1. Are Kentucky Distracted Driving Accidents on the Rise?

    Are Kentucky Distracted Driving Accidents on the Rise?  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration places driver distraction as the leading factor in automobile collisions, stating that nearly 80 percent of auto crashes and 65 percent of “almost” crashes, involve some form of distraction which occurs within three seconds of the event. In the state of Kentucky, in 2014, there were more…Read More

  2. When Shifting Cargo or Improperly Loaded Cargo Leads to a Serious Kentucky Truck Accident

    When Shifting Cargo or Improperly Loaded Cargo Leads to a Serious Kentucky Truck Accident  Earlier this May, a Paducah man was injured when a dump truck carrying logs and other tree debris overturned. The man driving the truck met another car at the top of a hill and overcorrected, causing passenger-side tires to drop off the edge of the road, overturning his vehicle. The load of logs and truck d…Read More

  3. Common Causes of Car Accidents in Kentucky and Indiana

    Common Causes of Car Accidents in Kentucky and Indiana Very recently, a car accident on I-24 in Paducah, Kentucky was caused by a dog in the backseat of the vehicle jumping into the driver’s lap, which caused the driver to swerve, losing control of her vehicle, and colliding with a cable barrier. Thankfully, the accident caused no serious accidents, however this accident tells you just how quic…Read More

  4. How Long Do You Have to File a Kentucky Slip-and-Fall Accident Claim?

    How Long Do You Have to File a Kentucky Slip-and-Fall Accident Claim?  Slip-and-fall accidents are, unfortunately, all too common. While more women will experience a slip-and-fall accident, fatalities for this type of accident are close to equal between men and women. More than 8 million hospital emergency room visits (the leading cause of ER visits) are due to a slip-and-fall accident. While sli…Read More

  5. Over 50% of all Car Crashes Caused by Cell Phone Distraction.

    Over 50% of all Car Crashes Caused by Cell Phone Distraction Nearly every driver knows that cell phone use can lead to car accidents. Yet, the majority of drivers still continue to use their phones while driving. From texting to snapping selfies, cell phone use while driving shows no signs of slowing down. Just how dangerous are cell phones in automobiles? A new study revealed that cell phone use …Read More

  6. Getting Your Car Repaired after a Car Accident.

    Getting Your Car Repaired after a Car Accident If you have been involved in a car accident, one of the first thoughts you may have is how you are going to get your car repaired. It can be difficult to determine what body shop is best for car repairs and who is ultimately responsible for paying for this repair. When you are looking for a place to have your vehicle repaired, your insurance company m…Read More

  7. Choosing the Right Motorcycle Helmet Could be a Matter of Life or Death.

    Choosing the Right Motorcycle Helmet Could be a Matter of Life or Death Motorcyclists are 27x more likely to die in an accident than those in passenger vehicles. They are also 6x more likely to be seriously injured. Sadly, a large majority of those injuries were traumatic brain injuries. Even worse 34% of the traumatic brain injuries were severe and life-threatening. One of the key ways to avoid t…Read More

  8. Can I Still Recover for a Slip and Fall Accident if Warning Signs Were Posted?

    Can I Still Recover for a Slip and Fall Accident if Warning Signs Were Posted? Slip and fall accidents are extraordinarily common. In fact, slip and fall accidents are the second most common reason for a personal injury claim. As a result, most store owners and companies go to extra measures to ensure that their customers are safe when they are on the property or in the store. They may place brigh…Read More

  9. Were You Fired for Age Discrimination?

    Were You Fired for Age Discrimination? Individuals who are forty years of age or older are protected from employment discrimination based on age under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. The ADEA protections apply to job applicants as well as employees. Under the Act, a person may not be discriminated against on the basis of age with respect to: Hiring; Firing; Promotions; Layoffs; C…Read More

  10. Understanding Slip and Fall Accidents

    Understanding Slip and Fall Accidents  If you have experienced a slip and fall accident, you understand just how serious such accidents can be. While many people fall, suffering little more than a bruised body—and a bruised ego—many more who fall are seriously injured. Some facts associated with slip and fall accidents include: Fatalities are almost equally divided between men and women, alth…Read More