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.
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.
Collisions involving trucks are often particularly dangerous on Kentucky roads. People tend to think of an over-tired tractor-trailer driver who may have been driving long distance more hours than regulations allow.
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.
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.
We are still in the middle of the summer weather and many people are trying to get in as much fun as possible before the weather turns colder. Kids and adults alike enjoy a good swim at home in the family pool or maybe at a nearby lake or river.