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Do These Things If Injured In A Winter Slip and Fall Accident

Key Points of This Article It is expected that business owners are aware of winter safety hazards such as ice and snow and take reasonable care in maintaining the safety of areas where the public is expected to travel. Negligence from managing safe winter walkways in a reasonable timeframe can lead to lasting slip and fall [...]

Chris Rhoads Recognized as A Top Personal Injury Attorney for Client Satisfaction

Key Points of This Article: Rhoads & Rhoads partner and attorney Chris Rhoads has been recognized as a 2020 Member of American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys for his exceptional performance in client satisfaction. The firm is very proud of Chris’s leadership as both a kind yet aggressive personal injury attorney who is knowledgeable and [...]

High School Football Players At Risk Of Serious Brain Injuries

Key Points Individuals who have had one concussion are more likely to have repeated head injuries that may be mild or severe and result in long-term degenerative brain diseases such as CTE. Researchers believe that repetitive head trauma is likely the cause of CTE in football players and injuries have been documented to start in child [...]

By |2020-02-27T18:57:39+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Brain Injury, Medical Issues|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 [...]

High School Football Helmets in Kentucky

Kentucky High School Team Plays with NFL Rated Helmets High school football remains the most popular sport for young male athletes in Kentucky. And one bluegrass high school team is taking player safety as top priority this year by purchasing the NFL’s top performing helmet to reduce concussions rates and prevent future head injuries like [...]

By |2020-02-27T18:58:08+00:00August 30th, 2018|Brain Injury, Kentucky News, Personal Injury|0 Comments

10 Tips for Parents To Help Minimize Injury Risk To Their Young Athletes

Parents of Young Athletes Should Know Risk of Personal Injury If your child is headed to a summer sports camp or beginning practice for school year athletics, they could be become one of the five million athletes under the age of 19 who are injured in sports-related accidents each year. According to the Centers for [...]

By |2020-02-06T17:05:40+00:00July 6th, 2018|Brain Injury, Tips, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Aluminum Ladder Recall Prompted By Faulty Equipment & Fall Injuries

Workers Beware: Werner Recalls Aluminum Ladders Due to Fall Hazard On June 20, 2018, Werner Co., of Greenville, Pennsylvania initiated a recall of a series of multi-purpose telescoping aluminum ladders for fall hazards related to the equipment breaking when extended. Falls can lead to serious back and head injuries, traumatic brain injuries, paralysis, and even death. [...]

Summer Activities That Could Result in Brain Damage

3 Summer Activities That May Increase Your Child’s Risk for Brain Injury  As parents and caretakers of school age children, it is important to understand what type of activities may put kids at risk to serious harm or injury and learn about how common brain injuries can be, especially during the warmer months when children [...]

By |2018-05-29T16:22:41+00:00May 15th, 2018|Brain Injury, Safety|0 Comments

Brain Injury Awareness Month: What You Should Know About Brain Injuries

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month Each year an estimated 1.5 million Americans sustain a TBI and the 230,000 people who survive will face long-lasting, life-changing effects. In Kentucky, approximately 30,000 brain injuries occur each year and thousands experience the onset struggle of long-term disability following a brain injury. The needs of these victims and their families [...]

By |2018-03-08T00:07:42+00:00February 28th, 2018|Brain Injury, Kentucky News, Tips|0 Comments

3 Common Home Injuries You Can Avoid This Holiday Season

The Holiday Season Sees a Spike In Accidents Around the House Although it is the last thing you want to happen, the holidays are a time when accidents around the home are more likely. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the average number of visits to doctor’s offices and/or emergency departments each year [...]