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7/2/2015
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Firework Safety Tips For The Fourth Of July

It's almost the Fourth of July! If you're planning on shooting off fireworks this year, please read the instructions, know your surroundings and be careful.

Category: General

7/1/2015
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How To Save On Car Insurance In Four Ways

Car insurance is expensive, but it helps cover you in the event of an accident. Fortunately, there are ways you can lower your insurance costs.

Category: Car Insurance

6/25/2015
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New Booster Seat Law Takes Effect In Kentucky

On Wednesday, June 24, 2015, a new booster seat law was passed that requires children under 8-years-old or under 57 inches tall to ride in a booster seat.

Category: Law Spotlight

6/22/2015
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Tips To Lower Insurance Costs For Young Drivers

Adding your teen driver to your car insurance can cause your premium to increase. Fortunately, many insurance companies offer discounts for young drivers.

Category: Car Insurance

6/18/2015
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Save Kids From Heatstroke This Summer Season

From 1998 to today, there has been over 640 child deaths due to heatstroke. Many of these kids were left in hot cars. Check the backseat before you leave.

Category: Child Accidents

6/15/2015
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Avoid Road Rage, Keep Calm Behind The Wheel

Road rage is a growing problem in the Louisville area. One of the biggest factors is the bridge construction. Please remember to stay calm while driving.

Category: Kentucky Driving

6/10/2015
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Keep Your Accounts Safe By Using Strong Passwords

Passwords help keep your information safe. That's why it's important to create one that is easy for you to remember but hard for hackers to guess.

Category: General

6/8/2015
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Kentucky Reverse Bad Faith In Insurance Claims

When it comes to insurance, the insured is protect against the insurer should the insurer do something "unfair," but what happens when the roles are reversed?

Category: Law Spotlight

6/5/2015
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Kentucky Boating Safety Tips

Boating is a fun activity for families in Kentucky. Let's make sure your boat is properly registered, you have a permit to operate and safety gear is on board.

Category: Law Spotlight

5/29/2015
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Fun Under The Sun - Pool Safety Tips

There's nothing better than going to a swimming pool on a hot day. However, there are risks involved with pools. Please remember to supervise your kids.

Category: General

5/27/2015
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Is Rain More Dangerous Than Snow And Ice?

It may be hard to believe, but rain is more dangerous than snow and ice. This is because rain is more common. Here are some tips to drive safely in rain.

Category: Kentucky Driving

5/22/2015
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Using Social Media Is A Driving Hazard

Checking social media while driving is a growing concern. It distracts you from the road and puts your life at risk. Notifications can wait but safety can't.

Category: Distracted Driving

5/20/2015
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Volvo’s Life Paint Makes Night Time Cyclists Safe

Sometimes you need to ride your bike at night. However, it's even harder for vehicles to see you at night. Volvo helped create a reflective paint for bikes.

Category: General

5/18/2015
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Self-Driving Car Accidents And Vehicle Safety Features

Since 2009, Google's self-driving cars have been in 11 minor accidents. Not all technology is bad. Many new cars have safety features to help keep us safe.

Category: Car Technology

5/15/2015
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Kentucky Gears Up For The Annual Click It Or Ticket Campaign

It's time for the annual Click It or Ticket campaign! Cops are cracking down on drivers who are not wearing their seat belts. Please always buckle up.

Category: Kentucky Driving

5/13/2015
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Tips When Buying Used Cars In Kentucky

Buying a used car can be tricky, especially when you don't know the car's history. Always do research before buying a used car and ask for a history report.

Category: General

5/11/2015
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Can Technology Allow For Safe Use Of Phones While Driving?

An Israeli company created RayGo. This device will help keep your eyes and hands off your phone and on the road. This could help decrease cell phone accidents.

Category: Distracted Driving

5/4/2015
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Look Alive Louisville Aims To Reduce Pedestrian Deaths

Louisville has a pedestrian fatality rate of 2.57. The national average is 2.33. To help reduce accidents, Mayor Fischer launched "Look Alive Louisville."

Category: Pedestrian Accidents

4/27/2015
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Trek Bike Recall

Trek recalled nearly one million bikes due to a safety hazard. On certain bike models, there is an open quick release lever that can interfere with the brake.

Category: Recalls

4/22/2015
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Kentucky Passes Ignition Interlock Bill

Kentucky passed the Senate Bill 133 in April 2015. It takes effect in June 2015. This bill installs an ignition interlock device in your car after DUI charges.

Category: Kentucky Driving

4/17/2015
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Safety Tips For Thunder Over Louisville 2015

Thunder Over Louisville is here! This is a fun event, but with high water levels and limited land space, it could be dangerous. Please be cautious but have fun.

Category: General

4/15/2015
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Kentucky Again Participates In U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

Kentucky participated in the U Drive. U Text. U Pay. campaign for the second consecutive year. If police catch you texting while driving, you will get fined.

Category: Distracted Driving

4/8/2015
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Toyota Unveils Affordable Crash Avoidance System

Toyota unveiled a new and affordable safety feature called "Toyota Safety Sense and Lexus Safety System." It will help prevent some crashes from ever happening.

Category: Car Technology

4/6/2015
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Hall Of Fame Jockey Recovers From One-Vehicle Crash

The jockey Ron Turcotte had a skidding accident that fractured both of his legs. He is recovering. It's not winter, but remember to be safe on wet roads.

Category: Kentucky Driving

4/3/2015
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AAA Study: Distractions, Serious Problem Among Teen Drivers

AAA conducted a study that monitored what teens were doing in the moments before an accident. Through this study, AAA realized distractions played a huge role.

Category: Distracted Driving

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 attorney, you’ll know you’re in good hands. 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

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

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.