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Can I File A Personal Injury Claim If I Have A Pre-Existing Injury?

By Cessna and George Law Firm |

An accident can happen to someone who is completely healthy or someone with a pre-existing condition. If you were involved in an accident in Kentucky because of another party’s negligence with a pre-existing injury, you might be wondering if you can file a personal injury claim and recover compensation. So, are you allowed to… Read More »

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Can I File A Claim Against Someone Else Other Than The Drunk Driver?

By Cessna and George Law Firm |

After getting hit by a drunk driver in Kentucky, you have the right to file a claim against the driver and recover compensation for your injuries and damages. But what if the driver who hit you does not have insurance or if they have insufficient insurance coverage? If you were injured in a drunk-driving-related… Read More »

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Some Tips To Help You Avoid A Kentucky DUI

By Cessna and George Law Firm |

It is illegal to operate a vehicle in Kentucky with a BAC of 0.08% or higher. For divers below the age of 21, it is illegal to operate a vehicle with a BAC of 0.02% or higher. It is also against Kentucky law to operate a vehicle while under the influence of any substance… Read More »

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Common Prosecution Tactics In Kentucky Domestic Violence Cases

By Cessna and George Law Firm |

Being charged with domestic violence can result in long-lasting consequences. Therefore, you need to reach out to a skilled criminal defense lawyer if you stand accused of domestic violence. If you are being charged with domestic violence, you should know that the prosecutor’s primary goal is to convict you. And the tactics prosecutors use… Read More »

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Top Myths About Kentucky Personal Injury Cases Debunked

By Cessna and George Law Firm |

If you have suffered injuries in a Kentucky accident because of someone else’s negligence, you may be qualified to file a personal injury claim and recover compensation. If you have never had to file a personal injury claim before, you probably do not know about personal injury cases. To gather information, you might decide… Read More »

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Failure To Yield The Right Of Way Can Give Rise To A Personal Injury Case

By Cessna and George Law Firm |

Right-of-way laws exist for a reason. These laws are critical in controlling traffic and preventing accidents, especially at intersections. As a road user, it is crucial that you avoid relying solely on traffic signs or signals. If there are no traffic signals or signs, what do you do? You need to understand Kentucky’s right-of-way… Read More »

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Understanding The Concept Of Probable Cause

By Cessna and George Law Firm |

In the U.S., the police must have probable cause in order to perform a search and seizure or arrest someone. Also, a police officer needs probable cause to get a warrant. Failure to adhere to this rule may lead to the illegal collection of evidence or an unlawful arrest. If an officer performs an… Read More »

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Two Ways Of Defending Criminal Charges: Disputing The Prosecution’s Case And Affirmative Defenses

By Cessna and George Law Firm |

If you are facing criminal charges, the first thing you need to do is retain a skilled criminal defense attorney. After you retain an attorney, they will assess your case to understand the charges against you. Then, they will determine the best defense strategy to use. A criminal defense attorney can either dispute the… Read More »

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Evidence You Can Use In Your Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Cessna and George Law Firm |

If you suffered a work-related injury in Kentucky, you might be eligible to recover workers’ compensation benefits. However, to recover benefits, you must prove your case. When it comes to workers’ compensation claims, you don’t have to prove negligence on the part of your employer. Instead, you generally need to prove that you suffered… Read More »

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Medication Errors In Nursing Homes

By Cessna and George Law Firm |

In the United States of America, all nursing homes are required to make sure medication rates are not five percent or greater. Nursing homes in the U.S. must keep residents free of significant medication errors. Unfortunately, even though this is what is required, medication errors are a common problem in Kentucky and nationwide. If… Read More »

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