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What is a Wrongful Death Under Kentucky Law?

What is a wrongful death under Kentucky law and what does your family need to know if you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident?  When a person loses their life due to the negligent actions of another person it is known as a “wrongful death” action under Kentucky law.  Here in Kentucky, … Continued

Child Hit By A Car in Shively

Pedestrian accidents are unfortunately fairly common in the Louisville community, and a child hit by a car in Shively recently reminds us all to be more cautious.  A child recently lost his life when he was hit by a car in Shively.  The 6-year old boy was riding his bike in the street when he … Continued

Southern Indiana Trucking Fatality

Summertime typically means an increase in road construction and repair.  A local truck driver was tragically involved in a Southern Indiana trucking fatality this week.  Bridge repair was being done near Seymour, Indiana.  INDOT parked a large truck in the roadway on I-65 to alert oncoming drivers and to protect workers. The driver of the … Continued

Wrongful Death is Highest in Jefferson County 

The incidence of Kentucky fatal accidents and collisions resulting in wrongful death is highest in Jefferson County each year.  In 2015, the most recent year for which statistics are available, there were three times as many people killed in motor vehicle accidents in Jefferson County as in the next nearest county (Fayette).  What happens when you lose a … Continued

Taking action against elder abuse

Most people experience a protective inclination when it comes to the elderly people in their lives; whether that is a parent, a grandparent, or even a special aunt or uncle. But as our loved ones get older, most want to hang onto their independence for as long as possible. However, it often becomes apparent (at … Continued

A Dangerous Intersection Claims Another Life

Dangerous intersections It seems at least every town or county has at least one dangerous intersection that locals are wary of after seeing plenty of accidents over the years. When an intersection claims lives or leaves people injured, is responsibility solely on the drivers? What about the entities responsible for planning and maintaining our roads? … Continued

Many different damages can be awarded in wrongful death cases

A loved one dying in an accident is among the most horrifying and heart-wrenching things a family can experience. This always difficult situation can be even worse if the death was completely preventable and the result of some other party not acting as carefully as they should have. These are typically referred to as wrongful … Continued

Driver fatality rates for late-model vehicles going down

There have been many improvements in auto technologies in recent times. Some of these have been safety improvements. Based on the findings of a recent study, it appears that improved safety in new cars is helping cut down on driver fatality rates here in the United States. The study looked at what the driver fatality rate … Continued

Instances of Traffic Death on the decline in the U.S.

In some encouraging news, federal statistics indicate that instances of traffic death are becoming less common here in America. The statistics regard U.S. traffic fatalities in 2013. The statistics indicate that deaths from accidents on American roads fell 3 percent between 2012 and 2013. This reflects a trend the country has been experiencing in the past decade. … Continued

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