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A Failure to Make the Right Medical Diagnosis is Common

For most people, making the decision to go to the doctor involves a lot of prompting and often significant pain.  Once a person has walked into the doctor’s office or emergency room, he has placed his faith in the fact that the doctor is going to be able to diagnose the problem and take affirmative steps to help the patient with different treatment options.  However, this does not always happen.  What many people do not realize is that many times, the doctor does not diagnose the right ailment or delays the diagnosis to the point where serious harm results. There [...]

January 1st, 2021|

Six Things Kentucky Trucking Companies Can do to Prevent Accidents

A trucking company must have drivers who can transport the goods from the factory or warehouse to the destination point, so there is pressure to hire as many bodies as there are tractor-trailers available.  However, a desire to keep the trucks on the road may lead to short cuts in the hiring and retention process.  Although these decisions may never lead to any harm, when the driver negligently causes an accident, it is important to look at the actions of the trucking company to see if there is something that they could have done to prevent the accident. Truck drivers [...]

December 1st, 2020|

Kentucky Dog Owners are Responsible when Their Dogs Attack

Dogs are part of the household of families throughout Kentucky, but when that pet harms another person, it may be the negligence of the owner who is the real cause of the problem.  Kentucky has enacted legislation to ensure that the people who created the situation in which the dog was able to harm another are held responsible, regardless of whether negligence actually is demonstrated. Kentucky is a strict liability state, which means that the owner is liable for any damage caused by his dog to a person or another animal.  Many times, the victims of dog attacks are children, [...]

November 1st, 2020|

3 Reasons Insurers May Deny Car Accident Claims

You are a responsible driver, and you have been diligent about paying for auto insurance. So, when a car accident happens and it’s time to turn to your insurance company for support and compensation, you may be surprised to learn that your insurer: Is actually not on your side and, instead, is usually looking out for the company’s interests and profits May go to some lengths to undervalue or even deny your valid claim. While this may be surprising news, it’s important to remember that you have rights and that, when insurers wrongly deny auto insurance claims, you can turn to a [...]

October 15th, 2020|

Impacts of Drunk Driving: How Being Drunk Affects Motorists

According to findings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as well as other researchers, when motorists are drunk: One of the first things to start to deteriorate is their sense of judgment. In fact, at BACs as low as 0.02, motorists can start showing impaired judgment behind the wheel. Their abilities to focus on all of the necessary driving tasks become significantly impaired. This typically leaves drunk drivers either concentrating on a single task or not focusing on any tasks behind the wheel. They are also less capable of understanding the driving situation around them, affecting their interpretation of and response to driving [...]

October 1st, 2020|

4 Common Seatbelt Myths Debunked

One of the easiest and most effective ways people can protect themselves when traveling in motor vehicles is by wearing their seatbelts. Despite this fact, however: Many people still choose not to buckle up. Many misconceptions about seatbelts and their effectiveness have spread. Here’s a look at some of the most important facts you should know about seatbelts. Seatbelt Myths You Shouldn’t Believe Myth 1: I don’t need to wear a seatbelt if my vehicle has airbags. Fact: All drivers should wear seatbelts, regardless of whether their vehicles have airbags. This is because airbags don’t provide the same protections as [...]

September 15th, 2020|
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