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What Are Punitive Damages in a Kentucky Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Unlike regular compensatory damages, punitive damages are not directly related to a victim’s injury or effects. They are a particular category of damages intended to punish the defendant in a Kentucky wrongful death lawsuit and deter them from making the same mistake again. Punitive damages…

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Compensation for Loss of Consortium and Lost Household Services in a Kentucky Wrongful Death Claim

If you lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, you’re entitled to hold the negligent party responsible for your losses. In addition to your loved one’s lost income, Kentucky allows family members to recover special damages for loss of consortium and lost support…

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Catastrophic Truck Accident Injuries in Kentucky: An In-Depth Look at a Real Case

The number of car accidents, particularly those involving big trucks, has increased dramatically in Kentucky in the last few years. Kentucky’s interstates, I-65, I-71, I-64, and I-75 see most the accidents, but lesser traveled Kentucky interstates like I-24 and I-69 are starting to see an…

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Louisville Motorcycle Riders Are at High Risk of Injury in a Left-Turn Crash in KY

Motorcycle riders are well aware of the threat that inconsiderate drivers pose on the road. One of the most dangerous situations for bikers is when an oncoming vehicle makes a left turn in front of them, placing them at risk of devastating injuries. If you…

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Calculating Lost Income in a Kentucky Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Families are often thrown into financial chaos after a loved one passes away unexpectedly, especially if the relative provided much of the household income. If someone else is to blame for your relative’s death, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit in Kentucky…

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How a Kentucky Wrongful Death Lawsuit Works From Start to Finish

If your loved one was killed due to someone else’s recklessness, you and your family would have a right to seek justice. Although state law gives surviving family members up to one year from the date of death to file a wrongful death lawsuit in KY,…

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