Broadside or T-bone crashes are some of the deadliest of all crash types. In 2018, side-impact crashes made up 23% or 5,350 deaths of those who died while riding in a passenger vehicle, according to a report from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety.
Travelers on rural highways are more susceptible to high-injury broadside crashes because of the higher speed limit of most highways. Most of the rural highways have a speed limit of 50 mph or more, and when a car turns into the path of another vehicle going that fast,
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HAPPY 93rd BIRTHDAY to Cara’s mom Sue Wells! Her family and friends did a socially distant birthday parade in front of Sue’s home in Kentucky.
Sue sat outside in her rocker to receive the well wishes safely from afar.
Her loved ones made signs, decorated their cars and ATV’s, honked horns, and played instruments.
Several well wishers tossed birthday cards out on to the driveway.
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Younger drivers have the highest fatality rates among all age groups, according to a study by the American Automobile Association. In fact, this trend continues for all drivers until they hit the age of 70. Young drivers simply don’t have the experience in how to drive defensively and look out for possible unseen or hard to see dangers.
Motorcyclist Killed in Accident with Young Driver
A 56-year-old man was killed while riding his motorcycle when he was hit by a car with a juvenile driver.
Read the rest » What if I’m Injured by a Juvenile in Kentucky?
Under Indiana state law, motorcycle riders age 18 and over are not required to wear a helmet. However, riders with a permit, and riders under age 18 must wear a helmet and eye protection.
Wearing a helmet is a good idea.
Motorcycles maintain contact with a roadway by two wheels rather than four. That makes them far less stable than a passenger car. They’re also less visible than passenger cars because they present smaller and narrower profiles on the roadway.
Read the rest » Are Helmets Required for Motorcyclists By Law in Indiana?
If you ask Cara Stigger’s mom Sue or Marshall Kaufman’s dad Marshall, they believe we are serving our clients well. You don’t have to take their word for it, find out for yourself. Injury accidents can be devastating. Speak directly to a lawyer at Kaufman & Stigger to know your rights as an injured person. Let us help you with the legal aspects of your injury case, while you focus on getting better. The injury case consultation is always free. Safe social distancing is a priority to us.
Read the rest » What our elders say about us…
At Kaufman & Stigger we continue to do our part by social distancing, limiting work in the office, and working remotely. Thankfully, our staff is healthy and has been able to make adjustments to the changes in our world.
We continue to address the needs of every client and every personal injury case. The well-being of our staff and clients is extremely important to us. Injury accident victims can still call, text or live chat our office to speak directly to an attorney.
Read the rest » COVID-19 Update: We Are Still Open – Get The Tiger on Your Side
When you call our office after an injury accident, you will speak directly to a lawyer. Having a lawyer hear the facts of your case first hand can change everything. We don’t need to meet in person, social distancing is important. It starts with a phone call.
We know and understand Kentucky’s state laws that protect injured people. It is our job to educate you on the facts so you know the best next steps to take.
The client in this commercial suffered serious injuries.
Read the rest » Speak Directly to a Lawyer after a Motorcycle Accident in Kentucky
How about these lovely Kentucky TRUCKS!
Some people would call themselves die-hard red truck fans and some of you bleed blue. Whatever color vehicle you drive, if you are injured in an accident, speak to a lawyer at Kaufman & Stigger. Our lawyers work exclusively with injured people across Kentucky and Indiana. The injury case review is always free. To get the conversation started, call, text or live chat.
If you are wondering, this is Cara Stigger’s mom,
Read the rest » Ketucky Red Truck vs Blue Truck – TV Ad for Kaufman & Stigger Injury Lawyers
Drivers know that a car isn’t as easy to control nor is it easy to stop in snowy or icy conditions. Despite that knowledge, each year there are over 500,000 crashes in the U.S. because of snow, ice or slush, according to a Federal Highway Administration report. There are also nearly 140,000 injures and almost 2,000 fatalities.
Kentucky is in the central U.S. and as such has a more mild climate than many other states.
Read the rest » Liability for Accidents in Snow and Ice in Kentucky
At Kaufman & Stigger, we fight for our clients. The attorneys you see on television are the attorneys that help our injured clients. Our client Alva from Louisville, Kentucky had an unfortunate injury accident. It was complicated and required an investigation and a lot of attention. Alva was generous to share her experience working with attorneys Cara Stigger, Jacob Levy and paralegal Shannon Thacker. Helping good hearted people like Alva after an accident is worthwhile and rewarding.
Every time the phone rings or a live chat conversation begins at our law firm,
Read the rest » A Client Review of The Tiger – Alva from Louisville, Kentucky