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    Top 10 Causes of Car Wrecks in Kentucky

    By Todd W. Burris |

    Picture yourself driving on a highway. The wind is blowing through your hair and your favorite song is playing. Suddenly, the car in the lane next to you doesn’t look in their blind spot and tries to switch lanes. You beep your horn and slow down to try and avoid the collision. Luckily, the… Read More »

    Todd Burris’ Spiritual Story atop Mt. Whitney

    By Todd W. Burris |

    Todd W. Burris, personal injury lawyer in Lexington, Kentucky, loves to climb mountains. After he married his wife Lindsey in 2010, the couple made a goal to climb one mountain each year. One year their mountain of choice was Mt. Whitney in California. Its highest peak reaches 14,496 ft. The mountain requires rigorous training… Read More »

    Most Americans Fear Car Accidents More Than Gun Violence

    By Todd W. Burris |

    According to a driver safety poll conducted in February 2017 by the National Safety Council, more Americans share concerns about the inherent dangers of driving than the dangers of gun violence. The survey polled 2,001 volunteers who were at least 21 years old and had an unrestricted driver’s license. One of the questions asked… Read More »

    PTSD is a Risk for Victims of Car Accident Injuries

    By Todd W. Burris |

    When an individual is involved in a major car accident, it’s only natural for medical response teams and E.R. staff to worry about a victim’s injuries and the physical implications of the accident before anything else. A serious car wreck can cause serious damage to the human body and not every injury will be… Read More »

    What Are the Many Forms of Negligence?

    By Todd W. Burris |

    Negligence is a concept that’s crucial to all types of personal injury cases. Car accident claims, truck accident claims, and wrongful death claims, for instance, all rely on proving that negligence was in place when the incident that caused injury or death occurred. Negligence, as defined, is any conduct that does not meet the… Read More »

    The 4 Most Important Types of Car Accident Evidence

    By Todd W. Burris |

    Car accidents occur every day, without warning, and can involve even the most careful and cautious drivers on the road.  After an accident, you will probably be shaken up.  But it is important to begin collecting evidence right away.  Your memory of the crash and the events leading up to the crash are freshest… Read More »

    Why Are Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise?

    By Todd W. Burris |

    In 2015, 35,200 people were killed in car accidents in the United States. This was a 7.7% increase from 2014 and the worst death toll we’ve seen since 2008. During that same year, we also saw a huge rise in the number of pedestrian and cyclist deaths. There were almost 5,400 pedestrian fatalities in… Read More »

    Debunking 4 Common Motorcycle Myths

    By Todd W. Burris |

    Motorcycles are without a doubt a fun and exciting way to travel.  However, when involved in a crash, motorcyclists are at a much greater risk of suffering catastrophic injuries or death.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcycle deaths occur 30 times more than fatalities in other vehicles and motorcyclists are… Read More »

    Top Myths About Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer in Kentucky

    By Todd W. Burris |

    Lawyers get a bad rap at times. We’ve all seen the late-night TV commercials touting overeager lawyers who seem obsessed about getting cold, hard cash and nothing else. The good news is that most lawyers aren’t actually like that. Most personal injury attorneys choose to become attorneys for one reason—they understand the complexities of… Read More »

    Common Car Crash Risk Factors in 2017

    By Todd W. Burris |

    Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed in car crashes on United States roadways.  Driving is one of the more dangerous activities we engage in on a daily basis.  Recent research has shown that more than 94% of all accidents are caused by people and the irresponsible choices drivers make behind the… Read More »

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