Seeking Damages for Emergency Room Fall Injuries

An emergency room is somewhere people go in the worst and most vulnerable moments of their lives. They hope to be healed and rescued — oftentimes, saved. Unfortunately, mistakes can happen in these environments and the stakes are high. Although you would think an emergency room would be the very safest place for you, ironically, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Police Misconduct: What You Need to Know

The majority of Kentucky police officers are some of the finest individuals around, protecting and serving our communities with care and respect. However, in any situation in which great authority exists, there is the potential for abuse of power. As an American, you have rights, and you should be able to expect police officers and […]