Despite belief otherwise, personal injury cases only represent a very small percentage of lawsuits filed in Kentucky. These cases often involve life changing events so it is important that you retain an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible to protect your interests. Personal injury lawsuits can involve all sorts of scenarios which lead to injuries or death due to the negligence or willful actions of an individual or corporation. Christopher Goode has tried and obtained large settlements for hundreds of injured clients. Here is a list of the most common types of personal injury claims.
"A person that represents himself has a fool for a client" - Abraham Lincoln. Many people who were injured in a car accident, often try and handle their case themselves before contacting a personal injury lawyer. This often results in mistakes that cannot be undone. Whether it is your own insurance company or the adverse driver's carrier, you are risking your financial and physical well-being by taking them on without an experienced personal injury lawyer on your side.
We all know the stereotypes. Pop culture has formed a less-than-flattering image of some lawyers that only look out for easy cases to make a quick buck. That reputation hurts the vast majority of the profession, who actually do have their clients' best interests at heart.