Are Helmets Required for Motorcyclists By Law in Indiana?

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Under Indiana state law, motorcycle riders age 18 and over are not required to wear a helmet. However, riders with a permit, and riders under age 18 must wear a helmet and eye protection.

Wearing a helmet is a good idea.

Motorcycles maintain contact with a roadway by two wheels rather than four. That makes them far less stable than a passenger car. They’re also less visible than passenger cars because they present smaller and narrower profiles on the roadway.

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What our elders say about us…

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If you ask Cara Stigger’s mom Sue or Marshall Kaufman’s dad Marshall, they believe we are serving our clients well. You don’t have to take their word for it, find out for yourself. Injury accidents can be devastating. Speak directly to a lawyer at Kaufman & Stigger to know your rights as an injured person. Let us help you with the legal aspects of your injury case, while you focus on getting better. The injury case consultation is always free. Safe social distancing is a priority to us.

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COVID-19 Update: We Are Still Open – Get The Tiger on Your Side

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At Kaufman & Stigger we continue to do our part by social distancing, limiting work in the office, and working remotely. Thankfully, our staff is healthy and has been able to make adjustments to the changes in our world.

We continue to address the needs of every client and every personal injury case. The well-being of our staff and clients is extremely important to us. Injury accident victims can still call, text or live chat our office to speak directly to an attorney.

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Speak Directly to a Lawyer after a Motorcycle Accident in Kentucky

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When you call our office after an injury accident, you will speak directly to a lawyer. Having a lawyer hear the facts of your case first hand can change everything.  We don’t need to meet in person, social distancing is important.  It starts with a phone call.

We know and understand Kentucky’s state laws that protect injured people. It is our job to educate you on the facts so you know the best next steps to take.

The client in this commercial suffered serious injuries.

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Ketucky Red Truck vs Blue Truck – TV Ad for Kaufman & Stigger Injury Lawyers

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How about these lovely Kentucky TRUCKS!

Some people would call themselves die-hard red truck fans and some of you bleed blue. Whatever color vehicle you drive, if you are injured in an accident, speak to a lawyer at Kaufman & Stigger.  Our lawyers work exclusively with injured people across Kentucky and Indiana.  The injury case review is always free.  To get the conversation started, call, text or live chat.

If you are wondering, this is Cara Stigger’s mom,

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Liability for Accidents in Snow and Ice in Kentucky

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Drivers know that a car isn’t as easy to control nor is it easy to stop in snowy or icy conditions. Despite that knowledge, each year there are over 500,000 crashes in the U.S. because of snow, ice or slush, according to a Federal Highway Administration report. There are also nearly 140,000 injures and almost 2,000 fatalities.

Kentucky is in the central U.S. and as such has a more mild climate than many other states.

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A Client Review of The Tiger – Alva from Louisville, Kentucky

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At Kaufman & Stigger, we fight for our clients.  The attorneys you see on television are the attorneys that help our injured clients.  Our client Alva from Louisville, Kentucky had an unfortunate injury accident.  It was complicated and required an investigation and a lot of attention.  Alva was generous to share her experience working with attorneys Cara Stigger, Jacob Levy and paralegal Shannon Thacker.  Helping good hearted people like Alva after an accident is worthwhile and rewarding.

Every time the phone rings or a live chat conversation begins at our law firm,

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Louisville Leaders Developing New E-Scooter Restricted Zones

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E-scooters are certainly growing on Louisville locals. It’s now estimated Derby City denizens have taken 400,000 rides on these shareable devices from August of 2018 through November of 2019.

Although Louisville leaders seem pleased with the overall performance of rentable e-scooters, they also believe there’s room for improvement. That’s why members of the Public Works Department recently announced new restrictions on where and when e-scooter riders could scoot around town.

To help prevent potential crashes, Louisville has designated certain areas as “reduced speed” areas.

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One Man Confirmed Dead in Lexington’s First Fatal E-Scooter Accident

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Just weeks after the city welcomed 360 new Lime e-scooters, Lexington already has its first e-scooter-related fatality.

According to The Lexington Herald Leader, this tragic accident occurred between Richmond Road and Lakeshore Drive late on November 4, 2019. Allegedly, a young male riding a Lime e-scooter lost control of his vehicle and fell into oncoming traffic.

First responders immediately transported this man to a local hospital. Sadly, doctors soon confirmed the crash victim had died from his injuries.

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Safety Tips for Lime Scooters in Lexington KY

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In an attempt to offer locals more affordable transportation options, Lexington’s city leaders recently granted two California-based companies e-scooter licenses. In a nutshell, this means the companies Lime and Spin are now allowed to plant up to 400 e-scooters each throughout Kentucky’s “Horse Capital.”

Both Lime and Spin began dropping off rentable e-scooters in Lexington near the end of October 2019. Executives from Lime have also been leading safety demonstrations around the city to ensure locals know how to operate their devices correctly.

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