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Most drivers have little to no understanding of the personal injury claims process until they have experienced the proceedings firsthand. If you suffered a permanent disability or if you lost a family member in a car accident, it is likely that the at-fault driver or the insurance company will deny liability due to the exorbitant...

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Troutman Law Office Louisville KY

Almost any type of consumer product can have a dangerous defect. If you were injured while using a product for its intended purpose, you may have grounds for a personal injury claim. There are several parties who may be liable for damages in a product liability lawsuit. Typically, the liable party is the designer, manufacturer,...

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Troutman Law Office Louisville KY

Most people associate car accidents with broken bones and brain injuries, but the emotional trauma of a serious collision can be just as devastating as the physical wounds. Post-traumatic stress disorder can be debilitating, and car wrecks are the leading cause of PTSD in the United States. PTSD can affect your relationships, career, and enjoyment...

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Troutman Law Office Louisville KY

In the state of Kentucky, a conviction for hit and run comes with severe criminal penalties. Despite the consequences, though, hit and run accidents are alarmingly common. According to research from the Insurance Information Institute, nearly 20 percent of pedestrian deaths occur in hit and run collisions. It is important that all drivers and pedestrians...

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Troutman Law Office Louisville KY

WKYT reports on a recent collision that injured a motorcyclist. According to authorities, a car full of teenagers hit the motorcyclist at the intersection of South Limestone and Vine Street. The collision occurred at around 5:30 p.m. Police say the injuries are not life threatening. Teen Drivers Are More Likely to Crash When Transporting Passengers...

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Troutman Law Office Louisville KY

Tractor-trailers can weigh up to 80,000 pounds – or about 26 times more than the average passenger vehicle. It should come as no surprise, then, that passenger vehicle occupants account for the vast majority of fatalities in commercial truck accidents. In an effort to prevent 18-wheeler collisions, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration implemented the...

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Troutman Law Office Louisville KY

A serious car accident can damage any part of your body, but an injury to your spinal cord can be particularly devastating. Even a minor loss of motor function can affect your career, relationships, and enjoyment in life. In addition to the emotional trauma, an SCI can cost a veritable fortune to treat. Research published...

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Troutman Law Office Louisville KY

The outcome of your personal injury case could have a profound impact on your financial stability and overall well-being. For example, if you do not recover enough compensation to pay for medical bills and the loss of future earning capacity, you may wind up in overwhelming debt. This is why it is so important to...

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