Slip and Fall Accident

Common Problems With Slip and Fall Cases in Kentucky

Slip and fall cases are some of the most common personal injury lawsuits in Kentucky. Over the years, both defendants and prosecutors have become quite proficient in these cases. On the one hand, personal injury attorneys have developed a range of tactics to hold guilty parties accountable for injuries sustained as a result of negligence. On the other hand, defense attorneys have also identified a number of effective strategies to avoid blame. If you are pursuing a slip and fall lawsuit, it [...]

Kentucky Slip and Fall Lawyer

Is a Slip and Fall Case Worth it?

If you have suffered injuries after slipping and falling at a restaurant or parking lot, you might be wondering whether it’s worth pursuing legal action. Do you actually have a legitimate case? Will it be easy to prove that the property owner is liable? These are important questions to ask, but you need to learn more about the legal process before you can make an informed decision. What Constitutes a Slip and Fall Case? In order to take your claim to court, it is important that you first [...]

Airbnb Injuries

Liability for Guest’s Injuries in Airbnb Rentals in Lexington, Kentucky

The popularity of Airbnb in Lexington and other cities across Kentucky has surpassed all expectations. The ever-increasing number of tourists and residents prefer to stay in short-term rentals for three reasons — convenience, cost-efficiency, and simplicity. However, there is one problem overlooked by many Airbnb renters. Can Airbnb be held liable in the event of a guest’s injury in a rental? It is becoming more challenging to give a definitive answer, while the Lexington council is looking [...]

Slip and Fall on Ice and Snow

Who is Liable for Your Slip and Fall Accident on Snow and Ice in Kentucky?

The winter weather presents many dangers to drivers and pedestrians alike. While many winter-related auto collisions can be prevented by following winter driving tips, a large percentage of slip and fall accidents on sidewalks and parking lots are often outside of our control. According to Lexington’s Snow and Ice Control Plan, there are nearly 1,200 lane miles of ranked streets in the city that need to be plowed each winter season. When ice and snow cause a slip or trip and fall accident, [...]

Cracked Sidewalk

The Most Common Places in Kentucky for Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents account for almost 8 million emergency room visits per year. This already seems like a staggering number, but it only represents the incidents that are reported. Considering how many slip and fall accidents go without treatment, the actual number is much higher. Serious injuries from slip and fall accidents can range from minor physical injuries to more permanent damage that could keep a person from participating in basic everyday activities that most of us take for [...]

Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and Fall Personal Injury Accident Attorneys

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), millions of people are treated in emergency rooms each year due to falls. Slip and fall accidents account for over 1 million emergency room visits every year. Injuries from these accidents can be severe or even life-threatening, preventing you from working, and impacting you and your family both emotionally, physically, and financially. If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident on someone else’s property, [...]

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Inadequate Security can Lead to Serious Accidents and Injuries

It is nearly impossible to predict when a problem will occur at a store, a nursing home, a hotel, a college, parking garages, banks or any other public place. A problem can include a slip and fall over a hazard, falling into a hole, tripping over a broken sidewalk, being assaulted by someone else and more. When there is not enough security, or no security at all and you suffer an injury, you might be able to hold the property owner or manager responsible for your injuries. Duty of Care from [...]

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Slip and Fall Accidents Caused by Inadequate Lighting

Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common in Kentucky and across the country. People can suffer all sorts of injuries in slip and fall accidents, including broken bones, brain trauma, impalement, and much more. These injuries can prevent you from going to work, which ultimately affects your ability to pay the bills and provide for your family. One of the common causes of slip and fall accidents is inadequate lighting. What is Inadequate Lighting? Inadequate lighting can be [...]

Slip and Fall Accident Report

Who is Responsible for a Slip and Fall Accident at a Store?

Everyone loves to go shopping every now and then. Whether you are going grocery shopping or shopping for fun, a trip to the store could end in disaster if you suffer an injury. It is likely not even in the back of your mind that you could slip and fall and get injured at a local store, but what happens if you do? Who is responsible for a slip and fall accident at a store? Let us explore who will take responsibility for a slip and fall accident at a store so you are covered and do not have [...]

Kentucky Attractive Nuisance Law

Kentucky’s Attractive Nuisance Law

As spring and summer near, people begin spending more time outdoors. Nice weather will attract children outdoors for play and exploration. This even includes children of tender ages. Sometimes, however, a child of a tender age may make their way onto your property. Sometimes they may do so because they are attracted to an object or condition. This “exploration” may sometimes prove dangerous, or even fatal, to the mischievous child. For instance, a tragic event recently happened in Laurel [...]

Kentucky Premises Liability Lawyer

Premises Liability in Kentucky

During the winter months, millions of people flock to stores to spend their hard earned money. This is a very promising time of the year for business owners. Yet, with more and more customers in a store, there is an increased risk of injury to a customer. Therefore, if you are a business owner in Kentucky, it is important that you know and understand Kentucky’s premises liability law to best protect yourself from a lawsuit. This post will delve into this concept. Kentucky’s Premises [...]

Kentucky Snow and Ice Slip and Fall Lawyer

Preventing Slip and Falls in Ice and Snow

The winter months are among us in Kentucky. A typical Kentucky winter is accompanied with episodes of snow and ice. Albeit pretty, the conditions can be dangerous. Snow and ice can cause various types of accidents. In specific, these conditions tend to cause slip and falls. Not only do these accidents occur outside, but they also can occur indoors as people’s shoes drag in snow and ice. Slip and falls are a leading cause of injury in Kentucky. They can lead to fractures and long lasting [...]

Kentucky Pure Comparative Negligence

Pure Comparative Fault in Kentucky

Have you recently been in a car accident here in Kentucky? Are you afraid that you are not entitled to damages because you were partially at fault? This would be true in some states, namely: North Carolina, Alabama, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. In these states, even if the injured party (“Plaintiff”) was one percent at fault, he will most likely not be entitled to any damages! Nevertheless, and thankfully, this is not the law in Kentucky. Here in Kentucky, your degree of [...]