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What to Know About Whiplash Injuries Following a Car Accident

Synopsis Painful sprains can happen when a person’s neck, including their discs, ligaments, nerves, and muscles are suddenly twisted, jolted, or “whipped” if the vehicle they are traveling in was hit. This type of sprain, also known as whiplash, is a common soft-tissue injury that often leaves crash victims wondering if pursuing a personal injury [...]

By |2019-08-28T14:40:22+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Tips|0 Comments

Updates to Kentucky Rail Crossings Aimed at Preventing Accidents

Synopsis A motorist is almost 20 times more likely to die in a crash involving a train than in a collision involving another motor vehicle, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Seven Kentucky counties have received more than a million dollars in railroad improvements with the installation of warning signals, lights, barriers, [...]

By |2019-08-14T19:12:52+00:00August 14th, 2019|Car Accident, Kentucky News|0 Comments

5 Injuries That Could Lead to Social Security Disability

Synopsis Personal injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents can create catastrophic financial, physical, and mental health issues for which most individuals should be compensated. For crash victims who are no longer able to work due to severe and long-lasting psychological and physical injuries, Social Security Disability benefits may be available. There are specific requirements to [...]

Three Mistakes Truck Drivers Make That Cause Accidents

Synopsis Kentucky State Police reported a total of 9,819 truck collisions, 82 of which were fatal, and 1,461 that caused injuries in 2017. Semi-truck haulers and trucking companies may ignore regulations designed to minimize dangerous travel in hopes to cut operational costs and ensure scheduled deliveries. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration census of fatal [...]

Four Ways to Help Your Teen Driver Avoid Being Distracted

Synopsis The risk for fatal teen crashes increases by 17 percent between Memorial Day and Labor Day. This is known as the "100 Deadliest Days" for young, inexperienced drivers. Kentucky has one of the highest fatal teen crash rates in the nation caused by young drivers who are drinking and driving, speeding and driving distracted. [...]

What You Should Know About Kentucky Uber and Lyft Car Accidents

Synopsis For the last decade, ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft, have changed the transportation landscape in Kentucky. While young adults are the most likely age group to use ride-sharing services, adult commuters, and those living in urban communities with higher incomes also serve as a large group of customers. Ride-share driver choices can [...]

Tips for Both Motorists and Bike Riders to Keep Each Other Safe

Synopsis 2018 reports by the Governors Highway Safety Association show that while the overall number of bicycle accidents in the country is declining, the number of bike accidents which result in rider fatalities is on the rise. The most common collision between a passenger vehicle and bicycle typically occurs when a car is exiting a [...]

Who is to Blame for all the Texting While Driving Accidents?

Synopsis The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says drivers who text message are the highest percentage of those involved in fatal distracted driving crashes. Distracted driving was responsible for 2,994 fatal crashes in 2017 and countless accident-related injuries which impacted not only the victims, but also families and friends. In Kentucky, the law bans texting [...]

What You Should Know About Work Zone Car Crashes

Synopsis The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) reports many motorists will encounter at least one work zone in their daily commute starting in April thru November, a time when an increase in work zone crashes also occurs. The most common crash between drivers in a highway work zone is a rear-end collision, making whiplash a common related [...]

By |2019-04-11T17:24:35+00:00April 11th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Kentucky News, Personal Injury|0 Comments

5 Mistakes to Avoid Following a Kentucky Accident

Personal injury accidents caused by car crashes, slips and falls, or workplace injuries can cause economic, physical and mental health issues for which most individuals should be compensated. Personal injury victims will need the support of the appropriate legal team to gain a successful recovery and ensure that the truth behind an injury claim is [...]

By |2019-04-08T16:49:54+00:00April 8th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Insurance, Personal Injury, Tips|0 Comments