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Louisville’s Most Dangerous Areas for Cars, Cyclist, and Pedestrians

Posted on Mar. 26 2014 in Personal Injury Cases

In 2013-2014, 16 pedestrians and 1 cyclist were fatally injured by a car, according to the Kentucky State Police. An additional 50 drivers were killed during a car accident. 334 pedestrians were injured in accidents involving automobiles, as were 130 cyclists and 3,800 motorists. A safer Louisville impacts all residents and makes the city a more attractive place for tourists, visitors, and residents. Having an experienced Louisville car accident attorney on your side can also ensure a car accident victim and/or their families receive their fair compensation for damages, pain and suffering. While accidents happen for many reasons, there were some disturbing commonalities in these fatal accidents. Driver inattention and
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Louisville’s Most Dangerous Roads for Drivers 2013

Posted on Mar. 26 2014 in Car Accident Information

There are several dangerous roads in the greater Louisville area. If you have to travel around the city, attempt to plan your trips around these nasty stretches of road. Your safety and the safety of your family are well worth taking the long way,  adding a few minutes to your travel time, and avoiding a potential car accident. Before you head out again, keep the following dangerous Louisville roads in mind when mapping your route. Highway 60, also known as Dixie Highway: This is one of the most dangerous stretches of road in the entire State of Kentucky, but the area of Highway 60 that runs through Louisville, called Dixie
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Louisville Bicyclists: Where Are You Most in Danger?

Posted on Mar. 26 2014 in Personal Injury Cases

The 2013 bicycle collision statistics are now available, and we have compiled a detailed infographic to help you take them in. Despite some improvements, bicycling remains fairly dangerous on busy Louisville streets. About 130 of last year’s bike crashes involved bodily harm. Compared to 2012, the city reported eight less injuries and three fewer deaths. One bicyclist was killed in a collision during 2013. Many different factors contributed to these bike accidents. Poor visibility remains a common problem in bike crashes; roughly six out of 10 collisions happened at night. About 20 incidents occurred when someone failed to yield the right-of-way. Meanwhile, inattentive driving caused approximately 33 crashes. Rain or
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The Dangerous Areas for Pedestrians in Louisville in 2013

Posted on Mar. 26 2014 in Personal Injury Cases

While fewer pedestrians were injured or killed by cars in 2013 than in 2012, much work remains to be done to make Louisville safer for all residents. In 2013, there were 346 pedestrian accidents in the city of Louisville, with 334 of these resulting in injuries and 16 in fatalities. In addition, 48 of those collisions involved property damage. Unfortunately, in many of these cases drivers are, simply, not paying attention and cause serious injury to innocent pedestrians. In 2012, there were 351 pedestrian accidents in the city, with 305 of these resulting in injuries, but only 6 resulted in fatalities. While the overall number of pedestrian accidents from 2012
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Lawsuits Allege Unnecessary Heart Surgeries at Ashland Hospital

Posted on Mar. 13 2014 in Medical Malpractice Cases

Recent medical malpractice lawsuits were filed against doctors at the King’s Daughter’s Medical Center in Ashland. The lawsuits, which were filed in state court, alleged that the doctors at the aforementioned medical center misrepresented the severity of patients’ heart conditions in an effort to justify surgeries. The doctors then installed stents in these patients’ and benefited from federal healthcare programs. The lawsuits were brought against the hospital, as mentioned earlier, but they also named physician Richard E. Paulus and several medical practices. What should these malpractice cases mean to you? The cases listed above were brought about due to a certain kind of malpractice incident in which alleged doctors abused
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Fighting Back for Your Child After Daycare Abuse or Injury

Posted on Mar. 12 2014 in Personal Injury Cases

Nearly every child has to deal with occasional bumps and scrapes, but sometimes kids come home from daycare with injuries that never should have happened. These injuries happen for a number of reasons. There may be a lack of supervision caused by either inattentive staff or the inability of the daycare center to hold up proper staff levels. Or sometimes, a child comes home with an injury due to abuse. Abuse By a Daycare Worker Scott County District Court Records describe an incident that occurred back in August of 2013, where a two year old girl suffered a broken clavicle after being roughly handled by a daycare worker in Georgetown,
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