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    How Our Car Accident Lawyers Can Help?

    Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers, with offices in Bowling Green and across Kentucky, are available to meet on weekends and often travel to our injured clients in Kentucky and Tennessee when they cannot come to us. As local attorneys we provide personal representation for our clients who have been injured in vehicle collisions which includes car, commercial truck accidents, motorcycle collisions along with slip and falls and dog bite injuries.

    We never charge a fee unless we recover a settlement for our clients. For over forty seven years we have collected millions in injury claims obtaining the maximum recovery for our clients. Call us 24/7, even on weekends for a free consultation without charge or obligation. With offices close by we are just a call away.

    A car accident can leave you seriously injured, financially drained, and confused about your next steps. If you partner with the team at Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers, you won’t have to worry about how you’re going to pay for medical attention or car repairs. Our lead attorney, Flora Templeton Stuart, will put her 47 years of experience to work, fighting for the settlement you need.

    After your auto accident, reach out to our legal team. Our Bowling Green personal injury lawyer will help you build your case, gather evidence, and negotiate for a settlement that covers all your losses. Call us today at (888) 744-9878 to speak with one of our team members during a free initial consultation.

    How Our Car Accident Lawyers Can Help Injured Victims in Bowling Green?

    With offices close to our clients in Bowling Green, Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers is available to meet on weekends and often travels to our injured clients throughout Kentucky when they cannot come to us. As local attorneys, we provide personal representation for our clients who have been injured in vehicle collisions which includes car accidents, commercial truck accidents, motorcycle collisions, and more.

    Some of the tasks we handle on your behalf include:

    • Gathering evidence of your accident to prove your need for compensation
    • Hiring expert witnesses to support your claim
    • Proving who the at-fault party or parties are
    • Determining the value of your personal injury claim
    • Providing legal advice throughout your case
    • Keeping you updated about how your case is progressing
    • Speaking to anyone involved in your case on your behalf, including the insurance company and the at-fault party’s legal team

    We never charge a fee unless we recover a settlement for our clients. For over 47 years, we have collected millions in injury claims, obtaining a financial recovery for our clients. Call us 24/7, even on weekends, for a free consultation without charge or obligation. With offices close by we are just a call away.

    What We Will Do For You

    • Investigate your accident with our experts and preserve evidence
    • Refer you to excellent physicians
    • Reserve your PIP insurance benefits to pay your medical bills and lost wages
    • Assist you in getting your car repaired or replaced
    • Handling all communications with the insurance company on your personal injury claim for the persons or companies who are responsible
    • Our top attorneys negotiate with the insurance company to get you top results
    Bowling Green Car Accident Lawyers

    We Collect for Our Clients Hurt in Motor Vehicle Crashes

    Our team has a five-step process for collecting compensation for victims of car collisions in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We’ll investigate your case, open claims with your health insurance provider, collect your medical records and refer you to great doctors, set up annuities and college funds for injured children, and negotiate for the settlement you deserve.

    Your settlement may include compensation for:

    • Medical expenses, past and future
    • Disability costs or live-in care
    • Disfigurement, loss of limbs, or permanent scarring
    • Physical pain and emotional suffering
    • Lost wages
    • Lost capacity to earn
    • Lost love, companionship, and guidance (consortium claim)

    We are a small firm with Big Firm results.

    $2.825 Million
    Crushed Skull
    $2.0 Million
    Brain Injury
    $1.7 Million
    Fractured Legs

    What Our Clients Say About Working With Our Auto Accident Attorneys

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    Car Accident: Seven Figure Settlement for Teen Hit by Drunk Driver

    The Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers team fought to obtain a fair settlement for Melanie*, an 18 year who sustained traumatic injuries after she was struck by a drunk driver.

    The drunk driver had been over served by two different bars before getting into his car and colliding with our client going west on Campbell Lane in Bowling Green. Melanie was severely injured when an ambulance took her to the Bowling Green Medical Center ER. The accident left her with permanent damage and disabilities. Our team obtained a $1.2 million settlement after extensive litigation in court on her behalf. Justice was served for our client.

    *name changed to protect privacy

    When Insurance Pays in a Car Accident

    Several types of insurance coverage that will pay if you’re injured in an automobile collision:

    • Personal Injury Protection: The vehicle you are in is the primary coverage for payment of Personal Injury Protection (PIP) in Kentucky. PIP has minimum limits of $10,000, and pays for medical expenses, lost income, home care, and even a portion of funeral expenses. At Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers, we reserve these benefits so medical bills and lost wages will get paid. PIP is repaid by the party at fault.
    • Liability: The at-fault driver pays for injuries caused to another party through their liability policy, which in Kentucky has a minimum policy of $25,000 per person/ $50,000 per accident, and a maximum can be in the millions with a commercial insurance policy.
    • Uninsured Motorist: If the driver at fault did not have insurance, you can collect on your uninsured motorists coverage through your own insurance policy.
    • Underinsured Motorist: If the at-fault driver had insurance, but not enough, or your injuries are greater than that amount, you can collect on underinsured motorist coverage. Flora Templeton Stuart will make sure all underinsured policies are uncovered for fair financial recovery.

    How We Will Prove Negligence in Your Bowling Green Accident Case?

    Before we can take action against the liable party, we need to prove that their negligence led to your accident. We do this by establishing the following elements of negligence:

    • Duty of care: The at-fault party had a responsibility to keep you safe by following all traffic laws.
    • Breach of duty: The at-fault party breached their duty of care, instead acting negligently.
    • Causation: The at-fault party’s actions or inactions caused you to suffer an accident and injuries.
    • Damages: You suffered damages, such as pain and suffering and property damage, because of the at-fault party’s negligence.

    Our team will gather evidence to prove negligence, including police reports, witness statements, and surveillance footage.

    You Have a Limited Amount of Time to File Your Car Accident Lawsuit in Kentucky

    In vehicle accidents, there is a limited amount of time to sue. In Kentucky, you have two years after the wreck to sue which can be extended with PIP benefits being paid, as per Ky. Rev. Stat. § 304.39-230(6). In Tennessee, you only have one year to file action. Anyone under 18 has the time to sue after they turn 18.

    The Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death cases is governed by KRS 413.140.

    How Common Are Car Accidents in Bowling Green?

    In just the first two months of 2024, the City of Bowling Green, KY reports that there were 535 total motor vehicle accidents. Of these accidents, 65 of them involved injuries, causing 99 people to suffer injuries. Some of the most common traffic accident sites include:

    • Scottsville Road in front of Greenwood Mall
    • Scottsville Road at Pascoe Boulevard
    • Russellville Road at Campbell Lane
    • US 31W Bypass at Fairview Avenue
    • Veterans Memorial Boulevard at Tomblinson Way

    Accidents at these locations often occur because of driver inattention, running red lights, speeding, following too closely, and failing to yield the right of way. If you were hurt in or near one of these areas, our legal team is here to fight for the compensation you deserve.

    How Common Are Car Accidents in Kentucky?

    In the first four months of 2024, 182 Kentucky drivers have become victims of fatal car crashes. This number is lower than previous years and continues to go down, but drivers need to do their part to practice driver safety. Some facts about Kentucky accidents include:

    • 16% of all Kentucky accidents happen on I-265 and I264
    • 79% of fatal accidents happen on dry roads
    • 23% of crashes happen during the night
    • 33% of fatal crashes only involve two vehicles
    • Accidents are 2x as likely to happen on Friday than on Sunday

    FAQs About Motor Vehicle Accident Cases

    As a local attorney, Flora personally oversees all cases for her injured clients, putting her 47 years of experience to work to negotiate settlements. Accident victims often ask her questions like the following:

    How is Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers Paid?
    We are only paid if we win your case. This is a contingency-fee agreement where our clients pay nothing unless we collect damages for them.
    How Long Will my Case Take?
    At our law firm, we work to not only get our clients the medical treatment they need but also to secure the settlements they deserve. The amount of time it takes to settle your case depends on the details of... Read More
    Who Pays for my Car Damage?
    If you have the necessary coverage on your vehicle, you may have your own insurer pay the damage and/or replacement of your vehicle, which is then paid back by the party at fault. If you do not have coverage, or... Read More
    Who Pays my Medical Bills?
    While Personal Injury Protection (PIP) is primary, it only covers $10,000 of your medical expenses. In most cases, your own health insurance will pay bills in excess of that amount. We work to see that medical bills are all paid... Read More
    What Type of Auto Accident Cases Does your Firm Handle?
    Personal injury attorney Flora Templeton Stuart has decades of experience representing clients injured due to car wrecks, semi-truck accidents , hit and run accidents, drunk driving accidents, motorcycle wrecks, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, truck wrecks, bus collisions, and rideshare accidents.... Read More

    Contact Our Firm for Legal Representation After a Car Accident in Bowling Green

    You should not have to worry about fighting your legal case after a car crash. Our personal injury lawyers will handle your case for you so you can pursue the compensation you need.

    Connect with us today for your free initial consultation. We’re available 24/7 when you call us at (888) 744-9878.

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