Category: Vehicle Accident

Automotive technology is rolling forward closer to fully autonomous vehicles, but in the meantime some of the technology that will make that possible is available already, helping to prevent accidents and injuries. Automatic braking systems available now either give the driver a warning or apply the brakes automatically if an object is getting too close […]

VW Emissions Scandal

January 20th, 2016 by Attorney Julie Butcher

In what may be one of the biggest scandals in automotive history, the German auto maker Volkswagen (VW) has admitted that many of its diesel-powered vehicles in the United States were designed and built to avoid pollution control rules. This was not a one-time mistake but the result of many decisions made at high levels […]

Kentucky Holiday DUI’s

December 18th, 2015 by Attorney Julie Butcher

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the hap-hap-happiest season of all, according to the classic Andy Williams Christmas song. It’s not so wonderful if you’re drinking and driving and injure yourself or others or are injured by a drunk driver. The holiday cheer flows in December through the New Year’s Eve holiday, […]

Police departments in Kentucky are testing a kit for detecting drug use by drivers. The hope is that such a kit could become a kind of “breathalyzer” (a device measuring blood alcohol content) to be used for drivers believed to be driving while impaired by drugs. The technology is new and untested in Kentucky, but […]

By proclamation signed by President Obama in 2011, December has been set aside as the month when we should be aware of, and prevent, impaired driving due to alcohol use, drug use and distractions. If these were problems we face only in December, we would be in much better shape — but these kinds of […]

Over the years, Julie has represented many victims of wrecks on U.S. 27 and Nicholasville Road, from head-on crashes to t-bone wrecks to rear-end collisions. We all need to get from place to place but some routes, at some times, in some places, can be extremely hazardous–especially U.S. 27. Here are just some of recent […]

Pedestrians face many hazards that could potentially cause serious injuries. We often don’t think twice about walking from one place to another, but we need to be aware of our surroundings and take precautions against possible accidents. Where we walk may be slippery or hazardous due to poor maintenance, design or lighting, resulting in a […]

Driving while impaired because of the use of alcohol or drugs puts the driver, passengers, other motorists and pedestrians at risk. Just one drink might be all it takes to affect your driving, resulting in an accident, injuries and arrest. Halloween is soon approaching, a holiday that many associate with partying and drinking. Since it’s […]

Truck wrecks cases are not the same as car accident cases!  Don’t let any lawyer try to tell you otherwise.  You should only trust your case to an attorney who has the knowledge and experience that comes with practicing several truck wreck cases.  Lexington attorney Julie Butcher has that knowledge and experience with many truck […]