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How well do you see at night? It may lead to your arrest

Are you one of many Kentucky motorists whose license lists a vision restriction, perhaps stating that you must wear corrective lenses while you drive? You may also be among those who say they struggle to see clearly at night, especially if there is rainfall or streetlights causing a glare in front of them. You obviously need to see well to successfully and safely operate a motor vehicle.

Does a heroin addiction have you facing criminal charges?

Growing up, most people learn in school, from their parents or in other ways that drugs can negatively affect them. At a young age, you may have believed that you would never have reason to even be around such substances, let alone use them. Of course, as time goes by, life and expectations change, and your younger self may not have correctly predicted your future.

When is the right time to file a personal injury claim?

While out doing your thing, another driver slammed into your car. You suffered pretty significant injuries in the wreck and spent time laid up in the hospital. Now you are out, but you still are going through physical therapy, trying to readjust to life, and are just not up to doing much else. You want to pursue compensation for your losses but do not feel you are in a position to do it just yet. When is the right time to file a personal injury claim in a Kentucky civil court?

Open fractures pose a high risk of infection

Suffering a serious injury can be a frightening experience. In some cases, you may not know right away the extent of the harm you have suffered, and in other instances, you may immediately recognize that you have suffered a severe injury. Many signs could indicate serious damage and can range from experiencing pain to visual signs such as blood or bone exposure.

What should you know about spinal cord injuries?

Suffering a serious injury of any type can cause considerable setbacks in your life. In best cases, those injuries are not permanent, and you can recover with little to no lasting negative effects. Unfortunately, some parts of the body are particularly susceptible to experiencing permanent impacts due to injury, and you could find yourself having to make major adjustments to your life in order to deal with these effects.

Use your head to determine if you have a brain injury

If you were recently involved in a motor vehicle accident in Kentucky, you're probably still celebrating the fact that you survived. Hopefully, your recovery is coming along well, and you are feeling a bit better with each passing day. That's not to say it's been easy going since, more often than not, recovering from a serious car accident can be a long and arduous process. If you suffered a traumatic head injury, your recovery challenges may be just beginning.

Was there a cognitive, manual or visual cause behind your crash?

Whether you drive on busy Kentucky roadways every day of the week or merely venture out only once in a while, you're likely aware of the many risks involved in navigating high-traffic areas. Surprisingly, even small, quiet, low-traffic neighborhood roads can be dangerous if a motorist sharing your space on the road is distracted behind the wheel. Do you know there are three main types of driving distraction?

Is more than just weather heating up on your summer break?

When you decided to divorce, you may or may not have thought ahead to various types of situations that may cause potential stress between you and your former spouse where your children are concerned. Like many Kentucky parents, there have probably been (and will most likely continue to be) times when you and your children's other parent disagree. In fact, summer break is often a season when tempers begin to burn and problems arise regarding visitation schedules.

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