As the weather warms up, you might be ready to get back on your motorcycle and hit the open roads. However, as a motorcyclist, you know that doing so can be dangerous. Distracted drivers are everywhere in Kentucky, and you are particularly vulnerable if you are riding on a motorcycle.
Despite popular belief, most pregnancies in Kentucky and the greater United States end in successful deliveries. However, that does not mean that all births will go as planned. According to Birth Injury Guide, on average, 29 out of every 1,000 babies born in the U.S. will sustain some kind of birth injury during labor. Though birth trauma can occur for any number of reasons, including improper handling of a newborn by medical staff or incorrect use of instruments, there are certain factors that may increase a baby's risk of sustaining a birth injury.
When you go to work each day, you are assuming the responsibility of completing your assignments safely and in conjunction with the protocols created by your employer and leaders of the industry you work in. However, there may be times when the risks that you face create a hazard that leaves you in danger and ultimately the victim of an injury. At Hensley Law Office, we are committed to helping people in Kentucky to get the workers' compensation they deserve after experiencing an injury.
The cameras in smart phones provide a quick way to snap an image of the phone user, and with the proliferation of smart phones in everyday life, people are well acquainted with the term “selfie” to refer to taking pictures in this manner. However, in the past few years people have suffered injury or death while taking a selfie due to insufficient awareness of surroundings. Kentucky residents should be aware that not paying heed to dangerous surroundings can turn taking a selfie from a fun activity to something quite deadly.
Kentucky residents who get involved in an incident that results in head injury can end up suffering from brain damage. This can take different forms and may result in different impacts on a victim based on the severity of the accident itself. Unfortunately, it will almost always result in the person's life being changed.