Accidents involving large semi trucks are often devastating, and they are unfortunately more common than they should be. While truck accidents are sometimes caused by maintenance or equipment issues, more often they are caused by human error. Distracted driving and driving under the influence are problems with truck drivers just as with car drivers, but can have more catastrophic consequences due to the large size of trucks....Read More
Michael Begin, who was arrested on suspicion of child molestation and eventually charged with 27 counts against 20 victims, entered a blind plea for 20 of the charges. This plea affects the civil charges against him, as it can stand as proof that he committed the acts. This in turn takes away a potential defense of uncertainty that could otherwise have been used....Read More
Hearing loss and tinnitus are two of the most common disabilities that veterans suffer from, and a recent whistleblower lawsuit against a military contractor sheds light on a possible reason why. 3M, the company which was solely responsible for manufacturing military grade earplugs for soldiers deployed overseas from 2003 to 2015, was recently sued for covering up a defect in their earplugs that rendered them ineffective. This defect led to many soldiers suffering severe hearing loss and tinnitus....Read More
Drunk driving is a major cause of fatal car accidents over the holiday season, and especially on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. In addition to car accidents, pedestrian accidents increase over the holidays as well. As we head into 2019, please be safe and make plans to avoid driving if you're going to drink. If you are the designated driver and you are hit by a drunk driver, don't hesitate to contact personal injury lawyer Karl Truman at 502-222-2222 for your complimentary consultation.
Accidents involving large commercial trucks often cause devastating injury, simply due to the size of the truck which is much larger than even the largest SUV on the road. When you’re involved in an accident with a tractor trailer, the stakes are often higher than accidents involving only regular passenger vehicles, and it can be complex to determine liability.
The best way to determine who is...Read More
Veteran’s Day was the first week of November, and personal injury lawyer Karl Truman took full advantage to show his passion for helping the veteran community of Louisville and Jeffersonville. As a former officer in the U.S. Army, Mr. Truman feels a deep kinship with our veterans, and provides his services any way he can.
This month, Karl Truman:
- Sponsored and performed as a judge at the Kentucky and Indiana Veteran of the Year...
As we move into winter and the bad weather it brings, it's time to brush up on your winter driving knowledge. Driving in rain and snow brings its own unique challenges, and knowing how to handle your car on icy and slippery roads can be the difference between getting home safely or getting in a car accident. Take our quiz below to see how good your winter driving knowledge is.
Even if you've been driving in snow for years and have the knowledge and skill to handle your car like a pro, others on the road may not have your experience. If you are injured in a car crash despite driving as...Read More
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...Read More
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.
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.
The annual Labor Day Picnic is a fun event for union families to enjoy discounted admission as...Read More