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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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

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

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

Bullying: Stopping It Before It Starts

By definition, bullying is the use superior strength or influence to intimidate someone, typically to force him or her to do what one wants. Bullying is becoming worse and worse each year, especially in schools. Bullying is all about the power or the imbalance of power. It is a form of youth violence where one … Continued


Category: General
Published: 09/18/12

Kentucky Veterans Struggle To Find Work

The United States began fighting wars in Afghanistan and Iraq in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks 11 years ago. Since then, the Kentucky-based USA Cares has been providing help to financially struggling soldiers and families. However, as the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq wind down, the USA Cares is fielding an increasing number … Continued


Category: General
Published: 09/11/12

Buddies Not Bullies

Mike Schafer of The Schafer Law Office has decided to help put an end to bullying in our schools by creating the Buddies Not Bullies Award. This award will recognize a student each week that has had the courage to stand by another who has been bullied or has by their consistent actions has created … Continued


Category: General
Published: 08/21/12

The Most Dangerous Roads In Louisville, Kentucky

In 2011, there were 30,000 crashes on Jefferson County roads. That’s 83 crashes a day! The good news is that Louisville’s roads are becoming less deadly. In fact, crash fatalities dropped by 17% from 2010 to 2011 and statistics have shown that seat belt usage has gone up. The number of pedestrian deaths has also … Continued


Category: Accidents
Published: 07/16/12