Highway Safety with Sheriff Steger

Episode 6:  Murray personal injury attorney Jeff Roberts is joined by Calloway County Sheriff Sam Steger to discuss highway safety on Western Kentucky roadways. Sheriff Steger has been in law enforcement since 1992 at Murray State University as a dispatcher.  He later joined the Murray Police Department and the Calloway County Sheriff’s Department.  He eventually joined the Kentucky State Police until retiring in 2013.  He’s been the Calloway County Sheriff since 2015. The Importance of Seatbelts The object stays in motion until it’s stopped by another object.  In a car …

Injury Settlement Releases

Episode 5:  Calloway County personal injury attorney Jeff Roberts is joined by his daughter, Clarissa Roberts.  Clarissa recently completed her 2nd year at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.  The Kentucky Justice Association (KJA) recently published an article written by both Jeff and Clarissa on the topic of the wording of personal injury settlement releases.  KJA is an association of approximately 1,400 Kentucky trial attorneys who come together to discuss important topics, lobby for change on a statewide and national level and educate its members so they can …

Motorcycle Accidents

Episode 4:  In today’s episode, personal injury attorney Jeff Roberts discusses motorcycle accidents and the steps you need to take if you or a loved one is in an accident. Jeff is not only an experienced attorney, but an avid motorcycle rider. In the previous episode, Jeff talked a lot about insurance coverage and Kentucky no-fault coverage (also called PIP coverage). This is great if you are in a car or a truck wreck because you will automatically have minimum limit of $10,000 covered in medical expenses and/or loss wages. …

What To Do after a Traffic Accident

Episode 3: Jeff Roberts has over 25 years of experience helping clients involved in traffic accidents.  Jeff handles cases all over the Western Kentucky region.  As we emerge from the coronavirus lockdowns, we’re going to want to take advantage of summer driving opportunities.  As more vehicles get on the road, the risk for a collision increases. After an Accident – Check on the condition of you and your passengers.  You may also want to check on the other vehicle.  Immediately call 911 if there are injuries, so first responders can …

Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Overview

  Episode 2:  Jeff Roberts has over 25 years of experience helping clients to file for and receive Kentucky workers’ compensation benefits.  We’ll explore the workers’ comp system, benefits and other information, in this episode.  Jeff handles cases all over the Western Kentucky region. Qualifying for workers’ compensation benefits Generally, this is an injury, occupational disease and/or occupational hearing loss.  All three can qualify for benefits.  Let’s focus on the physical injuries, since they are the major of the cases he sees. You need to notify your employer, within a …

Meet Attorney Jeff Roberts

Episode 1:  Calloway County injury attorney Jeff Roberts discusses his background and why he focuses on helping other people.  He handles personal injury cases, automobile accidents, workers’ compensation claims and social security disability claims.  His office is located in Murray, Kentucky. Jeff grew up in Mayfield and went to Murray State University.  He later earned his law degree from Southern Illinois University Law School, in Carbondale.  He returned to Murray to practice with Don Jones, in 1992.  He’s been practicing in the same building ever since.  He became a partner …

Jeff Roberts Launches Podcast

I’m launching an injury podcast to help explain important issues, provide helpful information and to give insights into how certain issues might impact your case and/or claim. New episodes will be publish every 2 weeks. For now, please listen to some brief information.

Roberts Appointed Special Justice to KY Supreme Court

Governor Andy Beshear has appointed Murray Attorney, Jeff Roberts of the Roberts Law Office to be a Special Justice to the Kentucky Supreme Court.  Special Justices are appointed to sit in place of a regular Supreme Court Justice whenever a Supreme Court Justice has to recuse himself/herself from a case.   Jeff Roberts is appointed as a Special Justice to hear the case Alexandria Stanziano, Et Al v. Andrew Cooley, M.D., Et. Al.   Mr. Roberts will replace 1st District Supreme Court Justice Christopher Shea Nickell. Jeff Roberts has practiced law in …

Western Kentucky Motorcycle Wrecks

Our area of the state is simply gorgeous.  Western Kentucky offers so many interesting roadways and landscapes.  If you’re fortunate enough to drive a motorcycle, this is a terrific time to get out and explore the sites.  Having ridden street bikes for many years, I know firsthand that, unfortunately, not every trip goes as planned.  Motorcycle wrecks can result in significant injuries. As an experienced motorcycle wreck attorney in Western Kentucky, I’ve helped many riders and their families to recover and get back on the road.  Most people that ride …

Underride Collision with Tractor Trailer

With winter is upon us, it’s time to reconsider our driving habits.  This is especially true if you have young drivers.  The arrival of snow and ice makes any trip more dangerous.  If your trip causes you to share the road with tractor trailers, you should be thinking about stopping distances.  The risk of an underride collision rises the closer you are to the tractor trailer. What’s an Underride Collision? Tractor Trailers pose an inherent risk because the under-side of their trailers are much higher than the bumpers on other …