What’s In The News?

Everyday there are auto accidents and news related to personal injury. Here are some of the most important news and press releases from The Schafer Law Office that will help you stay informed, be aware and keep you safe while on the road.

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Fore! Golf Cart Operators Need To Drive With Caution

Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Personal Injury Attorney Mike Schafer warns golf cart operators that they should be careful while driving. This will help reduce the escalating number of golf cart-related accidents in Kentucky. “More Kentuckians are being injured by golf carts. Victims typically suffer from back, neck, head, knee, shoulder and soft tissue … Continued

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Category: Press Releases
Published: 05/09/13

New Book “The Family Survival Guide To A New Driver”

Louisville, KY (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Attorney Mike Schafer recently released his new book titled “The Family Survival Guide to a New Driver” which he co-authored with his oldest daughter, Rachael, with contributions from his youngest daughter, Savannah. “It is actually two books in one. I wrote to the parents and Rachael wrote to the … Continued


Category: Press Releases
Published: 05/06/13

Drivers Need To Stop Sending Messages While Driving

(PRWEB) April 16, 2013 AT&T revealed in its latest survey that almost half of all American adults admit to texting while driving, compared with 43% of teenagers. “I was floored when I read the statistics that adults text while driving more than teens. I assumed that teens were the ones texting and driving since texting … Continued


Category: Press Releases
Published: 04/16/13

On-The-Job Cell Phone Policies Prevent Road Accidents

Louisville, KY (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Cell phones have been a powerful tool for communication, but Kentucky Auto Accident Attorney Mike Schafer voiced support on companies implementing on-the-job cell phone policies. “Cell phone distracted driving has become an ongoing national epidemic,” Schafer said. “The growing epidemic of cell phone use while driving takes more American … Continued


Category: Press Releases
Published: 04/09/13

Recall Knowledge Can Prevent Child Fall And Injury

Louisville, KY (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 Kentucky personal injury attorney, Mike Schafer said children’s safety in Kentucky is a top priority. He urges consumers and parents to immediately stop using the recently recalled activity walkers of Toys “R” Us. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Toys “R” Us recalled about 9,000 units of … Continued

Product Recall

Category: Press Releases
Published: 03/26/13

How To Disprove A Police Report For An Auto Accident

Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Accidents in Kentucky happen every day and there are several steps one is supposed to take if involved in an accident. One of the first things to do after being involved in a car accident is to call the police. A police officer can secure safety, provide emergency medical … Continued

Car Collision

Category: Press Releases
Published: 03/14/13

As Road Deaths Rise, New Laws Stay Stagnant

Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 In December, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released preliminary data showing that road deaths rose nationwide by 7.1% in 2012, which was the largest year-to-year jump since 1975. However, in Kentucky, deaths were actually down 2%. According to the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, a decade of … Continued

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Category: Press Releases
Published: 01/24/13

Amanda Todd’s Bullying Story

Amanda Todd, 15, was found dead in her home town of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia on October 10, 2012. About a month before, she posted a video on YouTube called “My story: Struggling, bullying, suicide, self-harm.” Since her death, the video has gotten over 3 million views. In the video, Amanda talks about her struggles … Continued

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Category: General
Published: 10/18/12

Are Steroid Shots Causing Meningitis?

Many people have been getting steroid shots in their back to relieve pain in the past few years. The treatment helps a variety of things including: sciatica, spinal stenosis and pain relief. Sciatica is pain from a slipped or ruptured disc that often goes down the legs. Spinal stenosis is an age-related narrowing of the … Continued

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Category: Medical
Published: 10/09/12

MADD Goes To Washington D.C.

The Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) have joined forces to convince the House and Senate to support the nation’s priority safety grant program. As part of the 2012 Mothers Against Drunk Driving Convention, hundreds of drunk driving crash victim survivors, supporters and MADD volunteers from all over the country … Continued


Category: Accidents
Published: 10/05/12