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Devastating accident shows construction dangers to non-workers

You may pass a construction site on your way to work every day, or the main road near your house might be undergoing improvements. For numerous reasons, you and other Kentucky residents have regular exposure to construction projects, and you may not realize the potential dangers.

What are punitive damages?

Most of the time, an accident means exactly that – the incident was purely accidental, and although a judge or jury may have found someone at fault, usually that person had no intention of hurting anyone. However, in some cases, an accident resulted from willful or knowledgeable negligence. You and other Kentucky residents who have suffered an injury may find it useful to understand the differences between civil and punitive damages.

Lack of parking, rest spots for truckers puts public at risk

If you are like many motorists, you may feel uneasy anytime you find yourself sharing the road with commercial trucks. In addition to slowing you down and obstructing your vision, these trucks often pose additional dangers because of their large size and considerable weight.

How to identify signs of nursing home abuse

When you put your parents in a nursing home, you only want the best for them. Unfortunately, many elderly citizens become hurt in nursing homes each year, either intentionally or unintentionally. A report from the Nursing Home Abuse Guide showed nearly a third of nursing homes faced abuse charges between 1999 and 2001. Things have gotten better since that time, but it is still a prevalent issue. 

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