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What You Should and Should Not Do After a Kentucky Truck Accident

Dealing with the aftermath of a truck accident is highly stressful. Once you ensure the immediate safety and health of yourself and other involved parties, there’s still a lot to navigate as you determine what happened and how to proceed. If you or a family member has been in a truck accident in Kentucky, read [...]

By |2021-09-16T15:22:13+00:00September 8th, 2021|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Semi-Truck Accident|0 Comments

Understanding the Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Key Points of This Article: Drowsiness is a leading cause of car accidents. It is estimated that a significant number of accidents are related to drowsy driving—more than is actually being reported. Signs and symptoms that indicate extreme fatigue and drowsiness Drivers who are most at risk of driving while drowsy Pursuing personal injury claims [...]

By |2021-09-16T15:01:34+00:00September 1st, 2021|Auto Accidents, Car Accident, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Intersection Accidents: Who’s At Fault and Common Injuries

Key Points of This Article: How to determine who is at fault in an intersection accident The leading causes of intersection accidents Common injuries sustained from intersection accidents Steps to take following an intersection accident Intersections are designed to allow for the flow of multi-directional traffic, making it easier to connect not only drivers, but [...]

Why Taking Photos After A Car Crash Is So Critical

Key points of this article: The importance of documenting your accident by taking multiple photographs at the scene The types of photos to take What to do if you are too injured to take photos Subsequent photos that could prove helpful Suppose someone has just smashed into the back of your car at a red [...]

By |2021-08-23T14:24:18+00:00August 18th, 2021|Auto Accidents, Car Accident, Personal Injury, Tips|0 Comments

Rhoads & Rhoads Law Firm And Attorney Voted Best in Owensboro

Key Points of This Article: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer’s Annual Reader’s Choice Awards for 2021, featuring the best local businesses as voted on by over 16,000 people, was published on June 9, 2021. Rhoads & Rhoads has earned the No. 1 spot (Platinum) in the category of Best Legal Services or Law Firm in Owensboro and ranked [...]

By |2021-08-12T13:35:07+00:00August 10th, 2021|Firm News|0 Comments

High Speeds Aren’t Worth The Extra Danger And Car Accident Risk

Key Points of This Article: Crash data from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration shows that around 1/3 of all motor vehicle crashes in the U.S., including those resulting in serious injury or fatality, will have speeding or speed-related aggressive driving involved. Nearly 70% of Kentucky’s fatal and severe crash injuries cited with aggressive [...]

By |2021-08-06T15:23:44+00:00August 4th, 2021|Auto Accidents, Car Accident, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Why Do My Legs and Hips Hurt Days After My Accident?

Key Points of This Article: According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, around 40% of accident victims in a frontal collision suffer leg injuries, including hip fractures. After a crash, hip and leg pain can cause muscle stiffness, fluid in the joints, limited motion, and intense discomfort when sitting or sleeping. Feeling no pain at the time [...]

The 6 Most Common Types of Long-Term Disability in Kentucky

Key Points of This Article: Disability healthcare costs in Kentucky teeter around $14 BILLION per year or up to 41% of the state’s healthcare spending valued at $15,177 per person with a disability, according to the CDC’s Disability and Health Data System. Kentuckians should know they may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits if [...]

By |2021-07-28T19:55:40+00:00June 30th, 2021|Disability, Long-Term Disability|0 Comments

What Car Accident Injuries Can Cause Back And Neck Pain?

Key Points of This Article: Car crashes can cause severe neck and back injuries throughout the structures in and surrounding the cervical spine, neck, and in extreme cases, trauma to the brain. Minor to severe neck, shoulder, head, and back pain can present moments or even days after being involved in a crash. Therefore, you [...]

6 Causes Of Motorcycle Crashes And 4 Ways To Avoid Them

Key Points of This Article: Motorcyclists and their passengers are 37 times more likely to die while riding a motorcycle than in a car accident – and nine times more likely to become injured while riding a motorcycle than while driving a car. Over 80% of all motorcycle accidents result in some type of injury, including disabling leg injuries, road rash, muscle tears, and damage to the [...]