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Louisville Car Accident Lawyer

Hundreds of Cases Tried, Millions Recovered for Clients

Car wrecks can change everything. From permanent disabilities to the tragic loss of life, their potential for devastating outcomes is a reminder that we all bear responsibility for the safety of others on our roads. Unfortunately, not everyone upholds their duty to safely operate a motor vehicle, ensure the safety of their products, or take reasonable steps to avoid preventable crashes.

If you or a loved one have been harmed in a wreck caused by another’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. At Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, our award-winning lawyers can help you explore options for pursuing the justice and financial recovery you deserve.

Why Choose KCB?

  • Named to U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”
  • Millions Recovered for Clients, Record-Setting Verdicts
  • Over 100 Years of Collective Legal Experience
  • Client Focused

Since 1977, KCB has focused exclusively on fighting for the injured and the wronged. Our attorneys have been recognized among The Best Lawyers in America®, Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers’ prestigious “Lawyer of the Year” in Personal Injury, Product Liability, and Medical Malpractice Litigation.

Founder Randall Kinnard, a member of the invite-only Inner Circle of Advocates (reserved for the top 100 plaintiffs’ trial attorneys in the nation), and Partner Daniel Clayton are both Certified Civil Trial Specialists by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA).

Speak with us about your auto accident. KCB offers FREE consultations to victims across Jefferson County and the state of Kentucky. Contact us.

Can I File a Car Accident Lawsuit?

Victims who suffer harm and losses as a result of auto accidents, or who lose loved ones to fatal wrecks, may have the right to take legal action in the form of a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit. These civil claims allege crashes, injuries, and resulting damages were caused by the negligent or wrongful acts of another, such as:

  • Drugged or drunk driving
  • Driver distraction / texting while driving
  • Traffic violations (i.e. speeding, running a red light, failure to yield)
  • Regulatory violations (for commercial tractor-trailers and buses)
  • Defective products and auto parts (product liability)

The unique facts of your crash will determine whether you have cause for action, as well as who may be held liable for your damages – be it a negligent motorist, commercial driver or trucking company, product manufacturer, or government entity.

At KCB, we offer In-depth evaluations to help explore potential claims and liability, available insurance coverage, and your options for recovering needed compensation.

Should I Use a Car Accident Attorney for My Case?

You’re not required to have a lawyer when filing a car accident claim, but experience can make the difference when it matters most.

Like any civil injury case, car accident claims are critical to victims and families who depend on a successful resolution to cover their damages. They’re also aggressively defended against by powerful insurance companies that care more about profits than people, and can be rife with potential challenges – including disputed liability, uninsured / underinsured motorists, and more.

Statistics show, on average, that insurance payouts are 3.5x larger when accident victims work with legal representation. What’s more, an experienced car accident lawyer can position you for a successful outcome by:

  • Conducting investigations and gathering evidence to prove fault and liability;
  • Handling communications and dealing with insurance companies on your behalf;
  • Coordinating with doctors and specialists regarding your medical records;
  • Documenting your medical care, expenses, and damages;
  • Collaborating with experts who can support claims about crashes or injuries;
  • Negotiating full and fair settlements, or litigating at trial when necessary.

How Much is My Car Accident Case Worth?

That’s a question with different answers for everyone. Car crashes are unique, and how they affect victims and families will always be different. The nature and severity of your injuries, your prognosis (likelihood of recovery or impairments you may be left with), and other losses arising from the crash are key factors in your case value.

Generally, recoverable damages in auto accident cases include:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Costs associated with permanent disabilities, limitations, and future needs
  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Emotional injuries, including emotional suffering of close family members
  • Lost income and lost future wages
  • Property damage

Let KCB Guide You Through the Auto Accident Claim Process

KCB has earned national recognition and a reputation as one of the region’s most respected Civil Trial Law Firms. Backed by hundreds of millions in verdicts and settlements, record-setting results, and a team of compassionate attorneys who care about clients’ futures, our team takes every step possible to help victims through each phase of the legal process, and recover the maximum compensation possible.

To discuss a potential case, call or contact us online.

Why Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge?

  • Trusted Experience

    Our team of seasoned attorneys includes certified civil trial and medical malpractice specialists who have tried hundreds of cases.

  • Proven Success

    We have recovered millions in record-setting verdicts for our clients varying from medical malpractice to catastrophic auto accidents.

  • Dedication to Our Clients

    We put personal attention on all of our cases and fight for the best possible outcome. Our clients are more than a number or a case to us.

Verdicts & Settlements

Our dedication to our clients and our determination to seek justice have lead our firm to record-setting victories. Learn more about some of our most notable cases.

See Our Past Victories
  • $ 55 Million

    Erin Andrews awarded $55 million in nude video lawsuit against hotel, stalker

  • $ 22 Million

    'Bette Donathan was in an automobile accident. An error in her surgical preparation left her paralyzed from the waist down.

  • $ 15.2 Million

    Cody Wade, 17, suffered multiple injuries from a car wreck. Several different doctors attempted to remove and insert his trach tube, which eventually led to his severe disability.

Tell Us About Your Case

To schedule a detailed consultation with our Louisville personal injury lawyer, contact our office today. Let us put our team of respected legal professionals, independent investigators, and medical experts to work on your case immediately.

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