News & Information 2018-01-17T23:24:32+00:00

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Louisville Personal Injury Attorneys Discuss Damage Awards & Soft Tissue Injuries

When a person has been injured in a car accident, there are many types of injuries from which a victim may suffer. Although the debilitating pain may be equivalent for a fractured femur and a lower back sprain, the person suffering from the soft tissue injury may face a greater challenge in obtaining the compensation that he deserves. This is because insurance companies fight harder when the medical proof is more difficult to establish, regardless of the fact that the person is suffering the same as someone who can present x-rays and other hard evidence about the harm that he [...]

By | March 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

How Does Insurance Coverage Impact You After a Car Accident?

The type of insurance coverage that parties to a car accident have has a serious impact on the monetary compensation available to the people who suffered harm as a result of the accident. In Kentucky, there is a “no-fault” insurance rule that applies to those who operate motor vehicles. What this means is that when two drivers get involved in a vehicle accident, the insurance of each driver will cover the cost of the injuries suffered by each person, unless there are exemptions that apply to the situation. However, drivers in Kentucky have the choice of selecting traditional insurance coverage [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Kentucky Car Accident Attorneys Discuss Three Common Car Crash Injuries

A car crash may involve another vehicle hitting a car that is stopped at a traffic light, broadsiding a vehicle in an intersection, slamming into a car in a head-on wreck, or a number of other serious impacts. This leads to many different types of injuries from cuts and bruises to traumatic brain injury. There are some injuries that are common, even in low speed accidents. The three most common types of injuries are headaches, sprains and strains of the muscles, ligaments, and tendons, and whiplash. Headaches – Most people who are involved in a car crash will suffer from [...]

By | February 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Recovering from a Farm Accident

With spring comes great weather and an opportunity to get out of the house. Spring is also the time of year when increased farm activity can cause dangerous situations leading to increased risk of injuries on a farm. If you or someone you love is injured in a farm accident, it is important to get an attorney who has actually handled these type of cases. At Murphy & Associates we have successfully represented many clients who have been catastrophically injured while working in farming and agricultural settings. It does not matter whether you have been injured on a small farm or [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: News|

What are Possible Hit and Run Defenses?

A hit and run situation is typically defined as a motorist who failed to stop to give their name, insurance and contact information, and a driver’s license number after being involved in car collision. A hit and run can also occur when no other person is present. For instance, if a motorist accidentally backs into another vehicle or side swipes another car and they fail to leave a note on the other person’s vehicle. The following are some well-known defenses that a Louisville car accident lawyer could use to defend someone charged with a hit-and-run defense: Emergency – In rare cases, [...]

By | January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

What is a 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 on the intentional conduct of someone else. This could be a punch with a fist, a stab [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |