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When reckless drivers cause car accidents

While going about your day, just like any other day, driving your car to work and all of a sudden your vehicle is forced off the road and you land in a ditch. You were hurt, confused and trapped. It turns out, your vehicle was struck by another car whose driver was speeding and weaving between cars. When reckless drivers cause car accidents, according to the state of Kentucky their victims may have legal recourse.

Kentucky car accidents: passenger killed in single-vehicle crash

In Kentucky, police are investigating the cause of a single-vehicle crash that left a passenger dead. This event occurred in the Shively area the morning of May 11. The driver of the car did survive the event and, as is true with other car accidents of similar circumstances, the victim's surviving family members may seek compensation for their losses by filing civil claims against this individual.

Kentucky car accidents: 30th anniversary of worst DUI crash

A little over 30 years ago, a Kentucky woman lost her husband in a tragic accident involving drunk driving. This event has been deemed the nation's worst DUI crash. In 2010, that same woman also lost her son to another drunk driver. Fatal DUI-related car accidents happen all too often and leave the family members of the victims hurting for the rest of their lives.

Car accidents resulting from speeding often have fatal outcomes

Kentucky drivers may often see people speeding on highways, in residential areas, on country roads and everywhere in-between. While a lot of people do it, it does not make it right and car accidents are more likely to happen because of it. When collisions do happen as a result of a speeding driver, they often have fatal outcomes.

Self-driving cars and car accidents, who is to blame?

Attorneys across the country are talking about a recent car accident that killed a woman. Why is this one incident out of all the car accidents that happen every single day so different and so important? It is because a self-driving car was involved. As these vehicles are likely to be a regular fixture on roads in Kentucky and elsewhere, figuring out how victims or their loved one's can seek relief is a must.

Kentucky car accidents: Figuring out who is at fault

Numerous Kentucky residents are injured in auto accidents every year. Those who are injured are often left wondering how fault is determined and if they are able to seek compensation for their losses. Figuring out liability in regard to car accidents is not always cut-and-dry.

Kentucky car accidents: 2 killed, 7 injured in recent crash

A multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 24 in Kentucky resulted in two people losing their lives and seven other individuals suffering injuries. This incident occurred on the morning of Monday, Feb. 5 in Christian County. If car accidents like this are thought to be the result of negligent actions, those negatively affected may have legal recourse.

Kentucky car accidents: 1 injured in recent crash

Police in Kentucky are still in the process of investigating an accident that left the driver responsible dead and another man injured. This incident is said to have occurred in the Independence area at the end of January. When those responsible for car accidents fail to survive, victims may feel they have no way to seek compensation for their losses. This may not be true, however.

Fatal Kentucky Car Accidents

Just before Christmas, a mother was driving herself and her daughter on Kentucky Route 185 when their car was hit by another vehicle that crossed into their lane. Apparently the location of this wreck is a well-known location for car accidents. Everyone hopes that when such an incident occurs all parties involved will walk away free from harm. Sadly, that did not happen in this case. 

Following car accidents, settlements may be reached out of court

The thought of going to court to seek compensation for losses suffered in a car accident can seem rather daunting. No one really wants to go though all that. Thankfully, Kentucky residents who have sustained damages in car accidents may not have to.

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