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How Insurance Companies Evaluate the Value of a Claim
SlechterLaw Firm, PLLC 

Suffering an injury due to someone else’s negligent conduct can be a life-changing event that brings physical, emotional, and financial hardship. In such challenging times, you may consider filing a personal injury claim to get compensation for your damages and losses.

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Can a Victim of Assault Sue for Damages?
SlechterLaw Firm, PLLC 

Assault is a violent crime that can result in more than physical injuries. It can also cause emotional distress and financial hardship for the victim. Many people wonder if they can sue for damages after being assaulted. The short answer is, “Yes.”

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Three Reasons You Should Speak With a Car Accident Attorney
SlechterLaw Firm, PLLC

Many people underestimate the importance of consulting with an attorney following an auto accident. In reality, getting legal counsel is advisable because an attorney can help you navigate the personal injury claims process and help you take the necessary steps to obtain the compensation to which you are entitled.

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A Bar May Be Responsible if You Were Hit by a Drunk Driver
Slechter Law Firm, PLLC 

Being involved in an accident caused by an intoxicated driver is a traumatic experience. The aftermath of such an incident can be overwhelming, both physically and emotionally. Apart from the medical bills, there is the possibility of lost wages, long-term injuries, and even death.

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What You Should Know Before the Insurance Adjuster Calls
SlechterLaw Firm, PLLC 

According to Kentucky law, a person involved in an accident may be entitled to pursue fair compensation through an injury claim. After filing your claims, the insurance carrier will ask their claims adjuster to investigate the incident, evaluate your injuries and damages, and recommend a settlement amount.

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What to Know Before Going to the ER After an Accident
SlechterLaw Firm, PLLC 

You set out one fine morning in your vehicle to go to work, or perhaps to go shopping or visit friends, and somewhere along the journey, another driver rams their vehicle into yours. You’re emotionally shaken but otherwise not sure if you’ve suffered any serious injury. Perhaps worse, you do feel aches, pains, or other injuries, but you conclude that it’s not that big of a deal – it’ll all go away, right?

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Common Misconceptions About Kentucky Car Accident Claims
SlechterLaw Firm, PLLC

You’ve been in a car accident in Kentucky, and you aren’t sure what you should do next. All you know is that you are injured, tired, and sore. You are missing work. Your medical bills are piling up. Friends, family, coworkers, and total strangers may be giving you advice that, while well-meaning, is far from accurate. The information volunteered is only making you more confused and anxious.

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The Importance of Seeking Medical Attention After an Accident
Slechter Law Firm, PLLC

People may not seek medical attention right after an accident for various reasons. They may worry about medical bills because they don’t have health insurance. They may not think they are injured or are not sure they are. They may be busy and just don’t want to make the time. Regardless, seeking medical attention in the wake of an accident is imperative for many reasons.

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How Do Pre-Existing Medical Conditions Affect a Personal Injury Claim?
Slechter Law Firm, PLLC 

When people are injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, it won’t be the first injury they will sustain. Particularly as people age, they develop arthritis and degenerative bone and joint issues. When the liability insurer for the negligent party wants to see your medical records from years prior to the accident, they are looking for evidence of pre-existing medical conditions.

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Do I Still Have a Case if I Was Involved in a Hit and Run?
SlechterLaw Firm, PLLC

You were driving through an intersection on a green light when you are suddenly T-boned by someone. The impact sends your car spinning on the opposite shoulder where you come to rest. You look around and catch the vehicle that hit you speeding away. You know you have been injured, and after seeking medical attention, you may be wondering if you can even file a personal injury claim.

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