Construction workers face the risk of injury and death every day. According to a report in Forbes.Com, construction is the fifth most deadly job in the U.S. behind logging and airplane carrier pilot. Typically, when a worker gets hurt, the injuries are going to be paid by their employer’s worker’s compensation. However, there are circumstances where another party might be on the hook for some of the damages.
Construction Worker Accidents at the Kentucky Amazon CVG Site
A $1.5 billion Amazon Air hub project at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Hebron,
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The United States Postal Service (USPS) has published its annual dog attack city rankings for the 2017 year. Houston led the nation with 71 USPS delivery personnel being attacked in 2017. That was up from 62 in 2016. Louisville ranked 9th with 39 attacks. That number was down significantly from 51 in 2016.
Tech and Training
Along with its annual risk of city rankings, the USPS displayed new technology that can warn pickup and delivery personnel on their package scanners of dogs on their routes.
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Downtown Louisville is a popular spot for shoppers and tourists alike, with many boutiques and storefronts attracting visitors from all over the region.
While shoppers understand that if an accident occurs inside a store, the owner may be held responsible, not many know that shop owners are also expected to maintain the property outside of their stores. Failure to do so is a violation of the law.
Storefront Laws in Kentucky
In the Commonwealth of Kentucky, property owners are expected to protect their customers from hazardous conditions.
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Most people have absolutely no desire to ever file a lawsuit in their life, however after being injured, many insurers attempt to minimize what they should pay out on an injury claim. Don’t let this happen to you. Serious injuries may last a lifetime and you should be properly compensated.
Kentucky Hotels should keep guests safe
When we are guests in a hotel, we expect that the hotel will keep us safe. Hotel proprietors have a duty to protect guests from foreseeable dangers.
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When 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.
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Every October 31st, children of all ages have but one thought in their minds – getting as much candy as possible while trick-or-treating. While parents are often preoccupied with last minute finishing touches on costumes, or picking up candy at the local store to pass out to neighborhood trick-or-treaters, safety always needs to be of the utmost concern for all grown-ups, regardless of whether or not they have children.
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There are so many sights and smells we associate with autumn months – the red-orange sea of fall foliage, the smell of pumpkin everything when you walk into your local bakery, and the less than perfect weather that blankets our skies leading up to the winter months. Long gone are the hot, sunny days of summer. In their place, we’re starting to experience lower temperatures, gusts of wind, and rainy days. With this change of season also comes an increase in the number of slip and fall cases that take place,
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It is water safety month! Keep your children safe this summer around pools, lakes and rivers. Enroll children in swim lessons at the YMCA or another community pool. Talk to older children about staying out of pools when they are closed. Fences are in place to protect them from harm.
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