Is my space heater a fire waiting to happen?

As you know, utility bills are expensive, especially in the wintertime. To save on heating costs, you might turn your thermostat down and run a space heater. These little appliances are useful for heating small areas and keeping utility costs down for Kentucky residents, but they can also be dangerous. In fact, space heaters are […]

What happens if a driver without good insurance crashes into you?

As a responsible Kentucky driver, you likely do everything in your power to avoid contributing to a crash. From performing proper maintenance on your vehicle to driving with caution, the things you do can impact how much risk you have on the road. Unfortunately, nothing you do can prevent someone else from causing a crash. […]

Kentucky Supreme Court rules against medical review panels

Medical malpractice is a serious concern that impacts thousands of Americans every year. Whether a doctor fails to diagnose a serious condition or leaves an instrument in a patient during surgery, medical malpractice can have extreme physical and financial consequences for its victims. The right to bring a lawsuit against a doctor is often the […]

A look at voice-activated devices

Using a hands-free or hand-held cellphone while driving can be a deadly practice. Distracted driving leads to serious car accidents, injuries and even death. In the height of cellular device use, vehicle manufacturers pushed voice-activated technology as a way to limit driver distraction. Drivers can simply speak out commands, compose texts, play music and perform […]

What are the common traffic dangers during the holiday season?

As you know, you can be in an accident whenever you get into a vehicle. However, some times of the year are more dangerous than others. You and other Kentucky residents should understand that many traffic dangers are increased during the holiday season. Christmas and New Year’s Day are two of the most dangerous days […]

Watch for recalls of any toys you purchase for holiday presents

The holiday season is a time of magic for young children. The promise of a visit from Santa and many fun new toys fills the season with anticipation and excitement. It is also enjoyable for parents, who get to experience the happiness of their children and fulfill their wishes by giving them gifts. With any […]

Alcohol, speed continue to kill on Kentucky roads

Despite the term “accident” being used to describe vehicular collisions, the truth of the matter is that many of these events are not accidents in the true sense of the word. In fact, too many people in Kentucky are seriously injured or even killed due simply to the negligence and recklessness of other people. According […]

How common is substance abuse among truckers?

It is virtually impossible to travel Kentucky’s roadways and not encounter commercial trucks, but that does not make sharing the road with these heavy, oversize vehicles any less anxiety-inducing for motorists. While semi-trucks present certain dangers simply because they are so large, which can make them difficult to see or navigate around, they can prove […]

Keep yourself safe in the hospital

An admission to the hospital can be frightening because you don’t know for sure what’s going to happen. You have to ensure that you are taking steps to keep yourself safe and protected while you are a patient. There are many different things that you can do to increase your chance of remaining as healthy […]

Exploding toilets injure 14, product recalled

No one expects to sit down to use the toilet and have it explode. Yet, there have been at least 14 injured when components inside the toilet tanks exploded while it was in use. The component, the Sloan Flushmate III Pressure-Assist Flushing System, uses water pressure combined with air to make toilets flush forcefully. However, […]