A Look at Louisville’s Latest (and Surprising) Traffic Crash Stats

Posted on Jul. 20 2015 in Car Accident Information

When it comes to auto accidents, good news rarely arrives without bad news tailing behind. Indeed, Louisville’s latest crash statistics are a mixed bag, with a few uplifting strides overshadowed by an overall increase in accidents and injuries. Car crashes remain a leading cause of serious injury and death in our state, so we see our fair share of heartbreaking headlines. Especially frustrating is the fact that so many of these accidents are entirely preventable. Driver negligence is responsible for more accidents in Kentucky than any other contributing factor. Stated differently, the overwhelming majority of car crashes would not happen if drivers behaved more responsibly. That’s a tragedy. How do we
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Understanding PIP Insurance in KY

Posted on Jul. 14 2015 in Car Accident Information

Kentucky motorist are required to maintain specific levels of automobile insurance. Many drivers are confused about the “no fault’ or PIP insurance policies followed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We will attempt to clear up some of the confusion here in regards to car accident injury claims with PIP insurance. If you’re looking for information on auto insurance laws and requirements, as well as information on how to submit a car accident injury claim in Kentucky, visit our Louisville car accident attorney page. What is PIP Insurance in Louisville? Personal injury protection or “no fault” insurance means if you are involved in a car accident regardless of fault your claim
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Failure to Communicate Change in Condition

Posted on Jul. 13 2015 in Medical Malpractice Cases

One of the skills people most like to highlight in their resume is “good communication skills.” This is something that is almost always sought after because when a person truly has these skills it can make a big difference when it comes to the quality of work they will be able to do, their ability to limit and manage stressful situations, and even improve the dynamic of relationships. If you’ve reached our page because you or a loved one has experienced a personal injury, contact our office to schedule a free initial consultation and case evaluation. Communication Between Medical Professionals Failing to communicate important information, especially when it comes to
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Herniated Discs – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Posted on Jul. 11 2015 in Personal Injury Cases

People are born with 33 vertebrae, but by the time they reach adulthood, some of the ones in the lower back fuse together, leaving only 24. Between each disc there is a cushion reminiscent of a jelly doughnut with a hard outside and a soft, squishy jelly like material on the inside of the doughnut. Healthy and normally functioning discs hold the spine together and also act as “shock absorbers” which allows the spine to have some flexibility. What is a Herniated Disc When the cushion gets a crack in it, some of the jelly-like substance oozes out and irritates nearby nerves which may cause pain. The condition is referred
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Retinal Detachment Symptoms and Treatment

Posted on Jul. 10 2015 in Personal Injury Cases

Although many people express themselves by rolling their eyes, ultimately, eyes are supposed to stay properly attached and in place, but those who suffer from retinal detachment experience some trouble with this. The retina is an important layer of tissue that is on the back of the eye and is supplied with the oxygen it needs for proper function through the attached blood vessel. When that connection is compromised, the eye loses oxygen, and if the condition is not quickly treated, vision is lost as well. The longer the wait, the worse it gets. Receiving an early diagnosis and treatment can save vision. Symptoms of Retinal Detachment One of the
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