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Frequent Bankruptcy Question: Can I File Bankruptcy More Than Once?

Our Northern Kentucky office regularly helps local families file bankruptcy a second or even third time. More than one bankruptcy filing is not only possible, it can be expected in certain circumstances. For example, if a client has significant tax debts and credit card debts and knows high payments … [Read more...]

Do I Have to Pay Back My Workers’ Compensation Claim If I Win My Lawsuit?

Many people who have been injured on the job have two claims in one:  they are able to file a claim against their employer for workers’ compensation coverage and they are able to sue another company in the court system for their role in causing the personal injury. Common situations where this … [Read more...]

Lawrence & Associates Gets a Workers’ Compensation Settlement For a Client With Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Everyday employees are injured while on the job and everyday employers and insurance companies try to deny those injuries have happened on the job because they are trying to minimize the value of claims. Our goal is to help our clients get the medical care they need to recover as much as possible. … [Read more...]

What Are The Typical Fees In a Worker’s Compensation Case?

Worker's compensation fees are set by statute and we can't deviate from that. In 2014, the law says the fee is 20% of the first $25,000, then 15% of the next $10,000, and then 5% of anything after that, up to a cap of $12,000.00. Money awarded to a client for medical expenses are not figured into … [Read more...]

Some Insurance Companies Employ Private Investigators to Find Evidence Against Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

If you have a workers’ compensation claim and your gut is telling you that someone may be following you….your gut may be correct. Many insurance companies employ private investigators to find evidence that a claimant is healthy enough to return to work or that a claimant is earning income while … [Read more...]

Lawrence & Associates Help an Employee of a Hospital Who Denied That She Was Injured On the Job

Everyday employees are injured while on the job and everyday employers and insurance companies try to deny those injuries have happened on the job because they are trying to minimize the value of claims. Our goal is to help our clients get the medical care they need to recover as much as possible. … [Read more...]

Hiring an Attorney: Tips On Getting the Best Lawyer For Your Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, or Workers’ Compensation Case

If you've never worked with an attorney before, it can be intimidating to pick up the phone and call. As a layman, there’s no good way to compare one attorney’s services to another because each client’s case is unique and many variables (such as the random selection of a jury) can make similar … [Read more...]

How is a Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Attorney Paid?

Kentucky workers’ compensation attorneys are paid on a contingency fee basis. The easiest way to understand this is to realize that any payments made to your attorney are contingent on the attorney obtaining compensation for you, whether it be back due temporary total disability payments or a … [Read more...]

Kentucky Workers’ Compensation 101: An Overview of the Program

In Kentucky, it is mandatory for employers’ to provide workers’ compensation. If there is a job-related injury or death, it is the employer’s responsibility to provide the employee or the employee’s family with medical and disability benefits. Who is Considered an Employer? Under KRS 342.630, an … [Read more...]

Lawrence & Associates Provided Free Legal Consultations on Weekends at the Richwood Flea Market This Summer

The Attorneys of Lawrence & Associates provided free legal consultations at the Richwood Flea Market on Saturdays and Sundays between 9am - 5pm this summer. Thanks for meeting with us! Richwood Flea Market Kentuckys best and most loved Flea Market since 1980! Richwood Flea Market is your one … [Read more...]