Category: Car Accidents

How Many Car Accident Cases Go to Trial?

  According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, there were 19,322 injury-causing collisions on state roads in 2020. Although this number was nearly 14% lower than the year before due to the pandemic, it still meant that thousands of motorists were hurt, many of whom likely filed personal injury claims to seek compensation. If you’ve been … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 09/22/22

How to Find a Doctor After a Car Accident in KY

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, getting proper medical attention should be a priority. This is true even if you don’t think you’ve suffered anything worse than some bruises. In the aftermath of a collision, heightened adrenaline levels can limit your ability to feel pain and some injuries, including internal bleeding and certain … Continued

How to find a doctor after a car accident in KY

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 07/21/22

Tips To Avoid Hydroplaning

Driving in the rain can be slow moving. This can lead to people becoming impatient. While rain isn’t always dangerous, it’s riskier to drive in than a normal sunny day. Related: Tips For Driving In The Rain What is hydroplaning? Hydroplaning occurs when a car loses traction on wet roads and its tires are unable … Continued

Published: 08/28/20

Brain Injuries In Car Accidents

When you have been in a Kentucky car accident, it’s always great when you can walk away injury free. That is not always the case. Unfortunately, this does not always happen when you are driving a car that weighs thousands of pounds. Regardless of whether you are the driver or are a passenger, any accident … Continued

Head injuries

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 08/12/20

Asleep at the Wheel: The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 4% of nearly 150,000 adults ages 18 and older in 19 states and the District of Columbia admitted to falling asleep while driving at least once in the previous 30 days. These individuals had only six hours of sleep or fewer. Statistics The National Highway … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 07/18/19

Examples of Distracted Driving

One text or call is all it takes to wreck it all. This makes sense. Those few seconds you look away from the road could cost you your life. Taking a Toll on Us Driver inattention or distracted driving is cited by recent studies as the number one reason for causing crashes and near-crashes. The … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 04/24/19

Tips for Kentucky Drivers to Stay Safe on Labor Day Weekend

Tips for Kentucky Drivers to Stay Safe on Labor Day Weekend The American Automobile Association (AAA) is the most widely known roadside safety organization in the United States. They are a privately held, national membership organization that helps thousands of stranded motorists per year across the country. If there is an organization that knows about … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 08/30/18

Kentucky’s Distracted Driving Laws

Kentucky’s Distracted Driving Laws Distracted driving is partaking in any action that diverts the driver’s attention away from the roadway while operating a motor vehicle. This includes messing with the radio, eating, drinking, conversing with passengers, and setting your GPS. But, the biggest distraction in this day and age has to be cell phones. Whether … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 07/06/18

Self-Driving Cars Could Be A Nightmare Or A Blessing

Self-Driving Cars Could be a Nightmare or a Blessing Self-driving cars promise a lot of exciting things, the most important of which, are reduced traffic crashes and fatalities. However, according to a study conducted by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Leeds, and University of Washington, the future of roads with self-driving cars wouldn’t … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 05/23/16

Trains Are Significantly Safer Than Cars

Train crashes are not as common as car or bus crashes and that is part of what has caused industry experts say trains are significantly safer than automobiles. The thing that makes train crashes sound more significant is that train crashes attract headlines immediately, such as the recent Amtrak collision near Philadelphia. According to the … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 04/11/16

Kentucky Soon To See Tougher DUI Bill?

Senate Bill 56 (SB 56), appears to be nearing final passage following its House approval. This bill extends Kentucky’s look back period in which previous DUI offenses count against a defendant from five years to ten years. Rep. Kelly Flood, a Lexington Democrat who introduced SB 56, said the bill will ensure more people who … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 04/11/16

Vehicle Crashes Are Leading Cause Of Injury, Death In U.S.

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of injury in the U.S. Crashes are also the main cause of death for U.S. teens. In fact, six teens, age 16 to 19, die every day from motor vehicle injuries. While there are many factors that can cause a crash, the main factors include: distracted driving, inexperience … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 11/04/15

Study Says Teens Dying in Car Crashes Drive Small, Old Cars

A new study revealed that about half of teen ages 15 to 17-years-old, and who died in a car accident from 2008 to 2012, had cars that were more than 10-years-old. Also, about a third of those teens drove small cars. The findings note that teens overwhelmingly drove smaller and older vehicles. There was also … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 01/09/15

Jennifer Lopez Gets Hit By A Drunk Driver

Anyone can be a victim of drunk driving. In fall of 2014, Jennifer Lopez and former King of Queens star Leah Remini survived a car accident involving a drunk driver. Lopez was traveling with Remini along Malibu’s Pacific Coast Highway when a pickup truck hit them at a red light. It was reported that Lopez’s … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 10/07/14

2 Killed, 1 Injured in Smiths Grove Accident. Is DUI To Blame?

Two people were killed and one was injured in a car accident in Smiths Grove on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Andrew Hall and Lucas Turner were pronounced dead at the scene, while Dillon Hart was airlifted to the Skyline Medical Center. According to the Warren County Sheriff’s office, Hall, Turner and Hart were traveling down … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 06/20/14

Hit-And-Run Incident In Louisville: Search For An SUV Driver

Authorities are searching for the driver of an SUV who fled after hitting a pedestrian on Sunday, April 20, 2014 in Louisville. The pedestrian, who sustained life-threatening injuries, was taken to the University of Louisville Hospital for treatment. According to witnesses, it was a brown or maroon SUV with tinted windows. We hope the person … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 04/28/14

Ohio County Accident Leaves Two Drivers Injured

Two people were transported to the hospital after a collision at the intersection of U.S. Highway 231 South and Old Liberty Church Road in Ohio County last Friday, March 21, 2014. According to the initial investigation, a Dodge Durango driven by James Rowan of Caneyville crossed the centerline and hit a Chrysler PT Cruiser head-on … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 03/25/14

Dog Reunited With Owner After Hit-And-Run Accident in Louisville

An Australian Shepherd named Kuri was reunited with her owner after the dog ran away during a hit-and-run accident in downtown Louisville, on Thursday, December 12, 2013. Kuri, 5, was found by the Louisville Metro Police officers outside the Jefferson County Youth Center on December 13. Police said that Kuri and her owner were riding … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 12/16/13

Wet Roads Caused Fatal Accident Near Belfry, Kentucky

Fatal accident Three people were killed and one person was injured in a car crash in Pike County in September 2013 on U.S. 119 at Sharondale, Kentucky, near Belfry. Kentucky State Police (KSP) identified the three traffic fatality victims as Teshia Henry, Howard Ravin and Bambi Davis. The injured person was identified as Steven Douglas … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 09/26/13

14-Year-Old Boy Rescues Passengers Trapped In Vehicle

A 14-year-old boy is now called a lifesaver after he remarkably rescued his two friends in a single vehicle crash in July 2013. Nicholas Wheaton, 14, who was riding in the backseat, was able to pull out other passengers inside the SUV that rolled over and almost completely submerged in a pond. Wheaton was able … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 08/05/13

What To Do In An Accident Occured Outside Your Home State

What if you were involved in an accident outside of your home state? What are you going to do? Out-of-state accidents There is always risk when you are driving on the road. This risk can sometimes be even higher if you are driving in another state. You are unfamiliar with the streets, and you may … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 07/29/13

Car Accident on I-65 in Louisville Causes Domino Effect

A driver lost control on I-65 in Louisville which in turn caused a domino effect involving three other cars. According to Kentucky Police, Charles Miller was driving a Dodge Ram when he lost control and slammed into a cable barrier before ending up partially in the fast lane. Shirley Bosivert was able to swerve and … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 06/19/13

Deadly Accident In Shively, Kentucky

Deadly accident A deadly accident occurred on January 5, 2013, in the 3200 block of Seventh Street Road in Shively, Kentucky. It occurred at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning. According to Louisville Metro Police (LMPD), the driver of a Chrysler Sebring was driving southbound on Seventh Street Road. They ended up losing control and crashed … Continued

Category: Car Accidents
Published: 01/09/13