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Liability for Ridesharing Accidents: What You Need to Know

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing apps certainly have their benefits. They make it easier to avoid drinking and driving, since many people shy away from the high costs associated with taxis and the annoyance of calling and setting up a ride. They are also very cost-efficient, providing individuals an inexpensive way to get around… Read More »

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CONTEMPT OF COURT

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

Often people hear the term, “contempt of court” and wonder what that means in relation to a legal proceeding.  Contempt of court is a serious matter that, depending on the circumstances, could jeopardize your case or subject you to fines or even jail time! If you have been threatened with charge of contempt of… Read More »

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UPDATE WANTON ENDANGERMENT – BREONNA TAYLOR CASE

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

The announcement that Louisville Police Officer Brett Hankinson has been charged with 3 counts of first-degree wanton endangerment in connection with the death of Breonna Taylor has many people processing and wondering what the charges mean and what the potential punishment might be.  Under Kentucky law, the offense of first-degree wanton endangerment is defined… Read More »

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Can My Personal Injury Case Be Reopened After It Has Been Settled?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

Personal injury claims are complicated, especially for those who have never had legal issues before. That’s why so many people end up in a situation where they’re wondering if they can reopen their case. Perhaps they took the first offer given by the insurance company, signed the waiver of liability, and accepted the payment…. Read More »

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What is a bill of particulars in a Kentucky criminal case?

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

When a person is charged with a crime, the prosecution is only required to notify the defendant in the indictment that he or she is accused of committing a specific offense.  This type of notification can be as general as “Mr. Smith murdered Mr. Jones.”  Kentucky law places the burden upon the defendant to… Read More »

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How Social Media Can Affect a Personal Injury Claim

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

Many times, victims involved in personal injury lawsuits do not realize that their posts on social media platforms can and will be used against them before a judge. The other party will find and use anything they can, including your posts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, to counter your damages claim. For instance, you… Read More »

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Distracted Driving and Teen Crashes in Kentucky

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

The problem of distracted driving among teenagers is much bigger than previously thought. According to research using teenage accident videos, distraction was a contributory element in almost 60 percent of teen crashes (including 76 percent rear-end collisions and 89 percent road-departure accidents). Interacting with passengers (15 percent) and using mobile phones (12 percent) are… Read More »

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Protesters Arrested After Sit-in At The Home of Kentucky Attorney General

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

On July 14, 2020, 87 people were arrested for conducting a sit-in demonstration at the home of Kentucky Attorney General, Daniel Cameron.  The protestors were demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, who was killed earlier this year allegedly by Louisville Metro Police Officers and whose death has sparked ongoing protests.  The Kentucky Attorney General is… Read More »

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How a Criminal Record Can Affect a Personal Injury Case

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

While there is no relationship between your past crime and your personal injury claim, most people will perceive a criminal record negatively. In a significant number of personal injury lawsuits, the jury is made up of ordinary citizens who will evaluate the plaintiff’s personal injury claim. A jury may have a critical view of… Read More »

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Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in KY: What You Need to Know

By Ron Aslam Law Office |

Driving under the influence of drugs (DUI) or drug-impaired driving is an increasing problem in Kentucky. The state roadways routinely witness countless crashes involving injuries or even fatalities due to drug-impaired motorists. Drugs, such as cocaine and marijuana, are usually consumed with alcohol, which significantly increases the driver’s impairment. In recent years, Kentucky law… Read More »