Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Can you sue for injury from CHEMICAL BURNS? image

    You can sue for chemical burns in Kentucky. Cases like this often involve scarring and serious bodily injury. Make sure to take photographs of your injuries and also the source of the chemical burns. Seek the medical treatment you need and follow up with an experienced personal injury lawyer. Brian Dettman at Dettman Law in …
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  • Can I sue another driver who caused a wreck because he was shaving while driving? image

    You can sue another driver who caused a wreck because he was shaving while driving. You could also sue someone for hitting you because they are putting on makeup. Both of these activities should not be committed by someone that is behind the wheel. If you are hit by someone shaving while driving a personal …
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  • Our family doctor misdiagnosed my child’s serious medical condition. What can we do? image

    If your family doctor misdiagnosed your child’s serious medical condition AND the misdiagnosis resulted in harm than you could sue the doctor for malpractice. If the failure to diagnose didn’t really change the outcome of anything this will likely not be a case worth pursuing. An experienced medical malpractice and/or personal injury lawyer can help …
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  • How do I file a lawsuit against a restaurant? image

    You file a lawsuit against a restaurant by filing a Complaint at the local court house. The allegations must comply with the requirements of law or the judge will throw out the case. A lawyer can help you sue the restaurant and make sure the Complaint will be upheld.

  • My child was injured on a playground while at preschool can I sue for negligence? image

    You can sue for negligence if your child was injured on a playground while at preschool. Playground injuries can be severe. Get medical treatment and follow up with a personal injury lawyer. The lawyer will sue for pain and suffering and recover a verdict or settlement for the child.

  • Can I sue for a minor dog bite? image

    Can I sue for a minor dog bite? You can sue for a minor dog bite in Kentucky.  The smaller the dog bite the less you will presumably suffer.  However, if the dog causes you injury the owner is responsible for the damages.  A minor dog bite on the face or visible area can be …
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  • Is my employer always at fault for injuries at a construction site if they were negligent? image

    The employer isn’t automatically at fault for injuries on a construction site. There may be third parties or subcontractors that are liable for damages. The employer might not have been able to prevent the type of injury that occurred. If you were hurt it is important to speak to an injury lawyer as soon as …
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  • Does Auto Insurance Cover Cyclists? image

    Auto insurance can cover cyclists depending on the language of the particular policy.  I have seen policies treat cyclists as pedestrians and afford PIP coverage.  Some policies will afford uninsured or under insured motorist coverage for people hit on bikes.  A personal injury lawyer can look over the case and give you a better estimation …
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  • Can I sue someone for causing an accident that resulted in my broken bones or other injury? image

    You can sue someone for causing an accident that results in broken bones. This is a negligence case. The person that broke your bone is responsible if they owed you a duty and breached that duty resulting in injury. A lawyer can help you set up the claim and file a lawsuit if necessary.