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...
Learn How Crash Tests Work (With the Help of Legos)
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Dec 23, 2020 | Personal Injury
Most people in Kentucky and across the country have seen footage of a crash test using dummies strapped into vehicles to simulate auto collisions. But how many people actually understand how crash tests work? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has made it...
5 ways to deal with a tailgater
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Dec 18, 2020 | Personal Injury
It happens to all of us sometimes: you're driving on a highway in northern Kentucky when you notice the vehicle behind you is filling up your rear-view mirror. The driver is tailgating you. As most drivers know, tailgating, or following a car too closely, is unsafe....
Why Are More And More Car Crash Victims Turning To GoFundMe For Help?
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Oct 19, 2020 | Personal Injury
You can find just about anything online, including help paying your bills after a car accident. The crowdfunding site GoFundMe has turned into a way for accident victims and others in need to help pay their bills through the kindness of strangers. How It Works...
A Day In The Life Of A Bicyclist In Cincinnati
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Aug 18, 2020 | Personal Injury
She had loved riding bike as a kid. She’d ride everywhere, for hours a day, up until her high school years. Then she got her driver’s license and the call of the car was too great to resist. Like many others though, this spring she decided it was time again to travel...
Safety tips for walking at night
On Behalf of Merk & Gile, Injury Attorneys | Jun 11, 2020 | Personal Injury
Most pedestrian accidents happen at night. Drunk drivers may be out on the road, and darker conditions can decrease both visibility and drivers’ depth perception. However, it is possible to keep yourself safe. Don’t drink and walk. Especially if you want to avoid...
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