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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

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 [...]

How Is Fault Determined In Kentucky Semi-Truck Accidents?

Key Points of This Article: The dangers of trucking accidents What parties can be held liable in trucking accidents How to prove and determine fault  When someone is involved in an accident with a semi-truck or a tractor-trailer, the resulting damages and injuries can be extensive and severe. Unfortunately, proving fault in these types of [...]

What You Should and Should Not Do After a Kentucky Truck Accident

Dealing with the aftermath of a truck accident is highly stressful. Once you ensure the immediate safety and health of yourself and other involved parties, there’s still a lot to navigate as you determine what happened and how to proceed. If you or a family member has been in a truck accident in Kentucky, read [...]

By |2021-09-24T15:18:35+00:00September 8th, 2021|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Semi-Truck Accident|0 Comments

What Car Accident Injuries Can Cause Back And Neck Pain?

Key Points of This Article: Car crashes can cause severe neck and back injuries throughout the structures in and surrounding the cervical spine, neck, and in extreme cases, trauma to the brain. Minor to severe neck, shoulder, head, and back pain can present moments or even days after being involved in a crash. Therefore, you [...]

Was An Overloaded Truck The Cause of Your Kentucky Car Accident?

Key Points of This Article: In 2019, approximately 90% of all fatal crashes involving large trucks in Kentucky occurred in rural areas or Interstate highways, similar to those found in Boone, Daviess, and Clark counties. Trucking companies sometimes ignore regulations designed to minimize dangerous travel and push aside safety to ensure on-time deliveries. Semi-truck operators [...]

Hurt In a Truck Accident? Kentucky Lawyers Who Can Help.

Key Points of This Article: A boost in online shopping demand now requires 70% of all U.S. products to reach their destination by freight delivery trucks or large semi-trucks, weighing more than 10,000 pounds. Truck drivers who deliver freight often work long shifts and are under a demanding schedule, making fatigue, speed, and distraction common [...]

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 [...]

Kentucky Semi-Truck Crashes Ranked By County

There are 3.5 million truck drivers in the U.S., many of whom will work 70 hours in an 8-day work week before getting a day off. Approximately 90% of all fatal crashes involving large trucks occur in rural areas or Interstate highways, similar to those found in Boone, Daviess, and Clark counties. Semi-truck haulers and [...]