Louisville Injury Law Blog

Wrongful Death
January 16, 2023
What Is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Negligence?

What Is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Negligence? The main difference between wrongful death and negligence is that wrongful death is a legal remedy, and negligence determines who is liable in wrongful death and personal injury claims. For wrongful death and personal injury claims to be successful, the complainant must show that someone else’s […]

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Personal Injury
November 1, 2022
The Five Steps in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Navigating a personal injury lawsuit can be confusing. It’s a complicated process. If you don’t hire an experienced personal injury lawyer to represent you, the outcome of your case might be unfavorable. Before you file your lawsuit, you must confirm you’re within the required timeframe. You can’t file suit if it’s been more than one […]

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Truck Accidents
October 1, 2022
What Are Truck Driver Training Requirements?

Everyone applying to be a commercial truck driver must obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and complete the necessary skills and driving tests. Commercial trucks are challenging to operate. Drivers must know how to maneuver them in dangerous conditions and respond appropriately in an emergency. An unlicensed or unqualified driver can cause an accident. Requirements […]

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Car Accident
September 1, 2022
How to Read an Accident Report

One vital piece of evidence you need to get your hands on following a significant car accident in which you were injured is the police accident report. While obtaining this document is not difficult, reading and understanding its contents can be tricky. At , our legal team wants to help you understand what kind of […]

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Car Accident
August 1, 2022
What Documents Do I Need for My Accident Claim?

If you have been injured in a car accident in Kentucky and another party is to blame, you may be eligible to file a claim for compensation for your losses. However, in order to ensure that you have a chance at recovering the full and fair compensation you deserve, it is important to keep track […]

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Car Accident
June 24, 2022
How to Request an Accident Report

If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident through no fault of your own, the first step you (or your attorney) should take after the accident is to gather evidence of liability. This evidence could include medical documents, financial information, and witness testimony. However, one of the strongest pieces of evidence you can obtain […]

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Truck Accidents
May 1, 2022
What Is a Truck Driver’s Travel Log?

Whether it is written or electronic, all truck drivers are required to keep a record of the time they spend on the road. Federal and state laws mandate how many hours a driver can spend behind the wheel and when breaks must be taken. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has developed a series […]

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Personal Injury
March 1, 2022
Best Ways to Prove Pain and Suffering

Being seriously injured by someone else’s error can turn your whole world upside down. Suddenly, instead of living your life the way you always have, you have to deal with the pain and trauma of your injuries and the event that caused them. People often think of the physical pain that an injured person experiences. […]

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Truck Accidents
February 1, 2022
Why Is the Black Box Important in Truck Accidents? 

Have you been involved in a truck accident? If so, you know first-hand what a terrifying experience it is to have your life upended by a commercial vehicle. Unfortunately, most truck accident victims don’t know that the key to getting meaningful compensation for their injuries may rest in the hands of the trucking company. Most […]

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Truck Accidents
January 1, 2022
How Does Fatigue Affect Truck Accidents?

Truckers and trucking companies are held to high standards of safety when they’re operating. Unfortunately, truckers and their companies do not always meet these standards, which require truckers to be well-rested, and this can lead to accidents. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), about 13 percent of accidents involving commercial motor vehicle […]

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