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Injuries That Qualify for Workers’ Compensation
SlechterLaw Firm, PLLC


Workers’ compensation is an insurance program that requires employers to provide medical coverage—and sometimes compensation for lost wages—to employees who are injured on the job or fall ill due to workplace conditions, such as the use of toxic chemicals.

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Can You Reopen a Closed Workers’ Compensation Case in Kentucky?
Slechter Law Firm, PLLC


When you are awarded workers’ compensation benefits in Kentucky, what is called your impairment rating—for instance, you could be medically judged to be 30 percent impaired—figures into the cash benefits you receive for being unable to work. Your medical benefits could also be affected by the rating.

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Can I Apply for a New Job While on Workers' Comp?
SlechterLaw Firm, PLLC 


Workers’ compensation is a nationwide system of providing protections for workers against workplace injuries from accidents and illnesses borne from toxic substances or allergens. It pays for medical treatment and ongoing care for employees who are injured at work or who fall ill due to workplace conditions.

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Texting/Distracted Driving Laws in Kentucky
Slechter Law Firm, PLLC 


Texting and driving is prohibited in Kentucky and across the United States. Surprisingly, some negligent motorists are still in the habit of talking, texting, or making use of their mobile devices while driving, thereby causing traffic accidents. If you were involved in an auto accident caused by a driver who was driving distracted or texting while driving, you may be eligible to recover damages through a claim.

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Judgment: Defective Product

A federal judge in Georgia entered a $40,000,000.00 judgment, including $20,000,000.00 in punitive damages, against a Chinese corporation after the company’s defective product caused our client to suffer catastrophic and life-altering injuries.


Settlement: Defective Truck Tire Case

Our client’s husband was killed when he lost control of his tractor-trailer and veered off the highway. We determined the incident was caused by a defective steer tire on the victim’s truck.


Settlement: Heavy Truck Crash

A truck driver was pulling onto the interstate from a rest area, and struggling to put his boot on when he lost control of his tractor-trailer and demolished our client’s vehicle. Our client suffered severe injuries. The settlement exhausted the limits of the company’s insurance policy.

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When life throws you a curveball in the form of an accident or injury, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. You're likely stressed about the physical recovery process, medical bills, and future lost wages. For help navigating these and other aspects of your accident, turn to a skilled legal team.

At Slechter Law Firm, we can provide the one-on-one attention you deserve during your personal injury case. When you work with us, you can feel secure knowing you'll work directly with an attorney, not a paralegal or an assistant. Start telling us your story today to learn how we can help you seek results.

Our goal is that you walk away from your case in a better position than when you started. We'll leave no stone unturned as we build a strong case for compensation, whether that involves holding your employer accountable for negligence or analyzing medical records for proof of malpractice.

As a litigation firm, we're prepared to advocate on your behalf should your case reach the courtroom. If a recent injury is threatening your future, reach out to us at Slechter Law Firm for honest and approachable representation. We proudly serve clients throughout the Louisville, Kentucky, area.