Law Office of James D. Howes, PLLC

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Law Office of James D. Howes, PLLC

Law Office of James D. Howes, PLLC is an injury firm that handles mostly Personal Injuries, Workplace Injuries, and Social Security Disability. Mr. Howes and his staff have a combined 80 years of experience handling injury law.

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

Law Office of James D. Howes, PLLC

Law Office of James D. Howes, PLLC

Open for Business

Law Office of James D. Howes, PLLC is an injury firm that handles mostly Personal Injuries, Workplace Injuries, and Social Security Disability. Mr. Howes and his staff have a combined 80 years of experience handling injury law.

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

Firm Overview

Under Kentucky law we cannot charge a fee unless and until you are awarded benefits. Furthermore, we usually advance all costs until the case is resolved. The goal is to make your life as stress-free as we can while representing you. We know precisely what the law provides under every circumstance and we will aggressively advocate your case. We practice in Kentucky state-wide and wherever you are, we come to you. We can handle your claim through the mail, by phone and by fax until we have an opportunity to sit down with you. A hearing site that is nearest your home will be assigned in your claim. Our extremely qualified and courteous staff will answer every question and address every concern you have. We ensure that you receive the proper medical care as well as a complete and thorough medical evaluation by a knowledgeable, experienced, independent physician.
Even though you were paid benefits while you off work you are probably due significant income, medical or vocational benefits that no one has bothered to explain. If you have any doubt, please call us.
Finally, we recommend that you not attempt to evaluate a settlement offer without legal counsel. Free of charge, we will advise you fully on the fairness of any offer you receive. Matters can only get worse if you wait. Contact us now.
What WE DO NOT do is: ask for money upfront; require that you obtain an impairment rating before retaining us; sit on your claim by hoping that it will settle so we can avoid hard work and effort; send you out to find your own doctor; make you submit your own forms for mileage and out-of-pocket reimbursement; require you to obtain a copy of your medical records, or; reject claims for being too small.

What WE DO is: advance all costs; promptly litigate all viable claims; obtain all medical records; secure all necessary medical expert and lay testimony; promptly file all forms necessary for reimbursement of client expenses; demand the maximum benefits provided by law; direct referrals for proper medical care; and, forgive all costs if we are unable to prevail in your claim.

Main Office

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806 Stone Creek Pkwy.
Unit #5
Louisville, KY 40223

Phone

(502) 454-4850

Fax

(502) 212-9273

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Our fees are contingent upon obtaining income benefits for our clients. It's a scaled percentage fee dictated by Kentucky law where the percentage fee goes down as the total amount of benefits recovered for the claimant goes up.

Office Information
Office Hours

8:30am- 4:30 pm

Office Manager

Isaiah Howes

Languages Spoken

English

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

We have found the field of workers' compensation to be fairly straight forward yet highly technical and, no doubt, downright dangerous to an injured worker that knows little or nothing about the law. Insurance carriers do not make a habit of explaining to an injured worker his/her rights as an injured worker in Kentucky. Often times injured workers are lied to, deceived, and taken advantage of by the insurance carriers because the injured worker doesn't properly understand his/her rights. You may be denied medical care or benefits that are important to you or your family's well being. An injured worker who cannot receive medical care cannot get back to work and therefore will struggle to earn a living. We do our best to balance the scales to ensure each and every injured worker whom we represent feels they have someone in their corner. We never advise our clients to take a settlement deemed less than fair by our attorney(s). Due to the precarious nature of this field we are able to greatly help seriously injured workers to receive quality medical care, quality advice, and every dime of benefits to which we can prove they are entitled. We practice nothing but workers' compensation because we get a deeper level of satisfaction from helping people whom we know really need it.

Law Office of James D. Howes, PLLC
James Howes

Jim Howes has over 40 years of experience in representing the people of Kentucky for thousands of injury and disability claims.

In his early life he played sports at Owensboro High School and won multiple Kentucky state titles as a pitcher on the baseball team and throwing the discus on the track team. He also played center on the basketball team and made the Kentucky All-Star team in 1964 where he played along side of the great Wes Unseld and others.

After high school, Jim joined the army where he received two Bronze Stars while serving as a medic in the Special Forces in Vietnam rescuing wounded soldiers.

After serving he obtained a degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University before attending law school at the University of Louisville.

He has raised 4 children and loves being a grandparent to his 10 grandkids.

Law Office of James D. Howes, PLLC
James Howes

Jim Howes has over 40 years of experience in representing the people of Kentucky for thousands of injury and disability claims.

In his early life he played sports at Owensboro High School and won multiple Kentucky state titles as a pitcher on the baseball team and throwing the discus on the track team. He also played center on the basketball team and made the Kentucky All-Star team in 1964 where he played along side of the great Wes Unseld and others.

After high school, Jim joined the army where he received two Bronze Stars while serving as a medic in the Special Forces in Vietnam rescuing wounded soldiers.

After serving he obtained a degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University before attending law school at the University of Louisville.

He has raised 4 children and loves being a grandparent to his 10 grandkids.

Firm Overview

Under Kentucky law we cannot charge a fee unless and until you are awarded benefits. Furthermore, we usually advance all costs until the case is resolved. The goal is to make your life as stress-free as we can while representing you. We know precisely what the law provides under every circumstance and we will aggressively advocate your case. We practice in Kentucky state-wide and wherever you are, we come to you. We can handle your claim through the mail, by phone and by fax until we have an opportunity to sit down with you. A hearing site that is nearest your home will be assigned in your claim. Our extremely qualified and courteous staff will answer every question and address every concern you have. We ensure that you receive the proper medical care as well as a complete and thorough medical evaluation by a knowledgeable, experienced, independent physician.
Even though you were paid benefits while you off work you are probably due significant income, medical or vocational benefits that no one has bothered to explain. If you have any doubt, please call us.
Finally, we recommend that you not attempt to evaluate a settlement offer without legal counsel. Free of charge, we will advise you fully on the fairness of any offer you receive. Matters can only get worse if you wait. Contact us now.
What WE DO NOT do is: ask for money upfront; require that you obtain an impairment rating before retaining us; sit on your claim by hoping that it will settle so we can avoid hard work and effort; send you out to find your own doctor; make you submit your own forms for mileage and out-of-pocket reimbursement; require you to obtain a copy of your medical records, or; reject claims for being too small.

What WE DO is: advance all costs; promptly litigate all viable claims; obtain all medical records; secure all necessary medical expert and lay testimony; promptly file all forms necessary for reimbursement of client expenses; demand the maximum benefits provided by law; direct referrals for proper medical care; and, forgive all costs if we are unable to prevail in your claim.

Main Office

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806 Stone Creek Pkwy.
Unit #5
Louisville, KY 40223

Phone

(502) 454-4850

Fax

(502) 212-9273

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Our fees are contingent upon obtaining income benefits for our clients. It's a scaled percentage fee dictated by Kentucky law where the percentage fee goes down as the total amount of benefits recovered for the claimant goes up.

Office Information
Office Hours

8:30am- 4:30 pm

Office Manager

Isaiah Howes

Languages Spoken

English

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

We have found the field of workers' compensation to be fairly straight forward yet highly technical and, no doubt, downright dangerous to an injured worker that knows little or nothing about the law. Insurance carriers do not make a habit of explaining to an injured worker his/her rights as an injured worker in Kentucky. Often times injured workers are lied to, deceived, and taken advantage of by the insurance carriers because the injured worker doesn't properly understand his/her rights. You may be denied medical care or benefits that are important to you or your family's well being. An injured worker who cannot receive medical care cannot get back to work and therefore will struggle to earn a living. We do our best to balance the scales to ensure each and every injured worker whom we represent feels they have someone in their corner. We never advise our clients to take a settlement deemed less than fair by our attorney(s). Due to the precarious nature of this field we are able to greatly help seriously injured workers to receive quality medical care, quality advice, and every dime of benefits to which we can prove they are entitled. We practice nothing but workers' compensation because we get a deeper level of satisfaction from helping people whom we know really need it.

Law Office of James D. Howes, PLLC
James Howes

Jim Howes has over 40 years of experience in representing the people of Kentucky for thousands of injury and disability claims.

In his early life he played sports at Owensboro High School and won multiple Kentucky state titles as a pitcher on the baseball team and throwing the discus on the track team. He also played center on the basketball team and made the Kentucky All-Star team in 1964 where he played along side of the great Wes Unseld and others.

After high school, Jim joined the army where he received two Bronze Stars while serving as a medic in the Special Forces in Vietnam rescuing wounded soldiers.

After serving he obtained a degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University before attending law school at the University of Louisville.

He has raised 4 children and loves being a grandparent to his 10 grandkids.

Law Office of James D. Howes, PLLC
James Howes

Jim Howes has over 40 years of experience in representing the people of Kentucky for thousands of injury and disability claims.

In his early life he played sports at Owensboro High School and won multiple Kentucky state titles as a pitcher on the baseball team and throwing the discus on the track team. He also played center on the basketball team and made the Kentucky All-Star team in 1964 where he played along side of the great Wes Unseld and others.

After high school, Jim joined the army where he received two Bronze Stars while serving as a medic in the Special Forces in Vietnam rescuing wounded soldiers.

After serving he obtained a degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University before attending law school at the University of Louisville.

He has raised 4 children and loves being a grandparent to his 10 grandkids.

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.