should you hire an attorney for your car wreck?

Should You Hire an Attorney for Your Car Wreck?

Episode 41: Calloway County personal injury attorney Jeff Roberts discusses the impact of the decision to hire an attorney for your car wreck.  In Kentucky, you can do it on your own, but it may not be the best option.  Free Consultation at the Roberts Law Office Jeff is happy to discuss your situation during a free consultation. Even if you decide not to hire Jeff or to pursue the claim on your own, you’ll have solid information from an experienced western Kentucky car wreck attorney.  Jeff handles motor vehicle …

Injured at an apartment complex

Injured at an Apartment Complex

Episode 40: Calloway County personal injury attorney Jeff Roberts discusses what you should do if you are injured at an apartment complex.  These personal injury situations are typically handled as premises liability claims.  Let’s join Jeff to learn more. As the economy causes more and more people to struggle, combined with increasing interest rates, people are opting to move into or remain in apartments.  There can be many advantages to living in a multi-family complex.  The apartment owner or the management company handles the grounds and maintenance, while you focus …

Jeff Roberts Opens a Hopkinsville Office

Jeff Roberts Opens a Hopkinsville Office

Episode 39: Calloway County personal injury attorney Jeff Roberts announces the opening of his new Hopkinsville office to better serve clients in and around the Christian County area.  He will still maintain his primary location, in Murray.  He’ll explain how this second office should make it more convenient for clients. Jeff has practiced in Murray for 30 years.  He’s developed a state-wide practice for workers’ compensation, personal injury and social security disability.  Hopkinsville is a larger population center.  He’s already handled several cases involving General Motors in Bowling Green.  The …

dog bite injuries

Dog Bite Claims and Animal-Related Injuries

Episode 38: Calloway County personal injury attorney Jeff Roberts discusses dog bite claims and other animal-related injuries.  These happen fairly frequently.  Jeff has successfully handled a number of these cases over the years.  How the law deals with these types of claims may surprise you. Take a Dog Bite Injury Seriously People often fail to understand the dangerous risks related to a dog bite or other animal-related injury.  Even if the wound doesn’t seem serious, the risk of infection can quickly lead to very serious medical conditions.  Jeff strongly recommends …

qualifying for social security disability benefits

Qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits

  Episode 37: Attorney Jeff Roberts handles social security disability insurance claims (SSDI), Kentucky workers’ compensation claims and personal injury claims.  Today’s episode will focus on SSDI and the various considerations regarding whether a person receives SSDI benefits. The Insured Status Requirement Jeff began practicing in 1992.  Social security disability claims have been a significant part of his practice, from the beginning.  SSDI is a program from the Social Security Administration and it’s for people who have been working.  Another program is Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which is also handled …

Kentucky Workplace Fatality

Kentucky Workplace Fatality

Episode 36: Calloway County workers’ compensation attorney Jeff Roberts discusses workplace fatalities and how benefits are assigned in the event of a Kentucky workplace fatality.  Jeff begins by clarifying that a workplace fatality may occur as an immediate result of the injury or later (days, weeks, months or even years.).  Surgical complications occurring some time after the injury has occurred will still typically be classified as a workplace fatality, assuming the surgery was related to the original injury sustained on the job.  How Much Does the Surviving Spouse Receive? If …

Mayfield Kentucky Tornado Lawsuits

Mayfield Kentucky Tornado Lawsuits

Episode 35: Kentucky personal injury attorney Jeff Roberts grew up in Mayfield, KY.  The December 10, 2021 tornado devastated this city and many of the lives of the people who live there.  There are currently a number of Western Kentucky tornado lawsuits underway, for various reasons.  Jeff provides his insights into what happened, why the lawsuits are happening and what the outcomes may be for the litigants. Important Disclaimer:  This is a sensitive topic for many people either living in the Mayfield area, or those whose families were affected by …

Getting your motorcycle ready for spring

Getting Your Motorcycle Ready for Spring

Episode 34: Kentucky personal injury attorney Jeff Roberts has been an avid motorcyclist for years.  Each Spring, he publishes an episode to help other motorcyclists prepare for “motorcycle season.”  He’ll provide some safety tips and insights to help everyone ride safely.  This begins by getting your motorcycle ready for Spring. Pre-Season Check-Ups for Your Motorcycle It’s important to make sure your bike is in proper working order, before heading out for the first ride of the season.  Your motorcycle has been sitting in the garage or the barn for the …

Employer Doesn't have workers' comp insurance

My Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Comp Insurance

Episode 33: Kentucky workers’ compensation attorney Jeff Roberts discusses what happens when an employer doesn’t have workers’ compensation insurance policy or has allowed the policy to lapse.  This creates a serious issue for both the company, and more importantly workers who may become injured on the job.  Jeff explains how those workers can still pursue benefits. Common Excuses Employers Give for Not Carrying Workers’ Comp Insurance I didn’t have it or didn’t know I needed to carry workers’ compensation insurance. I had a policy but I let it lapse. You’re …