Louisville Personal Injury Blog

Teens Injured in Single-Car Crash

By Kaufman and Stigger on

Three teens were injured in a single-vehicle crash that happened around 8 pm, Monday, December 10, 2018. According to police, the wreck happened in the 3500 block of Visalia Road in Morning View. All three suffered serious injuries but are in stable condition.

Single-Vehicle Crashes

Single car crashes occur often and can be deadly. In most wrecks involving one car, the driver loses control and drives off the road and into an object. Sometimes the vehicle rolls over. The danger here is that there may not be anyone else to call for help leaving the injured alone until someone comes along.

Read the rest  » Teens Injured in Single-Car Crash

Kentucky’s Personal Injury Lawyer Cara Stigger and her Mom Sue Wells

By Tiger on

People always ask 91-year-old Sue Wells about her daughter Cara Stigger.  Sue jokes that she sees Cara more often on TV and social media.  Fortunately, Cara lives nearby and DOES visit with her mom most weekends.  Cara’s sisters Betsy and Jo live a stones throw from Sue in Taylorsville, Kentucky.  They are near the farm where Sue and her late husband James raised their children.  When Cara was young her family farm grew grain, tobacco, raised cattle and pigs, had a milking dairy, and a large vegetable and fruit garden to feed family and friends.

Read the rest  » Kentucky’s Personal Injury Lawyer Cara Stigger and her Mom Sue Wells

Pedestrian Hit by Drunk Driver

By Kaufman and Stigger on

A man crossing the street was struck by a drunk driver sending him to the hospital with serious injuries. The incident happened Wednesday night, December 5, 2018, on Winchester road in the city’s east side. According to a police officer at the scene, the driver of the car pulled over into a parking lot and stayed there until police arrived. He has been arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired.

Driving While Impaired

For years, drunk driving fatalities have been on the decline,

Read the rest  » Pedestrian Hit by Drunk Driver

Four Hurt in Roll-Over Accident on Bleich Road

By Kaufman and Stigger on

A Buick Encore drifted into oncoming traffic and struck a Jeep causing it to roll over. The three occupants of the Jeep, a woman and two children, were injured but are expected to live. The crash occurred Thursday, December 6, 2018, around 7 am on Bleich Road just west of Hendron Road.

The driver of the Encore was also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police at the scene say that it appeared that the Jeep lost a back tire at impact causing it to flip over on its roof.

Read the rest  » Four Hurt in Roll-Over Accident on Bleich Road

Separate Head-On Accidents Kills Two in Kentucky

By Kaufman and Stigger on

Several Accidents in two Kentucky counties take the lives of two motorists in Pike County, and in Clark County, a woman was taken to a hospital in an ambulance, and the other was air-lifted to a different hospital.

Clark County

The Mountain Parkway near Winchester was the site of several separate accidents that shut down the parkway for several hours. Two separate accidents occurred on the parkway near each other causing cars to stop. Then a head-on collision happened when a truck was unable to slow down enough upon coming upon the stopped cars.

Read the rest  » Separate Head-On Accidents Kills Two in Kentucky

Truck Rolls Over on Highway 514 Sending 4 to Hospital

By Kaufman and Stigger on

A one-ton pickup truck lost control and veered off road hitting a tree before rolling over injuring all five of the vehicle’s occupants. The single-vehicle crash happened on Highway 514 near the intersection of Red Hill Road in Caldwell County around 5 am, Tuesday morning November 4, 2018.

A Caldwell County Sheriff’s deputy at the scene said that three neighboring county’s responded to the call for assistance sending their EMS units to help out with the wounded. All were needed as four people were transported to local hospitals while one refused treatment.

Read the rest  » Truck Rolls Over on Highway 514 Sending 4 to Hospital

Four Hospitalized in Head-On Collision in Henderson County

By Kaufman and Stigger on

An 18-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle then over-corrected causing him to cross the center of US 41-A just south of Highway 416, and hitting an SUV head on. A witness to the crash was a truck driver who slammed on his brakes and then jackknifed his tractor-trailer spilling diesel over the highway. The tractor-trailer did not collide with anyone.

The 18-year-old driver along with two passengers and the driver of the SUV were taken to two separate hospitals. The crash occurred Monday,

Read the rest  » Four Hospitalized in Head-On Collision in Henderson County

Car Hits Pedestrian Crossing Clays Mill Road

By Kaufman and Stigger on

A car struck a woman on Clays Mill Road in front of Jessie M. Clark Middle School a little after 9 am, Thursday, November 15, 2018. According to witnesses, the woman crossed the road and wasn’t using a crosswalk when the car struck her.

Police at the scene say it didn’t appear that her injuries were life threatening, and she was taken to the hospital. The incident is still under investigation, and no charges have been filed.

The Dangers of Road Crossings

In 2016,

Read the rest  » Car Hits Pedestrian Crossing Clays Mill Road

Lime Scooters in Louisville – What You Need to Know

By Tiger on

As of November 2018, Lime Scooters are now here in Louisville Kentucky. Some people dislike them but overall they’ve had a great reception, especially since people are used to seeing the nearly identical Bird Scooters around town.

To Rent a Scooter

Renting a scooter is easy. On your Android or iPhone you visit the app store and download the Lime app. The Lime app will show you a map which displays scooters on it near you. You’ll need a driver’s license and a credit card to sign up.

Read the rest  » Lime Scooters in Louisville – What You Need to Know

Head-on Collision Takes Two Lives in Trigg County

By Kaufman and Stigger on

A car left the road, crossed the median and ran head-on into another car killing both drivers. The tragedy occurred just before 5:30 pm Saturday, November 10, 2018, on Highway 68 near the Glenwood Mill Road intersection.

It’s unknown why the car left the road, and the accident is still under investigation to see if distracted or impaired driving had a part in the collision. We are deeply saddened to hear of this crash and our hearts go out to the loved ones of those involved.

Read the rest  » Head-on Collision Takes Two Lives in Trigg County

Free Case Evaluation

 

Your privacy is important to us.

Our no fee promise

With the NO FEE PROMISE, you never pay us a fee unless we win or settle your case Call us for a free consultation.