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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lex18 reports on a recent injury accident that involved a trailer carrying three horses. The incident occurred on the I-75 bridge at around 9:45 a.m. According to police, a car pulled out in front of the trailer, which caused the trailer driver to swerve and the trailer to overturn. The three horses inside the trailer...

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Many people put off doctor’s visits unless they are absolutely certain they need medical treatment. However, delaying a medical evaluation can be a costly mistake after a car accident because it will give the insurance company an excuse to dispute your claim. The shock of a serious collision can mask the symptoms of a major...

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Most personal injury cases settle outside of court. Although the statistics vary among sources, Cornell Law Faculty Publications reports that the majority of civil cases that succeed do so after both parties have agreed on a settlement, while most failed cases occur because of a pretrial dismissal. Even if your case does not go to...

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