Category: Law Spotlight

Case Runners Should Have No Place In The Legal Profession

Attorneys are the guardians of the law. They are expected to maintain the highest standard of ethical conduct. Unfortunately, some attorneys forget that being a lawyer is more than just a job. It’s also an ethical and noble profession. Attorneys have a duty to refrain from all illegal conduct. They should not resort to “cheating” … Continued

Category: Law Spotlight
Published: 07/05/13

California Vs Kentucky: Are Kentucky DUI Laws More Effective?

DUI or drunk driving is a serious criminal offense. Across the United States, it is illegal for a person to drive or operate a motor vehicle if their blood alcohol concentration is 0.08 percent or more. Although many states have similar laws governing DUI offenders, DUI victims and DUI victim compensation, the state in which … Continued

Category: Law Spotlight
Published: 05/09/13

Call Police After Accident, Amend Disputed Facts In Report

You’ve been in a car wreck, should you call the police? The answer is yes! One of the first things you have to do after being involved in a car accident is call the police. A police officer can secure your safety, provide emergency medical care and make an investigation. What do police do when … Continued

Category: Law Spotlight
Published: 03/11/13

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

A national law firm, Parker Waichman LLP,  is devoted to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs. In June 2011, they filed a lawsuit against Actos in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana with Case No. 6:12-cv-1699 on behalf of a Texas woman. She took the drug and developed … Continued

Category: Law Spotlight
Published: 07/31/12

Cell Phone Use While Driving

The use of cell phones while driving is rampant despite its danger and risk. You can’t drive down the road anywhere in Kentucky without seeing someone on a cell phone. Research has shown that 81% of the population in the United States admitted to using a cell phone for texting or calling while driving. I … Continued

Category: Law Spotlight
Published: 02/03/11

What is Kentucky’s Sudden Emergency Doctrine?

Whose fault is an accident? This largely depends on the situation. For example, let’s pretend a man named Tony is driving through a neighborhood. He is driving at the speed limit, has his seat belt fastened and is aware of his surroundings. Then, all of the sudden, the car in front of Tony slams on … Continued

Category: Law Spotlight
Published: 10/07/09

Is It Illegal To Ride A Bike On Sidewalks In Louisville?

Over the last week, there have been a lot of bicycles out on the roads in Louisville. While some of these people are athletes training for different events, many of the cyclists are riding for fun. Riding a bike is enjoyable, but it can be dangerous if you aren’t familiar with bicycle laws in Louisville. Related: … Continued

Category: Law Spotlight
Published: 09/01/09

Social Media Sites Are A Concern For Accident Victims

Every time you turn on the TV, listen to the radio or even read the newspaper, you hear someone talking about Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networking sites. What does this mean for someone who has been in an accident in Kentucky? Well, if you are not careful with what you post on social … Continued

Category: Law Spotlight
Published: 04/27/09

Settle or Go To Trial?

Are you better off not going to trial? It was reported in The New York Times that that a study indicated that plaintiffs in civil lawsuits are better off settling their cases and avoiding trial. Statistics from the study showed that the majority of plaintiffs who took their case to trial did not get a … Continued

Category: Law Spotlight
Published: 11/17/08