November Is the Deadliest Month for Pedestrians in Kentucky

Daylight Savings Time ended on Sunday, November 5th, ushering in an earlier nightfall. Unfortunately, studies show that pedestrians and bicyclists are at an increased risk during this time. When night comes earlier, pedestrian fatalities significantly increase. Per the Courier Journal: Data from The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on the volume of motor vehicle crashes and the…

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Beyond Medical Bills: Other Types of Damages in Kentucky Injury Lawsuits

You may be familiar with claiming financial compensation from a personal injury lawsuit, but there are other damages available when you are injured. “Pain and suffering” is another term you’ve likely heard before, perhaps in television courtroom dramas. These are damages a victim can claim when they file a personal injury lawsuit against the person…

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Wilt Injury Lawyers Named to 2024 “Best Law Firms”

The team at Wilt Injury Lawyers is proud to announce that we have been selected for inclusion in the 2024 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. We are recognized this year for our work in Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs. To be eligible for inclusion in the annual “Best Law Firms” list, at least…

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Amniotic Fluid Embolism Is a Life-Threatening Emergency

Bringing a new life into the world is often regarded as one of the happiest and most cherished moments in a person’s life. The anticipation of welcoming a baby, the joy of parenthood, and the hope for a healthy future create a sense of unparalleled happiness. However, the experience of childbirth can take a distressing…

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What Are the Biggest Risks for Teen Drivers?

When you’re a teenager, driving is one of the biggest privileges to look forward to. Driving is a step toward freedom, toward adulthood, and toward making more decisions. As parents, when your child reaches the age of driving, it can be a nerve-racking time. While it is normal to let your teen take the car…

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College Students Have Rights When They Have Been Sexually Assaulted

College is intended to be a place where students gain knowledge and forge social connections. However, it unfortunately is also a setting where incidents of sexual assaults are prevalent. Despite its purpose as a platform for education and friendship, the reality is that college campuses are too often sites of sexual assaults. The first months…

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What Is Placenta Accreta?

There are many mechanisms in your body that are there to support a baby when you are pregnant. From the uterus to the umbilical cord to hormone production, a woman’s body is prepared to grow and sustain her child. The placenta is another one of these necessary mechanisms. Its role is to supply oxygen and…

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Causes of Kentucky Train Accidents

Numerous freight, commuter, passenger, and excursion trains operate throughout the state of Kentucky. Unfortunately, the number of accidents involving trains in the state is increasing. According to the Federal Railroad Administration, of the 22 train accidents that occurred in Kentucky in 2022, human error led to $1,522,738 of reportable damages. As of August 21, 2023,…

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What Is a Truck Blind Spot Accident?

Typically, the bigger the vehicle, the bigger the blind spot. This is particularly true of tractor-trailer trucks, which are approximately 72 feet long, more than 8 feet wide, 13.5 feet tall, and can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. These vehicles are more than 40 times the weight of the average passenger car and can present…

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Can You Sue a Pharmacy for Medication Errors?

Medications play a crucial role in our healthcare system, helping to alleviate symptoms, treat illnesses, and improve overall well-being. However, when errors occur in the prescription or dispensing process, the consequences can be severe and potentially life-threatening. Pharmaceutical errors can lead to significant harm to patients, raising the question of whether it is possible to…

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