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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My car was parked and was hit by a semi truck. My car isn’t insured. Do I have to pay for the damaged? I’m locate in KY
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 28, 2018

Not if you have the semi truck drivers information. You were not operating your vehicle so you can sue the truck driver and his company if they do not pay your claim.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My car was parked and was hit by a semi truck. My car isn’t insured. Do I have to pay for the damaged? I’m locate in KY
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 28, 2018

Not if you have the semi truck drivers information. You were not operating your vehicle so you can sue the truck driver and his company if they do not pay your claim.

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2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I was a passenger in a work truck involved in a 2 vehicle car accident(no fault). How would I file and what is the claim

Injuries-

-Liver allaceration

-Both lungs bruised right one with a little collapse,

-4 broke ribs (right side)

-right upper arm and side has stitches

(Need to know)

We wasn’t on the job. A employee had used the truck over the weekend while we was... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 28, 2018

Personal injury suit against driver.

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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: Can a pedestrian be at fault in any way if they are injured by a car?
Anna Aleksander
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Anna Aleksander
answered on Aug 22, 2018

Kentucky is a comparative fault state. This site is for general questions only. To answer your question, yes it is possible. If the pedestrian was some percentage at fault in causing the result such as if for example he failed to yield the right of way to a vehicle or crossed the street on red... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Traffic Tickets for Kentucky on
Q: I was pulled over for failure to give right of way to an emergency vehicle. Says I have to show to to court?

I am from out of state I was driving in the right lane going the speed limit, I didn't see the officer on the side of the road until it was almost too late to react, I had crossed over the fog line because I panicked and slammed on my break I ended up slowing down to about 55-60mph by the time... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 14, 2018

No. You cannot pay the ticket and not appear in court. You can, however, hire an attorney to appear for you in that court and possibly resolve it without you coming to court.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: How long do you have to file a lawsuit against the other driver in a car accident?
Adam Michael Russell
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Adam Michael Russell
answered on Aug 10, 2018

The answer is more complicated than it may seem. If you accident is in KY, and you have not rejected the provisions of Kentucky's Motor Vehicle Reparations Act ("MVRA"), then you usually have two years from the crash or two years from the date of the last PIP payment under the MVRA.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: Hit dog with my car and didn’t go back. Is it to late to get paid for damages? It’s been 2 days
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jul 18, 2018

No, but you may run into problems of proving what happened. File a police report for starters. If you have collision let your company cover it and go after the dog owner.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My first offer from auto accident was 10k I denied it doesn't the offer get bigger and I was hurt contusion right arm

Brace for 7 week lost my job

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jul 18, 2018

with the job loss a lot more would have to be known. Suggest you contact a member of the Ky. Assn for Justice for the county where the crash happened. They give free consults.

Some states require you pay the health carrier for the bills, so that's something you need to check out before...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: Do you have to have your car repaired with the insurance claim money or can you pocket the money instead?

A woman backed into my daughter's parked car. When her insurance pays on the claim, do we have to fix the damage with that money, or can we pocket the money instead? The car is paid off and the damage is minor to the rear bumper.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 16, 2018

You can pocket it and drive the unrepaired car.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I was driving a friends car when the steering locked up causing me to wreck and totaled the vehicle,

Can I still file a claim against his insurance, even after a few months has past

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 14, 2018

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My first offer from auto accident was 10k I denied it doesn't the offer get bigger and I was hurt contusion right arm

Brace for 7 week lost my job

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 13, 2018

It should, depending on the proof. You may want to consult a lawyer before your next move.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: K mean they was using an address from liks 10 yrs ago n that same insurance co. N that was on report. Hos it legal.

I cant afford an attorny in my area due to the amount they keep taking

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 7, 2018

Hiring an attorney is the only way and fastest remedy you have bc they will continue taking your money otherwise.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: actually i wasnt served for the actual judgement. the accident was 4 yrs ago n i had no knowledge of court action

i wasnt served until the court had already made the ruling and they served me on the actual wage garnishment....my employeer never even notified me. i was suprised when my check was nearly half

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 26, 2018

If you weren’t ever served, you need to see a local attorney immediately bc the garnishment May be improper or illegal.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Bankruptcy and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: i am being garnished from an accident 4 years ago and i cant pay my bills or feex my kid. what can i do

i tried for low income assistance even but my gross is what they count. the garnishment was set at 20000 dollars but i didnt even know about it til i was being garnished

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 26, 2018

You may try to negotiate its the garnishee. At some point, you had to have been served with the complaint o thy couldn’t have gotten a judgment against you, which is a prerequisite for a garnishment. You may be eligible to file a chapter 7 or 13. Consult a local bankruptcy attorney who can... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I was involved in a car accident today. I was at a stop light and was rear ended, decent amount of damage and no injure

my question revolves around a little back story. I had dropped my wife off at the hospital to have a DNC, (miscarriage surgery). I then had to take our son to swim lesson where I met his grandmother to take over his care. I had plenty of time to return to hospital prior to her surgery, but due... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on May 16, 2018

No. You are entitled to payment for the damages to your vehicle but if there were no injuries, there is no claim. You may not recover for your wife’s anxiety because you were not there.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: How much should I ask for in a car accident settlement that I was at no fault for?

My 9 year old son and I were in a car accident Monday. The other driver was at fault; he crossed the center line and hit us head-on. I got a bloody nose from the airbag and bruise on my shoulder from the seatbelt. My son got a burn/scrape on his neck from the seatbelt. We went to the doctor the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 22, 2018

The truck loss will be handled separately. You should receive the fair market value for your truck close to Kelley’s Or NADA book value. You should also be reimbursed fully for your medical expenses. Unfortunately, soft tissue injuries are very hard to quantify and even harder to get... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Small Claims for Kentucky on
Q: Friend rear ended a car while driving my truck. Left the scene, truck impounded. They have fingerprints from it

How can I be held responsible when the evidence clearly shows? I had to look for my truck, eventually a friend called me an told me who had towed my truck an where it was at. It has really put me an my family in a hard spot being our only form of transportation. It eventually lead to me losing my... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Apr 22, 2018

Contact the investigating officer, explain your situation, and see if he will release it. He may since you are innocent and pictures of the damage will suffice as evidence. If he won’t release it, hire a lawyer to get it back for you. The judge can order it released to you.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: My car was damaged in my mother's garage due to a combination of things. Her agent said her homeowners might pay. Bu

But when she spoke with the adjuster he refused to listen to either of us. I don't have insurance on the car because its for sale and I drive different car. A pipe broke and wood shelves collapsed on my car. The agent said if your mom was negligent we might pay. The same pipe broke 2 months... Read more »

Christian K. Lassen
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Christian K. Lassen
answered on Apr 2, 2018

Sorry to hear, which is why car insurance is required

Q: My previous employer stop paying workers comp and refuse to take my attorneys calls? I’ve lied to get treatment.

My original orthopedic surgeon retired and my attorney and myself have tirelessly tried to contact my previous employers workers comp to arrange payment for a new care taker, but they never return any of our calls. My last visit to orthopedic surgeon was February of 2014. I have seen other doctors... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Mar 20, 2018

Most states have things an attorney can do to get treatment. Problem now is showing your treatment you lied about is related. Sit down with your attorney, review what can be done.

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: If your in a car wreck but don't use the whole 10,000 bodily injury money do they pay you what you don't use
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Mar 13, 2018

Not as I understand your question.

If you were not at fault, contact a member of the Ky Assn for Justice--their members give free consults.

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