Nashville Motorcycle Accident Lawyers

Crash alert: Rider injured when motorcycle goes out of control in Cumberland County

by Ponce Law | November 9th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – A man was hospitalized after his motorcycle went out of control and crashed in Cumberland County Friday night, according to 1057 News.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to the scene on Bear Creek Road shortly after 7 p.m. State troopers said 46-year-old Michael Hammons was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve, slid down the roadway, and struck a fence and a pole.

Hammons, of Crossville, was transported to Cumberland Medical Center.  No information was immediately released on the extent of his injuries.

Authorities say charges may be pending in the case.

Motorcycles are popular on the roadways of Tennessee, but don’t always provide enough protection for riders who face serious accidents every time they ride. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are fully committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients who have been injured in motorcycle crashes. We’re here take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can call us at (844) 204-6765 or complete a free initial consultation form.

Crash alert: 2 motorcyclists injured in accident on Highway 70

by Ponce Law | November 6th, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, TN – Two motorcycle riders were injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Cumberland County. According to 1057 News, the incident happened Thursday on Highway 70 North.

Tennessee state troopers said 26-year-old Richard T. Hodgin was operating a Honda motorcycle when he tried to pass a Kawasaki motorcycle and another vehicle.  When Hodgin re-entered his lane, he struck the Kawasaki, driven by 46-year-old Greg Horn. Horn went into a ditch, while Hodgin then struck the other vehicle, went off the road and crashed into a tree. Hodgin and Horn, both of Crossville, were hospitalized but no details were released on the extent of the injuries.  The other driver involved was not injured.

Troopers say charges are pending in the case.

At Ponce Law, we know the dangers motorcycle riders face, and we’re here to protect their rights. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers will hold careless drivers accountable for their negligence. We have the experience to push back on the big insurance companies, and to help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist dies when tire comes off truck in Clarksville

by Ponce Law | November 2nd, 2020

CLARKSVILLE, TN – A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger was injured in an accident in Clarksville Saturday afternoon.

WSMV reports the Harley Davidson motorcycle was hit by a loose tire from a Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck. Police said the truck was on Warfield Boulevard heading towards Rossview Road when one of its tires came off, went into oncoming lanes of traffic and hit the motorcycle.

The operator of the motorcycle, a 32-year-old man, died from injuries sustained in the accident.  His female passenger was hospitalized but no details were released on her condition.

Clarksville Police are investigating the incident.

The lack of protection from motorcycles means riders face the threat of serious accidents every time they ride. But if such an accident occurs, your legal rights should not go unprotected. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers have more than 25 years of experience helping those who have been injured or who have lost a loved one in a collision. Our legal staff is available 24/7 to take your call at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist killed in accident on I-24 in Marion County

by Ponce Law | October 14th, 2020

MARION COUNTY, TN – A motorcycle rider died after being involved in a crash on Interstate 24 last Friday night. According to WTVC, the victim was identified as 45-year-old Andrew M. Gill of Saint Augustine, Florida.

The accident happened on I-24 west near mile marker 165 in Marion County shortly before midnight. Investigators with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said Gill was trying to avoid another vehicle that was changing lanes when he hit a cable barrier on a median.

Gill was thrown from the motorcycle and landed on a shoulder of the highway. He was pronounced dead at the scene from his injuries.

In the aftermath of a motorcycle accident, make sure your legal rights are protected. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers have the experience to push back on the big insurance companies to help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.  You can call us at (844) 204-6765 or complete a free initial consultation form to get started with our legal team.

Crash alert: Motorcycle crash on Lebanon Pike in Donelson leaves 1 injured

by Ponce Law | October 9th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – Metro Nashville police were on the scene of a motorcycle accident that left at least one person injured early Friday morning.

According to Fox 17 Nashville, the incident happened on Lebanon Pike at Donelson Hills Drive in the Donelson neighborhood at around 5:15 a.m.

The motorcyclist was reported to be critically injured and was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  No information has been released yet on the circumstances that led to the crash.

The road was shut down as authorities investigated the accident.

At Ponce Law, we know the dangers motorcycle riders face, and we’re here to protect their rights. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers will hold careless drivers accountable for their negligence. We have the experience to push back on the big insurance companies, and to help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Motorcycle collides with SUV on street in Crossville

by Ponce Law | October 6th, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – According to 1057 News, a motorcyclist was sent to the hospital after a collision with an SUV at a hazardous curve in Crossville last week.

The accident happened Thursday night in the area of Northside Drive and South Drive, site of the curve that reportedly has been the scene of a number of accidents recently.

Crossville police said 52-year-old Hollie Brenton Hairston was riding a Honda motorcycle when the vehicle slid after hitting some gravel in the road. The motorcycle then collided with a Jeep Liberty and Hairston landed in a grassy area. The motorcyclist was treated for minor injuries at Cumberland Medical Center.

Police said the SUV driver, 36-year-old Mauro Caselli of Crossville, stopped before the vehicle was hit by the motorcycle.

The open road and great fuel economy are just two reasons why motorcycles are so popular. But the lack of protection they provide leaves riders facing the threat of serious accidents each time they ride. At Ponce Law, our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers know the dangers motorcyclists face, and we’re here to protect their rights after an accident. Call us 24/7 at (844) 204-6765 or fill out a free initial consultation form to get started.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist dies in accident on Bell Road in Nashville

by Ponce Law | September 21st, 2020

NASHILLE, TN – According to a report by WKRN, a motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Nashville late Friday night.

Police said the accident occurred at about 10:45 p.m. in the vicinity of Bell Road and Couchville Pike.

Nashville.gov identified the victim as 43-year-old Michael Reeves of Nashville. Authorities said Reeves was riding his Harley Davidson south on Bell Road when he lost control and struck a guardrail. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  No other vehicles were involved in the incident.

There was no evidence that drugs or alcohol were involved. An investigation into the crash is continuing.

Motorcycles are popular on our roadways, but the drivers of passenger and commercial vehicles frequently put them at risk — leading to devastating accidents, the consequences of which fall predominantly on motorcyclists. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are fully committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients in the aftermath of accidents. We’re here take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can call us at (844) 204-6765 or complete a free initial consultation form.

Crash alert: 2 men injured when motorcycles collide in Crossville

by Ponce Law | September 11th, 2020

CROSSVILLE, TN – Two men were injured, one seriously, when their motorcycles collided on a street in Cumberland County Thursday afternoon.

According to 1057 News, the accident happened on North Main Street in Crossville just south of Interstate 40.  Police said 68-year-old Ronald K. Brewer was riding a Honda VTX when it crashed into another motorcycle that was operated by 63-year-old Charles R. Wear.

Brewer, of La Harpe, Illinois, was treated for serious injuries at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Wear, of Carthage, Illinois, was taken to Cumberland Medical Center. No details were released on the cause of the accident.

At Ponce Law, we know the dangers motorcycle riders face, and we’re here to protect their rights. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers will hold careless drivers accountable for their negligence. We have the experience to push back on the big insurance companies, and to help you get the full amount of compensation you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: 1 dead, 1 hurt in Clarksville crash involving car and motorcycle

by Ponce Law | August 31st, 2020

CLARKSVILLE, TN – A man was killed and his wife was critically injured when their motorcycle collided with a car in Clarksville on Saturday morning.

According to WSMV, Elliott Cherry was driving the motorcycle at the time of the incident, which happened at the intersection of Fort Campbell Boulevard and Lady Marion Drive at about 6 a.m.

Cherry was riding north on Fort Campbell Boulevard with his wife Jessica Ripley on the back when they crashed into an Acura sedan as it made a left turn from Lady Marion Drive, police said.

Cherry died from injuries sustained in the accident. Ripley was listed in critical but stable condition.

Clarksville police are investigating the incident and have asked businesses in the area to review any of their security footage that might provide more information about what happened.

Don’t let your rights go unprotected after a motorcycle accident. Our Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers know how accidents happen, and we’re here to hold careless drivers accountable for their negligence. Whether it’s gathering witness statements, or taking photographs of the accident scene, we’ll do what it takes to build a strong claim — and then we’ll tenaciously represent you to the insurance companies and even in court if necessary. To learn more about how we can help, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.

Crash alert: Motorcyclist killed in accident on I-65 south

by Ponce Law | August 28th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A motorcyclist was killed Thursday in an accident on Interstate 65 that shut down a stretch of the highway for several hours.

According to WKRN, 49-year-old Randy Follis Jr. was riding his Yamaha motorcycle at about 12:15 p.m. when he lost control near Trinity Lane and hit a guardrail. Follis, of Joelton, was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

It is believed that Follis hit a pothole while driving at high speed, Metro Police investigators said. There were no signs of drug or alcohol use, according to police. Southbound lanes of I-65 were shut down until nearly 4 p.m. while the scene was being cleared.

Don’t let your rights go unprotected after a motorcycle accident. Our experienced Nashville motorcycle accident lawyers are 100 percent committed to obtaining the best possible results for our clients. We’ll help you handle the paperwork, investigate your claim, and negotiate with insurance companies. You can call us at (844) 204-6765 or complete a free initial consultation form.