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Trucking Accidents

Trucking accidents can be some of the most devastating types of accidents. Contact us today to get the compensation you deserve.

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Know Your Civil Rights

Police are intended to serve, protect, and uphold their duties with civilians at all times, regardless if it is during an arrest or not. Unfortunately, there are more and more incidents where officers fail to maintain suspects’, or other civilians’, civil rights.

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What To Do After A Car Wreck

Over 6 million car wrecks happen each year, causing over 3 million people to be injured nationwide. In 2020 alone, Kentucky saw nearly 120,000 car wrecks, leaving over 29,000 people injured. These collisions happen because other drivers are distracted, under the influence, or were driving in an unsafe manner putting others at risk. Although a

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits

In the United States, there are over 41,000 traffic-related deaths every year. Car accidents are a leading cause of death for people aged 1-54. 780 people were killed on Kentucky’s roadways in 2020. Unfortunately, many of these accidents were due to the irresponsible behavior of another driver. There were 181 fatal collisions involving alcohol, 143

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Two Years Since Breonna Taylor

It has been two years since Breonna Taylor was killed by LMPD Officers. The actions of LMPD in procuring the warrant, planning for the raid and executing the raid were reckless. The cover-ups that followed were obvious. The actions of the Kentucky Attorney General were a cowardly sell-out with a politically based agenda.

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3 Tips for Space Heater Safety

3 Tips for Space Heater Safety Bitter temperatures have hit many parts of Kentucky in recent days, making it difficult to keep homes in Louisville warm. Many residents purchase space heaters for extra warmth inside while temperatures continue to plummet outside. And while space heaters are great for heating small areas, they are a factor

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Cold Wet Weather Increases Slip and Fall Risks

Cold Wet Weather Increases Slip and Fall Risks As the battle between winter and spring continues, temperatures are wildly fluctuating throughout Kentucky. Plenty of rain and even snow have fallen in recent days. Most people are on guard during the winter months when they’re out and about, but they often become a little more relaxed

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Distracted Driving Comes In Many Forms

Distracted Driving Comes In Many Forms At Sam Aguiar Injury Lawyers, we know how prevalent distracted driving is as a contributing factor to auto accidents. In fact, a recent study found that more than half of all accidents involved drivers using their phones in the moments leading up to their crashes. Federal, state, and local law

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3 Tips For Staying Safe At Amusement Parks This Summer

3 Tips For Staying Safe At Amusement Parks This Summer With Memorial Day Weekend in the rear-view mirror, the unofficial start of summer is here, and that means it’s time to plan the family vacation. If you’re like many families in Kentucky, you may have a trip or two lined up to see nearby amusement

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How To Handle An Injury Claim With A Rideshare Company

How To Handle An Injury Claim With A Rideshare Company Rideshare companies have revolutionized the way we get around. Not only do these companies offer us a low-cost alternative to get from one place to another without the hassle and expense of driving, but they make it more convenient than ever thanks to smartphone apps

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Obesity Can Affect Recovery After An Injury

Obesity Can Affect Recovery After An Injury The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that nearly 40 percent of American adults—or around 93.3 million people—are considered obese. The CDC also says that Kentucky ranks 8th out of all 50 states in levels of adult obesity. Maintaining a healthy weight is important for many reasons.

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Follow These Tips To Stay Safe On Louisville’s E-scooters This Summer

Follow These Tips To Stay Safe On Louisville’s E-scooters This Summer Electric scooters from services like Bird and Lime have taken many cities throughout the U.S. by storm, and Louisville is no different. Convenient, affordable, and fast, these small vehicles make it easy to travel short distances and are ideal for downtown workers and tourists

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What You Should Know About Natural Gas Explosions

What You Should Know About Natural Gas Explosions Natural gas has many applications. It can be used to heat homes, power barbecue grills and fireplaces, or cook food on indoor stoves, to name just a few. In most cases, natural gas is a harmless and effective source of energy. But natural gas is extremely flammable

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JUULS Are Linked To Serious Health Problems

JUULS Are Linked To Serious Health Problems Thanks to education and awareness campaigns, cigarette usage among all age groups has declined significantly over the past few decades, with around 21 percent of American adults smoking in 2005 and only 14 percent smoking in 2017. Unfortunately, the non-smoking trend is now reversing due to the increasing

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We Hold Negligent Nursing Homes Accountable For Abuse And Neglect

We Hold Negligent Nursing Homes Accountable For Abuse And Neglect Making the decision to move your loved one into a nursing home is bittersweet. On one hand, you’re relieved that they will be around caregivers 24/7 and will receive the attention, care, and treatments they need. But on the other hand, you may feel guilty

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Insurance Bad Faith & Mistreatment in Kentucky

Insurance Bad Faith & Mistreatment in Kentucky Kentucky Insurance Bad Faith Laws Kentucky provides for insurance bad faith claims under the common law and the statutes. It is one of the few states that allow first and third-party bad faith claims. Simply put, this means that you can bring a bad faith claim against your

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Is Distracted Driving the Number One Killer on Kentucky Roads?

Is Distracted Driving the Number One Killer on Kentucky Roads? “Buckle Up and Phone Down” is the new safety mantra for Kentucky roads, and for good reasons. With nearly 300 fatalities per year attributed to distracted drivers, Kentucky has the notoriety of being in the third position on a list of 25 worst states for distracted

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How Personal Injury Protection or PIP Benefits Work in Kentucky

How Personal Injury Protection or PIP Benefits Work in Kentucky As the pain and shock wear off, accident victims are hit by worries about their medical bills. The general perception is that if a motorist shares any responsibility for the accident, he/she is on his own as far as personal treatment costs are concerned. Well,

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Injured While Using a Ride Sharing Service like Uber or Lyft?

Injured While Using a Ride Sharing Service like Uber or Lyft? Together, Uber and Lyft offer a massive 75 million rides across the country every month. So, chances are that you may have already used these ride sharing apps or will use them at some time in the near future. While they have undoubtedly made

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Sources of Distracted Driving Especially Among Teen Drivers

Sources of Distracted Driving Especially Among Teen Drivers Across the country, motorists in the age group of 16-19 years are considered the riskiest with a fatal crash rate per mile that is 3 times as high as that of older drivers. The problem is that teen drivers account for a mere 6% of all motorists

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Top 10 Causes of Big Rig Crashes in Kentucky

Despite a decrease in overall traffic fatalities, the number of deaths attributed to big rig crashes continues to soar. In Kentucky, heavy trucks were involved in nearly 10,650 crashes in 2019. That was a mere 4% of all traffic accidents. Yet, big rigs were responsible for over 9% of all fatal crashes, killing more than

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Trucking Accidents

Trucking accidents can be some of the most devastating types of accidents. Contact us today to get the compensation you deserve.

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Know Your Civil Rights

Police are intended to serve, protect, and uphold their duties with civilians at all times, regardless if it is during an arrest or not. Unfortunately, there are more and more incidents where officers fail to maintain suspects’, or other civilians’, civil rights.

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What To Do After A Car Wreck

Over 6 million car wrecks happen each year, causing over 3 million people to be injured nationwide. In 2020 alone, Kentucky saw nearly 120,000 car wrecks, leaving over 29,000 people injured. These collisions happen because other drivers are distracted, under the influence, or were driving in an unsafe manner putting others at risk. Although a

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits

In the United States, there are over 41,000 traffic-related deaths every year. Car accidents are a leading cause of death for people aged 1-54. 780 people were killed on Kentucky’s roadways in 2020. Unfortunately, many of these accidents were due to the irresponsible behavior of another driver. There were 181 fatal collisions involving alcohol, 143

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