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Grocery Store Gives Picture Of Food To Starving Family

That is not a real headline.  No grocery store would ever do that.  But there are lawyers boasting about giving their clients pieces of paper that have really zero value.  This blog post explains unenforceable judgments and how lawyers use them to advertise. Next time you see a headline or announcement do your research.  Is …
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How Long Can I Wait Before I Make A Claim?

The statute of limitations on a Kentucky personal injury lawsuit is one year.  The statute of limitations on a Kentucky car crash is two years.  This can be extended by personal injury protection benefits.  This blog post discusses how long you can wait to make a claim in Kentucky. Do Not Wait. It is a …
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What Is The Best Way To Handle An Insurance Settlement Dispute?

The best way to handle an insurance settlement dispute in Kentucky is to hire a personal injury lawyer.  The right representation could be the difference between significant sums of money.  I have worked cases where the insurance company pays fifty times the initial offer.  That isn’t every case, but it representative of how bad an …
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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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Do I Really Need A Personal Injury Lawyer In Louisville For My Case?

You need a personal injury lawyer for your case IF you do not want the insurance company to walk all over you.  I would rather you hire my competition than try to negotiate with an insurance carrier on your injury claim.  This post discusses why you need a personal injury lawyer in Louisville for your …
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When Should You Call A Personal Injury Lawyer?

The best time to call a personal injury lawyer is as soon as practicable after an injury.  The lawyer will preserve evidence and contact insurance.  This blog post discusses why it is important to call a personal injury lawyer right after an injury. Insurance Is Not Your Friend No matter how nice an adjuster is …
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Which Personal Injury Lawyer Should I Select In Louisville?

This is a loaded question for a personal injury lawyer.  Every lawyer doing personal injury work SHOULD think they are the best.  The big firms will tell you they are better because insurance companies are afraid of size.  Solo practitioners will argue the personal contact you get with a lawyer is important.  I am of …
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