October 18, 2018

It’s October, which means kids everywhere are getting excited about dressing up and getting candy on Halloween. They’re thinking about what kind of costume they want and what kind of sweet treats they’ll pick up, but they’re probably not thinking about the potential dangers of Halloween night. As a responsible parent, that’s your job.

Halloween can be a fun holiday for kids and parents alike, and create wonderful memories for the future. There are some basic safety tips that you should follow in order to make sure your night isn’t ruined by tragedy, though. Car accidents in particular see...

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September 20, 2018

If a loved one tragically dies after an accident caused by another person's neglect, their family may have the right to sue the responsible party in what's called a "wrongful death" claim. A wrongful death lawsuit works in the same way as a personal injury lawsuit, but is filed by surviving members of the family seeking damages that are slightly different than a typical personal injury lawsuit.Sad man in cemetery | Wrongful death lawyer | Karl Truman

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September 14, 2018

Personal injury lawyer Karl Truman takes pride in his involvement in and support for his local communities in Louisville and Jeffersonville. He sponsors numerous events for veterans and regular families alike, the most recent being the Greater Louisville United Labor Day Picnic at the Louisville Zoo.Karl Truman branded Camaro with stars and military insignia

The annual Labor Day Picnic is a fun event for union families to enjoy discounted admission as...

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August 16, 2018

Did you know that drowning is a top cause of unintentional death in children younger than 5? Drowning can happen in an instant, and can lead to severe and tragic consequences such as long-term brain damage and death. If you have a pool in the backyard, or if you take your children to a public pool, make sure to keep a vigilant eye out.Child floating on pool in inflatable tube | Personal Injury Lawyer Karl Truman

Young children who don't know how to swim or who are not strong swimmers are at...

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July 25, 2018

Regular cars and semi trucks have to share the roads, which unfortunately can lead to devastating truck accidents. Injuries are often severe in a truck accident because of how much bigger and heavier the truck is than the car. A small economy sedan can be crushed by a large tractor trailer, causing catastrophic injury and even death.A large semi truck can cause a devastating accident | Personal Injury Lawyer Karl Truman

We hope that you will never be in a...

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June 20, 2018

Motorcycle helmet laws vary from state to state, so it can be confusing to know whether or not you need to wear one. It’s motorcycle season and many motorcyclists are taking to the roads to enjoy the nice weather, so we thought we’d give you a reminder about Kentucky and Indiana motorcycle helmet laws.Motorcyclist wearing a helmet | Kentucky | Indiana

  • In Kentucky, you have to wear a helmet if you are under 21, hold a learner’s permit, or have had your motorcycle...
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June 08, 2018

The weather is warming up, and with the abundance of lakes and rivers in the Kentucky and Indiana areas, many people are going out on the water. Boating is a popular pastime, whether on a motorboat, a kayak, or a yacht, but it is important to know how to stay safe on a boat and avoid boating accidents.Tips to practice safe boating | Karl Truman Law

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May 24, 2018

The practice of lane splitting, or driving between lanes of cars on a motorcycle, is illegal in Indiana but not specifically mentioned in Kentucky motorcycle laws. However, although it is not explicitly against the law, you can still get pulled over for lane splitting in Kentucky if a highway patrol officer thinks you are driving in an unsafe manner.

Riding a motorcycle is inherently more dangerous than driving a car, and motorcycle crash injuries are often catastrophic, so we strongly encourage all motorcyclists to drive safely and with caution. If you plan to drive between lanes in Kentucky,...

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May 21, 2018

Many men and women suffer from hernias. Typically, the only way to treat a hernia is through surgery, and a hernia mesh will likely be used in that surgery. Hernia meshes are extremely common, and are used in the majority of hernia repair surgeries. However, there have been many cases of hernia mesh failure, which can result in chronic and painful symptoms or even Hernia mesh complications can create painful symptoms | Truman Lawdeath.

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April 02, 2018

As we head into springtime and warmer temperatures, many motorcyclists are getting back on their bikes after a winter hiatus. We know that if you go out riding, you'll wear a helmet and follow all the traffic rules and safety protocols. However, motorcycle accidents are sometimes inevitable. The majority of these accidents are caused by factors outside the motorcyclist's control, such as another driver's negligence....

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