The evidence is clear: Wearing a seatbelt is one of the most important things you can do to stay safe while riding in an automobile. In fact, thousands of people die every year because they weren't wearing a safety belt and even more people avoid death because they were wearing one.
When working within high-risk occupations like construction sites or coal mines, getting injured at work can be a common occurrence. Unfortunately, these workplace injuries can cause many problems for workers, including needing to pay medical bills for treatment and losing wages while recovering.
Plants are inherently dangerous facilities due to the industrial equipment and nature of the businesses. Workers realize that they are at risk of accidents and injuries each time they walk through those doors to start a shift.
Imagine driving through Louisville on your way to work. With only one more block to go, your day takes an unexpected turn and you end up in a car wreck. Since you have car insurance, you expect your insurance company to meet its obligations according to your policy. Most people have this expectation, but some insurance companies do everything they can to avoid upholding their end of the bargain.
Everybody in Kentucky has had a bad interaction with another person at one time or another in their lives. You might think that these incidents -- particularly with so-called bullies -- should stop when we enter into adulthood. However, it seems that being an adult does not protect us from becoming a bully victim.
Sports have traditionally provided talented kids with a ticket out of town. Having the chance to parlay their prowess at football and other contact sports into a free education and a shot at playing pro ball is the best opportunity that many young athletes will have.
Suppose you are a young mother shopping in the local big-box retail giant with your toddler and preschooler. You're trying to find the perfect Halloween costumes for both of them to wear when they go trick-or-treating around the neighborhood next month.
Are you as good as your word? Can people count on you to come through with what you promised to do? That's a sign of a reliable and faithful friend, part of what makes someone a solid citizen who has — and has earned — the respect of others.
There's still a lot of summer left for kids to cram as much fun as possible into the long, hot days. It's quite likely that your child will be invited to birthday parties or other festivities where one of the attractions is a "bounce house."
Last week, we addressed the many different ways in which insurance companies try to sidestep payouts on legitimate losses and damages incurred by their very own customers.