A brain injury can happen in an instant, and alter the course of a victim's life, creating serious healing challenges that will be difficult – if not impossible – to overcome. Fortunately, every year doctors and medical scientists are creating new treatments and therapies to help people with brain injuries.
No one expects to lose a loved one in a fatal motor vehicle accident -- or in any kind of unexpected accident. However, these kinds of tragedies strike Louisville families from time to time. When they happen, close family members will want answers; they'll also want legal justice.
Nearly every industry must abide by laws and regulations that apply to it. This includes companies that manufacture products that eventually make their way into the hands of consumers here in Kentucky and throughout the country. As evidenced by news articles regarding product recalls that appear on a far too frequent basis, despite these requirements, unsafe products could find their way into your home.
Whether someone is running late, impatient or just feels the "need for speed," many motorists travel Kentucky's roadways above the posted speed limits or too fast for the road or weather conditions. In 2016, speeding accounted for approximately 27 percent of the fatalities on the nation's roadways. Even though many people believe that speeding is not a big deal, it can easily lead to a devastating car accident.
Dealing with any type of medical issue can be frightening. When individuals are uncertain about what the problem is, this lack of information may cause them to feel even more anxious. As a result, Kentucky residents who feel unwell may seek medical attention in order to gain information from professionals. However, if a misdiagnosis occurs, individuals could suffer even more.
Most Kentucky residents do what they can to follow the rules of the road and watch out for others. All they want is to get where they are going safely in a reasonable amount of time. When accidents occur under these circumstances, the person responsible may be guilty of driver negligence. However, when a driver exhibits behaviors that are reckless, that is more than just being negligent.