Every driver owes a duty to act reasonably while driving. Failure to do so can cause property damage, lost wages, physical injury, pain & suffering, and even death. If you have questions about an auto accident, or whether you could recover fro another driver's failure to act appropriately contact Hurst & Hurst at (859)209-2101 for a free consultation
Concussions after a car wreck are common. However, recognizing the signs & symptoms of a concussion can be difficult. Following a car accident, if you have a concussion you should seek medical treatment then speak with an experienced car wreck lawyer at Hurst & Hurst by calling (859)209-2101
When a negligence claim is brought, the person who brings the suit (known as the Plaintiff) must show that the person being sued (known as the Defendant) was negligent. There are several elements of a negligence claim.
The short answer is that Med Pay is a form of insurance that only pays for medical expenses resulting from injuries sustained in accident. In many states, Med Pay is incredibly important to those injured in auto accidents, but because Kentucky is what we call a PIP (Personal Injury Protection) state Med Pay is less important in car wreck litigation. The reason being that PIP will cover everything that Med Pay covers, but it will also cover lost wages.
PIP stands for Personal Injury Protection, insurance companies offer PIP with all auto insurance polices sold in Kentucky. The purpose of PIP coverage is to pay the insured's bills and expenses if hurt in a car wreck regardless of fault.
Car accidents that involve pedestrians are particularly dangerous. As a driver it is important if you are involved in a car accident with pedestrians to remain calm and focus. As a pedestrian, if you have been injured in a car wreck, first get yourself safe by removing yourself from danger.
Uninsured Motorist Coverage (UM) compensates you if the person that hit you in an auto accident doesn't have any insurance to cover your damages in Kentucky. If you do not have UM coverage , you should contact your insurance agent to look into adding that to your insurance policy