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 [...]

Kentucky Coal Miners and Carbon Monoxide Injuries

Key Points of This Article A lack of workplace safeguards for coal miners represents an incredible failure of oversight that puts workers at risk of a tragic accident, preventable fatality, or lifelong illness. The presence of harmful substances or related environmental hazards should not occur inside Kentucky coal mines without the proper precautions to keep [...]

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 [...]

What To Know About Social Security Payments In 2021

Key Points of This Article You do not have to meet any previous employment requirements to qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), but people need first to meet specific medical and financial criteria. Kentucky applicants of all ages, regardless of disability, are more likely to be approved and receive benefits sooner when supported by a [...]

By |2021-01-08T21:09:22+00:00December 29th, 2020|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability|0 Comments

Attorney Emma McFarland Joins Rhoads & Rhoads Law Firm

Key Points of This Article Rhoads & Rhoads is pleased to welcome Attorney Emma McFarland to its Owensboro legal team. McFarland will be practicing in the areas of personal injury, Social Security Disability, and Workers’ Compensation. The firm is almost exclusively personal injury law, with the main office located in Owensboro and led by attorney [...]

Sobering Tips For Kentucky Drivers Celebrating The Holidays

Key Points of This Article Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes, which make up more than one-third of holiday-related fatal crashes. From 2010 to 2018, there were 2,485 fatalities caused by drunken driving on Thanksgiving and Christmas — 37% of the total number of holiday deaths. Kentucky state law [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

7 Things To Know Before Applying For Social Security

Key Points of This Article: Kentuckians often have several questions about determining their Social Security disability eligibility, how to apply, and how to appeal a decision. There are specific requirements to meet before being considered eligible for disability benefits, and an application with medical evidence must be collected to prove the injury has hindered the [...]

By |2020-12-02T13:23:47+00:00November 4th, 2020|Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Tips|0 Comments