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What to Do if You Witness a Hit and Run Accident

Hit and Run Crash Kills Louisville Teen, Police Still Seeking InformationA 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 hit [...]

By | 2018-05-25T18:25:47+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Car Accident|0 Comments

“100 Deadliest Days” For Teen Drivers Will Begin This Memorial Day

Teen Driver’s Fatal Mistakes Caused Prom Night Crash Two passengers were hurt, and another teen passenger was killed when a 17-year-old driver was operating a 2013 Tesla at speeds faster than 100 mph on Milkin Road in Liberty Township and then lost control and drove into a telephone pole. The Butler County Sheriff's Office recently released documents [...]

By | 2018-05-17T12:53:41+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Tips, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Pharmacy Mistakes Kill Thousands Each Year

Why You Might Want to Double-Check Your Prescription Drugs At least 1.5 million individuals are harmed from prescription errors each year. Additionally, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration estimates 7,000 deaths due to pharmacy mistakes annually. Preventable prescription drug mistakes are made when incorrect directions are given, dosages are wrong, or drug crossing interactions pose [...]

By | 2018-05-14T12:38:07+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Medical Issues|0 Comments

7 Spring Travel Safety Tips for Your Kentucky Road Trip

Your Accident Free Guide to Safe Spring Travel The spring season is here, and we are all so pleased to welcome the bloodroot, spring beauty, and Virginia bluebell wildflowers to bloom. Something else pops up this time of year too though: increased traffic and more car and truck wrecks due to wet roads, construction zones, [...]

By | 2018-05-14T12:37:52+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Tips|0 Comments

Kentucky Coal Workers Will Have Harder Time Getting Workers’ Comp Benefits

Black Lung Benefits Take a Hit from State Workers’ Compensation Measure Coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), also known as black lung disease, is a complicated fatal disease that has been responsible for the deaths of about 78,000 coal miners since the late 1960s. A new tweak to a Kentucky law has caused an uproar with coal [...]

Driver in Fatal Lexington Car Crash Was Having a Medical Emergency

Tragedy Strikes Both Pedestrian and Driver in Deadly Lexington Crash Two elderly men recently died in an evening hours motor vehicle vs. pedestrian crash near Glendover Elementary School in Lexington. The Fayette County Coroner's Office say the pedestrian who was struck and killed in this crash was age 77 and a 58-year-old man was the [...]

Share a Laugh with Rhoads & Rhoads During National Humor Month

Smile! It’s National Humor Month The team at Rhoads & Rhoads likes to have a good time, so we thought it might be fun to share in April’s celebration of National Humor Month to give our blog readers a little break (and hopefully a laugh) from all the seriousness of important topics we write about [...]

By | 2018-05-08T19:10:10+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s Spring and Motorcycle Season Has Begun in Kentucky

All Motorists Are Responsible for Watching Out for Kentucky’s Motorcycle Enthusiasts As the spring motorcycle season has been set into motion, drivers of all types are now more likely to be sharing the road with motorcycles. The team at Rhoads & Rhoads knows all too well that means a higher prevalence in motorcycle crashes on [...]

By | 2018-04-19T23:09:24+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Motorcycle|0 Comments

Two Common Lies Told By Nursing Home Staff

Two Nursing Home Falsities Debunked Kentucky is ranked 50th (neighboring Indiana is listed dead last) for not adequately providing the kind of help that can make the difference between “maintaining a high quality of life at home and having to move to a nursing home.” For the thousands of Kentucky families considering placing a loved one in a nursing [...]

By | 2018-04-17T12:01:40+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Nursing Home Abuse|0 Comments

Work Zones Create More Dangerous Environment for Workers and Drivers Alike

Work Zone Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility As the warmer air has made its way across the Bluegrass, motorists can expect to see an increase in the number of orange barrels and neon vested workers along with slower moving traffic patterns on roadways. With those changes also comes an increase in the number of work zone [...]

By | 2018-04-17T12:01:30+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Auto Accidents|0 Comments