Dettman Law

How Long Does A Lawsuit Take in Kentucky on a Car Crash Case?

A potential client contacted me two weeks ago about representing her.  The insurance for the other side made her an insufficient offer.  Presumably because she didn’t have a lawyer ☹.  Her statute runs in two days and she texted me yesterday asking how long does litigation take.  The answer is below: Filing a Kentucky Personal Injury […]

How does a Minor Car Crash Settlement Work in Louisville, Kentucky?

Yesterday I resolved a Louisville car crash case for a child with a facial fracture.  The case is complicated in that my client’s mother was the driver.  She was at fault for the crash. Negotiation The mother carried a $25,000.00 policy. Her carrier initially offered $17,100.00.  That was bumped up to $18,500.00.  I was told […]

What Happens in a Car Crash Jury Trial in Jefferson County, Kentucky?

It is rare that a case goes to trial.  I sometimes hear about the “good old days” when every other week a lawyer was trying a case in the courthouse.  I’m not sure if that is an effective method given the amount of cases currently in Jefferson County, Kentucky, but in any case its not […]