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10/22/2014
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Toyota Recalls 247,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Airbags

Toyota has recalled around 247,000 vehicles due to faulty airbags. Please check to see if you own a vehicle that is being recalled.

Category: Recalls

10/20/2014
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Louis Garneau Recalls Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets

Cyclist Louis Garneau is recalling almost 2,000 bicycle helmets after they failed an impact and cold condition test. Please check to see if you own this helmet.

Category: Recalls

10/17/2014
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Drunk Driving: One Dead, Six Injured in Head-on Crash

Nothing good ever comes from drinking and driving. It leads to injuries, damages and even death. Unfortunately, this happened in a recent accident in Kentucky.

Category: General

10/15/2014
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Dump Truck and Train Crash in Kentucky Leaves One Dead

Accidents can happen to any vehicle of any size. This goes for dump trucks as well. There was a fatal accident in Kentucky between a dump truck and train.

Category: General

10/13/2014
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Kentucky Dog Bite Series: Handling An Aggressive Dog

Owning a dog is a big responsibility, and the owner is liable for their dog's actions. So, if the dog bites someone, the owner must learn how to handle the dog.

Category: Dog Bites/Animal Attacks

10/8/2014
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Move Over, Kentucky

Have you heard of the Move Over Law? It's when you get into another lane or slow down as you go by an emergency vehicle that is in the shoulder of the road.

Category: Kentucky Driving

10/7/2014
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Jennifer Lopez Gets Hit By A Drunk Driver

JLO was hit by a drunk driver and then took a selfie.

Category: Auto Accidents

10/1/2014
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Kentucky Dog Bite Series: Reporting Dog Bite Incidents

If you're injured by a dog, it's important that you report the attack to animal control. That way, they can find the dog, and you can focus on recovering.

Category: Dog Bites/Animal Attacks

9/29/2014
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JCPS Bus Hit by DUI Driver

A DUI driver hit a JCPS school bus on Tuesday, September 23. No injuries occurred. It's important to sit down with your child and review bus safety rules.

Category: General

9/24/2014
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Pregnant Mother and Kids Hit by DUI Driver Near YUM! Center

A pregnant mother and her two kids were hit by a DUI driver near the Kentucky YUM! Center on Thursday, September 18. They were hit while crossing the street.

Category: General

9/24/2014
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What To Do When You Witness A Car Accident In Kentucky

Many questions may be going through your head if you have just witnessed a car accident. One of the first things is to call the police as soon as you can.

Category: Kentucky Driving

9/22/2014
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Kentucky Takes 13th Spot For State With Most Deer Collisions

Kentucky ranks 13th out of 50 in having the most deer-vehicle accidents. That's why it's so important for drivers to pay attention to their surroundings.

Category: Kentucky Driving

9/17/2014
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Driving with Dementia

Driving requires decision making skills and good reflexes. This becomes more difficult as we age and develop memory problems. Keep an eye out for these signs.

Category: General

9/15/2014
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Idaho Mom Speaks Out Against Distracted Driving

Cell phones are every where. They have definitely become a necessity in our lives, but they are also very dangerous. Please don't use your phone while driving.

Category: Distracted Driving

9/12/2014
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Texting While Driving Can Be A Real Pain in the Behind

Texting while driving is not a good mix. In fact, it's illegal in Kentucky and many other states. It can cause major damage just like this case in Colorado.

Category: Distracted Driving

9/10/2014
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Kentucky Dog Bite Series: What Causes Dogs To Be Aggressive?

Many things could cause aggression in a dog, and just like people, it varies per dog. However, finding out what causes your dog to be aggressive is important.

Category: Dog Bites/Animal Attacks

9/8/2014
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Kentucky Dog Bite Series: Training Dogs to Not Be Aggressive

All dogs can be aggressive. It's in their nature. That's why it's important to start training them at a young age and socialize them properly.

Category: Dog Bites/Animal Attacks

9/5/2014
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Kentucky Dog Bite Series: Are Dog Breed Bans Working?

There are Kentucky counties that enforce bans on certain dog breeds. For example, Fort Thomas, Kentucky has a ban on pit bulls. However, are these bans working?

Category: Dog Bites/Animal Attacks

9/4/2014
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Kentucky Dog Bite Series: Three Most Aggressive Dog Breeds

Dog bites are a serious issue in the U.S. However, through proper training and socialization, dogs can learn to be less aggressive and more friendly.

Category: Dog Bites/Animal Attacks

8/29/2014
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Are Wet Roads to Blame for a Mercer County Accident?

Driving on wet roads is tricky. That's why it's so important to not be in a hurry and to be extra cautious when driving to your destination in the rain.

Category: Kentucky Driving

8/25/2014
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Man Rescues Driver from Wrecked Semi Near Scott-Franklin Co.

Recently, a man helped rescue a semi-truck driver who was injured in an accident. While helping someone is wonderful, we need to remember to be safe.

Category: General

8/18/2014
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Teens Driving and Talking on Phones - Parents on Other Line

It's hard to not reach for your phone while you're driving, but it's even harder not to answer when you know your parents are expecting you to pick up.

Category: Distracted Driving

8/15/2014
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Distracted Teen Drivers Often Text and Call Parents

Many teens will still answer a call or text while they are driving a car. Teens say that they do it because they see their parents doing it.

Category: General

8/12/2014
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Kids Going Back-to-School, Drivers Should be More Cautious

School is back in session, and that means more students and cars are out and about. Please be aware of your surroundings and don't drive distracted.

Category: General

8/7/2014
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Gen Y Take Longer to Decide Before Buying A Car

Generation Y loves cars, so they will take some time to do some research to see which car is best for them.

Category: General

Auto Accidents

Mike Schafer's nearly two decades of representing auto accident victims in Kentucky has given him the hands-on experience that is priceless, along with a winning track record. Mike fights hard for his clients and his opponents know it. With Mike as your lawyer, you’ll know you’re in good hands, and you’ll know that your chances at recovering compensation are as good as they can possibly be.

Truck Accidents

Mike Schafer's nearly two decades of representing truck and tractor trailer accident victims in Kentucky has given him the hands-on experience that is priceless, along with a winning track record. Mike fights hard for his clients and his opponents know it. With Mike as your lawyer, you’ll know you’re in good hands, and you’ll know that your chances at recovering compensation are as good as they can possibly be.

Wrongful Death and Fatal Accidents

Kentucky Fatal Accident Attorney, Louisville, KY, Wrongful Death Lawyer, Louisville Kentucky Fatality Attorney, Michael A Schafer, (502) 584-9511. Helping clients who have had loved ones killed in motor vehicle accidents for 18 years. Free consultation.

Motorcycle Accidents

A motorcycle accident attorney? Do you really need a lawyer specifically for motorcycle accidents? If you have been in a motorcycle accident, the answer is yes. And if you’re in Kentucky, your first choice should be Michael Schafer in Louisville, KY.

Bicycle Accidents

A bicycle accident attorney? Do you really need a lawyer specifically for bicycle accidents? If you have been in a bicycle accident, the answer is yes. And if you’re in Kentucky, your first choice should be Mikel Schafer in Louisville, KY.

Pedestrian Accidents

Many different rules and laws apply to pedestrian accident cases. If you are a pedestrian injured in an accident and you worry about who is going to pay your medical bills and lost wages while you are off from work, your first choice should be Michael A. Schafer in Louisville, Kentucky. Put your mind at ease and his 20 years of experience to work for you.

Child Accidents

If your child has been injured or harmed in any situation, The Schafer Law Office can help. Contact us immediately to find out how we can help you, your child and your family.

Dog Bites/Animal Attacks

If you've been bitten by a dog anywhere in Kentucky, you need immediate help. Contact The Schafer Law Office immediately!

Slip and Fall/Premises Liability

If you live or suffered your injury in Kentucky, you’ll find that lawyer right here, in Louisville, KY: Michael A Schafer. Mike has more than 18 years of experience with helping his clients get compensated in slip and fall cases, premises liability cases and a range of other personal injury cases.