Why Facebook Can Damage Your Kentucky Auto Collision Injury Lawsuit

Summary: Social media can be extremely damaging to an auto injury case, so don’t share anything about your crash and talk to your lawyer about how to handle your existing online profiles. Did you know social media could ruin your chances of getting money for your auto accident injuries? You might be tempted to share […]

Liability for Accidents in Snow and Ice in Kentucky

No one likes to drive in snow and ice, especially folks living in the South. Per the Federal Highway Administration’s Road Weather Management Program, 24% of weather-related vehicle crashes occur in snowy, slushy, or icy weather. Over 1,300 people are killed in these accidents and more than 116,800 people are injured annually. Even though we […]

How Soon Should I See a Doctor After an Accident?

If you or a loved one has had the misfortune of being in an auto accident, you may wonder what you should do in terms of receiving medical treatment and how soon you should seek it. Some injuries make themselves apparent immediately and require immediate attention (think broken bone or large gash); other injuries, however, […]

Can I Be Compensated for Lost Wages After an Accident?

Kentucky’s Motor Vehicle Reparations Act, enacted in 1975, designates Kentucky as one of the few “no-fault” states in the United States. This means that while your individual rights to sue or be sued are limited, your car insurance will pay your injury claims after an accident up until a certain monetary amount. In other words, […]

How Long Do You Have to Report a Car Wreck to an Insurance Company?

Summary: Kentucky places a time limit on reporting a car accident to the police. Make sure you handle the timing after your accident correctly or you could risk legal problems in the future. After a car wreck, Kentucky state law requires you to file a report if there is property damage over $500 or someone […]

Do I Have to Give a Statement to the Insurance Company After an Accident?

After an accident, it’s common for the opposing driver’s insurance company to ask for a statement. You may wonder if you are supposed to provide one or if you’re required to do so. The answer is that you are generally under no legal obligation to provide a statement to the at-fault driver’s insurance company after […]