In recent years, the popularity of motorcycles as a mode of transportation and form of recreation has increased.* It is very common to see motorcycles on the roadways and highways in and around the Knoxville area. All drivers need to be more aware of whom they are sharing the road with, as motorcyclists can often be difficult to see, especially in blind spots. Unfortunately, not all drivers take care as they should and as a result, motorcycle accidents occur.

At Ellis & Ellis Law, P.C., we use our more than 30 years of experience and in-depth knowledge of injury cases when standing up for the rights of motor vehicle accident victims. These accidents can have a drastic impact on the life of an individual and his or her family.


Having handled numerous accident cases, our skilled attorneys can tailor their approach to suit any type of serious injury matter, including:

  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), concussions, closed head injuries and open head wounds
  • Skull fractures and facial injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries, paralysis, quadriplegia, paraplegia and nerve damage
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Severe lacerations, abrasions and avulsions (road rash)
  • Amputations
  • Burns
  • Broken bones
  • Wrongful death

Motorcyclists are often accused of being at fault in an accident for splitting lanes, illegal merging, reckless driving or ignoring the helmet law. They are often also told that riding a motorcycle equates to an assumption of risk, that they know they may be injured. Our firm finds these approaches by insurance companies and other opposing counsel unacceptable. Appropriate fault in the accident must be determined, regardless of who was negligent. If you were not at fault in the accident, we will aggressively pursue a resolution to your case through active negotiation and litigation in court when needed.

*“Motorcycle registrations in the United States have grown each of the past 10 years, from 3,826,373 in 1997 to 6,678,958 in 2006 — a 75 percent increase overall.” For more information see: Morris, C. Craig, “Motorcycle Trends in the United States,” Special Report US Department of Transportation Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology Bureau of Transportation Statistics, May 14, 2009.


For more information about how we handle motorcycle accident cases, call our office at 865-951-2257 or contact us online here. We offer a free consultation in our motorcycle accident and personal injury cases with one of our attorneys. We and our incredibly dedicated staff can schedule appointments as flexibly as needed. Our office is off of the I-40 at the Cedar Bluff exit. Attorneys Martin L. Ellis and Daniel L. Ellis can travel to your hospital, home or other location if necessary.