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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Distracted Driving Facts and Stats

    Distracted Driving Facts and Stats Distracted driving may actually have surpassed impaired driving as a cause of auto accidents. We are a nation of multi-taskers, and we don’t let the fact we are driving get in the way of that. Any activity which could potentially divert your attention from the task of driving, is distracted driving. Traffic safety experts point out there are three distinct type…Read More

  8. Deadliest Driving Days Are Ahead

    Deadliest Driving Days Are Ahead Most drivers are aware that the more traffic on the roads, the higher the chances of being involved in a traffic accident. During rush hour traffic, in the morning and evening as people hurry to and from work, the risk of having a car collision naturally goes up. In the same vein, when the weather is bad whether there is snow, excessive wind, or rain and fog, a dri…Read More

  9. Let’s Get All Your Lost Wages After Your Kentucky Car Accident.

    After your Kentucky car accident injury it is important to document your lost wage claim. This can be a simple but important step. Begin gathering your W-2's and tax returns for the last five or so years. This will help prove what your average or typical earnings were before you were hurt in the automobile accident. If you are self-employed, document all work you have lost (contracts, jobs, custom…Read More

  10. Kevin Sciantarelli is Available to Co-counsel Indiana Personal Injury Claims.

    Are you an experienced personal injury attorney or a general practitioner in Kentucky or another nearby state with a client injured in Indiana? I have handled Indiana injury litigation for many years and know how to tailor a case to the subtle details of Indiana law. Indiana law often differs from neighboring states in key areas. I am always happy to discuss your case. (502) 893-4558 (office) (…Read More