What Is Classified as a Catastrophic Injury in Kentucky?

When it comes to personal injuries, the severity of the injury can range from minor to catastrophic depending on the accident and circumstances. While minor injuries can be inconvenient, the sufferer is often able to heal and return to their normal life after a reasonable amount of time. Catastrophic injuries, however, are so severe that […]

Top 10 Personal Injury FAQs

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another person, you may be overwhelmed with questions about where to turn and what to do next. Who is responsible for your medical expenses? What about lost wages due to your injury? Is there any hope of being […]

How Does Kentucky’s Strict Liability Rule for Dog Bites Work?

It used to be that dogs and their owners would be allowed one “free” bite before being found liable. This so-called “one-bite rule” was popularized because an owner could claim, “How would I know if my dog was dangerous until their first attack?” The problem with the one-bite rule, however, was that even though no […]

What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Cases in Kentucky?

While the statute of limitations for most personal injury claims in Kentucky is one year from the date of the injury, there are many exceptions to this rule. Understanding just how the statute of limitations works is essential to seeking compensation for your Kentucky personal injury. Breaking Down the Statute of Limitations A personal injury […]

What Types of Injuries Fall Under the “Personal Injury” Category?

Summary: Personal injury cases happen when someone is injured as a result of someone else’s carelessness or mistake. This includes, for example, car accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, medical malpractice, defamation, and more and can result in life-altering injuries like spinal cord injuries, head and brain trauma, workplace accidents, broken bones, and others. Ninety-two […]

Legal Consequences of Dog Bites in Kentucky

What you’ll learn reading this article: Dog owners are held strictly liable for their pet’s behavior in Kentucky. Criminal charges do occur in some dog bite cases. An injured victim can start a civil action to recover compensation. When it comes to dogs, Kentucky is a strict liability state. This means there are almost no […]

What to Do If Your Child Is Bitten by a Dog

Kentucky has strict laws for holding dog owners responsible for bites and other injuries. Did you know that Kentucky has some of the strictest dog bite laws in the country? In fact, a nationwide study showed that while only 6 percent of all U.S. fatal dog attacks resulted in meaningful criminal charges for the owners, […]

A Dog Bit Me – How Can a Personal Injury Claim Help?

You may think you have no legal recourse after a dog bites you, but you may have grounds for a personal injury claim that will cover not only your medical bills, it may also cover lost wages and your pain and suffering. It’s a common scenario. You’re taking an evening stroll and encounter someone walking […]