Accidents happen every day in Kentucky. These accidents are often unexpected and sometimes cause serious injuries and even death. When a fatal accident occurs because of another person's negligence, they may be able to be held liable for wrongful death.
When a Kentucky resident visits his local grocery store, shopping mall or other venue, he doesn't expect the visit to end with an injury. Most places understand the importance of safety for their visitors, but occasionally negligence occurs where someone is hurt because of a slip and fall accident.
Kentucky state lawmakers have once again set their sights on the state's medical malpractice laws. This month, the Senate Health and Welfare Committee moved forward with Senate Bill 20. If it passes and is signed into law, it will cap plaintiffs' attorneys' fees in medical malpractice cases.
Many people in Kentucky work in the construction industry. Construction work often pays well and is a good job for many people. But, construction work can also be dangerous. Those who are injured on a construction site can suffer from very serious injuries, and even death.
Many Kentucky residents know someone who has had a brain injury. A brain injury can be mild, but many times they are serious. There are many different ways a person can suffer a brain injury.