Posts tagged with 'accident-attorney'

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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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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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“Whiplash” is a colloquial term used to describe a type of neck injury that occurs due to a sudden extension of the neck. According to the Mayo Clinic, rear-end car accidents are a primary cause of whiplash. The most common symptoms of whiplash are neck and back pain, sensory disturbance, and headaches. These symptoms often...

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Auto manufacturers invest billions of dollars into developing new, more effective safety technologies. Lane departure warnings, crash avoidance systems, backup cameras – these innovations are preventing accidents and saving lives. Unfortunately, the latest safety technologies cannot protect you from all injuries. If you were hurt by a negligent driver in Kentucky, turn to the Troutman...

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We all make mistakes from time to time. More often than not, these errors do not have serious repercussions, but for drivers, all it takes is a minor oversight to cause a devastating accident. The overwhelming majority of collisions involve human errors. A 2015 study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that human...

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Three children were waiting to board a JCPS bus when a Cadillac Escalade crashed into them. According to WDRB, two of the children were listed in critical condition. The driver was also transported to a nearby hospital and now faces charges for driving without insurance or a registration. If you or your child was injured...

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Rainy weather, auto part defects, negligent road maintenance – all of these factors contribute to fatal accidents every year. Unlike these hazards, though, the most common causes of deadly collisions are entirely in the driver’s control. For example, drunk driving is the culprit behind a deplorable number of deaths on U.S. roads, yet all of...

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Unattended candles, dangerous costumes, combustible decorations – Halloween night is rife with hazards. The deadliest threat, however, are drunk drivers. Many adults choose to celebrate Halloween with a few drinks. Unfortunately, drunk driving rates spike on October 31 – and young, distracted children are particularly vulnerable to pedestrian accidents. According to the U.S. Census Bureau...

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Traffic is getting more congested across the United States – and Kentucky is no exception. Unfortunately, the longer you sit in traffic surrounded by impatient drivers, the greater your risk of being rear-ended. These accidents are alarmingly common: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, up to one-third of all traffic crashes are rear-end...

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The numbers don’t lie: Car accidents are on the rise. Both nationwide and across Kentucky, statistics show an alarming uptick in the fatal car crash count. Last year saw a 7.7 percent increase in the number of people killed on American roads, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unfortunately, Kentucky mirrored that trend:...

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