How Common Is PTSD After a Car Accident?

Published on May 12, 2023 in Car Accidents.

Being in a car accident is traumatizing and terrifying. It doesn’t matter how severe the accident is. Most of us already know—many through first-hand experience—that a motor vehicle accident can cause more than just physical injury. A high number of crash victims, both drivers and passengers, suffer lingering mental health complications like post-traumatic stress disorder […]

What Causes Most Rear-End Accidents?

Published on Dec 23, 2022 in Car Accidents.

We hear a lot of complex legal questions as car accident attorneys in Lexington, KY. But to the question “What causes most rear-end accidents?”, the answer is simple: human error. Almost every rear-end collision in Kentucky could have been prevented if drivers were more attentive. Rear-end accidents happen when two vehicles are traveling in the […]

What To Expect When Filing a Car Accident Claim

Published on Dec 23, 2022 in Car Accidents.

If you’ve been in a car accident in Lexington, KY, you may wonder what to expect during the claims process. What will happen when you file a claim? What should you do to ensure the process goes smoothly? Read on for a discussion of what drivers can expect when filing an auto injury claim in […]

Is Kentucky a No-Fault State for Auto Accidents?

Published on Sep 28, 2022 in Car Accidents.

Is Kentucky a no-fault state for auto accidents? Yes, Kentucky is one of only 12 “no-fault” states and one of only three states known as “choice no-fault” states. We’ll examine what exactly these terms mean below. The most important thing to remember about no-fault laws in auto accidents is that Personal Injury Protection (PIP) auto […]

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Can You Still Recover Compensation If You Weren’t Wearing a Seat Belt?

Since seat belts became standard in new cars, the number of injuries has decreased. According to data compiled by the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety, the seat belt usage rate is around 89.8 percent. Sadly, half of all fatal road accidents happen to motorists who don’t buckle up. Whether a motorist or passenger uses those […]

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What Are the Elements of Negligence in a Personal Injury Claim?

A lot of personal injury claims can become quite complex early on in the process and one of the main reasons for this is the need to prove negligence. Proving negligence caused an accident can be the deciding factor in the success of some cases, such as in a wrongful death claim, or if the […]

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How Are Noneconomic Damages for Mental Anguish Calculated?

Two assessments occur with any severe accident: Who is at fault, and what will the remedy be for the victim? That reward is where the concept of pain and suffering comes into play. Compensation for an injury encompasses physical and emotional trauma. It is easy to assess the medical expenses, but how are noneconomic damages […]

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