Under what kinds of circumstances can I file a Kentucky personal injury claim?

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There are 2 important components of a Kentucky personal injury claim: someone acts in a negligent manner, and as a result of negligence, someone is injured. These are just 2 of the many circumstances that may lead an individual to file a claim. If you believe that you have a valid case, then you should discuss it with a Louisville accident lawyer.

Bruises and lacerations typically do not warrant the pursuit of a claim. However, serious injuries (such as a spinal cord injury or brain damage) do. The sheer fact that someone has been seriously injured does not automatically qualify for the pursuit of a personal injury claim. Evidence must be substantial enough that it can be proven. This is where the help of a Louisville accident lawyer comes in handy.

There are different types of actions that may lead to someone filing a Kentucky personal injury claim such as: 

  • motor vehicle accident (including cars, trucks, motorcycles);
  • dog bite attack;
  • slip and fall;
  • defective product; and
  • wrongful death. 

Each type of case will have unique circumstances and laws that may impact the outcome. They can further be complicated if more than one party is found to be liable, or if it is discovered that you played some fault in the accident or incident.

If you believe that you have been injured as a result of someone else’s carelessness or recklessness and would like to know if you should proceed with a claim, your next step should be to get legal representation.

Contacting a Louisville Accident Lawyer

A lawyer at Gray and White can help you handle every aspect of your Kentucky personal injury claim. If you’ve been injured in Kentucky, contact us today for a free evaluation of your case1-888-450-4456 or 1-502-210- 8942.