October 09, 2013

Semi-truck accidents appear to be on the rise, and a recent report from the American Association for Justice (AAJ) indicates that trucking-industry hazards and inadequate safety limits shift the burden of paying for much of the resulting financial burden to injury victims and taxpayers.

According to the AAJ’s “Truck Safety Alert: Rising Danger from Trucks and How to Stop It,” a fatal truck accident causes about $4.3 million in damages. Yet despite the risk of severe injuries and death to passenger-vehicle occupants in tractor-trailer accidents, the...

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September 11, 2013

Many injured veterans who are otherwise eligible for Veterans’ Disability benefits are denied their initial claims due to incomplete application materials or insufficient medical documentation.

The massive backlog of disability claims currently faced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) makes it especially important to ensure that your application for Veterans’ Disability benefits is thoroughly documented and properly filed. Working with a knowledgeable Veterans’ Disability lawyer greatly improves your chances for benefits approval.

If your initial application was rejected but...

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September 11, 2013

Bellwether trials are already underway against some transvaginal mesh manufacturers—including C.R. Bard Inc., Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson—as the number of lawsuits nationwide related to vaginal mesh complications continues to grow.

In one early transvaginal mesh case against C.R. Bard, an attorney accused the medical device manufacturer of concealing the risks of known product flaws from physicians and their patients. In the same trial, a C.R. Bard executive admitted the vaginal mesh product in question was never tested in humans.

Lawsuits stemming from transvaginal mesh...

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September 11, 2013

Sometimes, numbers can be numbing. Knowing that texting while driving contributes to more than 100,000 auto accidents every year does not have the same impact as seeing the effects of these types of accidents on just a few people, as the short film From One Second to the Next illustrates.

From One Second to the Next is a 35-minute documentary produced by AT&T as part of its “It Can Wait” campaign about the dangers of texting while driving. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man, ...

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March 09, 2013

Welcome to the new blog of the Karl Truman Law Office. In the coming months, we will use this space to provide information regarding our legal practice areas and items of general interest to our clients.

In the meantime, we encourage you to browse our website for more information about the services offered at our Louisville, Kentucky, and Jeffersonville, Indiana locations. Karl Truman, a retired Lieutenant Colonel with the U.S. Army Reserve, and his legal team are proud to represent injury victims of:

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