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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

5 Tips for Safe Driving Around Bicycles

5 Ways to Reduce the Chance of Injuring a Cyclist This Summer From the Trans-America Trail to the many new paths and city bike lanes popping up throughout Western Kentucky communities, most drivers will share the road with cyclists this summer. And when they do, transportation experts say many will be traveling too close despite [...]

“100 Deadliest Days” For Teen Drivers Will Begin This Memorial Day

Teen Driver’s Fatal Mistakes Caused Prom Night Crash Two passengers were hurt, and another teen passenger was killed when a 17-year-old driver was operating a 2013 Tesla at speeds faster than 100 mph on Milkin Road in Liberty Township and then lost control and drove into a telephone pole. The Butler County Sheriff's Office recently released documents [...]

By |2018-05-17T12:53:41+00:00May 9th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Tips, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Driver in Fatal Lexington Car Crash Was Having a Medical Emergency

Tragedy Strikes Both Pedestrian and Driver in Deadly Lexington Crash Two elderly men recently died in an evening hours motor vehicle vs. pedestrian crash near Glendover Elementary School in Lexington. The Fayette County Coroner's Office say the pedestrian who was struck and killed in this crash was age 77 and a 58-year-old man was the [...]

Kentucky Coal Miners Still at Risk from Bad Employer Practices

First Kentucky Coal Mining Death For 2018 Reported at Panther Mine We are saddened to read reports from the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet in regard to the state’s first coal mining death of the year and fourth coal mining related death in the United States. It appears to have happened in Harlan County and [...]

Is Your Loved One’s Nursing Home Equipped to Handle Flu Season?

How Are Kentucky Nursing Homes Responding to Deadly Flu Season? With AARP ranking Kentucky at the bottom for providing long-term services for seniors, it’s an important time of the year to ensure your loved one’s nursing home is adequately providing the kind of support needed to safeguard workers and residents from one of Kentucky’s most [...]

By |2018-01-31T20:59:22+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Nursing Home Abuse, Safety, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Kentucky Highway Fatalities Decreased in 2017: 5 Tips to Help Continue the Trend

Highway Deaths on the Decline for Kentucky Drivers Not since 2013, has Kentucky seen a decrease in highway fatalities. Up until now that is. The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety says initial numbers show 770 highway-related deaths in 2017, dropping from 834 in 2016. This has prompted the auto accident attorneys at Rhoads & Rhoads [...]

By |2018-01-16T22:34:41+00:00January 9th, 2018|Auto Accidents, Kentucky News, Tips, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Kentucky Worker’s Death Highlights Need for Stricter Safeguards at Coal Ash Sites

Worker Dies After Slipping Into Coal Ash Pond at Kentucky Power Plant A 36-year-old Kentucky Utilities contractor, Aaron Bunger, was tragically killed at a workplace accident when KU officials say he “slipped into” a coal ash pond at the power plant in Ghent, Kentucky. Bunger was employed by Tetra Tech, a global services company based [...]

Keep Kentucky City Workers Safe with These 10 Driving Tips

Scottsville City Worker Killed After Being Hit By Driver Kentucky State Police recently reported a two-vehicle collision in the city of Scottsville that caused the wrongful death of a waste collection worker. Preliminary investigation reports indicated that Kenny Manion, 58 of Scottsville was operating a 2011 GMC Yukon headed east on Locust Street when he [...]

By |2020-02-13T13:27:49+00:00September 27th, 2017|Auto Accidents, Kentucky News, Safety, Tips, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

New Compliance Initiative Results from Rise in Coal Miner Deaths

Rise in Coal Miner Injuries and Fatalities Contribute to Department of Labor Compliance Initiative Earlier this summer, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration launched a compliance assistance initiative to address the number of increased injuries and fatalities among less experienced coal miners. The prompt came after MSHA reviewed data from October 2015 through [...]

By |2020-02-06T17:19:42+00:00September 13th, 2017|Coal Mining, Legal News, Wrongful Death|0 Comments