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01.20.2023

ELPO Attorney Kyle Roby Wins $1.2 Million Settlement in Truck Accident for Client

Anthony Rifkin’s life was changed forever when he was involved in a devastating tractor trailer accident. Mr. Rifkin was a professional over the road truck driver; and despite his many years of experience in driving commercial motor vehicles, Mr. Rifkin found himself in a position in which there was no… Read More

12.22.2022

Winter Weather Accidents- How to avoid them and what to do if you cannot

With winter approaching, it is important to be prepared for changing road conditions and vehicle maintenance requirements to make sure you are in the best position to drive safely as road conditions change with winter weather. Each year, about one-fourth of every weather-related wreck is due to winter weather hazards… Read More

10.03.2022

What to Do if You Get in a Car Wreck out of State on Vacation

By Kyle Roby, Partner It’s the first week of October and for most schools in Kentucky that means fall break is here, and many of us plan a vacation that’s at least one hundred (100) miles from home. For those of us who have traveled south for fall break, we… Read More

08.23.2022

ELPO LAW ATTORNEY J.A. SOWELL SECURES HALF MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT FOR INJURED FATHER

In the early spring of 2021, Jeff* was enjoying a nice Saturday afternoon in Kentucky on his motorcycle when he was unexpectedly and violently struck by the driver of an SUV. The SUV was stopped at a sign while waiting to turn left on a four-lane road. Jeff* was traveling… Read More

08.25.2021

Legal Update: Paraquat Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

LEGAL UPDATE: ATTENTION – Agricultural workers who were exposed to the herbicide Paraquat and have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease Paraquat is a widely used herbicide in the United States for the control of broadleaf weeds and grasses before planting or emergence of various crops, to control weeds in orchards,… Read More

08.24.2021

My Vehicle Was Damaged in a Wreck… What Do I Need to Know?

By Kyle Roby, Partner Kyle Roby English, Lucas, Priest and Owsley, LLP All too often I get calls from people who have been rear-ended by a distracted driver. Most of the time, when no one was injured with only damage to the vehicle, there is not a need for a personal injury attorney like me to get involved, but I am always happy to provide information on how one should proceed after being rear-ended and provide a warning for potential pitfalls that may arise. What often complicates matters is when the person that rear-ended the vehicle does not have insurance, leaving the person who got hit to fix their car out of their own pocket. In these situations, whether you are trying to seek payment for damages from the at-fault driver’s insurance company or your own to get your car fixed, this can be an extremely frustrating experience. Here are five tips that I often share to help ease your frustration: Read More

08.04.2021

Will The Insurance Company Pay for My Injury if the Wreck is My Fault?

What is disputed liability and what impact does it have in the state of Kentucky? By: ELPO Law Attorney J.A. Sowell (jasowell@ELPOLaw.com; 270-781-6500) Disputed liability is a term used by insurance companies when negotiating bodily injury claims made against their insured after there is an injury resulting from… Read More

04.14.2021

Do I Need a Will?

One of the most frequent things I hear from potential clients is “I don’t have much, so I don’t need a will.” If you do not have substantial assets, then you may be wondering if this is true. Read More

04.13.2021

LEGAL UPDATE: Shifting Jurisdictional Boundaries

Plaintiffs and companies alike may be impacted by shifting jurisdictional boundaries based on a recent Supreme Court decision. Read More

03.22.2021

Deadlines For Individual Tax Return Filing Pushed Back To May 17

By ELPO Law Partner Nathan Vinson The IRS announced on Wednesday that it will push back the tax return filing and payment deadlines for individuals to May 17 from April 15 partly due to the new $1.9 trillion relief law and its impacts on 2020 individual income taxes. We… Read More