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Motor vehicle accidents might lead to serious injuries

Three people were recently injured in a major collision in Kentucky. The crash, which took place on a Wednesday afternoon, involved three cars. Sometimes, these types of motor vehicle accidents occur due to a driver's carelessness, in which case the careless driver may be held accountable for any injuries resulting from the accident.

The recent Kentucky wreck took place at around 12:50 p.m. Witnesses told police that two cars were driving in opposite lanes. However, one of the motor vehicles reportedly entered the other car's lane.

Motor vehicle accidents may happen as a result of speeding

Two people recently lost their lives in a tragic car crash in Kentucky. The accident took place on a Sunday morning. Sometimes, these kinds of motor vehicle accidents occur due to a driver's carelessness, such as speeding, which is grounds for litigation in the Bluegrass State.

The recent motor vehicle crash took place at a little past 4 a.m. According to authorities, a man was driving a car west along Eastern Parkway. In addition, a woman was riding in the car with him.

How does the deportation process work?

People come to the United States from all over the world seeking the American dream. Many come from destitute and squalor or countries plagued with tyranny with the hope of creating better lives for themselves and their families.

But sometimes immigrants are so desperate to come to America they do not go through all the proper channels. Being in the U.S. illegally – either from unlawful entry or from overstaying a visa – could result in an immigrant’s removal through deportation.

Woman claims university caused her to slip and fall

A woman in another state recently claimed that a university's carelessness caused her to suffer injuries. She has therefore decided to file a premises liability lawsuit against the university, seeking damages. Likewise, if a business in Kentucky causes a patron to slip and fall, due to its negligence, for example, this is grounds for litigation.

In the recent out-of-state case, the woman who filed the premises liability lawsuit claimed that she was at a dormitory on the university campus one day. As she was using the stairs located between the building's third and second floors, she reportedly slipped on some type of substance present on the stairs. The woman then allegedly fell down violently.

Motor vehicle accidents may result in major injuries, death

One person's life was recently snuffed out in a tragic car crash in Kentucky. In addition, three other people suffered injuries in the Sunday night car wreck. Sometimes, these types of motor vehicle accidents occur as a result of a driver's carelessness, which is grounds for litigation.

The recent Kentucky accident occurred at a little before 9:45 p.m. along the AA Highway. Authorities said a car carrying three individuals attempted to turn left onto the expressway. However, it reportedly ended up pulling in front of another motor vehicle -- specifically, a cargo van. Police said the van thus hit the left side of the car.

Should you be worried about your teen driver?

We all remember the freedom that our driver’s license gave us when we were young. Getting behind the wheel is one of the most important rites of passage for high schoolers. It is also one of the most dangerous things your adolescent child can do.

Now that your child is almost an adult, it’s time for them to start driving around on their own. How can you keep your teenager safe on the road?

Fatal motor vehicle accidents may stem from drunk driving

A young girl's life was recently snuffed out in a Kentucky car accident, leaving her surviving loved ones to grieve and wonder how her life could have ended so soon. Sometimes these types of motor vehicle accidents occur due to the negligent or reckless driving of another individual. In the situation involving the young girl, the man who police said caused her crash was reportedly driving while intoxicated, and as a result, he has been taken into custody.

The accident took place along Kentucky 259 a little before 7:30 p.m. on a Tuesday. Authorities said that the man was headed south along the highway in a car. All of a sudden, he reportedly entered a northbound car's path and crashed into it.

Steak N' Shake allegedly causes woman to slip and fall

A woman in another state recently claimed that she suffered serious hip injuries at a Steak N' Shake eatery due to the restaurant's negligence. Specifically, the restaurant is accused of causing the woman to slip and fall on a freshly mopped floor. The woman has thus decided to file a premises liability suit against the restaurant, seeking damages. Likewise, any person in Kentucky who is injured on a company's premises as a result of the employees' carelessness has the right to take legal action.

According to the lawsuit, the accident happened when the woman was attempting to leave the eatery. Employees had just mopped the floor and set out caution signs that indicated that the floor was wet. In addition, before the woman got up to leave, a manager of the store processed her receipt for her so that she would not have to cross the wet floor to reach the register.

Motor vehicle accidents involving semi-trucks may be fatal

A man's life has sadly been snuffed out in a tragic truck wreck in Kentucky. He was 44 years old. Sometimes, these types of motor vehicle accidents occur due to a fellow driver's carelessness, in which case the party who caused the accident may be held liable through the civil court system.

The car accident occurred along Interstate 64. According to authorities, a semi-truck was hauling wood and deck stain while heading east. All of a sudden, the truck went over the highway's grassy median. The semi-truck then crashed into a pickup truck that was going west. Both motor vehicles broke through a highway guardrail and descended down an embankment.

Woman claims Walmart's negligence caused her to slip and fall

A woman in another state recently claimed that a Walmart Supercenter caused her to suffer injuries due to its carelessness. She filed a premises liability lawsuit against the retail giant. In the same manner, anyone in Kentucky who believes that a business property owner's negligence caused them to slip and fall and, in turn, suffer injuries has the right to take legal action.

In the recent case, the woman claimed that she was in the laundry detergent aisle at a local Walmart store one day. All of a sudden, one of her feet reportedly slipped on a wet substance.  As a result, the woman alleged she fell forward, and her other knee bent backward and twisted.

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