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What Is a Rolling Stop?

Published on Apr 21, 2022 at 11:23 am in Car Accident.
What Is a Rolling Stop?

How many times have you seen a motorist pull out into traffic after coming to a parking lot exit or the end of their driveway without first coming to a complete stop? You likely see such an occurrence one or more times per day.

How often do you see a driver do the same at an intersection when approaching a stoplight or stop sign? Sadly, many of us also see motorists engage in this driving tactic, known as a rolling stop, multiple times daily. This illegal driving habit falls under the umbrella of reckless driving because of how potentially deadly it is.

What Are the Dangers of Using a Phone at a Red Light?

Published on Apr 8, 2022 at 7:05 am in Car Accident.
What Are the Dangers of Using a Phone at a Red Light?

There are few things that feel worse than being stuck in traffic or at a long red light. Some Lexington drivers deal with this by reaching for their phones. This type of behind-the-wheel phone use might feel safer than texting and driving, but that does not mean that it is actually safe.

Using a phone at a red light is dangerous. Texting, calling, or scrolling through social media even while stopped are still forms of distracted driving. As you probably already know, distracted driving is a leading cause of serious and even fatal car accidents in the United States.

Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit Against a School?

Published on Mar 31, 2022 at 10:19 am in Personal Injury.
Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit Against a School?

From preschool, kindergarten, and all the way up to the university level, we trust our institutes of learning. We depend on the knowledge and wisdom imparted by educators, the guidance offered by counselors, and the nutrition and physical fitness provided by dining staff and athletic coaches.

For parents and guardians, placing trust in a school can be a big task, even under the best of circumstances. And if it feels like a school has violated that trust by allowing a student to be seriously injured while under the care of school employees, it’s natural for parents to begin asking: Can I file a personal injury lawsuit against a school?

Why Do Tractor-Trailers Have To Be Weighed?

Published on Mar 21, 2022 at 10:36 am in Truck Accident.
Why Do Tractor-Trailers Have To Be Weighed?

As you drive down the interstate, you’ll often see many weight stations sprinkled along your path. If you’ve ever wondered why tractor-trailers have to be weighed, there are various reasons why that’s the case.

One reason is that overweight trucks can cause significant damage to bridges and roads. Another reason is government officials in some jurisdictions impose a tax depending on a trucker’s load. Weighing trucks is also done for safety-oriented reasons, which we’ll unpack below.

What Should I Do If Someone Hit My Car and Drove Away?

Published on Feb 25, 2022 at 1:00 pm in Car Accident.
What Should I Do If Someone Hit My Car and Drove Away?

It can be traumatizing anytime you’re involved in an auto accident. An instance in which the other motorist leaves the crash scene can be particularly frustrating if your car was badly damaged in such an incident or you suffered significant injuries in the collision.

There are a few different steps that you’ll want to take any time a hit-and-run accident occurs, whether or not it results in injuries or property damage. We’ll highlight what those are and any options for recovering compensation below.

Coats in Car Seats: What’s Best for Kids?

Published on Feb 18, 2022 at 10:59 am in Car Accident.
Coats in Car Seats: What’s Best for Kids?

Winter is here and parents are asking the important question that comes around this time of year: Should kids wear puffy coats in car seats?

The winter jackets that protect our children from the elements can, in fact, make a car ride more dangerous.

How Speed-Limiting Technologies Can Prevent Teen Driver Deaths

Published on Jan 27, 2022 at 11:20 am in Car Accident.
How Speed-Limiting Technologies Can Prevent Teen Driver Deaths

In the United States, motor vehicle crashes are the second leading cause of death for teens 15–19 years of age. Every day, roughly seven teens die in car accidents, and hundreds more are injured. An inexperienced teenage driver is twice as likely as an adult driver to be involved in a fatal collision. Based on this knowledge, auto safety technology has increasingly aimed toward specifically addressing the problem of teen driver crash rates—and recent data shows that it may be working.

What Happens After Nursing Home Abuse Is Reported?

Published on Jan 14, 2022 at 5:28 am in Nursing Home Abuse.
What Happens After Nursing Home Abuse Is Reported?

If you suspect nursing home abuse, neglect, or exploitation in the state of Kentucky, reporting it is not only the right thing to do—it’s the law. But what happens after nursing home abuse is reported? We’ll talk more in this article about Kentucky’s mandatory reporting laws, how to make a report if you suspect elder abuse, and what happens once a report is made. If you have further questions, contact a nursing home abuse lawyer from our firm who protects the rights of nursing home residents in Kentucky.

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Handle?

Published on Dec 29, 2021 at 11:55 am in Personal Injury.
What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Handle?

After an accident that causes you injuries and other damages, you might be considering all your options for your next steps to take. One of those options is likely hiring a personal injury lawyer. This could be helpful when you’ve suffered financial losses as a result of someone else’s negligence and want to hold them accountable for what they’ve caused you.

What to Do After a Truck Accident Regarding Insurance Adjusters

Published on Dec 21, 2021 at 12:50 pm in Truck Accident.
What to Do After a Truck Accident Regarding Insurance Adjusters

Getting into an accident with a large commercial truck is a terrifying experience. If you are fortunate enough to survive without catastrophic injuries, it’s likely that you still have to cope with doctor’s visits, steep medical bills, damage to your vehicle, emotional trauma, securing a rental car, and taking time off work to recover. In the midst of what is always a very challenging period, you may also be contacted—often quite persistently—by an insurance adjuster from the trucking company’s insurance provider.

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