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6 Mistakes to Avoid After a Traffic Crash

Traffic accidents tend to happen when you least expect them. While getting into a car crash can be upsetting, knowing what to do, as well as what to avoid doing, in the aftermath can help you stay focused while protecting a future claim. Common mistakes to avoid making after a wreck include: Leaving the scene and/or failing to call the police – These two mistakes can be made, for instance, when people are in a hurry, or they think they may have been at least partially at fault for a crash. Making these mistakes, however, can complicate a future claim, especially [...]

October 1st, 2019|

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|
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