How does an injured passenger pursue an injury claim in Louisville Kentucky? Can an injured passenger recover medical costs, lost wages and other expenses from the insurance of the driver who was at fault for the accident? Kentucky law clearly establishes motorists have a legal obligation to observe all traffic laws and operate their vehicle in a safe manner. Generally speaking, passengers should always have a valid injury claim after a truck, motorcycle or car accident in Louisville or anywhere in Kentucky.
The real question is, how do you make sure you are able to recover the maximum amount for the injuries and recovery you’ve been forced to endure? There are several levels of insurance in these cases. This is why it is so important to contact the experienced accident and injury attorneys at Hargadon, Lenihan & Herrington (HLH) have served Louisville and all of Kentucky since 1924. We hold responsible parties financially accountable for what has happened so that you can focus on recovering from what has happened.
What if you were a passenger travelling in the car of the party who was responsible for the accident? Most passengers in a car are well acquainted with the driver, usually either family or a friend. Injured passengers may be uncomfortable or hesitant to file a claim against the driver. However, the injured passenger must understand that they are filing a claim against the insurance of the driver. After all, that is the purpose of insurance, to cover injured parties in an accident!
There may be multiple drivers involved in the accident, and there may be a question of who was actually at fault. How does an injured passenger pursue an injury claim in Louisville or across Kentucky in these cases? A “third-party” insurance claim filed by HLH attorneys recognizes that regardless of who actually caused the accident, you as the injured passenger are certainly not at fault for your injuries and deserve to be compensated for your injuries. In these cases it might be the driver of the vehicle you were riding in, the another driver or both.
No-fault coverage on the vehicle you were riding in should cover your medical expenses up to the applicable limit of the policy. Is this in your best interest? How will you know if the insurance adjuster is making a full and fair offer?
Injured passengers must deal with and handle the injuries and recovery associated with an accident which involved no fault of their own. They shouldn’t have to deal with the hassles related to collections and haggling with insurance adjusters. Our proven legal team manages all of the issues associated with insurance and legal work required to recover your medical bills, lost wages and other expenses, as well as fair compensation for the injuries you’ve been forced to endure. This frees our clients to focus on recovering from what has happened, and moving forward with their lives.
How does an injured passenger pursue an injury claim in Louisville Kentucky? The experienced and proven injury attorneys at HLH work to ensure you recover the maximum amount available base upon the unique circumstances surrounding your accident and injuries. We invite you to review the recommendations of the legal industry and our clients and contact HLH or call 502-583-9701 for a free initial consultation.