You had a bad feeling about this. The rearview mirror displayed it all: a dreaded tailgater following way too closely to your car. Before you could make any evasive maneuver, the vehicle struck yours from behind. Just like that. The ensuing collision left you with...
Dealing with car accident-related PTSD
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Nov 10, 2021 | Car Accidents, Personal Injury
Even though your everyday car has crumple zones, seat belts, airbags and other safety enhancements, a serious car accident still may leave you with catastrophic physical injuries. These may range from broken bones to internal injuries or even paralysis....
I Promise Not To Make These 4 Mistakes After A Car Crash
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Oct 12, 2021 | Car Accidents, Firm News
In the aftermath of a car accident, you may want nothing more than to focus on recovering from your injuries or mourning the loss of a loved one. However, there will be critical junctures where the decisions you make can have a big impact on everything that follows....
Are Kentucky cities failing bike riders?
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Sep 24, 2021 | Car Accidents, Personal Injury
Bicycling could be beneficial for a person's health, but there are dangers present. Collisions with vehicles may leave a bicyclist suffering from severe and permanent injuries, and some bike accidents result in death. While some cities in the United States take steps...
5 Cutting Edge Treatments For Traumatic Brain Injuries
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Aug 19, 2021 | Personal Injury
Unfortunately, there is currently no FDA-approved treatment for people who suffer from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). These types of injures are devastating, because they can often severely limit a person’s ability to function and live their daily lives without...
Tips for parents who want to raise safe bicyclists
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Jul 30, 2021 | Car Accidents, Personal Injury
As a parent, you'll spend a lot of time teaching things to your children. One of them will be to ride a bike. Considering that it's probably been a while since your last bike ride, it's wise to brush up on bicycle safety. If you're helping your child learn to ride a...
6 Ways to Respond to a Low Insurance Settlement Offer
by Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Jul 15, 2021 | Personal Injury
Getting into a crash is a frustrating experience. First, you have to deal with the pain of the accident—sometimes metaphorically and sometimes actual. After getting any needed emergency medical treatment and finally moving forward with an insurance claim, frustration...
What to do if your teen driver gets into a car accident
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Jun 2, 2021 | Personal Injury
Your first car accident can be very traumatic. If the time comes when your child gets into a car accident, it's essential that you know how to deal with the situation in a mature and supportive way. Here are some tips on how to handle your teenagers first car crash as...
How to help your teen become a safe driver
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Apr 6, 2021 | Personal Injury
It is typically a rite of passage for a Kentucky teenager to learn how to drive a vehicle. However, as a parent, you may feel anxious about the thought of your son or daughter operating a car or truck. The good news is that you may be able to reduce the chances of...
Are you correctly participating in the zipper merge?
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Feb 16, 2021 | Personal Injury
Maneuvering through interstate traffic in Kentucky is stressful by itself, but once lane closures become part of the mix, it can be downright dangerous. Are you doing your part to minimize congestion and keep traffic flowing by practicing the zipper merge. How does...
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