What’s the Statute of Limitations for a Dog Bite Injury in Kentucky?
A statute of limitations is the amount of time you have to take legal action after an injury caused by another party. How long after a dog bite injury can you file a claim in Kentucky? In Kentucky, the statute of limitations for a dog bite injury is one year from the date of injury. […]
Dealing With Lexington Insurance Companies After a Car Accident
Hurt in a car crash and out of work? Watching medical bills pile up while your bank account shrinks? Still trying to come to terms with the physical and emotional pain the crash has left you with? Receiving a settlement offer from the insurance company might seem like the lifeline you need, but accepting the […]
Justin Peterson Selected for Super Lawyers for 2023
We’re pleased to announce that our Lexington personal injury law firm’s lead attorney, Justin S. Peterson, has been selected to Super Lawyers for 2023. This marks his second year receiving this distinguished recognition. He was also recognized by Super Lawyers in 2022. Justin is also a multi-time Rising Stars award winner, which Super Lawyers awards […]
Kentucky Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations
If you’ve been harmed by the negligent or wrongful actions of a health care provider, you have only a limited amount of time to bring legal action. Medical malpractice claims are notoriously complicated and difficult to litigate, and the amount of time and preparation that goes into creating the strongest possible case is significant. At […]
What Causes Most Rear-End Accidents?
We hear a lot of complex legal questions as car accident attorneys in Lexington, KY. But to the question “What causes most rear-end accidents?”, the answer is simple: human error. Almost every rear-end collision in Kentucky could have been prevented if drivers were more attentive. Rear-end accidents happen when two vehicles are traveling in the […]
What To Expect When Filing a Car Accident Claim
If you’ve been in a car accident in Lexington, KY, you may wonder what to expect during the claims process. What will happen when you file a claim? What should you do to ensure the process goes smoothly? Read on for a discussion of what drivers can expect when filing an auto injury claim in […]
How Can I Claim Compensation for a Dog Bite?
Dogs are the most popular pet in the United States. According to the Insurance Information Institute, Americans own a collective 69 million dogs, significantly more than the next two most popular pets, cats (45.3 million) and freshwater fish (11.8 million). While it might be hard to think of our four-legged friends as anything other than […]
Kentucky Motorcyclist Helmet Laws
Peterson Law Office provides our quick guide to Kentucky motorcyclist helmet laws. If you are a motorcycle owner in Lexington who was involved in an accident, our motorcycle crash attorneys can offer advice regarding your rights and legal options. We represent injured motorcyclists struck by a larger vehicle in Lexington, KY and throughout the state.
Can a Concussion Cause Permanent Brain Damage?
It’s a question full of studies and debates, but—can a concussion cause permanent brain damage? Unfortunately, the answer is not completely clear. A concussion is a type of injury caused by the brain shifting within the skull or a blow to the head and ranges in severity from mild to severe. Unfortunately, many people who […]
What To Do After a Truck Accident
A collision with a tractor-trailer is a traumatizing event. Knowing what to do after a truck accident is not easy, especially if you’ve never been exposed to a similar situation before. The good news is that this is not a journey that you have to take on your own. Peterson Law Office has compiled the […]