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3 Common Myths about Drunk Driving Dispelled

While driver negligence often plays a role in causing traffic accidents, one of the most common and egregious forms of this negligence is drunk driving, which is illegal in every state in the U.S. and, yet, still happens all too often. Drunk driving has been a threat to public safety on the roads for decades, and understanding the facts about it can help motorists make better decisions – especially if they enjoy alcohol every now and again. Misconceptions about Drunk Driving Debunked Myth 1: Having one or two drinks will not affect someone’s ability to safely operate a vehicle. Common drunk [...]

February 18th, 2019|

GARY BRYANT AND ERICA BROWN APPELLANTS v. ALLSTATE INDEMNITY COMPANY APPELLEE

ARGUMENT Gary Bryant and Erica Brown were denied the right to due process. Due process is one of the most fundamental rights in our legal system.  Erica Brown and Gary Bryant were denied due process when the circuit court entered an order compelling them to appear for a pre-litigation deposition.  The circuit court’s order was entered prior to the opportunity for Appellants to respond. Appellants’ use of Jefferson Circuit Local Rule 401 is correct in this matter.  JRP 401 deals with dispositive motions.  The motion filed by Allstate in this case was a dispositive motion, which is why this appeal [...]

January 29th, 2019|

KENTUCKY MOTOR VEHICLE REPARATIONS ACT

304.39-010 Policy and purpose.   The toll of about 20,000,000 motor vehicle accidents nationally and comparable experience in Kentucky, upon the interests of the victims, the public, policyholders and others require that improvements in the reparations provided for herein be adopted to effect the following purposes: (1) To require owners, registrants and operators of motor vehicles in the Commonwealth to procure insurance covering basic reparation benefits and legal liability arising out of ownership, operation or use of such motor vehicles;   (2) To provide prompt payment to victims of motor vehicle accidents without regard to whose negligence caused the accident [...]

January 29th, 2019|

Kentucky Medical Malpractice Attorneys Discuss How The Clock Does Not Stop on That Kentucky Medical Malpractice Case

Although it is common knowledge in the legal world, many victims of medical malpractice do not realize that the time in which to file a lawsuit against the doctor or other medical professional who caused severe harm is extremely limited.  Once that limited time period has run, there is nothing that can be done.  Throwing oneself on the mercy of the court may result in a sympathetic nod, but that is it.  This is why it is crucial to contact an experienced Kentucky Medical Malpractice Attorney as soon as possible after an injury has occurred. Under Kentucky law, a medical [...]

January 21st, 2019|

Kentucky Motorcyclists Can Reduce the Risk of Serious Injury by Always Wearing a Helmet

While drivers who are focusing on a conversation with a vehicle passenger, driving home after a night of drinking at a local bar or speeding down the highway to get to work on time all pose a serious danger to other motorists, the risk is especially acute for motorcyclists.  Although motorcycles offer a fuel efficient and exciting form of transportation, they offer virtually no protection from drivers of cars, trucks or SUVs who are not paying attention to the roadway.  Those who travel by motorcycle are 28 times more likely to die in a collision than occupants of passenger vehicles [...]

January 9th, 2019|

Drugged Driving a Growing Cause of Fatal Accidents in Kentucky

Drunk driving is widely acknowledged as a significant cause of catastrophic injuries and wrongful death which is hardly surprising given that the harm inflicted by intoxicated drivers is experienced by 10,000 fatality victims and their families annually.  Although DUI/DWI laws also apply to drivers who are impaired by drugs, this risk receives far less media attention.  Nonetheless, the increased use of prescription drugs combined with the unique challenges in proving drugged driving have made this a major traffic safety issue.  Our Louisville accident attorneys have provided a few key facts about the growing threat of car accidents resulting from impairment [...]

December 11th, 2018|