1. The Dangers of Speeding.

    The  Dangers of Speeding  Most drivers know that it is extremely unsafe to drink and drive. Yet, what about speeding? When it comes to speeding, traveling even 5 mph over the speed limit in urban areas can virtually double the crash risk. Why? The faster you go – the longer it takes to stop. This means that reacting quickly to a pedestrian or to traffic changes is significantly more difficult …Read More

  2. Injured While Dining Out?

    Going out to eat is one of America’s favorite past times. It’s a chance to can catch up with family and enjoy the company of friends. It’s a chance to taste some eclectic food and unwind after a long work week. Unfortunately, dining out also has risks and sometimes it can even be deadly. Restaurant owners have a responsibility to ensure that their restaurants are safe and that their customer…Read More

  3. Insurance Company Tactics That are Costing You Money.

    Insurance Company Tactics That are Costing You Money In the insurance world, it can be every person for themselves. Read on to learn why insurance companies are definitely not on your side. You hear the commercials all the time, telling you how insurance companies are on your side, however, nothing could be further from the truth. Insurance companies are in business to make money- a lot of money. …Read More

  4. Are Back Seat Passengers Cheating Themselves on Safety?

    Are Back Seat Passengers Cheating Themselves on Safety? Recent studies seem to suggest that back seat passengers often neglect to use their seat belt. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently conducted a study in which four out of five people surveyed confessed to not wearing their seat belts while riding in the back seat of the car. Those same people also said they don’t buckl…Read More

  5. Proposed Mandatory Sleep Apnea Testing for Truckers

    Proposed Mandatory Sleep Apnea Testing for Truckers Unfortunately, a proposal to require testing of obstructive sleep apnea for railroad and trucking companies has been withdrawn. Sleep apnea is believed to be a key factor in a deadly train crash last year at Hoboken Terminal in which one women was killed and dozens more were injured. In the incident, a New Jersey commuter train traveling at twice…Read More

  6. Just How Common are Slip and Fall Accidents?

    Just How Common are Slip and Fall Accidents? Falls account for 2.8 million emergency room visits each and every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These accidents can result in serious physical injury to the victims, and cost more than $31 billion a year in medical costs. Of those fall accidents, one million of those accidents were slip and fall accidents. And…Read More

  7. Mistakes To Avoid After a Car Accident.

    Mistakes To Avoid After a Car Accident Being involved in a car accident can be a frightening ordeal and one that could alter the course of your entire life. Even if you are lucky enough to walk away from an accident with minimal injuries, the steps you take immediately after your car accident could significantly jeopardize your ability to file a claim and collect the compensation you need. Underst…Read More

  8. Car Accidents in Lexington can be Serious.

    Car Accidents in Lexington can be Serious.  The Lexington area is home to more than 723,000 people. The two main interstates (I-64 and I-75) bypass the city and that contributes to traffic congestion. Residents know all too well that New Circle Road (KY 4) and Man o’ War Boulevard get congested with traffic every day. Due to the increase in traffic in and around Lexington, car accidents occur f…Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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