Category: Personal Injury

How Is Pain and Suffering Calculated in Kentucky?

Personal Injury | March 14, 2022

Pain and suffering can be a confusing part of a personal injury claim. It is a broad category of damages, or financial compensation, that looks different to each plaintiff. Placing a value on pain and suffering is difficult, as this is an intangible type of loss with no specific dollar amount. It is critical, however,…

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What Is the Average Payout for Pain and Suffering in Kentucky?

Personal Injury | March 7, 2022

Accidents in Kentucky can be devastating in more ways than one. They can inflict serious bodily injuries, with medical bills and lost wages that are overwhelming for a victim. They can also result in great physical pain, emotional suffering and psychological turmoil. The plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit deserves to know how much his…

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What Is a Subrogation Claim in a Personal Injury Case?

Personal Injury | December 15, 2021

During your personal injury case in Kentucky, you may hear the term “subrogation.” This refers to a process where another company seeks repayment for the money that it previously paid out on your behalf, such as money to cover your medical bills. Subrogation is a way for a party that paid for your losses but…

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What Are Future Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

Personal Injury | January 14, 2021

In personal injury law, damages refer to the compensation you can receive for your injuries and losses. Damages is a broad term that can include medical expenses, lost wages, emotional injuries and property damage. Damages can also refer to the future costs you will incur because of your accident. The goal of a personal injury…

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What Is Assumption of Risk in a Personal Injury Case?

Personal Injury | December 14, 2020

You may encounter a few challenges as the plaintiff of a personal injury case in Kentucky. One possibility is the assumption of risk defense. A defendant could use this defense to allege that you were aware of the risks an activity posed and agreed to participate anyway. The assumption of risk defense could reduce your…

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Can I File a Personal Injury Claim for COVID-19?

Personal Injury | December 11, 2020

COVID-19 has paused life in many ways. Personal injury lawsuits, however, are still being filed and processed in high numbers in Kentucky. Many of these lawsuits have to do with the coronavirus itself, such as lawsuits from negligent sanitation practices at work or hospitals. Find out if you can file a personal injury claim for…

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