Author: petersonlaw1

What To Do if Your Car Catches on Fire

Published on Jan 23, 2024 in Product Liability.

Most of us have been there. We’ve been driving down a local Lexington street, or an interstate, or perhaps one of Kentucky’s many state highways, when we’ve come across a big plume of smoke and traffic backed up for miles. As we inched closer to where the blaze was happening, we saw a car burning […]

What To Look for in an Auto Accident Attorney

Published on Dec 7, 2023 in Car Accidents.

If you’ve been in a car accident, one of the most crucial decisions you’ll make is choosing the right attorney to represent your interests. Do you know what to look for in an auto accident attorney? Our experienced and skilled auto accident lawyers at Peterson Law Office can make a huge difference in the outcome […]

How Is Pain and Suffering Calculated in Kentucky?

Published on Nov 29, 2023 in Personal Injury.

Someone else hurt you in a preventable accident. You may know that you can recover compensatory damages, such as expenses associated with medical bills and lost wages you incurred; however, you might not be aware that you may be entitled to compensation for noneconomic damages like pain and suffering, too. So, how is pain and […]

Teen Texting and Driving: A Guide for Parents

Published on Nov 27, 2023 in Car Accidents.

As a parent, the most important thing we want for our children is for them to be safe. With the unprecedented amount of time our kids spend on their cell phones, coupled with how many teenagers are behind the wheel every day, it’s hard to know if they’re really safe outside the house, especially while […]

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Kentucky?

Published on Jul 28, 2023 in Wrongful Death.

Each year, countless individuals across Kentucky die unexpectedly in preventable accidents like car crashes, truck accidents, slips and falls, by using dangerous products, and due to medical malpractice. When someone passes in personal injury situations like these, it often falls under the definition of wrongful death, as the victim died due to someone else’s negligence. […]

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3 Ways to Protect Yourself When Using a Rental Car After an Accident

Many individuals rent cars when going out of town on vacation or when flying or taking another mode of transportation into our city, and they’re looking for a vehicle to travel around Lexington, KY, and the surrounding area. However, others find themselves needing to rent a car out of necessity when their own vehicle is […]

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What Is the Hit and Run Investigation Process?

Being involved in a vehicle collision is already stressful, but when the driver responsible for your accident leaves the scene before information is exchanged, it makes everything more complicated. Not only are you faced with damages to your vehicle and possibly injuries to yourself or your passengers, but there is no way to contact the […]

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Truck Accident Statistics

Most of us share the road with commercial vehicles every time we get behind the wheel. But do you know just how dangerous it can be to drive alongside a tractor-trailer, delivery truck, or other big vehicle? A closer look at both nationwide and Kentucky truck accident statistics paints a grim picture of the risks […]

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