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If you are involved in a car accident in Louisville or anywhere else in Kentucky, it is important that you contact the police immediately to file an accident report. A police report or accident report (Kentucky Uniform Police Traffic Collision Report) can be important even in accidents where it appears no one is injured. This police report/accident report will record the names of all parties involved in the accident, the time and date of the accident, the location of the accident and the property damage caused by the accident. Kentucky accident reports also list the apparent contributing factors (such as weather, lighting conditions, driver "inattention", etc). Accident reports also list available automobile insurance information and any citations that were issued. The investigating officer will file the accident report with the police department and the report will be available for you on-line or via U.S. Mail.
It is easy to obtain a copy of a Kentucky accident report on-line. There is a company that has a website to handle requests for car accident reports for Louisville and all of Kentucky. The website is called www.buycrash.com (www.buycrash.com/Public/Home.aspx). There is a fee for each accident report that can be paid by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or American Express) or PayPal. Accident reports are only available to the people involved in the accident, the parents/guardians of a minor involved in an accident, the insurance companies, or attorneys representing someone who was involved in the car accident. Once you are on the website 'buycrash.com' you must select "Kentucky" from the dropdown box and then select "Find Document". You will then be directed to a screen that looks like this:
Enter the required information, enter your credit card or Pay Pal information, and then you will be able to print a copy of your Kentucky accident report.
Written requests need to be addressed to the Kentucky State Police post that worked the accident. Written requests should include a self-addressed stamped envelope and a $5.00 check or money order payable to Kentucky State Treasurer.
If you believe another person was responsible for your car accident in Louisville or elsewhere in Kentucky, you may want to contact a Kentucky attorney to assist you with filing a claim or pursuing a lawsuit. Brett H. Oppenheimer is a Lawyer who handles car accident cases in Louisville and across Kentucky that would be happy to talk to you about your case. You can contact Brett via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (502) 749-5700, toll free (866)935-5729.
Attorney Brett H. Oppenheimer explains the purpose of the phone call blog. He believes it is an opportunity to share some of the stories and inquiries that come to him by email and telephone so you can learn about the types of cases he and his staff consider. The phone call blog is a compilation of stories that come to him from people just like you. To learn more about the phone call blog, please view this short video.
I received a call from the father of an adolescent male. His son had been diagnosed with ADHD and, among other medications, was prescribed Risperdal. His son had recently been diagnosed with Gynecomastia (male breast growth). The father had learned through an internet search that Gynecomastia is a complication of Risperdal. Unfortunately,... read more
We received an inquiry from a contractor who had had two fingers severed and one injured substantially when he was injured by a table saw. Injuries from table saws can certainly be significant. We explained that where there are serious injuries we are interested in investigating claims associated with recently manufactured table... read more
We received a call from a 58 year old gentleman that had been using testosterone replacement therapy ("Low-T" gel) for approximately 60 days when he suffered a heart attack. He had seen something online about dangers associated testosterone replacement therapy and increased incidences of heart attack and stroke, and, therefore, called. I... read more
A man in his twenties contacted our office to discuss a significant injury he suffered while using a table saw. Every year, tens of thousands of injuries are suffered by table saw users. Many injuries occur as a result of kick-back, and that is exactly what happened to this man. Kick-back can... read more
A woman in her mid-fifties contacted our office to discuss her recent diagnosis of Type II Diabetes. She had been prescribed Lipitor to help lower her cholesterol. In fact, results from a recent study showed a drastic increase in Type II Diabetes in menopausal women using Lipitor. One of the criteria as... read more
We were contacted by a middle aged woman who had recently undergone surgery. She and her family were told that her surgery was anticipated to last approximately an hour and a half. Concerns arose during the surgery and, ultimately, the surgery lasted almost six hours. When the patient awoke, she had pain,... read more
Brett Oppenheimer Comments on the article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Medtronic's Infuse Moves From Operating Room to Courtroom (by John Fauber) I have reviewed this article by John Fauber and believe that it offers an objective and largely accurate synopsis of the history and current litigation status of Infuse. Infuse® is... read more
By Rebekah Kearn SAN JOSE, Calif. (CN) - Stock prices for Intuitive Surgical dropped from $573 to $393 per share when it was found that the company had grossly underreported injuries and deaths caused by its da Vinci robotic surgery device, shareholders claim in a federal derivative complaint. The City of Birmingham (Ala.) Relief... read more
Drug prescriptions for testosterone therapy have nearly tripled since 2001 for American men suffering from "Low T," a condition that is more frequently the natural result of aging rather than any disease. Testosterone therapy in these men has been found to significantly increase the risk of heart disease and cardiovascular disease,... read more
A recent large study has found additional evidence of significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease in middle aged men and older who are prescribed testosterone for "low T." Click here to read the original New York Times article... read more
By Christopher Jensenmarch 2, 2014 For Laura Christian, July 29, 2005, was the worst kind of anniversary. One year earlier, Ms. Christian had been reunited with Amber Marie Rose, the daughter she gave up for adoption at birth. But Ms. Christian did not get to call her daughter a year later. In the predawn... read more