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Distracted Driving: The Penalties and the Risks for Truck Drivers

Driving as a long-haul trucker comes with more risk than the average automobile driver. Semi-trucks require extra care during operation to account for the increased size, decreased maneuverability, and excessive payload weight. Truck drivers must maintain strict adherence to traffic laws when operating their vehicles to prevent serious accidents. The consequences of distracted driving when [...]

By |2022-01-18T15:37:52+00:00January 12th, 2022|Kentucky News, Semi-Truck Accident, truck accident|0 Comments

Chain Reaction Crashes. Who’s At Fault?

Key Points of This Article: Causes of chain-reaction collisions How liability is determined after a multi-car accident How an experienced attorney can help you gather evidence and prove fault to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve Chain reaction collisions involving multiple vehicles, also known as a pile-up, can result in severe injuries and other [...]

Premise Liability and Winter Months

Key Points of this Article: Slip and fall accidents can lead to severe injuries and can happen more often in the winter due to snow and ice. Property owners have a responsibility to keep their property reasonably free of hazards like snow and ice. Proving fault in a premises liability case is challenging and often [...]

Kentucky’s Move Over Law and the Risks of Ignoring It

First responders face risks to their health incredibly frequently. They put their lives on the line to protect and help others, and many are killed every year in accidents and deliberate violence. One notable source of injury and death results from irresponsible drivers failing to operate their vehicles safely while first responders are parked on [...]

By |2021-12-16T15:10:24+00:00December 8th, 2021|Auto Accidents, Car Accident, Personal Injury, Safety|0 Comments

Who Is Liable For Car Accidents Caused By Mechanical Failure?

Key Points of This Article: Faulty brakes, tire blowouts, and steering malfunctions are common causes of car accidents. Multiple parties but there are a primary three that can be held liable for a mechanical failure accident: The manufacturer, the mechanic, or the vehicle owner. Under comparative fault laws, more than one party can be held [...]

Can You Sue as a Passenger in a Kentucky Car Accident?

Key Points of This Article: Passengers can file a lawsuit against negligent parties following an accident. Kentucky’s no-fault coverage requirements enable passengers to receive compensation through their own insurance. Before filing a lawsuit, passengers must meet certain threshold requirements. Whether you are the driver or the passenger in a car accident, you have a right [...]

By |2021-12-15T06:09:35+00:00November 17th, 2021|Car Accident, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Where Do Broadside Collisions Most Commonly Occur?

Broadside collisions, also known as T-bone accidents, occur when one vehicle crashes into another vehicle’s side. After hitting the side of another vehicle, the two perpendicular vehicles resemble a “T” shape. These types of car accidents are especially dangerous given the angle of impact and reduced protection at a vehicle’s side. Broadside collisions frequently occur [...]

What Is An Expert Witness In A Car Accident Case?

We’ve all probably enjoyed forensic documentary shows or courtroom dramas where lawyers call on an expert witness to help bring down the bad guy and save the day. But expert witnesses aren’t just for television procedurals. Lawyers and their clients hire and depend on expert witnesses all the time to help win their cases in [...]

By |2021-12-02T04:40:01+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Car Accident, Pain and Suffering, Personal Injury|0 Comments

My Family Care Doctor Refuses to Treat My Accident Injuries. What Should I Do?

It’s often surprising and frustrating to learn that your family doctor will not treat or evaluate your injuries following an accident. After a car accident or slip and fall injury, your family doctor who you’ve been seeing for years, potentially, might simply say no to treatment and evaluation.  While such a scenario seems off putting, [...]

Who is at Fault in a Lane-Changing Accident?

Key Points of This Article: It’s challenging to determine who is at fault in a lane-changing accident because these crashes can be quite complex. There are many factors involved and numerous parties who may be at fault, including another driver or multiple drivers who did something negligent. You may have life-changing injuries from an accident [...]