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What’s the Statute of Limitations for a Dog Bite Injury in Kentucky?

By Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer on July 17, 2017

dogsWith summer in full swing, more and more people will be enjoying time outdoors with their families, including family pets. Unfortunately, studies indicate that dog bites, especially those involving young children, are much more likely to occur during the summer.

Serious attacks can lead to severe injuries that have long-lasting impact for victims. Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

Opening up the Kentucky Motorcycle Manual, Part 3: Getting Licensed

By Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer on July 11, 2017

motorcycleKentucky motorcycle operators take a risk every time they get on the road. They are exposed in a way that drivers of cars, trucks, and buses are not, and they suffer disproportionately in the event of a collision. That is why the Kentucky State Police released the Kentucky Motorcycle Manual.

We discussed, in part one and part two, some of the information provided on state laws governing motorcycles, and tips and guidelines. Now, let’s talk about getting licensed in the State of Kentucky. Read the rest »

Opening up the Kentucky Motorcycle Manual, Part 2: Safety Tips

By Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer on July 6, 2017

Motorcycle-SafetyBecause we care about the health and safety of all Kentucky motorcyclists, we recommend you follow the safety tips and guidelines found in the Kentucky Motorcycle Manual. We already recapped some important info in part one of this post.

This document put out by the Kentucky State Police outlines laws in regards to operating motorcycles in the state and offers advice on safe motorcycle practices. Let’s go over some tips right now. Safety information has been provided by The Motorcycle Safety Foundation. Read the rest »

Opening up the Kentucky Motorcycle Manual, Part 1: Laws and Requirements

By Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer on June 29, 2017

Motorcycle safetyThe Kentucky Motorcycle Manual is a booklet provided by the Kentucky State Police to provide motorcycle owners with the most current information on safe motorcycle practices and Kentucky laws in regards to operating motorcycles in the state. Every motorcyclist should be aware of these things. Read the rest »

What Does the FMSCA Do to Regulate Truck Drivers?

By Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer on June 21, 2017

Truck on freeway

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMSCA, is responsible for overseeing the use of commercial vehicles throughout Kentucky and the rest of the United States. They set regulations and guidelines for vehicle maintenance, driver behavior, and overall safety.

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Posted in: Truck Accidents

Who’s Responsible for My Premises Liability Injury?

By Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer on June 16, 2017

wet floorWhen you walk to a neighbor’s house, or in a store parking lot, or into the store, you probably aren’t thinking about all the potential ways you could get hurt. But the reality is that with property ownership comes responsibility. While the level of responsibility owed may vary based on the status of the person injured on the property, all property owners and businesses have to keep their property reasonably safe. Read the rest »

Posted in: Premises Liability

Scholarship News That We Can’t Wait to Share!

By Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer on June 8, 2017

graduationAs you may know, Marshall Kaufman and his firm Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC, recently offered a $500 scholarship for one deserving Kentucky student. It was created in tribute to Marshall’s late mother, whose strong influence on his life and education pushed him to be the person he is today.

The Alberta C. Kaufman Scholarship deadline was May 9, 2017, and we were supposed to announce the ten finalists today. But instead… Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

What Should I Do If an At-Fault Driver Has No Insurance?

By Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer on May 22, 2017

Every one of us out there driving probably has the same worry: Bam! An uninsured motorist hits us—and we’re stuck eating the costs.

Kentucky does require all motorists to have insurance coverage, but some people claim they have no insurance—even when they do!

On May 19th, Matt Kaufman and Jimmy Kaufman sat down with John Ramsey of WAVE 3 Listens and explained what you should do if you’re hit by someone who claims to have no insurance. If you have any questions about your own situation, give us a call at (502) 458-5555. The consultation is free.

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Posted in: Car Accidents

Could the Eyes of “Big Brother” Help in Your Accident?

By Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer on May 19, 2017

No sooner does an incident happen than it’s online for the whole world to see.

Police body cams, dashboard cameras, and traffic cameras aren’t always the mark of a totalitarian society – sometimes, they can be useful for injury claims. Great Day Live! talks to Marshall Kaufman and Cara Stigger about how the increase in technology available actually makes it easier and more accurate to prove “who did what” in an accident.


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Posted in: Car Accidents

California Just Took a Step Forward in the Fight Against Roundup

By Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer on May 11, 2017

roundupMonsanto’s weed-killing pesticide Roundup is used widely in the United States’ agricultural community. The company has widely fought claims that Roundup is linked to many forms of cancer. Despite reporting from The World Health Organization, Monsanto has been able to keep Roundup’s link to cancer off official records and its product’s listing. That is, until now.

According to The Center for Biodiversity, California has officially recognized glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, as a “probable” human carcinogen. This comes just after news that The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) failed to link glyphosate to cancer, even when it had the information to do so.

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Posted in: Product Liability

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