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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: Can I break my lease because of intimidation and feeling unsafe?

I wanted to get a very large drain fixed in front of my parking spot because I’ve fallen into it and my car is damaged because of it and I called the city, they came to look at it and the maintenance people kicked them off the property and came to my apartment and yelled at me for trying to get... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 3, 2021

No. Those are not grounds to break your lease.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: If a friend and I are lifting weights in my home gym could I be liable if he hurts himself?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 8, 2021

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, it could hinge on whether you were negligent. How would negligence be determined? That could be a fact-specific matter (maintenance of equipment as one possible issue). Although most people who... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: A man ran into my house on September 24, 2020 with his vehicle it destroyed my home. I filed an insurance claim for my

Personal property which I was granted the minimum payment $4,000. But now I'm experiencing back & neck pain am I able to file a claim on my injuries

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 24, 2021

Depends on whether you signed a release. One would need to seethe papers signed to properly answer your question.

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4 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I was a passenger in a side by side. The driver parked on top of hill facing downhill. As soon as he stepped out the

The side by side took off. Causing me to wreck. I had fractures and pain. Can I sue

Adam Michael Russell
Adam Michael Russell answered on Jan 20, 2021

You likely have a claim for bodily injuries against the driver. You can likely recover for medical bills (past and/or future), lost income/wages, and pain and suffering (past and/or future). Some of your medical bills may be covered by PIP (KY - No Fault Law).

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3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: My car was vandalized, rammed by the vandals and drove away after I blocked their path. Can I sue?

I was sitting in my car when two guys shot at my car with a paint ball gun. They were unaware I was in the car at the time and drove into a nearby fast food deive thru. I yelled at them to apologize for what they did and when they rejected that, I blocked them in the drive thru. They then rammed my... Read more »

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Jan 10, 2021

You can file a claim with their insurance company. You can also sue them. Contact a personal injury lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Landlord - Tenant for Kentucky on
Q: Hi, I was renting an apartment about 2yrs ago and cleaning before moving in I fell down the stairs broke my back

I hired attorneys, I hadn't heard from them in a couple months so I called to see what was going on and I was then told they had tried to contact me an had to drop my case because they couldn't reach me for discovery. They had the correct phone number & address, they had came to my... Read more »

Robert Edward Blau
Robert Edward Blau answered on Dec 29, 2020

On what date and year did the accident happen? Generally, in Kentucky you only have one year from the date of your injury to file a lawsuit. Please let me know the answer to my question so I can further advise you.

Thanks

Robert Blau

1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law, Environmental, Personal Injury and Real Estate Law for Kentucky on
Q: Is the owner of a mobile home park responsible for draining water directly under my mobile home, causing black mold?

There are french lines draining water from the top of the park directly under my mobile home going from N to S, and also from the top of a high hill going under my home going W to E. They're visible, I have a swamp under my mobile home, which I own, and it is damaged by black mold due to this... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 17, 2020

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for four weeks. At this point you could reach out to attorneys to discuss in greater detail. If you gathered your medical records, that would be valuable in a legal consult. If the engineer provided you with a report, that could also... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: Question on a malpractice claim for a double stroke post-surgery service-connected injury date February 5th 2018

Facts my father had a TBI affecting his brain patient patient was unaware of what was even going on the whole time I believe law states you have a year and also I'm assuming from the time you knew of incident which is a malpractice lawsuit claim that I am pursuing in the state of Kentucky... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Nov 10, 2020

Only a Kentucky attorney could advise on statutes of limitations, as they are governed by state law. However, you await a response for three weeks. At this point, reach out to Kentucky attorneys to discuss. Most attorneys who handle such cases offer free initial consults. As a GENERAL matter, some... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Landlord - Tenant and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: A neighbor brought her unleashed, uncollared, and on a known dangerous dog list, over into my yard. The landlord knew.

I told the landlord of this mobile home park that the pitbull had moved in next door. She said she'd check into it and get back to me. One month later, the dog was in my yard and attacked my tiny dog, attacked me, and killed my dog which was right at my feet. Not an apology or even paying me... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 25, 2020

Sue the dog owner and the landlord both.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Q: What can I do about a medical test that showed I had something wrong being kept from me for 5 years

It cause misdiagnosis and surgery that may not have been needed. Went without medicine for 5 1/2 years because I was not told about the test results. Cost me employment and many other things wrong with their system. Is there anything I can do?

Matt Schalk
Matt Schalk answered on Oct 13, 2020

It sounds like a failure to treat type of medical malpractice case. The obvious problem would be a statute of limitations issue. You need to contact a medical malpractice attorney immediately.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I was traveling down the road and a car that was stopped at a stop sign pulls out in front of me i hit them who's fault

The car i hit was stopped at sign then pulled out in road . i had no stop sign.. in Kentucky

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Aug 10, 2020

It depends. The fault lies with whatever party was negligent. There is duty on drivers that stop at the stop sign to make sure the road is clear before proceeding. You should consult with a lawyer.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: If u internationally hurt someone, is the "show cause" court date where u pay a fine to cover their medical bills?
Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Aug 2, 2020

If you pleaded guilty and/ or are convicted, and if restitution is owed and ordered, the condition of your sentence may involve paying restitution i.e., the medical bills. In such a case you will have to make payments or pay in lump sum. A show cause date is given usually by which you must pay the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Energy, Oil and Gas, Environmental and Federal Crimes for Kentucky on
Q: What if the offenders are the government? Military specifically. 6 years worth of proof. I'm lucky to be alive.

The past 6 years. ..have been held on earth, to say mildly. Discredited , I'm SURE I would be ... matter of fact, a point pushed into belief. I just keep hanging on for an end. Some end..any end.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jun 8, 2020

What is your question? Your narrative is missing some facts on what is going on.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Kentucky on
Q: I had a motorcycle in my name and I junked the title , if anyone rides it am I liable

It still had plates on it

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 20, 2020

No, not if you junked the title.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation for Kentucky on
Q: My 2 yr old has Celebral Palsy from carbon monoxide poison when I worked @ Rural King & while pregnant. Can he get SSI?
Matt Schalk
Matt Schalk answered on Feb 4, 2020

Contact your local Social Security field office.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: I put on a video one night, when my downstairs neighbor was being disruptive. I end up having a seizure.

I have since had multiple seizures since the first one. My neighbor continues to be regularly disruptive. I have involved management and as far as I know, he was sent a letter about my noise complaint. I missed several work days due to some seizures. I am also now considering legal ways to break my... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 3, 2020

Doubtful you can break the lease unless management agrees to let you out of it.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: My dog and another dog into a fight on the street and the owner got bit trying to get them apart. Can my dog get taken?

I lost grip of my dogs collar and my neighbor was walking her dog in the street with no leash. She was bitten by one of them trying to get them apart. Not she’s trying to get my dog taken by animal control.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 23, 2020

Sounds like you're both equally at fault. Very doubtful that your dog gets taken, especially if you witnessed it and it was her dog that actually bit her.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: Hello, I was wanting to know the minimum and most amount of time it could take in Ky for a inmate to get pretrial .?

Criminal Defense case

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Nov 25, 2019

On the average, about 60 days.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Juvenile Law and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: can a 13 year old boy get in trouble for pinning a 13 girl against a wall and hitting her?

and hitting in her in the back of the neck because she took his scooter. if she hit him back when pinned against the wall?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 31, 2019

They both could be charged in juvenile court. However, it is probably best settled between the parties and parents if possible.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: MVA with unlicensed driver.Owner cited for negligence, plead guilty.Atty filed suit and he was served. Possible outcome?

Was hit by an unlicensed, also illegal immigrant driver another man's work van. The owner was cited for driving w/o license, and negligence causing a wreck. He plead guilty. My attorney filed suit for the usual plus punitive damages. What's my potential outcome from this?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 28, 2019

You win. Only question is how much.

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