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Aluminum Ladder Recall Prompted By Faulty Equipment & Fall Injuries

Workers Beware: Werner Recalls Aluminum Ladders Due to Fall Hazard On June 20, 2018, Werner Co., of Greenville, Pennsylvania initiated a recall of a series of multi-purpose telescoping aluminum ladders for fall hazards related to the equipment breaking when extended. Falls can lead to serious back and head injuries, traumatic brain injuries, paralysis, and even death. [...]

Deadly Crashes on I-75 Mar Kentucky Summer

Individual Wrecks Shut Interstate 75 Down So far, accident reports involving Kentucky’s Interstate 75 (I-75) have been too tragic for most to read through this summer. For example, I-75 in Rockcastle County was closed three times as the result of separate wrecks within just a few days of each other. Construction work has been busy [...]

Kentucky Coal Miners & Other Black Lung Victims May Lose Benefits

Kentucky Coal Miners at Risk of Losing Black Lung Benefits The U.S. Government’s Black Lung Disability Trust Fund currently pays medical bills to more than 14,000 coal miners too sick to work when there’s no liable coal company or insurer who can be held responsible. When approved for use, the fund specifically helps those suffering [...]

By | 2018-07-05T13:09:30+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Coal Mining, Kentucky News, Legal News, Medical Issues|0 Comments

Work Zone Congestion Leads to Large Crash on I-65

I-65 Crash Highlights Work Zones and Semi-Truck Dangers  Kentucky State Police say a recent southbound crash on Interstate 65 involved many vehicles and resulted in hundreds of travelers stuck in accident-related traffic for hours. Initial reports show the wreck occurred at the 66-mile marker work zone where bridge repair is underway and the interstate merges [...]

Expect Heavy Traffic During Fourth of July Week

Majority of Holiday Travelers Choose Driving as a Way to Travel AAA has announced the expectation of a whopping 46.9 million Americans to travel away from home this Independence Day holiday. And, nearly 40 million of these travelers will be using a car or truck to road trip at least 50 miles to get there. [...]

5 Tips for Safe Driving Around Bicycles

5 Ways to Reduce the Chance of Injuring a Cyclist This Summer From the Trans-America Trail to the many new paths and city bike lanes popping up throughout Western Kentucky communities, most drivers will share the road with cyclists this summer. And when they do, transportation experts say many will be traveling too close despite [...]

Plan Alternate Routes to Avoid These Kentucky Construction Zones

Beware of Construction Zones as You Plan Your Kentucky Summer Vacation The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) says as travelers enter the thick of highway construction season, they should be reminded that this is when the deadliest work zone crashes are likely to occur and that making road construction zones safe remains the shared responsibility for both crews [...]

By | 2018-07-05T13:07:04+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Auto Accidents, Kentucky News|0 Comments

Will PIP Insurance Apply to My Case?

If You Own a Motor Vehicle in Kentucky, You Are Required to Have Insurance As we are witness to the continued rise in car accidents resulting in serous personal injuries, Kentucky’s “No Fault” or Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance Law is important for anyone who owns or drives an automobile in the state of Kentucky [...]

Social Security Disability Benefits May Be Available for Kentucky Cancer Patients

Cancer Patients May Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits In 2015, just over 11 percent of Kentuckians were receiving some form of a Social Security Disability (SSD) benefit payment, the second highest percentage in the country. And, since 2002, the percentage of Kentucky’s population receiving disability payments has never fallen below second among the fifty [...]

By | 2018-06-05T14:45:58+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Social Security Disability|0 Comments

What to Do if You Witness a Hit and Run Accident

Hit and Run Crash Kills Louisville Teen, Police Still Seeking Information A Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) accident report shows a 13-year-old was killed after a hit and run in Chickasaw Park on Monday, May 21 just after 10 p.m. Police say the girl was walking in the 1200 block of Southwestern Parkway when a car [...]

By | 2018-05-29T16:22:29+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident|0 Comments