How Often Do Cases of Assault and Battery Happen at Nursing Homes?
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. When your loved one enters a nursing home, they do so with the assumption they will be cared for and provided with the necessities they need to be comfortable, happy, and healthy. Unfortunately, […]
The Danger of Forced Arbitration When Used to Silence Sexual Assault Victims
In Aug. 2017, a 45-year-old teacher, Aimee Palmitessa, was arrested and charged with 12 felonies related to having sex with a minor. She taught at Brentwood School in Los Angeles, California, a $44,000 per year private academy. She was known in the school to flirt with male students and make inappropriate jokes. The specific relationship […]
JPMorgan Chase Seeks to Force Card Holders into Forced Arbitration Clause
Forced arbitration is a legal process that keeps a lawsuit from going to the public courts with juries. Instead, the case is handled privately by a disinterested third party. Unlike public court, any information from the case is not released to the public. These cases usually rule in favor of the employer or company, or […]
Autonomous Mail Delivery Truck Route Starting Between Phoenix and Dallas
While the United States Postal Service may be referred to as “snail mail” in this digital age, technology may soon change that. USPS has started using self-driving trucks to send mail. There aren’t any drivers to get fatigued or that will need sleep. While the test runs have a safety driver behind the wheel and […]
When Is Going to an Urgent Care Clinic a Bad Idea?
When an illness or injury appears out of the blue, you may be uncertain about where to go for care. If the symptoms you’re facing aren’t life-threatening, but your doctor can’t get you in right away or their office is closed, you can head to your closest urgent care clinic. While many urgent care facilities […]
Two Louisville Nursing Homes Named in Senate’s Report of Facilities with ‘Poor Care’
On Monday, June 3, almost 400 nursing homes nationwide had their names released because of their poor safety records. The list of names was made public by U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (PA-R) and Bob Casey (PA-D). Six on the list are in Kentucky, and two are located right here in Louisville. The two Louisville nursing […]
Lawsuit Filed Against OSU Over Richard Strauss’ Alleged Abuse
On May 29, 2019, 37 former male athletes from Ohio State University filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school. They are alleging that university officials did not stop Dr. Richard Strauss from sexually abusing students during physical examinations and other medical treatments. The lawsuit, which was filed in Columbus in the U.S. District Court, […]
The Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun in Louisville 2019 Edition
We all love to make plans for the summer season. Typically, people look forward to vacations away from their hometown, but there is so much happening in Louisville this summer that you may consider a staycation. Before summer gets into full swing, let’s take a look at all the goings-on in our city. Mark your […]
What Should You Do as a Victim of Sexual Assault?
When a sexual assault occurs, the person who was assaulted may feel out of control of their own life. They may feel alone and completely unsure of their next move. Unfortunately, this often leads to many survivors suffering in silence and not getting the support they need. But it’s important to remember that there are […]
What Are the Different Types of Car Accidents?
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. When you’re involved in a car accident, the nature of the damage sustained and of your injuries depend on many factors. Some of these factors include elements such as the position the vehicles […]
How Machine Learning is Utilized in Autonomous Vehicles
Reports regarding the technological advancement of self-driving cars are everywhere. In the recent past, autonomous vehicles could only be seen as prototypes in showrooms or in movies. With machine learning, however, self-driving vehicles are getting closer to regularly accessing roadways. While there have been a number of accidents involving self-driving vehicles, advances in computer hardware […]
The Tribune Looks Deeper into Trucking Company Safety Standards
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. The Columbia Daily Tribune recently published an article which discussed a tragic and fatal wreck occurring in Columbia in November of 2018. The wreck involved a tractor-trailer driver who did not brake for […]
Car Accident Recovery: What Comes After the Hospital Stay?
Recovering from an automobile crash can be a long process. While it’s likely a hospital stay is the first step in healing, this is often the shortest step. The process really begins once you are home. Even with doctor’s orders, it can be difficult to know what to do once you’re home. You may be […]
What If I’m Injured During the Kentucky Derby?
The Kentucky Derby is an exciting event where thousands of people gather at Churchill Downs to place bets, enjoy mint juleps, and watch the horse races. However, with any large, popular event, there are always risks that come along with it. With so many people around, negligent behavior can possibly result in injury. If you’ve […]
Lawsuit Against River City Order of Police for “Ponzi Scheme” Death Benefits
On April 8, 2019, a class action lawsuit was filed against the River City Fraternal Order of Police in Jefferson County because of the loss of death benefits. Officers from the old Jefferson County police force were first offered a special death insurance-like program by their union in 1991. They stopped taking new members, however, […]