How Long Do You Have to Sue for Personal Injury?

How Long Do You Have to Sue for Personal Injury?

May 29,2019

A driver is texting, blows through a red light, and T-bones your car. You slip on a slick spot in a store, which management failed to clean up or draw attention to with a warning sign. Every person has a right to not be harmed by the action or inaction of business owners and fellow citizens. If you are hurt and someone else is at fault, you may have a case for redress in the form of a personal injury lawsuit. How long do...

When Does a Car Accident Become a Personal Injury Claim?

January 18,2019

When injured in a car accident, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by uncontrollable events after the wreck: dealing with medical bills, getting your car fixed (or replaced), all those calls (and letters) from insurance companies, not to mention the pain and hassle resulting from the injuries themselves. It can be a real chore for car wreck victims to decide whether they need to hire an attorney. Sometime after your automobile...

Have You Been Injured? Learn How to Calculate Pain and Suffering

November 12,2018

Understanding how pain and suffering damages in a personal injury claim/lawsuit are reached takes a bit of thought -- not only in regard to calculating them, but also as to the larger issue of determining pain and suffering within the context of the total damage award. There are two types of damages in personal injury law: economic (called “special damages” in Kentucky) and non-economic “general” damages. Special...

What Is Personal Injury Liability?

November 03,2018

The concept of personal injury arises from English Common Law during the Renaissance, which is where the elements of our laws and legal precepts originate. Liability pertains to injury accidents which are caused by negligence of another party, be it a person or some other entity – such as a business or the government. The premise is that the negligent party which caused the accident is “liable” for financially reimb...

Kentucky TBI Victim Helps Others through Advocacy

October 24,2018

It’s always nice to know when someone who has dealt with serious hardship turns around and uses their misfortune to make the world a better place for others. That’s what Georgetown resident Vicki Boyles is doing here in Kentucky. Boyles suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in 2004 when she was a victim of a rear-end vehicle collision. Since her long recovery, she’s devoted much of her time to making sure that cyc...

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