ATV Accident Attorney in Lexington, KY
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Many people use ATVs for work and for recreation. They are useful, they are fun, and they can be safe if riders use them properly and wear a helmet every time they ride. Unfortunately, ATV accidents do happen, and they can leave accident victims with serious and even fatal injuries. Victims of ATV accidents, or families of people who have died in ATV accidents, may be able to recover financially for their injuries or losses, which can help with medical bills, funeral expenses, lost wages, costs of living with a disability, and more.
At Goeing Goeing & McQuinn PLLC, our Lexington ATV accident lawyers are passionate about helping our clients obtain the compensation they need in order to recover or provide for their loved ones. We are known for our professionalism, integrity, and dedication to our clients. In fact, many of our clients come as referrals from other respected personal injury attorneys in the area. To date, we have recovered millions on behalf of our clients.
Common ATV Accident Injuries
Victims of ATV accidents can be injured in a number of ways. While some newer models of ATVs have seatbelts, many do not, so ejection from the ATV is a common occurrence in ATV accidents.
The following are common ATV injuries:
- Head Injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Neck Injuries
- Facial Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
Because ATV riders and passengers can sustain such serious injuries, fatalities are, unfortunately, not uncommon ATV accidents.
Causes of ATV Accidents
Some ATV accidents are caused by riders who are young, inexperienced, or who are operating the ATV in an unsafe manner, such as riding too fast. Other accidents occur when ATV operators consume alcohol. Alcohol impairs a rider's ability to safely operate an ATV. Unfortunately, some people choose to ride ATVs while they are under the influence of alcohol. Since alcohol slows riders' reaction time and impairs their judgment, it is not surprising that alcohol use is found to be a factor in many serious and fatal ATV accidents. Other causes of ATV accidents include malfunction of the ATV or parts used to repair or maintain the ATV, terrain where the ATV was being ridden, and obstacles in the path of the ATV.
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ATV accidents can be serious and even deadly. Multiple parties may be responsible for the injuries or death caused by an ATV accident. The ATV owner may in some way be responsible, such as having let an inexperienced rider operate the ATV or failing to maintain it in a safe condition. The person who was operating the ATV at the time of the crash may also be fully or partially responsible for the injuries and damages caused by the crash. Other potentially responsible parties, depending upon the circumstances, include the owner of the property where the accident occurred, the manufacturer of the ATV, and companies who manufactured parts used to repair and maintain the ATV.
If you were hurt or someone that you love was killed in an ATV accident, the Lexington ATV accident attorneys at Goeing Goeing & McQuinn PLLC may be able to help you recover against parties who may have contributed to your injuries or loss.
To learn more, please call our office at (859) 534-9327! We offer free consultations.