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, […]

How Turn Signals Impact Vehicle Safety

Close your eyes for a minute, and picture this: You’re driving behind a vehicle on a single lane road. As you come to a driveway, the car in front of you switches on their turn signal. Can you picture it? What color was the turn signal? Red? Amber? In the United States, turn signals have […]

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 […]

Brain Injuries Common in Car Accidents

Kentucky car accidents can range in severity, from minor to deadly serious. And while serious accidents–the kinds that total cars–often result in the most serious of injuries for drivers and passengers, even a low-impact fender bender can cause injuries. Of the more serious types of injuries one can sustain from a car accident, brain injuries […]

Car Accidents with Inexperienced Drivers

Summary: Inexperienced drivers are at a higher risk of crashes, especially considering licensure changes from COVID-19. In a personal injury case, the other driver’s inexperience may bolster your claim of injury due to negligence. New drivers are some of the most dangerous drivers on the road. Their inexperience makes them prone to critical driving errors […]

What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Cases in Kentucky?

While the statute of limitations for most personal injury claims in Kentucky is one year from the date of the injury, there are many exceptions to this rule. Understanding just how the statute of limitations works is essential to seeking compensation for your Kentucky personal injury. Breaking Down the Statute of Limitations A personal injury […]

What Types of Injuries Fall Under the “Personal Injury” Category?

Summary: Personal injury cases happen when someone is injured as a result of someone else’s carelessness or mistake. This includes, for example, car accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, medical malpractice, defamation, and more and can result in life-altering injuries like spinal cord injuries, head and brain trauma, workplace accidents, broken bones, and others. Ninety-two […]