Lawyers, Answer Questions  & Get Points Log In
Kentucky Car Accidents Questions & Answers
2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Traffic Tickets and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My son was driving his truck (no license) going to town & another vehicle ran stop sign & hit him so hard spun truck roa

Truck in road 3 times & completely damaged the rear driver’s side bed of truck (un-driveable)

Would this still be completely all my son’s fault?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 16, 2023

No. Not if the other vehicle ran the stop sign.

View More Answers

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: What to do if a cop has made multiple attempts to reach person who caused car accident but cannot teach them?

**reach them**

Wife stuck sitting in park on interstate due to wreck. A person hit her in the back. Police made multiple attempts to reach this person and has not been able to. It has been a month and we received the police report stating this.

Andre Fereole Regard
Andre Fereole Regard
answered on Jan 11, 2023

You still can file a claim on your own policy for uninsured motorist.

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: If I have a basketball goal sitting in our grass by the road and someone driving by hits it is it our fault?

When he hit it he diddnt stop at first and the goal was hooked to his van and when he dragged it he also hit our mailbox with it but now he is saying it's our fault for the goal being that close to road and he isn't paying for it

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 2, 2023

No. It is the drivers fault. Report it as a hit and run.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: Auto accident car totalled, full coverage lapsed but lien holder added forced placed policy. Who owns if loan settled?

Daughter was in accident. Still owes for the car, boyfriend didn't pay insurance but credit union added a forced placed insurance policy. If that policy settles the loan for them. Does the vehicle then belong to my daughter or the credit union in Kentucky?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Dec 22, 2022

Credit Union gets reimbursed for the loan first. Any remaining proceeds after that go to your daughter.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: Who is at fault for this car accident?

I was driving this morning before it was light out. I was driving and a person came out of nowhere and turned into my lane. I was going the speed limit, and they had just come onto the road, apparently oblivious that I was on the road, they came into my lane right in front of me. I was unable to... Read more »

Anna Aleksander
PREMIUM
Anna Aleksander
answered on Dec 8, 2022

Complicated question and it depends on the proof that you have. Where was the impact to the rear or to the side of the vehicle? Do you have witnesses? Is there a police report? It could be the other party's fault such as if they failed to yield, or ensure clear path before changing lanes and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I was in a accident yesterday and they may total my car my payoff is like 6033.00 the estimate was 4081.

How will I get a vechile

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 13, 2022

First, you need to get several estimates do that you can get the highest value possible to pay off your car and not have a shortfall. Next, if you had any injuries, you need to consult a pi lawyer about your damages. Finally, you may get an injury settlement that will help you get a new car.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I was in a accident the morning I was hit in side someone ran red light she is say I ran red light.my question is got p

Got phone call from lady who seen accident. She or we don't know what to do

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 7, 2022

Get yourself a lawyer quickly. He can then take the witnesses statement and lock down her testimony. He may also be s add blue to find local business video footage that captured the accident.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: My mom was in an accident in 1997. She didn't have insurance and her brother in her car broke his neck.

She owes 75k to insurance but her license was suspended and she hasn't had it since. Can she get it back since it was so long ago?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 1, 2022

Not unless she pays whatever judgment is against her or files bankruptcy.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: We was in a wreck about 6 months, we wasnt at fault, We didnt have insurance is there anything I can do
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 30, 2022

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Were you injured? I hope you were not, but if you were, you might still have certain rights in terms of economic damages. Nationwide, if a driver or passenger is injured in a vehicle without insurance coverage,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: I got 2 misdemeanor in Feb 2021 for driving and wrecking my car during a snow blizzard, could I get this off My record

In feb of 2021, I had to go to the store because I had no food at home, and I saw other people drive on the rose so I thought it was safe to go out, and on the way back I slid off the road and was in a self accident with nobody else involved, when somebody showed up to help me the called 911 and... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 19, 2022

If you plead guilty to them in 2021, you should be able to expunge them from your record in 2026.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Bad Faith for Kentucky on
Q: i was in car wreck over 5years ago the car i drove didnt have insurance the other car did can she sue me 5 years later

it was raining the hill was wet i barely side swipped vehicle and i flipped 3 times landing on my top i didnt know the car had no insurance it was a friends but it happened in july of 2018 its now aug of 2022 isnt there a time limit she had to sue me to begin with

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 12, 2022

Depends. Generally, suit can be filed on an auto accident case in Kentucky within 2 years from the date of the accident or within 2 years of the last PIP payment, whichever is later. So, depending on the date of the last PIP payment to her for her injuries, she may or may not be able to bri g the... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: Adjuster wants to settle at $3500. Cheapest estimate was $5500. If I win in Sm. Clam. will I get full $5500?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 2, 2022

Small claims jurisdiction is limited to $1, 500.

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I was in a car accident I was a passenger and I had to have a vertebrate put in can you tell me how much I should receiv
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 31, 2022

A Kentucky attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. However, no attorney here could really answer this question. Attorneys who handle such cases generally work on a contingency basis. One option is to reach out to law firms to try to set up a free initial consult... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I was in a car accident I was a passenger and I had to have a vertebrate put in can you tell me how much I should receiv
Anna Aleksander
PREMIUM
Anna Aleksander
answered on Jul 19, 2022

Obviously it is never advisable that you settle your case without a lawyer. The amount of settlement could depend on a number of factors including the permanency of the injury, the loss of income, past present and future pain and suffering, your recovery time, your expenses and many more factors.... Read more »

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and DUI / DWI for Kentucky on
Q: my car was in an accident, i was 2 miles down the road. no witnesses or anything and i was charged with dui,

can i beat this?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 1, 2022

Possibly. You need to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: If someone says I hit there dog on the road. And didn't stop. Can I be charged with a crime in kentucky
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 26, 2022

Most likely not, no, unless they can somehow probe you did it on purpose.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I got a summons today about a car I gave my son over a year ago and he sold it and the people he sold it to wrecked it.

He sold it before I could get it out of my name. I'm I liaible?

Andre Fereole Regard
Andre Fereole Regard
answered on May 16, 2022

In some circumstances in Kentucky you may be liable. Did you already remove it from your car insurance?

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: Who's at fault in Kentucky when you're both backing out of your parking space at apts but they decided to pull up?

I noticed that they were standing outside of their car talking, so I decided to wait for them to get in their car and leave, to be safe. I watched them pull out, I then adjusted my mirrors to see if I could see them and I looked out the back window and didn't see them so I pulled out. She said... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 9, 2022

Unfortunately, sounds like you may be at fault if you were the only car moving.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: How long is the statue of limitations regarding automotive insurance accidents ??

I was in a accident 3 weeks, but I haven't been to the Dr yet. Can I still bring suit against the insured policy holder?

Anna Aleksander
PREMIUM
Anna Aleksander
answered on Apr 21, 2022

Yes in KY the statute of limitations for personal injury stemming from an auto accident is 2 years from the date of the accident or the last pip payment. Pip stands for kentucky’s No fault personal injury protection. The pip is what pays your medical bills up to a specified amount. The best... Read more »

View More Answers

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: What does it cost to tow and store a SUV near outskirts of Kentucky, I am being charged 50$ a day

Holiday Inn Horse Cave where the crash happened charged me 87$ a Night, while my towing company say their charges are 50$a day storage

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Mar 22, 2022

Probably between $250 and $500 for the tow unless you have tow insurance.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.