The process of giving birth is generally a safe one in the developed world, and doctors are now equipped to deal with almost every possible situation. Pregnant women are monitored throughout their pregnancy, and, in doing this, any risks should be brought to light so that doctors can be fully prepared.
As the dust settles after your truck accident and you begin to put the pieces of an injury claim together, you will likely realize quickly that these types of claims are much more complicated than accidents that occur between two or more consumer drivers. While any car accident can grow complicated in a number of ways, truck accidents often involve multiple defendants, and may vary greatly depending the truck driver's relationship with the company that hires him or her.
You love the spring, and with the warmer weather, you are ready to get back on your motorcycle. Living in Covington, you know that you're at a higher risk of getting into a crash just because of your proximity to a major city. The city is home to millions who have to pass through your area to go south or when they return from Kentucky visits.
Riding motorcycles can be practical because they can get you from one location to another quickly and efficiently. However, many people ride motorcycles as a recreational activity. While this is a great way to enjoy the weekend with friends, it can have many safety hazards. All motorcycle riders should take it as their personal responsibility to always aim to improve their safety and skills.
When drivers takes their eyes off the road to send or read a text, they travel dozens of feet or more before looking back up again. At 55 miles per hour, a vehicle could travel the length of a football field in five seconds. This kind of behavior puts other people at risk on the road.
Although the chances of getting into a fatal or injurious motorcycle crash are relatively slim on any given day, every motorcyclist knows that they are risking their lives when they get on a bike. For this reason, most motorcyclists know that learning new motorcycle safety tricks -- and reviewing old ones -- is vital for staying safe.
Driving any vehicle incurs some risk of a collision or crash. Driving in close proximity to commercial vehicles, such as eighteen-wheelers and semi-trucks, however, can increase that risk. The rate of serious collisions with commercial trucks has been on the rise in recent years. Most people on the road know that commercial vehicles demand a wide berth for safety reasons. Commercial trucks make wide turns, have massive blind spots and take longer to come to a stop.
People tend to plan for a long time before they head out on a road trip that is going to span hundreds or thousands of miles. For many, one component of the plan is ensuring you get enough sleep the night before the trip.
With spring quickly approaching, the changes in the weather will probably result in some nasty rain storms and high winds that are less than optimal for driving. While the best thing you can do to stay safe is to completely stay off the roads in bad weather situations, sometimes this is not an option. A storm will not let up simply because you need to drive across Covington in order to get to work.
Here in Kentucky, our residents have suffered repeated, ongoing injuries due to abusive practices by opioid painkiller providers. For those who struggle with opioids, as well as for their loved ones, the damage is enormous.