If you are like others here in Kentucky and across the country, then you probably put a great deal of trust in the doctors, nurses and other professionals tasked with ensuring that you remain healthy and that you achieve a full recovery from an illness or injury. Of course, there may be only so much that your doctors can do for certain injuries and illnesses, but as long as they do their best and meet the applicable standard of care, you must accept that fate.
Kentucky business owners and property owners should pay attention to a potential cause of personal injury that may be lurking on their properties. Cove Risk explains that the third leading factor of people dying unintentionally in the United States, according to the National Safety Council, is from falls. So anyone who owns or maintains a property should look to their stairs as a possible cause for injury and consider how to make them safer.
When you and your spouse start the process of getting divorced, the significant changes that are being made will not go unnoticed by your children. The new challenges you are facing will likely require that you or your spouse relocate, it may require that your children change schools and you will be faced with having to make difficult decisions about custody. At Hensley Law Office, we have helped many families in Kentucky to work through the most challenging aspects of settling a divorce.
No matter what your job is, Kentucky workers like you may someday find yourself facing dangerous and potentially harmful situations at work. Whether you’re a secretary or working in factories with heavy machinery or volatile chemicals, workplace incidents can happen anywhere.
What constitutes a workplace injury? While you might immediately think of major accidents and severe injuries, these are not the only dangers you face while on the job. Indeed, you could even be at a higher risk for more "routine" injuries, such as sprains.