“Anything You Post on Facebook Can and Will Be Used Against You.”

Social media is a great way to stay connected with people.  It also has the potential to cause people a lot of problems when not used carefully. Regardless of the “privacy” settings you are using, you should assume that everything you post online has the potential to be seen by anyone in the world, and […]

“Who Let the Dogs Out?”

Since the dawn of time, dogs have been man’s best friends.  I have two dogs, a Golden Retriever named Sadie, and a Great Pyrenees named Snowflake.  They are big dogs, but they wouldn’t hurt a flea.  Most dogs are that way.  But occasionally, dogs do things that are unpredictable, including attacking or biting a person. […]

“If I Could Turn Back Time…I’d Have Taken Some Pictures.”

Sometimes, injury claims are difficult to prove due to lack of evidence, or conflicting accounts of what happened. Here are 6 tips for what to do if you (or someone you are with) gets injured: 1.  Take lots of pictures.  As the old adage goes “a picture is worth 1000 words.”  Unless you are living in […]

“If I sue someone, will they go to jail?”

As I have been writing other blog posts, it occurs to me that some readers may not fully understand the difference between the civiljustice system, and the criminal justice system.  I have been asked a lot of questions about this in the past, and heard many misconceptions.  I thought I would set forth a brief, and hopefully helpful […]

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”

Winter has arrived early for us here in Western Kentucky.  That means icy roads, parking lots and sidewalks.  Inevitably, this also means more accidents and injuries.  Here are some tips and observations I would like to share as an attorney who has handled many ice-related injury cases. 1.  SLOW IT DOWN!  It seems obvious.  When […]

“How do I know if I have a case?”

Generally speaking, you only have the right to recover monetary damages related to an injury if your injury was caused by the negligence (carelessness) of another person or company.  The main exception to this general rule is in the area of a workplace injuries.  In the vast majority of injury cases, compensation is pursued from […]

“But isn’t Kentucky a no-fault state?”

In the 1970s, the Kentucky legislature enacted a law meant to ensure that everyone who is injured in an automobile accident could get immediate medical treatment, regardless of who caused the accident.  This is commonly known as the “no-fault” law.  By law, if you have a Kentucky automobile insurance policy, your own policy is required […]

Top 3 Misconceptions About Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

There are many misconceptions out there about hiring a Personal Injury Attorney. Many people think it’s about greed, that it’s too expensive, or that you’ll end up with more money without an attorney. Let’s look at each of these in more detail as we dispel these myths. That it is about greed. I often hear injured […]