Dettman Law

I Was Injured On Someone’s Property And I Understand This Is Called Premises Liability. Do You Take Those Types Of Cases?

Premises liability cases happen when a person is hurt on the property of another person.  Usually this means slip and fall, dog bite, or defective property causing injury.  Dettman Law in Louisville, Kentucky has experience handling numerous premises liability cases.  Brian Dettman has tried premises liability cases to a jury.  He does resolve during pre-litigation …
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What Does A Personal Injury Lawyer Typically Cost?

A personal injury lawyer usually works on a contingency fee basis.  This means the lawyer does not get paid until the case is resolved.  There is no retainer or hourly fee.  The fee is paid as a percentage of the recovery. There should be no up-front cost for a personal injury lawyer and the more …
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Can I Pursue A Claim Years After The Incident Occurred?

The Statute of Limitations is important for Kentucky lawsuits.  This is the timeframe in which you must file a lawsuit.  Failure to file a lawsuit within the prescribed timeframe means the case is forever barred.  This blog post discusses the statute of limitations on Kentucky personal injury cases. Car Crash Statute Of Limitations In Kentucky …
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Slip and Fall Mediation

I mediated a slip and fall case yesterday.  My client fell as a result of water on the concourse of Bats Stadium.  She did not have health insurance.  As a result, getting medical treatment was difficult which led to increased problems and eventually surgery.  The defendant was not willing to accept liability, even after a …
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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 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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Slip and Fall Deposition in Louisville, Kentucky

Corporate Representative Deposition I deposed two representatives from a Stadium yesterday morning.  The first deposition was the head of maintenance and operations.  The second deposition was their controller.  Both were pleasant people, but they had limited knowledge of my clients slip and fall.  They did know about how the place was managed and operated. Background …
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Slip and Fall Mediation in Louisville, Kentucky

No Settlement Reached My mediation this morning did not resolve with a settlement.  I’m excited about it.  Let me tell you why. Background of the Trip and Fall Case I represent a blind woman.  She has been blind her entire life and for the past forty years she has lived at the same house in …
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