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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.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: I was driving and did not have my driver's license I was heading home on Adams Road when a car pulled out of Baymont

I clearly had the right away but the state trooper says it's automatically my fault because I don't have driver's license is this true

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 20, 2019

No. That is not true.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: How much could i possible get if I can no longer walk stand stoop crawl etc.only sit down work for knee injury. Replace

FCE says sendtary work only. I was working full time as an assistant manager at a restaurant its work comp. I was there 7 years. The dr said i need a complete knee rewplacement..

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Sep 19, 2019

You should consult with a lawyer. Your question is vague. What type of an injury was this, who is the negligent party that caused the injury, and what are the limits of liability policy you are thinking about recovering from?

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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: Ok i didnt have a license but i definetly had the riggt of way cause in headed up the road he was stopped at

The entrance \exit of his hotel and as i git ready to pass hin he decides to pull out who's fault would that be

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 19, 2019

More facts are needed to answer your question.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: So I was driving on adams rd. In corbin ky heading home . On my road on the way up theres a couple hotel entrance im

Heading straight when a car decides to pull out in front of me and I hit him the state trooper told me its automatically my fault is this true is it automatically my fault where i dont have a licenese or is it his fault since he clearly pulled out in front of me

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Sep 18, 2019

Not automatically. If you were driving without a license it is Prima Facie evidence of negligence, however you may have had a right of way and he had a duty to yield before making a turn so if injured you may still be able to recover, if able to rebut the presumption of negligence on your part.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I had a slip and fall out of the tub in a TN state park inn. Got hurt badly. What are my rights?

Had complete shoulder replacement

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 15, 2019

You could possibly have a case and an attorney in the applicable jurisdiction could outline your rights. However, if that State Park Inn has any affiliation with a state entity, keep in mind that many jurisdictions apply short notice of claim statutes to protect public entities. I don't know if... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I was severely injured in a scooter accident on oahu. Does scooter owner cover my injury costs? Do I pay for damages?

Told witnesses that front wheel felt as if it went flat, started to wobble and I lost control of bike causing me to crash into parked truck. I sustained serious injuries, spent 9 days in Honolulu hospital just to stabilize me enough to travel home to Kentucky. Scooter rental company is asking me... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 25, 2019

I'm sorry to hear about your serious injuries. You posted this in Kentucky, but you should be directing your inquiry to attorneys in Hawaii. You should immediately contact law firms in Hawaii that handle injury. You should do this without delay because based on your description of the failure of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: if 5 families own private steps to dock pod, are all liable in case of accident?

Private steps. one property is rental B and B, steps steep. Use of dock slip by renter prohibited by USCorps.

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Jul 7, 2019

They may be held jointly and severally liable, if they failed to follow the KY premises liability law regarding maintaining, or warning a person entering their premises depending on the circumstances of the case. They will only be held liable if they are negligent or gross negligent and owed a duty... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: If I was in a car wreck and wasn't put on the police report is there any way to fix that so I can make a claim
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 20, 2019

Yes. Contact the investigating officer and ask him to supplement his report. You can still make a claim but supplementation first is preferable.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: employee is diabetic and has a seizer then falls and gets hurt at work all at the same time is the company responsible
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 29, 2019

Since this occurred at work (in the course of employment), you should consult with a workers' comp attorney. You could additionally post the question in the Workers' Compensation section of this board, where it would be more likely to be picked up by an attorney who practices in that area.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: A softball trainer who worked at a local softball complex, plead guilty to 2 counts of sexual abuse. He was recently

sentenced to 2 years prison and 20 years on the sex offender registry. This was committed against my 16 year'old daughter. One of the acts occurred inside the sports complex. This had been a terrible ordeal for my entire family but mostly for my daughter. My question is, does the sporting complex... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jan 9, 2019

Yes if he was an employee; likely no if he was with a group using the complex. Contact a member of the Ky Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: I was hit in Ohio but live in Kentucky. Do I have to sue in Ohio?
Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Dec 26, 2018

You can sue where the accident happened or where the defendant resides.

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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Gov & Administrative Law for Kentucky on
Q: What types of situations would a police officer who hit my car with his not have governmental immunity?
Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Dec 11, 2018

Normally if this was an accident due to negligence there would not be immunity and they typically would not invoke any immunity for tort liability.

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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Family Law and Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: Mandy Bauer vs Commonwealth of Ky. After wrongfully accused and served almost 5 years before winning appeal of 20yr sen.

Now with extreme PTSD can I sew for pain & suffering on behalf of myself and my children?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 2, 2018

You may very well have a claim against the state. Consult an attorney quickly because there are strict limitations of actions on such claims.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky on
Q: I got diagnosed with PTSD after a particularly vicious dog attack. I'm afraid to leave my house because I have panic

attacks now whenever I see someone walking their dog. Can I sue the attacking dog's owner for emotional distress?

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Nov 26, 2018

You should probably be able to yes as long as you have scientific proof of your suffering, damages. Also as of 2013, KY is no longer strictly an impact state. Osborne v. Keeny. This information is not intended as legal advice.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: Does homeowner's insurance cover a dog attack?
Adam Michael Russell
Adam Michael Russell answered on Nov 18, 2018

Often, yes. Contact an attorney experienced with dog bite attacks.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: We was involved in a 6 vehicle wreck on Jello hill but I live in the state of Kentucky where do I need to file a claim

For injuries at.

Adam Michael Russell
Adam Michael Russell answered on Nov 18, 2018

The laws of the state where the crash occurred will control, and in most circumstances a court action would be initiated in that jurisdiction. An injury claim should first be filed with the at-fault party or parties insurance carriers. Multi-car crashes can be complicated. Do not speak with any... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Kentucky on
Q: Do I have a claim? I've been treated by the same doctor for a decade and

they never suggested other treatment and now I've got a second opinion and they recommend something else. My condition never got better.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 24, 2018

A medical malpractice attorney would need additional information here to advise as to whether you have a viable claim.

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: Pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 12(a)(4)(A), are complaint answers required or allowed, upon reversal of summary judgment.

I.E. In the initial stage of discovery, is the moving party of a summary judgment motion allowed or obligated to go back and file the answer, that was substituted by his dispositive motion, which was granted and ultimately reversed by the 6th Circuit court of appeals?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 7, 2018

Yes. He should go back and file an answer or you should move for default against him if he does not.

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