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Pool Safety and Pool Accidents in Kentucky – How to Protect Yourself and Your Little Ones

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The days in Kentucky are long and hot during the month of August and spending a day at the pool the perfect way to pass the time during the last weeks of summer. Because pool accidents happen every year across the nation familiarizing yourself with some basic water safety standards, especially when heading to… Read More »

Would You Recognize if Your Loved One Was Being Abused in a Nursing Home

Would You Recognize if Your Loved One Was Being Abused in a Nursing Home?

By Slechter Law Firm |

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse Deciding to move a parent, grandparent, or another much-loved older relative into a nursing home can be a difficult decision; no one likes to think about their family member living in an unfamiliar or uncomfortable situation. However, in many cases, moving an elderly and frail person into a nursing… Read More »

What Should I Do Immediately After a Car Accident?

What Should I Do Immediately After a Car Accident?

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There are hundreds of car accidents that occur in Kentucky every year, with a large percentage of them resulting in serious injuries or death. Despite how common car accidents appear, when you are involved in one, knowing what to do next can feel very foreign and overwhelming, especially if you have sustained serious injuries. After… Read More »

What is Personal Injury Protection (PIP)?

What is Personal Injury Protection (PIP)?

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Kentucky’s auto insurance laws are nothing if not complex.  The Bluegrass State has had a no-fault law since 1974.   At the heart of this law is coverage called personal injury protection, or PIP.  Here is what you need to know about PIP coverage, its benefits as well as its limitations, and how PIP could… Read More »

Was I the Victim of Medical Malpractice

Was I the Victim of Medical Malpractice?

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When we go the doctor for the treatment of an illness or injury, we trust that we’re being provided with the best possible care available. But what happens when we fail to get that care and our health become even worse? Sadly, this happens more often than you think. According to a new Johns Hopkins… Read More »

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Top 10 Causes of Truck Accidents

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When a conventional motor vehicle and commercial truck collide, the consequences can be catastrophic. The sheer size and power of the trucks on our nation’s roads make them inherently dangerous to car drivers, motorcyclists, and pedestrians. According to reports from the Kentucky State Police, there were more than 9,100 collisions involving trucks in 2015…. Read More »

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Survey Finds that Drivers Don’t Always Practice what They Preach

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Ask almost any driver whether they think it’s a safe idea to send a text while driving or drive after they’ve been drinking, and they’ll tell you that it’s not. According to newly-released results of a survey, that doesn’t always mean that they always avoid those behaviors when they’re behind the wheel.  Read on… Read More »

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

New Laws on Nursing Homes Make Patient Experience More Personalized

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Late in 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began enacting dramatic changes to the regulations governing nursing home operation. These rules should provide nursing home residents with increased opportunities to customize their experience in the facility, as well as more robust safeguards against nursing home abuse. The new regulations represent the… Read More »

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Two Teens Fatally Injured in Head-On Crash

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A recent accident in Gallatin County left two people dead and two people hospitalized with serious injuries. The investigation into the accident is ongoing, but authorities believe speed was a factor in the fatal car crash. The accident occurred around 4:00 pm on the afternoon of March 4, 2017. A 20-year-old Cincinnati resident was… Read More »

“Tort Reform” Can Harm Individual Constitutional Rights

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In an article recently published in the Louisville Courier-Journal, attorney Mat Slechter urges the Kentucky legislature to consider tort reform alternatives that truly improve public health and safety while protecting the right to jury trials enshrined in our Constitution.