Everything You Need To Know About Kentucky Helmet Law

Kentucky helmet law states that those under 21 years of age and those who have had a motorcycle license for under a year are required to wear a helmet by law. However, all individuals who ride bikes–as drivers or passengers–should consider the many risks before choosing not to wear one. Even if you are not […]

Long Term Effects of Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries can occur due to various circumstances, each with its own set of challenges and possible side effects. Sports injuries, like a head injury or blunt injury, particularly those involving high-impact or contact sports, pose a risk of spinal cord trauma. A medical emergency, such as sudden falls or accidents, can also lead […]

Herniated Disc from a Car Accident

If you’ve experienced a herniated disc due to a car accident, you may be entitled to file a personal injury claim against the responsible party. Seeking guidance from a legal team that can assess your settlement value, encompassing current and future medical expenses, as well as adjustments stemming from a permanent injury, is crucial. As […]

Medical Malpractice and Orthopedic Injuries

What you will learn from this article: Orthopedic surgeons specialize in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal conditions. They mend damaged joints, fractures, tendons, and ligaments so patients can move freely again. However, even skilled orthopedic specialists commit errors that cause patients lasting harm. This article explores common orthopedic injuries, surgeon mistakes that worsen outcomes, and how […]

Most Common Slip and Fall Injuries

What you’ll learn from this article: While many of us know to be extra cautious when walking outside in icy conditions, injuries caused by slipping and falling are a surprisingly common incident all year long. Bodily injury due to slips and falls is the cause of over a million emergency room visits every year. These […]

Truck Accident Liability: Who’s at Fault?

What you’ll learn from this article: Truck accidents can be incredibly serious. The speed, size, and velocity of a commercial semi-truck are a recipe for disaster when a collision occurs, whether that is a collision with another truck or another motor vehicle.  If you or a loved one were injured in an accident with a […]

Reporting a Dog Bite Accident

What you’ll learn from this article: After a dog bite injury, you’ll be wondering what to do next and how to go about reporting a dog bite. This isn’t a situation you ever envisioned, but it’s more common than you might think. More than 800,000 people need medical attention for dog bites in the U.S. […]

The Most Common ATV Accident Injuries

What you’ll learn from this article: ATVs, or all-terrain vehicles, can be thrilling recreational vehicles that allow you to explore rugged backcountry terrain. However, they can also be extremely dangerous, causing catastrophic injuries and even death in a crash. If you or a loved one have suffered harm in an ATV accident, understanding the most […]

Average Settlement for Loss of a Limb

Facing the loss of a limb is a life-altering experience that comes with profound physical, emotional, and financial implications. When such an unfortunate event occurs due to personal injury, understanding the average settlement for loss of a limb becomes crucial. In this blog post, McCoy and Sparks Personal Injury Attorneys delve into the definition of […]