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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|

Kentucky Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Charter Bus Accidents

Kentucky Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Charter Bus Accidents Everyone has seen them and many people have ridden in them – those charter buses that range from the practical, yet uncomfortable, to the decked out luxury buses stocked with every possible amenity.  Usually, when a group hires one of these buses, it is to get to a location safely together, but when there are problems with the bus, it can lead to a terrible accident. These charter buses are hired out to transport groups of people, so it is critical that they are [...]

May 15th, 2018|

Kentucky Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Dump Truck Accidents

Kentucky Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Dump Truck Accidents While there are many large commercial trucks on the road, dump trucks pose a unique threat to other drivers due to their excessive weight and size.  The type of cargo transported by dump trucks also has a lot to do with the serious nature of the accidents with which they are involved.  Many times, these trucks are used to transport construction waste from the numerous sites across Kentucky.  This means that they may be loaded up with loose debris, including partially demolished concrete, gravel, [...]

April 25th, 2018|