Dettman Law

Is A Trucker Or A Trucking Company Responsible For My Costs?

A trucker or trucking company is responsible for your cost if the actions of the truck driver were negligent and caused injury to person or property.  This blog post discusses trucking crash cases in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Trucker Must Be At Fault Or Partially At Fault To recover the truck driver  needs to …
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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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How Do I Pay My Medical Bills After A Car Crash?

One of the last things you want to worry about after a wreck is medical expenses.  In Kentucky we have Basic Reparations Benefits available to injured persons.  This type of insurance is often called “No Fault,” but Personal Injury Protection or “PIP” is a clearer description. First Party Coverage PIP is available to persons injured …
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$22,000.00 Offer to $275,000.00 Settlement

Background I resolved a litigation case for $275,000.00 yesterday.  The original offer was $22,000.00.  This doesn’t happen every day and every case is different.  However, I’m proud of the result so I’m discussing in my personal injury blog. My client is a very nice woman that works the line at an auto manufacturer.  She has …
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Trucking Crash Lawsuit in Kentucky with Disputed Liability

Too Many Denials I am seeing a lot of trucking cases where the police report has the truck company driver at fault.  A police report is inadmissible at trial because it is hearsay.  I’ll be the first one to tell you I don’t always agree with police reports.  However, there are an awful lot of …
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