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Did You Know Kentucky Ranks 4th in Distracted Driving Deaths?

What you’ll learn reading this article: It takes just a few seconds to cause a distracted driving crash. Kentucky is one of the leading states for distracted driving fatalities. Stay safe by knowing the law and keeping your focus on the road. Three seconds (or less). That’s all it takes to cause a catastrophic car […]

What to Do If Your Child Is Bitten by a Dog

Kentucky has strict laws for holding dog owners responsible for bites and other injuries. Did you know that Kentucky has some of the strictest dog bite laws in the country? In fact, a nationwide study showed that while only 6 percent of all U.S. fatal dog attacks resulted in meaningful criminal charges for the owners, […]

Will Self-Driving Cars Mean More Distracted Drivers?

Semi-autonomous vehicles mean assisted driving. Does it also mean more distracted driving and driver complacency in Nelson or surrounding Counties or will it create safer roadways? Distracted driving is already a problem for Nelson County residents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), driver distraction is the leading factor in most vehicle crashes. […]

I’ve Been Injured by a Semi in a Crash – How Can An Attorney Help?

Big-rig accidents are five times more likely to cause serious injuries and death than accidents involving passenger vehicles. Tractor-trailers are heavy, really heavy – they weigh between 16,000 and 20,000 pounds. A car, SUV, motorcycle or pickup truck is going to be the loser in any collision. Tractor-trailers – semis, 18-wheelers, big rigs, whatever you […]

I’ve Been in A Motorcycle Accident – How Can A Personal Injury Attorney Help Me?

In Kentucky in 2016, 111 motorcyclist fatalities occurred. More than 75% of these fatalities involved riders who were not wearing helmets. Motorcyclists, no matter what their skill level, carry a higher risk of serious and fatal injuries in an accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says motorcyclists and their passengers are 30 times […]

New Study On Crashes Involving Big Rigs: What Does That Mean For You?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is studying the reasons for semi-truck crashes and is inviting the public to comment on the design of the study. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) conducted the last comprehensive Large Truck Crash Causation Study (LTCCS) in 2001–2003. This study gave both the agency and the safety […]