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Injuries Suffered on a College Campus – Who is Responsible?

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For many young adults in Kentucky, the time spent at college represents some of the greatest years of their lives. Indeed, the college setting allows students the chance to expand their knowledge both in and out of the classroom, and have incredible experiences while they find a new path away from home. In some… Read More »

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Commercial Truck Accidents

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Devastating truck accidents are unfortunately common in the Bluegrass State. To be sure, statistics provided in the 2015 Kentucky Traffic Collision Facts report show that a total of 9,932 trucks were involved in accidents on Kentucky roadways during that year, with 108 of these leading to fatalities, and many more causing serious injuries. Of course, because of the… Read More »

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Kentucky Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Medical Review Panels for Malpractice Cases

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On Nov. 10, the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled in favor of allowing Medical Review Panels for medical malpractice cases. The ruling was a stay of the Oct. 30 ruling by the Franklin Circuit Court, which determined that the new Medical Review Panel law was unconstitutional. Medical Review Panels for Malpractice Cases In early 2017, Kentucky… Read More »

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Who Pays My Medical Bills After My Car Accident?

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When you’re injured in a car accident in Kentucky, the medical bills can pile up faster than you can pay them. If the accident was not your fault, you may wonder why you have to pay the bills at all. Even if you’re considering pursuing a personal injury lawsuit against the driver of the… Read More »

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Does An Expert Witness Help My Case?

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It would be nice if the party responsible for your injuries accepted responsibility and you didn’t have to prove your case to a judge and jury. Unfortunately, that’s more the exception than the rule. When you file a personal injury lawsuit, you must provide evidence showing that the other party’s actions directly caused your… Read More »

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Possible Outcomes for My Kentucky Personal Injury Case

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The personal injury lawsuit process can be daunting for anyone who has suffered an injury, and who has yet to seek legal assistance. Indeed, many injury victims have yet to experience contacting an attorney for help with an injury case, and may be unsure of what to expect. Perhaps one question stands out among… Read More »

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What is Second Impact Syndrome?

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Sustaining a brain injury can be a truly traumatic event. Brain injuries can have a variety of symptoms, ranging from mild to debilitating. According to information provided by the Mayo Clinic, symptoms of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) include the following, among others: Loss of consciousness; Headache; Nausea or vomiting; Dizziness; Difficulty sleeping; Fatigue… Read More »

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Tips for Distraction Free Driving in Kentucky

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Many of us are well aware of how dangerous of an activity distracted driving truly is. Indeed, statistics presented by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that distracted driving was responsible for 3,477 deaths in 2015 alone, along with 391,000 injuries. And while texting is one of the most common distractions while… Read More »

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Common Injuries After a Kentucky Motorcycle Accident

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Every year throughout the nation, thousands of motorcyclists are involved in accidents. Motorcycle accidents are not only common, but they are incredibly deadly, too. To be sure, the Insurance Information Institute (III) reports that motorcyclists are approximately 29 times more likely to die in a crash than are passenger car occupants, and about five times more likely to… Read More »

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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 »