Knott County, Kentucky Personal Injury Lawyers
Mr. Johnson's practice is dedicated exclusively to plaintiff personal injury cases involving vehicular negligence, product liability, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, catastrophic injuries and wrongful death.
Mr. Johnson has won several multimillion dollar jury verdicts and settlements over his long and distinguished career, including the eighth-largest verdict in the United States for 2002. He has the largest personal injury jury verdict of any lawyer in the state of Kentucky.
In 2008, Gary C. Johnson was awarded...
He received his bachelor's degree from Pikeville College, graduating cum laude. Trent attended law school at the Appalachian School of Law, graduating in 2009. Following his completion of law school, he began practice as an Assistant County Attorney for Pike County.
Thereafter, Trent worked in private practice, handling a wide range of cases from personal injury to domestic relations. Trent then joined an insurance defense firm in Pike County, where he defended personal injury actions before joining the...
Notable Mehr Fairbanks Trial Verdicts*:
2013 Defense Scott Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
2011 $2,634,175.00 Bell Kentucky National Insurance Company
2009 $4,394,681.00 Kenton The Medical Protective Company
2007 $50,000.00 ...
Injured in an accident?
When a person is injured, tort law will govern whether that person may be compensated for the injury, the amount of compensation that may be recovered, as well as which parties will be liable for the injury. Tort law, also known as injury law, comes from federal and state codes, as well as judicial opinions from prior cases. The amount of damages a plaintiff to a personal injury action may receive can be determined by statute, or by a judge or jury. Typical recoveries may include compensatory damages (e.g., lost wages, medical bills, etc.) and in particularly egregious situations, punitive damages. In some cases, a plaintiff may recover certain non-economic damages such as pain and suffering, loss of consortium, or loss of enjoyment of life.
Personal injury lawyers help injured people seek compensation from those who have harmed them. Some injury attorneys focus on a specific type of case, such as truck accidents, car accidents, slip-and-fall injuries, medical malpractice or products liability cases. If a person is injured as a result of criminal behavior, it may be appropriate to pursue a personal injury lawsuit in addition to the state's criminal investigation or prosecution.
Many personal injury attorneys offer a free consultation to evaluate your claim.
Negligence: Failure to use care which a reasonable and prudent person would use under similar circumstances.
Joint and several liability: A legal doctrine that makes each of the parties who are responsible for an injury, liable for all the damages awarded in a lawsuit if the other parties responsible cannot pay.
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