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Common Injuries after a Head-on Collision in Kentucky

Head-on collisions are among the most serious types of accidents for a variety of reasons, including the high rates of speed at which two vehicles traveling towards each other collide, which results in massive impact forces.  These types of accidents involve a crash where the front ends of two vehicles moving towards each other come into contact.  There are many fatalities and severe injuries from this type of crash.  However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the development of functional frontal airbags and the increasing use of seat belts has resulted in a decrease in the risk [...]

September 15th, 2019|

Kentucky Injury Attorneys Warn: Driving While Distraught Can Have Terrible Consequences

After having that big fight, experiencing a break-up with a significant other, discovering a job loss, or hearing devastating news about the illness or death of a loved one, it is common for a person to get behind the wheel of a car in order to get some time and space in order to think about what happened.  Unfortunately, the decision to take to the road for an emotional escape may have terrible consequences for the driver and other people on the road. Most people are aware of the dangers of driving while distracted, but few people think about extreme [...]

September 1st, 2019|

Why Truck Accidents Are Unique

Commercial trucks are larger and weigh much more than passenger cars.  This size and weight difference makes people traveling in smaller vehicles more vulnerable to serious injury or even death when colliding with a truck or other commercial vehicle. Truck accidents are more complicated than ordinary auto accidents, experienced Louisville truck accident attorneys explain. Here’s why. Contact us for help with your financial recovery after truck accidents. Truck accidents are much more complicated than ordinary auto accidents.  Trucking accidents may involve multiple companies and individuals that be responsible for injuries or death caused by trucking negligence.  The experienced Louisville truck accident [...]

July 10th, 2019|

18% of Kentucky Drivers Are Uninsured, Insurance Research Council Says

An experienced Louisville car accident attorney takes a closer look at the rates of uninsured drivers in the state, as well as options for recovery after being in an accident with an uninsured driver. According to a recent report from the Insurance Research Council (IRC), about 18 percent of all motorists in Kentucky are uninsured. This is more than 1 in every 6 drivers – and it beats the national average of 1 in every 7 motorists being uninsured. What this means is that every time you hit the road in Kentucky, there’s a pretty good chance that, if you [...]

June 21st, 2019|

How to Protect Yourself From Wrong-Way Drivers

In 2012, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) published a special investigation report on wrong-way driving.  The study listed factors leading to automobiles traveling the wrong direction down divided highways.  Not surprisingly, the primary cause of drivers traveling the wrong way was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Another common cause of wrong-way driving is confused, elderly drivers.  However, elderly drivers usually quickly realize they are traveling in the wrong direction and pull over.  Most wrong-way accidents occur at night and near urban areas. Preventing Wrong-Way Driving Federal, state, and local governments try to alert drivers by placing multiple [...]

June 7th, 2019|

Kentucky Personal Injury Attorneys Discuss Mechanical Defects and Car Crashes

As the summer approaches, many people across Kentucky are getting ready for the summer travel season, heading to the lakes, amusement parks, and other attractions.  This means that there are many cars on the road.  This situation gets worse when the travel occurs on one of the three major holidays during the summer.  Memorial Day weekend is the start of the official summer season, then there is the Fourth of July holiday and Labor Day.  Holiday weekends throughout the year result in more car accidents.  Part of the reason behind the increase is that there simply are more vehicles on [...]

May 15th, 2019|