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What Are the Steps Involved in Applying for Long Term Disability in Kentucky

Guide to Understanding Long Term Disability Denials and Appeals WATCH: Attorney Sara Martin Diaz, who handles most of the LTD cases for the firm, talks about what made her want to become an attorney and why Rhoads & Rhoads is different. A disability or serious illness can rob an individual’s ability to work and carry [...]

By | 2018-11-09T21:17:34+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Insurance, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Frankfort Plant Sees Two Workers Die in Separate Accidents in One Week

Two Worker Deaths in One Week at Montaplast Plant in Frankfort Another worker tragedy, the second in less than a week, has occurred at the Montaplast of North America, Inc. plant in Franklin County. Initial reports say a production engineer died from an electrical shock while another worker is being treated for serious electrical injuries. [...]

By | 2018-11-09T21:50:19+00:00 November 3rd, 2018|Kentucky News, workers compensation, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

When Will Your Kentucky “No Fault” Coverage Apply?

In Kentucky, Drivers Can Choose “No Fault” Auto Insurance Video: Attorney Jerry Rhoads explains the basics of PIP Insurance coverage 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 to understand. The PIP coverage is provided by the driver’s [...]

By | 2018-11-09T21:54:27+00:00 October 27th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Insurance, Motor Vehicle Accidents|0 Comments

Steps to Appeal a Social Security Disability Denial

WATCH Attorney Kyle Lamar explains the factors used to determine whether or not you have a Social Security Disability (SSD/SSI) case in the state of Kentucky. What to Do If Your Social Security Disability Benefits Were Denied Kentuckians may apply to receive Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits after they have been diagnosed with a disabling condition [...]

By | 2018-10-19T13:48:36+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

8 Nursing Home Rights Residents Should Be Aware Of

Nursing Home Residents' Rights Awareness Month The month of October serves as a platform to raise awareness for the legal rights and protections against the abuse and neglect of nursing home residents across the country, including those who live right here in Kentucky. It’s an important time as nursing home laws designed to protect and support [...]

By | 2018-10-19T13:42:30+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Kentucky News, Nursing Home Abuse|0 Comments

Tips for Spotting and Preventing Trench Collapses

Recognizing the Dangers of Excavation and Trench Work Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) data shows 23 construction workers were killed in trench collapses in 2016, nearly double the year before. As we wait for the official 2017 trench worker fatality and injury statistics to be [...]

By | 2018-10-19T13:42:20+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Construction Site Accidents, Personal Injury, Tips|0 Comments

Social Security Survivor Benefits in the State of Kentucky

Who is Eligible for Social Security Survivor Benefits? Accidents happen every day and are often followed by catastrophic injuries or deaths that leave a loss of income and extra hardships for a spouse and children of the deceased. In most cases, families can be eligible to receive a lump-sum death payment and monthly cash Social [...]

By | 2018-10-17T02:21:09+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments

Extra Driving Vigilance Required During High Deer Crossing Months

Kentucky Driver Killed as Heavy Deer Crossing Season Begins Herds of deer are making their move this month and already the cause of a traffic fatality in Ohio County. Kentucky State Police report a 37-year-old man was killed in a weekend crash after he tried to avoid hitting a deer but instead lost control of [...]

By | 2018-10-16T19:47:26+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Kentucky News, Personal Injury, Safety, Tips|0 Comments

Driving Tips for Avoiding a Collision with A Train

Train Crash A Reminder of Railroad Crossing Risks A train traveling 40 minutes north of Owensboro recently collided with a 64-year-old woman on CR 600 W, near Huntingburg just beyond the Kentucky/Indiana border. The afternoon crash happened at a crossing with functioning signals at the time of the impact and the accident remains under investigation. [...]

The Hidden Dangers of Breakthrough Therapy Drugs

Breakthrough Drugs May Create Related Injuries According to a new analysis by researchers at Yale University and the Yale School of Medicine, 46 medicines were given approval in 2017 as part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Breakthrough Therapy program. This is a special review of drugs that are intended to treat a [...]

By | 2018-09-25T14:20:22+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Kentucky News, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability|0 Comments