school bus collisions and injuries

School Bus Collisions and Injuries

Episode 47: Western Kentucky injury attorney Jeff Roberts discusses school bus collisions resulting in injuries to the students on board.  No parent wants to receive that phone call.  These cases can be complicated by factors such as sovereign immunity.  However, Jeff explains how these cases are generally handled and who may be held accountable, when negligence is involved. School Bus Collisions Are Generally Handled as Personal Injury Claims Jeff begins by reminding us that a school bus involved in a collision with another vehicle, resulting in injuries, is generally a …

injuries from road hazards

Injuries from Road Hazards

Episode 43: Calloway County injury attorney Jeff Roberts discusses injuries from road hazards and what you can do if you’ve been in an accident because of them.  Jeff also maintains an office in Christian County to better serve clients in that area of Western Kentucky. There are 3 primary types of road hazards that typically cause injuries to drivers.  The first is defective construction.  The second is when the state creates the hazardous condition.  The third occurs when items have fallen off other vehicles and remain in the roadway. Defective …

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 …

pre-existing condition

What if I Have a Pre-Existing Condition?

Episode 30:  In today’s episode, Calloway County injury attorney Jeff Roberts discusses the topic of pre-existing conditions and how they could affect your workers’ compensation and/or injury claim.  He’ll provide answers to a very common question, “What if I Have a Pre-Existing Condition?” Pre-Existing Conditions Are Handled Differently Jeff’s law firm focuses on both workers’ compensation and personal injury cases, including car wrecks, slip and fall, motorcycle cases and more.  Pre-existing conditions are handled differently, depending upon whether you are filing a workers’ comp claim or a personal injury claim. …

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 …

Tips for a Dog Bite Case

After more than 25 years of experience with dog bite injuries in Murray, Paducah and Southwestern Kentucky, I have a few tips regarding a dog bite case and how to handle the resulting injuries.  Man’s best friend can sometimes turn out to be a dangerous animal.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 1 in 5 people who are bitten by a dog will need to seek medical treatment.  A dog bite can be serious because the injuries involved can including infections, scarring and potentially death. …