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Truck and Auto Injury Attorney
Tim Lange

There are many facets of recovery from a life altering injury or your loss of a loved one. Physical and emotional impacts are the first challenges. The essential piece of the recovery puzzle supplied by the injury attorney is the recovery from the financial hardships caused by the injury and accident. Tim Lange’s law practice helps people. He helps people recover – to move forward with their lives – with the goal of making their recovery whole. If you are looking for an attorney because someone injured you, or hurt someone you love, call Tim. Tim wants to hear about your case: talk to him and find out if he can help you get Justice.

Some of Tim’s greatest professional achievements have been in cases against dangerous truck drivers, trucking companies, and the manufacturers of dangerous products. He represents good people through very trying times in their lives. He brings compassionate, personal representation to his clients. Fighting for his client’s rights is critical to Tim’s success. He is a local, Louisville lawyer who handles his own cases.

Professional advice
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The easy answer - to level the playing field. Insurance companies have lawyers, investigators, and trained claims adjustors working to minimize the claims brought against them and the people and companies that they insure. These insurance professionals start building the case against you essentially the moment they receive the first report of the claim. Protecting your legal interests takes skill and care. If you are not an attorney or otherwise aware of the law governing your injury (as well as critical issues impacting your claim - including the collection, documentation and preservation of evidence, investigation issues, medico-legal issues, and insurance industry practices - you are at a distinct disadvantage representing yourself. Do not unknowingly damage your rights and claim – get legal help quickly. Contact us as soon as is possible. If we can help, we want to help.

As soon as you, or someone acting on your behalf, can possibly do so. Evidence can disappear – including skidmarks, debris, residues, witnesses, photographs, records and the like. The sooner that you hire an attorney, the sooner your claim investigation and documentation can begin. The sooner that you get the legal advice critical to your representation, the sooner your interests are protected. Contact us as soon as possible. If we can help, we want to help.

Tim’s injury cases are generally handled on a “contingent fee” basis. A percentage of the total recovery from the representation is charged with this fee structure. If there is no recovery, there is no fee.

Tim’s injury cases are generally handled with case expenses advanced by him on a “contingent recovery” basis. These expenses vary from case to case, and generally include such things as investigative costs, filing fees, necessary travel/lodging costs, court reporter and videographer costs, expert witness fees, exhibit costs, and other expenses advanced in the case. Case expenses advanced are subtracted from any recovery after the fee is subtracted. If there is no recovery, or the recovery does not satisfy the expenses advanced, Tim’s personal injury clients do not owe any unrecovered costs that he advances.

Bring all of the documentation that you have of the incident in which you were injured and of your injuries. This usually includes the police report, accident/injury photographs, medical bills and any documents provided by medical providers relating to the injuries or bills incurred for treatment of the injuries sustained in the accident. Also, and importantly for auto cases, bring applicable insurance documents, including the Declarations Page of all automobile insurance policies insuring vehicles of persons with whom you live in your household, of the vehicle in which you were injured, and of any other vehicle for which you are a named insured.

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Automobile and trucking liability issues share at least one thing in common – the road. Beyond that, they are very different. Because of extensive State and Federal regulation of the trucking industry, Big Truck cases present greater opportunities to prove liability, as well as perhaps, preserve, discover and develop a punitive damages claim. Such as it is, a different approach than with regard to the ordinary car crash case should be taken. Truck cases are fiercely defended....


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Automobile and trucking accident cases typically share at least one thing in common – the road. Beyond that, they are very different. Because of extensive State and Federal regulation of the trucking industry, commercial truck cases present greater opportunities to prove liability, as well as perhaps preserve, discover and develop a punitive damages claim. Such as it is, a different approach should be taken than with regard to the ordinary car crash case. Trucking cases are ...


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