Personal Injury Blog

Attorneys Answer: When Do You Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?

Car Accidents | May 29, 2024

Not every car accident claim requires the intervention of a lawyer. You might not need a lawyer to resolve a fender-bender accident without injuries. There are certainly red flags; however, that should alert you to consider the possibility that you might need to talk to experienced car accident lawyers in Louisville. Below is an explanation…

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What Does a Louisville Car Accident Lawyer Do?

Car Accidents | March 20, 2024

When you are involved in a car accident in Louisville, you may be left to face injuries, vehicle damage, or lost income alone. In this stressful time, fighting for compensation can be even more difficult.  This may make you wonder, “What does a Louisville car accident lawyer do?” A Louisville car accident attorney fights for…

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How Slip and Fall Accidents Can Be Serious

Slip and Fall Accident | November 29, 2023

It is a mistake to assume that all slip and fall accidents are minor incidents that will not result in serious injuries. Every year, over one million people in the U.S. visit emergency rooms from slip and fall accidents. These incidents can inflict severe, painful and permanently debilitating injuries on victims. Catastrophic slip and fall…

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How Is Compensation Determined for Emotional Distress?

Personal Injury | November 11, 2023

Emotional distress is a compensable loss in the Kentucky civil justice system. An injured accident victim can qualify for financial compensation for emotional distress along with physical pain and suffering, mental anguish, and psychological trauma. Calculating a value for emotional distress is difficult due to its intangible nature. Putting a price on pain and suffering…

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Recent Trends in Kentucky Personal Injury Law

Personal Injury | October 30, 2023

Keeping up with the latest changes and updates to Kentucky’s personal injury laws can make it easier to understand your rights if you get injured in an accident and need to file a claim. At Hendy | Johnson | Vaughn | Emery, we always stay up to date on the newest personal injury trends and…

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Is Wrongful Death Always Associated With an Injury?

Wrongful Death | October 11, 2023

A wrongful death claim is a type of civil lawsuit that may be filed in Kentucky after the unexpected loss of a loved one’s life in a preventable accident. If an individual dies in a fatal car accident, for example, his or her surviving relatives may be entitled to financial compensation through a wrongful death…

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What Are the Legal Consequences of a Dog Attack?

Dog Bites | September 26, 2023

When a dog attacks or bites a victim, the injured party may be eligible for financial compensation with an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit. These cases involve Kentucky’s dog bite injury laws, including municipal statutes. Understanding the legal consequences of a dog attack – and your legal options as a victim – may take…

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How to Stay Safe Driving Near Large Trucks

Truck Accidents | September 10, 2023

Large truck accidents are responsible for causing thousands of serious injuries and deaths every year. Driving near a tractor-trailer or 18-wheeler can be nerve-wracking due to the risk of a catastrophic traffic accident. The following tips can help you stay safe when driving near large trucks. If you get injured in a truck collision despite…

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