Stages of a Kentucky Personal Injury Case (Part A)

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An injury is a tragic and often life-changing event. If you have been injured in an accident due to the negligence of another, you could be entitled to compensation for your injuries to assist with medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering through a Kentucky personal injury claim.

The process of filing a Kentucky personal injury claim can be complex and confusing. A Louisville accident attorney will be your guide through the proper legal channels to facilitate your claim.

After you have received medical treatment for your injuries and you have had the opportunity to rest and recover from the initial shock of the accident, you should contact a Louisville accident attorney to discuss your case and begin filing a Kentucky personal injury claim. The sooner you involve a Louisville accident attorney, the better.

How a Louisville Accident Attorney Can Help Your Case

Your lawyer will help you with the specifics necessary to not only prepare and file your claim, but effectively and adequately settle it with the insurance company and other relevant parties.

An attorney can help develop your Kentucky personal injury claim by: 

  • preserving and gathering supporting evidence;
  • dealing with the insurance companies;
  • negotiating your settlement; or
  • arguing your case in court to a judge and jury, if necessary.  

Filing Initial Court Papers 

The first documents filed in your claim will be the initial complaint. The complaint identifies the different parties involved in the incident, establishes your claims against the named defendants, and indicates the facts of the events that predicated the incident and your resultant complaint.

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