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Attorney Jim Desmond
Hi, my name is Jim Desmond and I only handle all kinds personal injury claims, from car wrecks to motorcycle accidents. My law office is in Louisville, Kentucky, but I am also licensed to handle personal injury claims in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. I have been practicing law since 1993 in Kentucky and 1994 in Indiana. However, if you suffer from a personal injury due to the negligence of another person anywhere from Kentucky and Southern Indiana, we can help you.
I handle many Louisville personal injury claims from car accidents such as head-on collision accidents, T-Bone accidents, motorcycle accidents, tractor-trailers, moped injuries, injuries while riding a scooter, pedestrians hit by a vehicle, and others. I have my own law firm but before that, I used to work with a big “Television Lawyer.” So yes, I am an experienced car accident lawyer who has handled both big and small personal injury claims.
When I worked with that big Television Attorney, I found out that they cared more about quantity than quality. That’s why I give you my cell phone number: (502) 609-7657. Yes, that is my cell phone and it has been so for over 15 years. Very simply, YOU can reach me with your questions and concerns. Who am I? An experienced Louisville personal injury lawyer that handles injuries from car accidents. I want to be your lawyer and I prove that on a daily basis by making sure my clients have the means of reaching me directly! I’ll personally handle your car accident claim! You don’t deserve to hear second-hand information from a paralegal, case manager, or secretary.
After all, how can you trust me with your injury claim unless we have spoken multiple times since the car wreck? As a Louisville personal injury lawyer, my job is to help people injured in a motor vehicle wreck because of someone else’s carelessness and inattention. What makes me different from every other injury attorney in town? You will deal directly with ME. So you have the right to know what I am thinking and what my game plan is for handling your personal injury claim.
You Deserve Qualified Answers
If you have been injured in a car wreck, you need an injury lawyer that you can get hold of to discuss your concerns! After all, you are hiring an attorney, not a paralegal! Call my office if you are looking to get in touch with a personal injury attorney in Louisville, KY.
Make it simple. CALL MY PHONE, (502) 609-7657, and let’s make sure you get the RIGHT legal advice from day one! Yes, I pick up my phone at night and on weekends. And of course, if you want, you can text me at the above number as well.
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Recent Accident & Injury Blog Posts
In a Wreck with a Drunk Driver
So, I just spoke to a previous client who was in a car wreck. She suspected the at-fault driver was drunk and indicated he was slurring his words. However, as she indicated she did not think anyone was hurt, the police would not come to the accident scene and/or potentially arrest the drunk driver. Let […]
Remember the Yugo?
Does anyone else remember the Yugo? It was a car built by the former Soviet Union in the 1980’s. Its reliability was so bad that you would have been better off driving a Ford Pinto than buying that car. Well, no matter they try to claim otherwise, there is no way any personal injury attorney, […]
Don’t Trust The Television Advertising Lawyers!
Why do I balk about using a big, law firm to handle your personal injury claim? It is all about customer service and knowing the details of your injury claim. I worked at a big, television advertising law firm for over four years. Guess what? First, those firms have an attitude of arrogance. Why? Because […]
LMPD May Not Show Up for Your Wreck
LMPD indicated yesterday that they will not be responding to non-injury car wreck and/or hit and run accidents. So, stop and think about the fact that when a car accident happens, you potentially have four claims immediately: 1) a claim for the damage to your vehicle; 2) a claim for the loss of use of […]
Personal Injury and the Corona Virus
As a personal injury lawyer, I did not expect to have to comment on the coronavirus. However, several phone calls I recently received have made a couple of points worth mentioning. 1) I am still open and doing business. If you have a legal question about a car accident, I am still answering my cell phone […]
Dealing with Bills from Motorcycle Wrecks
In a recent podcast episode, I discussed the law concerning motorcycle wrecks at length. It’s so important that I took my outline for that podcast and I elaborated on it below. I hope this information assists you and don’t hesitate to call me at 502-609-7657 if you have concerns about your motorcycle accident. Personal Injury […]
How Do I Get My Car Fixed After a Wreck?
For a moment, put aside the stereotypes you have about car wrecks, attorneys who advertise on TV and insurance companies. Ask yourself this one question, “How do I get my car fixed after a wreck that was not my fault?” If you think the answer is that the guy who caused the car accident is […]
Steps to Take When You Are in a Car Wreck.
Listed below are 10 things that as a personal injury lawyer, I think you should do when you are involved in a car wreck. Obviously, your health comes first and if you were injured in the car wreck, let the police handle these items instead. Call the police and let them create a report. That […]
15 Pieces of Legal Advice that I say often as a personal injury lawyer.
1) Get rid of any deductible you have against your no-fault or PIP coverage. You CAN NOT recover that deductible from the at-fault’s insurance company, and you might have saved $30 a year for a deductible that just cost you $1,000. 2) You can use either your own car insurance, i.e. your collision coverage, or […]
Car Accident Cases
Below are some of the car accident, injury claims that I handled over the years. Hopefully, each example demonstrates how the value of the personal injury claim can be severely affected by one or two facts AND contrary to the popular misconceptions, pursuing a personal injury claim is not something everyone has the knowledge to […]
Kentucky Auto Accident Podcast
Questions about Car Wrecks – Part 1
Episode 13: On today’s episode, Jim Desmond answers Frequently Asked Questions. Let’s face it, it is hard to understand the law if you aren’t a lawyer and even if you are one, it can still be challenging to work through all of the issues involved in car wrecks. Today we will be answering questions and […]
Motorcycles and COVID-19
Episode 12: On today’s episode, Jim Desmond discusses motorcycles and COVID-19. Right now, in the world, people are struggling with let’s face it, Cabin Fever. With nice weather happening, motorcycle riders are taking full advantage. The biggest concern is now there may be drivers with no insurance or less insurance coverage than before due to […]
Why Attention to Detail Matters
Episode 11: Louisville personal injury attorney Jim Desmond discuss why he wrote a controversial blog post. He demonstrates why attention to detail matters to him and his clients. A lady called to see if he could help. She had already been turned down by two other larger firms. Jim was able to figure out that […]
Kentucky Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit
Episode 10: Louisville personal injury attorney Jim Desmond has spent years representing people injured in motorcycle accidents. This episode continues the discussion on motorcycle accidents from Episode 9. He’ll now discuss issues related to filing a Kentucky motorcycle accident lawsuit. What Are the Next Steps at the Hospital? If you don’t have health insurance, ask […]
Motorcycle Accidents and Insurance Issues
Episode 9: Louisville personal injury attorney Jim Desmond has spent years representing people injured in motorcycle accidents. This episode focuses on why these cases are complicated and what motorcyclists can do before they take their bikes out of the garage for spring and summer. The risks to a motorcyclist is significantly higher because the […]
More on Car Wrecks Involving Workers’ Comp Claims
Episode 8: In Part 2 of this conversation, Louisville automobile accident attorney Jim Desmond continues his discussion with Louisville workers’ compensation attorney Scott Scheynost about how a collision might involve both an auto accident claim and a workers’ comp claim. There are more options if a workers’ compensation is involved in your automobile accident case. […]
Car Wrecks Involving a Workers’ Comp Claim
Episode 7: Louisville automobile accident attorney Jim Desmond invited his friend attorney Scott Scheynost, who handles Kentucky workers’ compensation, to join him. If you are involved in a collision, while performing work-related activities, you may qualify to file a workers’ comp claim, as well as a personal injury claim. Who’s Responsible for My Medical […]
Dealing with Insurance after a Car Wreck
Episode 6: Louisville automobile accident attorney Jim Desmond continues the discussion about the accident claim process. He’s going to explain important issues related to getting back to normal, after a car wreck. This discussion began in Episode 5. Assuming you now have the police report, you’ll determine what company is actually insuring the automobile. […]
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The Motorcycle Book
Your Personal Guide to Motorcycle Wrecks in Kentucky and Indiana
Your Personal Guide to Car Wrecks in Kentucky and Indiana