Posts tagged with 'louisville'

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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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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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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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According to the American Automobile Association, a record-breaking 103 million people in the United States will travel for the year-end holidays. Although this is the perfect time to celebrate with distant family, it is not the safest time to be on the road. Drunk-driving rates spike over the New Year’s holiday. Also, traffic congestion increases...

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Are you planning to travel by car on Christmas? If you are, then you will have plenty of company: According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the number of road trips increases by 23 percent during the holiday season. More vehicles on the road means there will be a higher risk of accidents. Unfortunately, traffic...

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Read lights, traffic congestion, inconsiderate motorists – there are plenty of reasons why drivers get frustrated from time to time. Unfortunately, some people have trouble controlling their anger, and their aggressive behavior puts other road users at risk. According to the American Automobile Association, more than 80 percent of drivers expressed aggression, anger or road...

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In separate incidents, two children were rushed to hospitals with serious injuries after being struck by vehicles in Louisville, reports WDRB. A 15-year-old boy was hit by a car at 23rd and Broadway after he stepped off a bus and attempted to cross the street. Another child was hit by three different vehicles after running...

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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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