Dettman Law

WHAT IS LITIGATION ON A KENTUCKY CAR CRASH OR INJURY CASE?

Litigation means that a lawsuit has been filed at the courthouse.  The minute the Clerk of Court stamps the Complaint litigation commences.  This post discusses litigation in the context of personal injury and car crash cases. When Does Litigation Happen Sometimes litigation happens right away in a case.   Other cases a lawsuit is not filed …
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What Is An Injury Lawyer And How Are They Different From Other Lawyers?

I am a personal injury lawyer and hurt people need me.  This usually involves the negligent actions of a third party.  When someone hurts one of my clients my job is to get compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and past/present/future mental and physical pain and suffering.  Compensation means money.  The law allows for the …
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Insurance Defense Lawyers

I found out the other day that more insurance defense lawyers are reading my blog!  First time I heard about it a USAA lawyer asked me to take down a blog post blasting the what I would consider dubious advertising of that insurance company.  I didn’t take the post down and resolved the case to …
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How Is Dettman Law Operating During COVID-19?

Kentucky Courts have been closed for quite some time.  I had a jury trial scheduled that will get “bumped” to the fall.  My office has been using telecommunication for depositions.  The main change during quarantine is face to face meetings.  My preference is to meet with my clients for initial consultations, litigation review, deposition prep, …
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Why Dettman Law is Different

Dettman Law Practice Areas I practice solely personal injury law all over Kentucky.  My office is located in the Highlands of Louisville.  Car crash, truck crash, and motorcycle crashes make up the bulk of my practice areas, but I also do slip and fall and catastrophic injury cases.  The next few blog posts concern what …
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Expertise.com Best Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Award For Dettman Law

Expertise.com picked 20 of the best motorcycle accident lawyers in Louisville.  Dettman Law made the list.  I am proud of the work this firm has done on motorcycle cases.  I’ve never seen a case where someone is just a little hurt on a motorcycle.  Cases like this often involve lifetime injuries and/or death.  Please be …
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Insurance Company Pays Twelve Times Initial Offer On Car Crash

This past week I have been negotiating with my least favorite insurance company.  There must be a bunch of terrible lawyers out there taking low-ball offers because the adjusters I’m dealing with are BOLD.  This car crash starts in June of 2019.  I remember getting the call and thinking it is a miracle this client …
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How Do I Get Treatment For My Car Crash Injuries During Corona Virus?

My clients are asking me what they should do about going to the doctor for their car crash injuries during Corona Virus.  The short answer is tele-medicine.  For emergencies it is necessary to visit a hospital.  Note: the same advice applies to slip and fall, dog bite, products liability, and other types of injury cases. …
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