Thanksgiving and Christmas are two of the biggest travel holidays in the USA. Road congestion, weather conditions, stress, and distraction all combine to create dangerous conditions on the road. Whether you are taking a road trip or simply driving to the airport, it’s important to be aware of holiday road conditions and plan accordingly in order to reach your destination safely and with minimal stress.Read More
Winter is almost here, and that means snow and ice in Kentucky and Indiana. Winter conditions can make the roads hazardous, so be sure to drive extra safely to avoid car accidents. We've compiled these 5 tips to help you stay safe while traveling or commuting by car, but we know that even if you drive as safely as humanly possible, other people on the roads might be careless or negligent....Read More
Karl Truman, Lieutenant Colonel (USA Retired), is honored to sponsor both the Indiana and Kentucky Veterans of the Year Awards this year. These awards recognize and honor military veterans who not only served their country, but continue to serve their communities across the states of Kentucky and Indiana.
The Kentucky Veterans of the Year Awards will be held on November 6th, while the Indiana Veterans of the Year...Read More
Halloween is around the corner, and if you have kids, they're probably excited to put on a costume and go trick-or-treating. While Halloween can be a great and fun experience, it can also end in tragedy if you don't follow proper safety precautions. There are a myriad of dangers inherent to typical Halloween activities, but these dangers can be reduced with a little thought and foresight.
The Most Dangerous Halloween Activity
According to AAA, over 50% of drivers engaged in some type of aggressive behavior while driving over the past year. Aggressive driving is a leading cause of car accidents on the road, along with drunk driving and distracted driving. Aggressive drivers often engage in deliberately dangerous actions on the road, such as tailgating or speeding in heavy traffic, which can lead to serious accidents and...Read More
The Bluegrass Honor Flight is a chance to recognize military veterans from World War II, Vietnam, and Korea for their contributions to America. Karl Truman, as a retired Army officer, appreciates the sacrifices of our troops, and does everything in his power to support and honor those who have fought for American freedoms.
Many veterans of the Vietnam War, Korean War, and World War...Read More
If you've been in a car accident, the outcome of your case and the amount of compensation you receive can depend on who was at fault. In some cases, it is easy to determine fault. If you were hit by a drunk driver or someone who was texting or otherwise egregiously breaking the law, chances are it will be fairly easy to prove fault in your case. In other cases, though, it may be more difficult.
This is why it...Read More
Severe injury can take a high toll on a person - physically, emotionally, and monetarily. High costs of health care in America mean that many people who have been injured end up either not being able to pay for the best care available, or end up in medical debt for the rest of their life. Medical debt is a leading cause of personal bankruptcy, and medical bills combined with physical injuries that necessitate time off of work and lost wages can spell disaster....Read More
Karl Truman received the Clark County Humanitarian Award on August 3rd from the Southern Indiana chapter of the American Red Cross. This award recognized Mr. Truman's efforts in volunteering with the Victim Compensation Fund, which helps those injured in the 9/11 attacks. Mr. Truman also represents military veterans, and served in the military himself for over 28 years. During his service, he received honors such as the:
- Army Service Ribbon
- Armed Forces Reserve Medal
- Army Reserve Achievement Medal
- Army Commendation and Service Medal
Mr. Truman is humbled and honored to have received this...Read More
We know that riding a motorcycle is an amazing experience, but we also know that there are inherent dangers that come along with riding on a vehicle that offers so little in the way of protection. Motorcycle accidents in Kentucky and Indiana are unfortunately all too common, and can result in catastrophic injury. This is why we've put together a basic guide to motorcycle safety. Following these basic safety tips can help you avoid the most common types of motorcycle crashes.
If you or a loved one has been in a motorcycle accident, don't hesitate to contact the Karl Truman Law Office at...Read More