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Intersection Accidents: Who’s At Fault and Common Injuries

Key Points of This Article: How to determine who is at fault in an intersection accident The leading causes of intersection accidents Common injuries sustained from intersection accidents Steps to take following an intersection accident Intersections are designed to allow for the flow of multi-directional traffic, making it easier to connect not only drivers, but [...]

6 Causes Of Motorcycle Crashes And 4 Ways To Avoid Them

Key Points of This Article: Motorcyclists and their passengers are 37 times more likely to die while riding a motorcycle than in a car accident – and nine times more likely to become injured while riding a motorcycle than while driving a car. Over 80% of all motorcycle accidents result in some type of injury, including disabling leg injuries, road rash, muscle tears, and damage to the [...]

Common Questions About Ride-Sharing Accidents In Kentucky

Key Points of This Article: Popular ride-hailing services provided by companies such as Uber and Lyft are expected to getting busier and more competitive across Kentucky. Providers in Paducah, Owensboro, and Madisonville have said there is a shortage of rideshare vehicles caused by coronavirus challenges, which could cause even seasoned drivers to be a bit [...]

Spring Break Car Accidents and Family Road Trip Injuries

Key Points of This Article: Traffic safety officials nationwide, including here in Kentucky, are pleading with motorists preparing for spring break vacations to respect traffic safety laws despite the appearance of fewer travelers on the road due to the pandemic. Weather, drowsiness, distractions, impaired driving, and inexperienced operators like teens add increased hazards to the [...]

What To Say When A Car Insurance Company Calls You

Key Points of This Article: Most accident victims don’t know how insurance works and are unsure how to talk with them when prompted to give for personal information from another person’s provider. Everything that happens within initial conversations between you and another person’s insurance company can be used to deny your claims and drop your [...]

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Six Rules To Follow After An Owensboro Car Accident

Key Points of This Article: Being injured in a car accident can impact an individual's ability to work, take care of their family, and pay bills. After a car accident occurs, it's imperative to file a report with the police, collect all the evidence available, and seek appropriate emergency medical treatment and follow-up with a [...]

Kentucky Accident Reports for Winter Weather Wrecks

Key Points of This Article Western Kentucky communities battled scattered snow showers and a mix of below-freezing temperatures as the New Year rushed in, triggering several winter weather advisories and car accidents. Motorists are urged to drive with caution as temperatures stay below freezing and should watch out for slick areas in unexpected places. Buckle [...]

15 Ways to Prep for Winter Travel in Kentucky

Key Points of This Article On average, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports nearly 6,000 people are killed, and over 445,000 people are injured in weather-related crashes each year. Western Kentucky drivers are bracing for cooler weather and freezing temps that can produce slick rain, blinding fog, and unexpected slippery road conditions caused by [...]

Car Accident Evidence Can Include Witness Statements

Key Points of This Article: After a car accident occurs, it’s imperative to collect all the evidence available so that car accident victims can receive the compensation they deserve. A witness statement can be a powerful form of evidence that includes any facts that may help determine the cause of an auto accident, who was [...]

Motorcycle Fatalities Peak During The Summer Months

Key Points of This Article: Similar to U.S. averages, the majority of fatal motorcycle accidents in Kentucky happen in June, July, and August. Motorcyclists are much more likely than passenger car occupants to die or become injured in a crash and represent 14% of road fatalities, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Motorcycle drivers are more vulnerable to [...]