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Lawrence & Associates Help a Guest of a Hotel Who Was Attacked on Their Premises Get Surgery

Posted on Friday, April 10th, 2015 at 4:34 pm    

At the firm of Lawrence & Associates in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, we fight for the rights of people who have suffered serious injuries and the families of fatal accident victims. We work tirelessly to help our clients get compensation and deal with the medical, financial and emotional effects of serious accidents. We will supply as many details as possible while still respecting our clients need for privacy.

The Situation

While our client was staying at a hotel, he was attacked. The attack severely injured the client’s neck. Hotel employees witnessed the attack, but did not want to get involved. The owner of the hotel denied responsibility for the injury, and refused to pay for the client’s surgery.

What We Did

Lawrence & Associates filed a lawsuit against the hotel to enable our client to get surgery.

The Result

Lawrence & Associates obtained a recovery for our client and he was able to get all the necessary medical treatment he needed.


What is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accident Cases in Northern Kentucky?

Posted on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 at 4:26 pm    

Gavel and old clockMany people understand the importance of seeking an attorney after they have been involved in a car accident. One of the reasons for this is due to the fact that a licensed attorney will be able to tell a person exactly how much time they have to file or settle their accident related claim. This is known as the Statute of Limitations, and if a claim is not filed within the allowed time frame, then in most situations, it will not be heard by the Kentucky Courts.

2 Years From the Date of the Accident or No-Fault Medical Payment

The Statute of Limitations in Kentucky for car accident cases is two years from the date of the accident, or two years from the date the last no-fault medical payment (or no-fault PIP payment) was paid by your car insurance company. However, the maximum time allowed is four years from the date of the accident, regardless of the date of the last no-fault medical payment.

Statutes of Limitation Vary From State to State

Statute of Limitations can even vary depending on the type of accident a person was in or who the lawsuit is being brought against. In Kentucky, the Statute of Limitations is different for different types of claims. The Statute of Limitations for an auto defects or product liability claims is one year, as opposed to the Statute of Limitations for a contract, which can be up to 15 years (depending upon the type of contract).

When Does the Statue Begin to Run

There can also be a question as to when the statute begins to run. For example, the Statute of Limitations for filing a professional malpractice claim, including medical malpractice, must be commenced within one year of the date of the act or omission giving rise to the claimant’s injury. If the malpractice cannot reasonably be discovered within that time, the lawsuit may be filed at a later time not to exceed five years after the date of the act or omission giving rise to the injury.

If you were in a car accident but are afraid that your Statute of Limitations has already run or is about to expire, contact an attorney Northern Kentucky Personal Injury Attorney. Lawrence & Associates will be able to tell you with certainty whether or not you may still file a claim in Kentucky.

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Lawrence & Associates Help a Client Get a Settlement Even After a Police Officer Messed Up His Accident Report

Posted on Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 4:46 pm    

accident reportAt the firm of Lawrence & Associates in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, we fight for the rights of people who have suffered serious injuries and the families of fatal accident victims. We work tirelessly to help our clients get compensation and deal with the medical, financial and emotional effects of serious accidents. We will supply as many details as possible while still respecting our clients need for privacy.

The Situation

Our client was in a car wreck when the person behind him failed to stop and rear ended his vehicle. Adding insult to injury, the police officer that responded to the scene got his notes from two different wrecks mixed up, so the police report was incorrect. This caused our client some major heartburn as they dealt with their insurance carrier.

What We Did

Lawrence & Associates tracked down witnesses to the accident. We also found the police officer and got to the bottom of the faulty police report. We presented the proof of what really happened to our clients insurance carrier so that their coverage couldn’t be denied any longer.

The Result

Lawrence & Associates were able to resolve this case without filing a lawsuit. Our clients car was fixed and his medical bills were paid, plus he was able to set aside some money for future needs.


Lawrence & Associates Rescue a Client and Get Her a Settlement After Being Abandoned by a Previous Attorney

Posted on Friday, December 5th, 2014 at 4:22 pm    

rescueAt the firm of Lawrence & Associates in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, we fight for the rights of people who have suffered serious injuries and the families of fatal accident victims. We work tirelessly to help our clients get compensation and deal with the medical, financial and emotional effects of serious accidents. We will supply as many details as possible while still respecting our clients need for privacy.

The Situation

Our client had another attorney for her car accident, but he was not returning her phone calls. She was hurt and was almost kicked out of the court system, but deserved compensation.

What We Did

Lawrence & Associates took over her case in time to save it from being dismissed, fought the defense attorney until it was clear that our client’s case would no longer be a pushover, and negotiated a settlement.

The Result

Not only did the client get a settlement she was happy with, but Lawrence & Associates also helped her negotiate down the bills she owed to her doctors.


Lawrence & Associates Help a Client Get Compensated by a Machine Manufacturer and an Insurance Company Who Was Denying Claims

Posted on Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 12:52 pm    

construction accidentAt the firm of Lawrence & Associates in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, we fight for the rights of people who have suffered serious injuries and the families of fatal accident victims. We work tirelessly to help our clients get compensation and deal with the medical, financial and emotional effects of serious accidents. We will supply as many details as possible while still respecting our clients need for privacy.

The Situation

Our client had severe crushing injuries after a collision between construction equipment. The client was hospitalized with no income, and no way to pay for multiple surgeries because the insurance company would not approve them. The client’s spouse and children were in danger of losing their home.

What We Did

Lawrence & Associates filed suit against the manufacturer of the equipment involved in the wreck due to defects in the machine that caused it to crush the client. We also took on the insurance company to show it was responsible for paying for all the medical treatment that had been denied. Finally, we contacted the creditors to stop the lawsuits they were threatening to file against our client.

The Result

Lawrence & Associates obtained a large recovery for our client to replace all lost income, pay for future medical care, and compensate our client for pain and suffering. Lawrence & Associates also forced the insurance company to pay for every single medical treatment they had wrongfully denied. Finally, we were able to save our client’s home from foreclosure.

If you or someone you know is struggling like the client mentioned above, call Lawrence & Associates today.
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Lawrence & Associates Help a Client Who Fell On the Job Because a Faulty Construction Platform

Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 3:51 pm    

Construction PlatformAt the firm of Lawrence & Associates in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky and West Chester, Ohio, we fight for the rights of people who have suffered serious injuries and the families of fatal accident victims. We work tirelessly to help our clients get compensation and deal with the medical, financial and emotional effects of serious accidents. We will supply as many details as possible while still respecting our clients need for privacy.

The Situation

Our client was seriously hurt when he fell through the floor of the construction platform. The platform had been provided to his employer by another company, but was not constructed correctly. Our client had a major spine injury and needed surgery.

What We Did

Our client filed a lawsuit against the company that provided the work platform because the platform violated OSHA and caused our clients injury. Lawrence & Associates fought the work platform company for four years, all the way up to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (one step below the US Supreme Court) before finally reaching a settlement.

The Result

Our client got his spinal surgery and money to replace his lost income. He also had money set aside for future medical treatment. All his past medical bills were paid by the work platform company.

Contact Us at (513) 351-5997 for a Free Consultation


Lawrence & Associates Help A Client Who Lost Income Because He Was in a Kentucky Auto Accident By No Fault of His Own

Posted on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 2:21 pm    

car crashAt the firm of Lawrence & Associates in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, we fight for the rights of people who have suffered serious injuries and the families of fatal accident victims. We work tirelessly to help our clients get compensation and deal with the medical, financial and emotional effects of serious accidents. We will supply as many details as possible while still respecting our clients need for privacy.

The Situation

Our client was involved in a wreck on the interstate while driving through Kentucky. Because of the wreck, the client was unable to begin work on a new construction contract outside the country. The other driver’s insurance company refused to reimburse the client for the loss of income.

What We Did

Lawrence & Associates filed a lawsuit against the other driver and got proof of the lost income from the company that awarded the construction contract.

The Result

Lawrence & Associates recovered for our client’s lost income and got the property damage for his vehicle paid in full.

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Lawrence & Associates Help a Client Who Slipped on Liquid in a Store Get Payment for Medical Bills, Pain, and Suffering!

Posted on Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 9:54 am    

Wet floorAt the firm of Lawrence & Associates in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, we fight for the rights of people who have suffered serious injuries and the families of fatal accident victims. We work tirelessly to help our clients get compensation and deal with the medical, financial and emotional effects of serious accidents. We want to share with you the results of a case we oversaw in September of 2011. We will supply as many details as possible while still respecting our clients need for privacy.

The Situation

Our client was shopping and slipped in liquid on the floor of the store.  Our client severely broke their arm.

What We Did

After investigation, it appeared the store’s equipment malfunctioned and leaked fluid onto the floor. The store denied liability. Lawrence & Associates challenged the store and showed proof that the fall was due to its faulty equipment.

The Result

Lawrence & Associates was able to recover the client’s medical bills plus more for pain and suffering. The client was pleased to recover without having to file a lawsuit!


Lawrence & Associates Helps a Client in a Car Accident Get a Settlement For His Surgery, Time Off Work, and Pain and Suffering!

Posted on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 3:31 pm    

personal injury settlementAt the firm of Lawrence & Associates in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, we fight for the rights of people who have suffered serious injuries and the families of fatal accident victims. We work tirelessly to help our clients get compensation and deal with the medical, financial and emotional effects of serious accidents. We want to share with you the results of a case we oversaw in September of 2011. We will supply as many details as possible while still respecting our clients need for privacy.

The Situation

Our client was in a motor vehicle accident in November 2011. The other driver failed to yield the right of way and hit the left rear of of our client’s vehicle.

The Injury

A few days after the accident, our client developed numbness and tingling in his arm and severe jaw pain. He was 58 years old at the time of the accident and had been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Our client’s numbness was diagnosed as carpal tunnel syndrome, which his doctor thought came from clenching the steering wheel when the collision occurred. The doctor also said the jaw pain was related to the impact.

The Result

Our client initially came to Lawrence & Associates because he had no way to get the medical treatment he needed. Lawrence & Associates was able to get him the surgery his doctor recommended, which was fully paid for by the other driver’s insurance company. Our client  also got paid for his time off work and for his pain and suffering.

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