What are my legal rights in a car accident case? Unless there's evidence that the other driver intentionally caused the collision, the legal theory of negligence would be the basis of a car accident case where the victim (the plaintiff) sues the responsible party (the defendant) to obtain compensation for the injuries suffered. Depending on the facts, there could be multiple defendants if more than one party played a role in causing the accident. There may have been many vehicles involved, debris may have fallen off a truck or a poorly designed or maintained intersection was dangerous. Negligence lawsuits put the burden on the plaintiff to show: The defendant owed the plaintiff a legal duty (to drive reasonably in a reasonably safe vehicle. The defendant breached or violated that duty (the defendant ran a red light, was speeding or drove while intoxicated. That breach was the factual and legal (or proximate) cause of the accident and your injuries. Under Kentucky law, the defendant must provide you with compensation for the harm done.

The Fleck Firm PLLC - Attorneys At Law

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The Fleck Firm PLLC - Attorneys At Law

Elizabethtown Car Accident Attorney Helping Clients Receive Compensation.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Kentucky and has no record of discipline from the Kentucky bar association. *

The Fleck Firm PLLC - Attorneys At Law

The Fleck Firm PLLC - Attorneys At Law

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls

Elizabethtown Car Accident Attorney Helping Clients Receive Compensation.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Kentucky and has no record of discipline from the Kentucky bar association. *

Firm Overview

What are my legal rights in a car accident case?

Unless there's evidence that the other driver intentionally caused the collision, the legal theory of negligence would be the basis of a car accident case where the victim (the plaintiff) sues the responsible party (the defendant) to obtain compensation for the injuries suffered.

Depending on the facts, there could be multiple defendants if more than one party played a role in causing the accident. There may have been many vehicles involved, debris may have fallen off a truck or a poorly designed or maintained intersection was dangerous.

Negligence lawsuits put the burden on the plaintiff to show:

The defendant owed the plaintiff a legal duty (to drive reasonably in a reasonably safe vehicle.

The defendant breached or violated that duty (the defendant ran a red light, was speeding or drove while intoxicated.

That breach was the factual and legal (or proximate) cause of the accident and your injuries.

Under Kentucky law, the defendant must provide you with compensation for the harm done.

Main Office

Main office
2413 Ring Road
Suite 117
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Phone

(270) 446-7000

Fax

(270) 446-1010

Fees
Office Information
Office Hours

24/7

The Fleck Firm PLLC - Attorneys At Law
Tyler M. Fleck

After serving in the U.S. Army, Tyler opened The Fleck Firm, PLLC to serve people injured throughout Kentucky.

The Fleck Firm PLLC - Attorneys At Law
Tyler M. Fleck

After serving in the U.S. Army, Tyler opened The Fleck Firm, PLLC to serve people injured throughout Kentucky.

Firm Overview

What are my legal rights in a car accident case?

Unless there's evidence that the other driver intentionally caused the collision, the legal theory of negligence would be the basis of a car accident case where the victim (the plaintiff) sues the responsible party (the defendant) to obtain compensation for the injuries suffered.

Depending on the facts, there could be multiple defendants if more than one party played a role in causing the accident. There may have been many vehicles involved, debris may have fallen off a truck or a poorly designed or maintained intersection was dangerous.

Negligence lawsuits put the burden on the plaintiff to show:

The defendant owed the plaintiff a legal duty (to drive reasonably in a reasonably safe vehicle.

The defendant breached or violated that duty (the defendant ran a red light, was speeding or drove while intoxicated.

That breach was the factual and legal (or proximate) cause of the accident and your injuries.

Under Kentucky law, the defendant must provide you with compensation for the harm done.

Main Office

Main office
2413 Ring Road
Suite 117
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Phone

(270) 446-7000

Fax

(270) 446-1010

Fees
Office Information
Office Hours

24/7

The Fleck Firm PLLC - Attorneys At Law
Tyler M. Fleck

After serving in the U.S. Army, Tyler opened The Fleck Firm, PLLC to serve people injured throughout Kentucky.

The Fleck Firm PLLC - Attorneys At Law
Tyler M. Fleck

After serving in the U.S. Army, Tyler opened The Fleck Firm, PLLC to serve people injured throughout Kentucky.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Kentucky and has no record of discipline from the Kentucky bar association. *

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in Kentucky and has no record of discipline from the Kentucky bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.