Scott County

Most recent data released for Scott County/Georgetown, Kentucky, by the Kentucky State Police notes nine fatal accidents in 2015 and one in 2016. While the number of deaths for the state have decreased when compared to 2015, each driver must remain vigilant.

The injuries or trauma that an individual suffers related to an automobile accident varies depending on current health issues and the type of impact that occurred. The impact when the vehicle us struck on the:

  • Front
  • Head-on
  • Rear
  • Side

We vast experience representing victims of accidents involving automobiles. The clients we have represented have had musculoskeletal injuries effect the extremities and spine. We have also worked with individuals who have suffered profound injuries to the brain, stomach, pancreas, liver and lungs.

Kentucky's No-Fault Law

In Kentucky we have a modified no-fault state. This means wage compensation and medical expense must be obtained through your own car insurance. As you evaluate law firms, you should obtain the best support, by ensuring that your attorney is well-versed with the Kentucky Motor Vehicle Reparations Act, KRS 304.39-010, et seq.

Interstate Travel

Interstate 75 and Interstate 64 traverses through Scott County, Kentucky. Drivers notice that there are increasing numbers of interstate trucking companies utilizing these roads to ship goods. With this, the number of accidents involving large trucks has consistently increased. Interstate haulage is governed by federal laws referred to as Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. We have years of experience managing accident cases which involve large trucks.

Vehicle Products Liability

Many times an accident or injures occurring in an accident happen because of no fault of the drivers involved. The cause of the accident or injuries may be related to a failure of component(s) of the vehicle. Examples include vehicle rollover, faulty ignitions, seat belt failures and fuel tank fires.

Persons injured due to vehicle mechanical failure may be entitled to compensation according to Kentucky products liability law. The state of Kentucky identifies the basis for lawsuits against manufacturers of motor vehicles and their component parts when these elements are defective and unreasonably dangerous.

See our Verdicts & Settlements page. We have represented numerous clients who have sustained injuries associated with failed automotive components such as gasoline tank fires and defective tires and reached noteworthy verdicts and settlements.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, click here or call us at 859-254-0024.