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IS IT TRUE A PEDESTRIAN CAN NEVER BE AT FAULT IN AN ACCIDENT?

No, a negligent pedestrian could share in the fault for a car-pedestrian accident. The duties of pedestrians are set out in the Kentucky statutes at KRS 189.570. Pedestrians have to obey traffic control devices, use sidewalks and crosswalks when provided,...
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IF YOU ARE HIT BY A POLICE CAR WHO IS LIABLE FOR THE DAMAGE?

March 6, 2020
Generally speaking, under American law a police agency is entitled to sovereign immunity (or governmental immunity) from lawsuits. You can’t sue the king or his servants, as the idea goes, without the king’s permission. Depending upon jurisdiction, however, there is...
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WHEN PEOPLE ARE AWARDED MILLIONS IN A LAWSUIT, WHO ACTUALLY PAYS?

February 27, 2020
Just as in an everyday fender bender, it comes from insurance. In a tort case, the tortfeasor will almost always have liability insurance to pay a successful plaintiff, although larger companies may be sometimes be self-insured. Let’s say your family...
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WHAT IF MULTIPLE DRIVERS ARE AT FAULT IN AN ACCIDENT?

Courts deal with these situations all the time and it’s no problem. The jury will be asked, via its written instructions, to consider the evidence presented and to find the percentage fault of all various parties to the lawsuit. Sometimes...
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IF A CHILD IS BITTEN BY A DOG, IS THE DOG’S OWNER LIABLE?

February 13, 2020
Dogs are wonderful, but owning a dog involves responsibility not just to the dog, but to others as well. Nearly one in five people bitten by dogs require medical attention, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at...
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