Multi-Car Crashes: How Do You Know Who’s Responsible? And How Do You Stay Safe When You’re in One?

Summary Statement: This article explains how to keep yourself safe following a multi-car accident, how insurance companies and law enforcement determine fault, and how a personal injury can help you. If you have been involved in any type of car crash, you know that it can be harrowing and even catastrophic when a 3,000-pound vehicle […]

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 […]

Who Is at Fault in a Work Zone Crash?

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if our state’s roads and highways magically fixed themselves? We would never need construction work zones again. Just think — no more potholes, no more necessity for road widenings or added lanes, no more tree branches overhanging the road, no more faded lane markers that need repainting, and no more snow. […]

What Is Classified as a Catastrophic Injury in Kentucky?

When it comes to personal injuries, the severity of the injury can range from minor to catastrophic depending on the accident and circumstances. While minor injuries can be inconvenient, the sufferer is often able to heal and return to their normal life after a reasonable amount of time. Catastrophic injuries, however, are so severe that […]

What Does It Mean When Your Ears Ring After a Car Accident?

If you’ve been in a car accident, your first reaction is probably one of shock. Once that wears off, you may check yourself for injuries. One symptom you might experience is tinnitus, or ringing in your ears. Any “phantom” noise you perceive is considered tinnitus, and it can occur at a variety of pitches, volumes, […]

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 […]

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 […]