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 »
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. There are...Read more »
On June 7th, 2017 my husband TBI while being booked in the Henderson County Detention Center in Henderson Ky, by the hands of the jailers. It will be a year on the 7th of this month. How can the stature of limitations be extended? We are unable to find an attorney to handle his case. We need an... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
the way back to the shop I was in my personal vehicle I had to drive to the jobsite from home the other employee rear ended me crushing my car and putting me out of work for the week which never got paid for because I could not get workers comp because I was basically told to keep my mouth shut and... Read more »
A child care provider including babysitters and other parents can be held liable when a child suffers an injury under the watch or supervision of the child care provider. When a person agrees to watch a child at his or her home, it is important that the child is cared for in a reasonably safe...Read more »
It would appear that you may be covered under your dad's uninsured motorist ("UM") bodily injury coverage - assuming he had UM coverage on his policy at the time of the crash. It will depend on the policy language which may contain certain exclusions. You will also likely be covered for PIP...Read more »
Sure he could sue, but the real question is whether or not he can win. It is difficult to answer that question based on the limited information you have provided. Your friend would have the burden of proving that you were somehow negligent and that your negligence was the cause of his injuries.
Contingency fees are very common in personal injury cases, and can range anywhere from 25%-40% of total funds collected depending on a variety of factors. A higher percentage may be justified for a more complex case or a case where fault is questionable.
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