damage remain alarmingly common.
In light of these serious and potentially life altering injuries that may result when an accident does occur, it is necessary to retain a knowledgeable trial attorney who understands and knows how to fully develop and present motorcycle accident cases. Batson, Nolan’s motorcycle accident attorneys have this knowledge and experience. Our attorneys have represented victims of accidents across Tennessee and in Kentucky for over 150 years, including recovering substantial funds for motorcycle accident victims like you. We understand the importance of recovering all of your damages and we take all necessary steps to hold those who have injured you responsible as we do not hesitate to take a case to trial when it is necessary to get our clients the damages they deserve to be paid.
Our lawyers have decades of combined experience and will guide you through each step of your case. Specific categories of damages that are attorneys seeks to recover in motorcycle accidents for our clients include: personal injuries/bodily injuries, pain and suffering, future pain and suffering, past and future medical bills, the cost of surgery and operations, physical therapy costs, and necessary medications. While these damages may generally be categorized as personal injury related, additional damages may also be sought to address and lessen the financial impact of the accident upon you and your loved ones. Such financial damages that may be recovered include lost wages resulting from your inability to work following the accident and future diminished earning capacity.
Emotional injuries such as emotional trauma, anxiety, and/or mental anguish may be sought in appropriate cases. Any resulting loss of your enjoyment of life following the accident may be sought, as well as the property damage caused to your bike. In proper cases a husband or wife of an injured rider can also seek to recover loss of consortium damages for his or her loss of the injured motorcyclist’s company, companionship, and society.
If you are the victim of a motorcycle accident, we understand your situation, your needs, and your concerns. We want to help you now and are available to speak with you over the phone, at our offices in Clarksville and Springfield, or wherever you might wish to discuss your needs and questions. All consultations are free of charge and can be set up upon your call.