FRANKFORT KENTUCKY PERSONAL INJURY BLOG
On behalf of Michael L. Hawkins & Associates, P.L.L.C. | Feb 17, 2020 | Car Accidents
A car accident can cost tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills in the blink of an eye. Those are surprise costs that few people are ready for, but you may not have to face them on your own. A disabling injury from a car wreck will cost an average of almost...
On behalf of Michael L. Hawkins & Associates, P.L.L.C. | Dec 18, 2019 | Wrongful Death
Going to the doctor shouldn't be a scary experience. After all, medical professionals have received extensive amounts of education and training to prepare them for their positions. As comforting as that may sound, though, the sad reality is that doctors and nurses in...
On behalf of Michael L. Hawkins & Associates, P.L.L.C. | Dec 11, 2019 | Truck Accidents
Semitrailers can be extremely dangerous. It doesn't take a major mistake for one of these massive vehicles to veer into oncoming traffic or slam into slowed or stopped traffic. In fact, a trucker who takes his eyes off the road for even a split-second can cause a...
On behalf of Michael L. Hawkins & Associates, P.L.L.C. | Dec 9, 2019 |
On I-64 and I-75, consistent backups, heavy traffic, construction and collisions are a constant reality. If you've tried to travel up between Lexington and Frankfort or Frankfort and Louisville, you know how congested the roads can get. If you travel up I-75 to...
It only takes the blink of an eye for things to go wrong on the road. A distracted, drunk, or drowsy driver can quickly veer into oncoming traffic, fail to stop for slowed traffic or pedestrians, and neglect to yield to other vehicles when turning left. While any type...
Motorcyclists are among the most vulnerable travelers on the roadway. A motorist's failure to yield to a motorcycle or neglecting to double-check a blind spot for motorcycles can result in a motorcycle accident that causes serious injuries. While some injuries...
On behalf of Michael L. Hawkins & Associates, P.L.L.C. | Nov 13, 2019 | Premises Liability
It is November and Kentucky residents must be prepared for changes in the weather that can make traveling and getting around more difficult. Snow, ice and other forms of slippery precipitation can cause challenges for pedestrians and drivers alike. Individuals should...
On behalf of Michael L. Hawkins & Associates, P.L.L.C. | Nov 8, 2019 | Car Accidents
The trauma of a car accident can inflict severe pain and suffering on the health of a victim in Kentucky. While some accident victims are able to walk away from crashes without experiencing significant physical harm, others are taken from the scenes of crashes with...
On behalf of Michael L. Hawkins & Associates, P.L.L.C. | Nov 7, 2019 |
When a commercial vehicle is on the road, it's supposed to be driven by someone who has the knowledge to do so safely. The driver normally has to have a commercial driver's license (CDL) and to be educated in how to drive the particular vehicle that is in use. Many...
On behalf of Michael L. Hawkins & Associates, P.L.L.C. | Oct 31, 2019 | Wrongful Death
The death of a loved one can be an overwhelming event for the members of a family in Kentucky. While in some situations the relatives and friends of a dying individual may have time to say their goodbyes and make their peace with their loss, in other instances life...
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