If you experienced a car crash in Kentucky, you might wonder if you can still file a claim if you were partially at fault. The state has specific laws outlining your rights and options concerning personal injury claims. According to Kentucky tort statute section...
Most people cannot identify the symptoms of a concussion
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Apr 28, 2023 | Car Accidents
Concussions are a type of traumatic brain injury that can occur from a blow to the head or body. The National Library of Medicine reported that 60% of TBI cases come from road traffic accidents, and many of these cases involve a concussion. Unfortunately, many people...
How many uninsured drivers are on the road in Ohio and Kentucky?
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Nov 9, 2022 | Car Accidents, Personal Injury
In 2019, Kentucky had an uninsured motorist rate of 12.6%, while Ohio’s statistic was slightly higher at 13%. This means that approximately one in eight drivers did not have insurance in both states. In 2021, Kentucky was the 17th highest and Ohio was the 20th highest...
Car accident victims must be careful to protect their settlements
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Sep 1, 2022 | Car Accidents, Firm News
If you have a car accident, you may suffer serious injuries. These injuries can cause lifetime debilitating conditions and may make you unable to work. If another party is at fault, you may recover damages to help with medical costs, future treatment and other living...
4 mistakes to avoid after a motorcycle accident
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Jun 30, 2022 | Car Accidents
Some drivers believe traveling by motorcycle is the best way to enjoy the roads. However, Kentucky State Police reported 1464 motorcycle accidents in 2018. If you enjoy riding a motorcycle, knowing what to avoid after an accident is essential. 1. Telling authorities...
I was in a roundabout accident
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | May 14, 2022 | Car Accidents, Personal Injury
Roundabouts, otherwise known as traffic circles, are an integral part of the road infrastructure in many developing urban areas. The implementation of a roundabout is an effort to direct traffic in a safer and more elegant way, so many drivers might wonder why...
Can I Get Compensation for a Winter Weather Car Accident?
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Mar 4, 2022 | Car Accidents
If you or a loved one was the victim of a car accident, you know the challenges people face after a wreck. Injuries can diminish your quality of life. You may be unable to work and earn a paycheck. Monetary compensation would help deal with bills and expenses during...
The road hazards brought on by inclement weather
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Mar 3, 2022 | Car Accidents, Personal Injury
Winter is on its last legs in Northern Kentucky and spring will arrive soon. But, regardless of the season, drivers must remain careful and cautious when getting behind the wheel in less-than-ideal weather conditions. Although Kentucky does not experience as much snow...
Help! The Driver Who Hit Me Doesn’t Have Enough Insurance!
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Jan 12, 2022 | Car Accidents
Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana require drivers to have insurance for their motor vehicles. Nevertheless, many motorists do not have it. According to the Insurance Information Institute, over 12 percent of motorists in the United States do not have insurance. If a driver...
Can I get compensation if hit by a tailgater?
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Dec 21, 2021 | Car Accidents, Personal Injury
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...
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