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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 »

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?

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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 »

Truck Accidents Lawyers

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 »