Commercial Vehicle Inspection Reports No Longer Required

January 19th, 2015 | Tractor Trailer Accidents

Recently, our government has loosened up prior restrictions that were placed upon commercial motor carriers and their drivers. These restrictions, until December 2014, required drivers to perform brief safety inspections on the commercial trucks they were driving prior to getting behind the wheel and after their trip was complete. It required these drivers to document… Read More

Tracy Morgan May Have Lost His Career

October 6th, 2014 | Tractor Trailer Accidents

This time last year, comedian Tracy Morgan was at the top of his game. He was a famous entertainer, and his agent was fielding numerous scripts, proposals, and requests for special appearances. Morgan was even slated to star in a new television show. Last summer, though, a tractor-trailer collided with Morgan’s vehicle on a highway.… Read More

Challenges Resolving a Personal Injury Claim

August 13th, 2014 | Firm News

“A Cup of Coffee With 10 of the Top Personal Injury Attorneys in the United States” provides powerful insight into the challenges you will face in resolving a personal injury claim. This book is for anyone who has been seriously injured in an accident and needs guidance through the unfamiliar territory of filing a personal… Read More

Comparative Fault in KY & IN

June 27th, 2014 | Car Accidents

What happens when you are in an accident that is determined to be partially your fault? Kentucky and Indiana have abrogated the legal doctrine of joint and several liability, in which each defendant is liable for the entire amount of a plaintiff’s damages, no matter how minimal his contribution to the accident. Instead, both states… Read More

Safety Awareness

June 13th, 2014 | Personal Injury

Each June is National Safety Awareness Month Each June, the National Safety Council (NSC) celebrates safety awareness month to bring attention to key safety issues. For 2014, the theme of safety awareness month is “SAFETY: It takes all of us”. For each week of the month of June there will be a different focus subject,… Read More

Seeing Your Own Doctor After a Work Injury

May 8th, 2014 | Kentucky Workers' Comp

Do I have the right to see the doctor of my choice or do I have to see the company doctor? If you have been injured on the job while working in the state of Kentucky or have a Kentucky workers’ compensation claim, your employer may tell you after the accident that you have to… Read More

Distracted Driving Awareness

April 9th, 2014 | Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driver Awareness month. The irony of the moniker is not lost on me, and is probably not lost on you either. Distracted drivers are hardly aware of anything, other than their iPhone, the radio, that Big Mac they just got at the drive-thru, the makeup they decided to apply driving down the… Read More

Slip & Fall Accidents When Warning Signs Are Posted

March 18th, 2014 | Slip and Fall Accidents

Can you recover damages when warning signs are posted? Maybe. If you are injured in a slip and fall accident there are several things to keep in mind, as your actions can have a significant impact on your case. The first and most important thing to remember (besides seeking immediate medical attention) is to gather… Read More

Future Economic Loss After an Injury Accident

January 6th, 2014 | Personal Injury

So, you have been through an injury accident, have gone to the doctor for a long time, have missed plenty of work, and have endured pain and suffering. But, now you finally feel better and are back to work. So, it is time to settle with the insurance company for your past economic damages (medical… Read More

Texting While Driving Is A Major Cause of Distraction

December 16th, 2013 | Distracted Driving

Each day in the United States, more than nine people are killed and more than 1,060 people are injured in auto accidents that are reported to involve a distracted driver. Modern technology, with all of the conveniences that it offers, can turn deadly in an instant. When we get into a car, whether as a… Read More