How to Prove Distracted Driving in a Kentucky Auto Accident

What you’ll learn from this article: What is distracted driving? It might seem innocent enough to take your eyes off the road for a moment while you check your phone or talk to someone in the car. But at 55 mph, just a few seconds of inattention is like driving the length of a football […]

What Happens if You Accidentally Ran a Red Light and Caused a Crash in Kentucky?

What you’ll learn from this article: Running a red light doesn’t seem like a big deal until a car crash happens and people are injured. Now you’re at the center of a contentious battle over medical bills, vehicle damage, and other life-changing losses. National statistics show that red light running is one of the most […]

What is Accident Reconstruction, and Does it Help?

When car accidents occur, it’s not uncommon for there to be multiple different stories about what happened. Unfortunately, your car accident claim could be negatively affected without accurate knowledge of what happened.  When you file a claim after a Kentucky car accident to recover compensation for your injuries and other damages, your attorney and others […]

Mike Niemietz Named Partner at Central Kentucky’s McCoy & Sparks

McCoy & Sparks is proud to announce that Mike Niemietz has become a partner in the law firm. Mike has been with the firm since 2014 primarily handling criminal and domestic cases, along with running an active civil and personal injury practice. Mike is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the Nelson County […]

How Do You Prove a Reckless Driving Charge?

Reckless people often act without considering the consequences to themselves or others. When it comes to driving, reckless people cause wrecks. Kentucky revised statute 189.290 gives a broad description of what drivers should do to avoid a reckless driving charge: 189.290 Operator of vehicle to drive carefully.  (1) The operator of any vehicle upon a […]

Leg Injuries and Car Accidents

Driver Knowledge estimates over six million passenger car accidents occur in the United States annually. From those accidents, about three million people in the US suffer an injury, with ⅔ of those individuals being left with a permanent or life-altering injury.  While these car accidents can cause serious injuries and can impact any place in […]

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month

The statistics surrounding road incidents involving pedestrians are a little frightening. Last year in Kentucky, 874 crashes involved pedestrians. Seventy-five pedestrian deaths occurred, and 79% of those deaths occurred after dark. As part of the larger Better Kentucky Plan, which includes a significant emphasis on highway safety, Governor Andy Beshear has declared October National Pedestrian […]

The 5 Types of Driver Impairment You Should Know

Negligent driving is the most common cause of most vehicle accidents. And in most cases, negligence includes things like disobeying traffic laws such as speeding, running red lights and stop signs, failing to yield the right-of-way, etc.  However, there are also types of driver impairment that can lead to car accidents. These impairments, such as […]

Compensation from Nerve Damage after a Car Accident

Nerve damage is just one of many long-term injuries that can be caused by a car accident.  Our bodies are full of nerves and nerve endings, and even a small injury to one of these nerves can cause lasting pain and suffering. Presented in the right way, these injuries can produce large settlements or verdicts.  […]