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January 2019 Archives

Applying dram shop liability to your drunk driving case

Most of those who come to see us here at The Berger Firm after having been charged with driving under the influence in Covington typically state that they would never even previously thought of getting behind the wheel after drinking. You likely share the same assumption. The trouble is that one of the methods in which alcohol effects the body is to the depress the function of the frontal cortex of your brain, which regulates judgment. Thus, when intoxicated, your inhibitions often loosen, which lay lead to you making unwise decisions. The hope is that whomever is witnessing this knows when to cut you off. 

Some viral challenges can endanger others

Social media is more than a way to keep in touch with friends and family for many Kentucky residents, especially young people. Now, social media outlets such as YouTube and Instagram have evolved into entertainment platforms for millions of devoted fans. Many online “challenges” have gone viral, and as you can guess, some have resulted in injuries.

Detailing the homestead exemption

The most common question asked by those contemplating filing for personal bankruptcy in Covington is whether or not they will be able to keep their homes. People need personal assets when attempting to rebuild their financial lives following bankruptcy, and a home is typically one's most valued asset. Thus, the fear of losing it may keep many for whom bankruptcy might be a valid option from investigating it until it is too late to enjoy the protections it affords. For this reason, both the federal and individual state governments have created homestead exemptions

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