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What to Do After a Boating Accident in Kentucky

We may not be adjacent to an ocean, but the residents of Kentucky love their boats, lakes, and rivers. Central Kentucky is home to several waterways: Taylorsville Lake, Nolin Lake, Herrington Lake, Guist Creek Lake, Barren River, Rough River, and the Ohio River are close; and Lake Cumberland is less than two hours away. We […]

Pedestrian Accident: Know What To Do

Summary: As a pedestrian, you never know when a vehicle could hit you and cause physical, emotional, and financial damage. There are certain important things you should do after your pedestrian accident. Imagine taking your daily walk when a vehicle strikes you out of nowhere and leaves you with severe injuries. You go to the […]

Three Types of Defective Product Claims

Each of us uses a variety of products in our day-to-day lives, from mechanical to electrical and beyond. When purchasing these products, we may look at reviews for ease of use or choose instead based on price or aesthetic quality. No matter how we choose the products we purchase and utilize, we all share the […]

How Easily We Become Distracted While Driving

It’s easy to become distracted while driving, particularly in today’s world of 24/7 media; we are constantly surrounded by information while on the road, from billboards to radio to our smartphones and even our own thoughts. But multitasking, no matter how much we may do it at work or at home, is dangerous while driving […]

The Differences Between a Work Injury and a Personal Injury

Summary: Workplace injuries are incredibly common, but determining whether you should file a personal injury suit or a workers’ compensation claim usually comes down to determining fault and negligence, which establishes a basis for a personal injury claim. Workers are injured on the job every seven seconds, which amounts to about 4,600,000 people injured in […]

What Is Doctor Bias?

Summary: Some doctors hold negative or prejudiced views about their patients—either explicitly or implicitly—that can affect the care a patient receives and even lead to permanent disability and death. Forty percent of doctors admit to having some degree of bias, and 12 million patients are misdiagnosed each year. How should you proceed if you think […]

A Guide to Kentucky’s No-Fault Car Accident Law

What you’ll learn reading this article: The term “no-fault” is commonly misunderstood. A negligent Kentucky driver can still be held accountable for their actions. You can file a lawsuit with the help of a car accident lawyer. Kentucky is a no-fault insurance state, but that doesn’t mean someone can simply say, “Not my fault!” and […]

What to Do If You’re Injured in a Kentucky Hit-and-Run Accident

Summary: Hit-and-run accidents in Kentucky happen tens of thousands of times annually. These accidents require specific communication with your insurance company to manage Kentucky’s no-fault insurance laws. McCoy & Sparks can help you navigate this process to get the help you need after a hit-and run injury. A hit-and-run accident is incredibly frustrating, especially so […]