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Accidents caused by a Wheel Falling off a Vehicle

A wheel or a tire falling off a vehicle in motion is not an every day occurrence, but it is more common that you might think. Often wheels fall off cars and trucks when they are traveling at high speeds. This can lead to devastating results. At Murphy & Associates PLC we have successfully represented individuals in Kentucky who have been injured in these situations. There are some special considerations in a wheel run-off situation that make these situations different than an ordinary case. Who is at fault for a wheel run-off? When a wheel runs off a vehicle, it [...]

September 24th, 2018|

Rental Car Defects Can Endanger Drivers Involved in Serious Kentucky Car Accidents

Car dealers are prohibited from selling a defective motor vehicle until the safety issue has been repaired, but a loophole remains for rental cars even though there is no viable basis for this distinction.  When you are making plans to travel, rental car reservations are merely one of the many tasks that must be handled as a part of vacation plans.  Although you may give a fair amount of thought to issues like the amount to spend, size of the vehicle and type of vehicle, you probably will not spend a lot of time worrying about if the vehicle is [...]

September 10th, 2018|

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Claim after a Kentucky Car Crash?

Every day, there are fatalities from serious car accidents caused by the negligence of other drivers. When a loved one has died in a car crash, it may be possible to bring a wrongful death claim depending on the circumstances. Kentucky has enacted a wrongful death statute, which defines wrongful death as a death caused by the negligent or wrongful acts of another  (see Kentucky Statutes § 411.130 et seq.). Different types of behavior may form the basis for a wrongful death action, such as unintentional acts that are reckless or negligent or intentional acts like an assault. In a car accident, a [...]

August 21st, 2018|

Kentucky Car Accident Attorneys Discuss Trauma of Accidents Involving Children

It is no secret that a car accident takes a toll on any children involved or affected by it. In car accident cases where children are involved, the child may be traumatized or physically injured, and is more susceptible to critical or fatal injuries. Unfortunately, car accidents involving children occur far too frequently on Kentucky roadways. What makes an already devastating situation worse is that in many cases, the car accident is due to the negligence of adults. In some cases, even parents, guardians, or childcare providers may be negligent and cause a car accident. One story about a Louisville [...]

July 30th, 2018|

What is a Personal Injury Civil Claim for Battery?

What is a Personal Injury Civil Claim for Battery? A lot of people are familiar with the concept of recovering money for injury. The most common example of this we see is if someone is in a car accident, gets injured, and then receives a settlement or judgment to pay for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. While auto injury is a large portion of what we do here at Murphy & Associates, this post is about a different type of event – Intentional harms. Many people are harmed based [...]

June 19th, 2018|

Bluegrass Pain Consultants Raided by the FBI

Bluegrass Pain Consultants Raided by the FBI Patients of Bluegrass Pain Consultants in Louisville, Kentucky and LaGrange, Kentucky are left without pain medication this week. Bluegrass Pain Consultants offices were recently raided and shut down by federal law enforcement agents. Patients who presented prescriptions to local pharmacies were told any prescriptions from Bluegrass Pain Consultants would not be honored because of the federal law enforcement action. These events have left many wondering why the clinics were raided. Bluegrass pain consultants was a prescriber of opioid pain medication. It is unknown whether or [...]

June 14th, 2018|