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NTSB Investigates San Francisco Plane Crash That Killed Two

Published on Jul 15, 2013 at 5:35 pm in Personal Injury.

A recent plane crash at San Francisco’s airport claimed the lives of two passengers and injured 180 more. As investigators dig into the causes of the crash, details continue to surface, explaining what happened to trigger the fateful result.

Experienced Kentucky accident attorneys monitor plane accident reports no matter which state they originate from. While air travel has a statistically lower rate of injuries and deaths than other types of travel, when an airplane crash does occur, the injuries and deaths that result are often more numerous and more severe.

This Fourth of July in Kentucky, Think Fireworks Safety

Published on Jun 27, 2013 at 11:50 am in Personal Injury.

Kentucky Personal InjuryFireworks add a thrilling ending to Fourth of July celebrations for families all over Kentucky. When fireworks aren’t used carefully, however, joyous celebration may turn to tragedy, and the services of an experienced personal injury attorney may be called for.

You can reduce your own risk of injuries this Independence Day by observing several safety rules when using fireworks, courtesy of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):

Prom Night Safety Tips for Parents

Published on Apr 19, 2013 at 8:00 am in Personal Injury.

Experienced Kentucky injury attorneys know that parents worry about their kids, especially during events like prom night – when teens want to be off having fun with their friends, not being supervised by concerned adults.  How do you strike the balance between giving your teens the independence they crave on prom night and the safety they need to have a truly fun time?  Consider the following tips:

Before Prom

  • Set the “ground rules.”  These should include looking over the school’s prom rules with your teen, stressing that your teen is not to drink alcohol, and setting a curfew.
  • Know the plan.  Talk with your teen about where he or she plans to go, who he or she will be with, and how he or she plans to get around – both during prom itself and during any pre- or post-prom parties. If other parents are hosting parties, talk to them as well.

Kentucky Schools Participate in “ShakeOut” Earthquake Drills to Keep Kids Safe

Published on Feb 18, 2013 at 8:00 am in Personal Injury.

Kentucky’s public schools throughout the state recently held earthquake drills to prepare students, faculty, and staff and prevent child injuries in Kentucky if one of these dangerous natural events should occur, according to a recent report from WOWK TV.

The drills were part of the annual “ShakeOut” event sponsored by the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium, a Tennessee-based earthquake education and resource organization. Schools in several other central U.S. states – including Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Missouri, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Oklahoma – also participated in the day’s earthquake drills and other education events.

Are You or Your Kids Off to College? Help Them Stay Safe This Winter Semester

Published on Dec 24, 2012 at 9:18 am in Personal Injury.

After the holidays, college students throughout Kentucky and the United States will be heading back to campus for the start of winter semester. Whether you are hitting the books yourself or have a family member or friend who’s going back to studying, you can help improve their safety and avoid accidents with these tips:

  • Understand the risks of drinking. Whether it’s underage or of-age drinking, excessive alcohol use is a temptation on many college campuses – and it’s one that can cause serious injuries or accidents if not controlled. Students under age 21 should avoid using alcohol at all times, and students 21 and over should practice responsibility if they choose to drink. For instance, make sure you have a sober ride home before you hit the bar or a party.