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Whether you’ve been injured in a car accident, slip and fall, workplace incident, or any other type of personal injury case, we are here to provide you with unwavering support and legal representation.

With a strong commitment to justice and a proven track record of success, our personal injury attorneys are ready to stand by your side.

We have a deep understanding of the challenges you face in the aftermath of an accident, and we are dedicated to helping you rebuild your life.

At The Lyon Firm, your well-being is our top priority. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and learn more about how we can assist you in your personal injury lawsuit. You don’t have to navigate this challenging time alone — let us be your trusted legal advocates.

What Kind of Damages Are Available in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

In a personal injury lawsuit, various types of damages may be available to compensate the injured party for the losses and harm they have suffered as a result of the accident or incident. 

Here is an overview of the different types of damages available:

  • Medical Expenses: This includes the cost of past and future medical treatments, surgeries, hospital stays, medications, and rehabilitation.

  • Lost Wages: If the injury prevents the victim from working, they may be entitled to compensation for lost income, including both past and future earnings.

  • Property Damage: If personal property, such as a vehicle, is damaged in the incident, the cost of repair or replacement may be recoverable.

  • Out-of-Pocket Expenses: This includes expenses like transportation costs to medical appointments and any other accident-related costs.

  • Pain and Suffering: This category encompasses the physical and emotional distress, pain, and suffering experienced as a result of the injury. It can be challenging to quantify and varies from case to case. 

  • Punitive Damages: Punitive damages are not meant to compensate the injured party but are awarded to punish the defendant for particularly reckless or malicious behavior. They are typically only awarded in cases of extreme negligence or intentional wrongdoing.

The specific damages available in a personal injury lawsuit can vary depending on the circumstances of the case, the severity of the injury, and the laws of the jurisdiction.

It’s essential to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney to determine the types and amounts of damages you may be eligible to recover in your particular case.

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do for Your Case?

A personal injury lawyer plays a crucial role in helping individuals who have been injured due to the negligence or wrongdoing of others seek compensation and navigate the legal process.

Here are some of the key tasks and responsibilities that a personal injury lawyer performs for their clients:

  • Investigation: Lawyers investigate the accident or incident to gather evidence, which may include interviewing witnesses, obtaining accident reports, and collecting relevant documents and records.
  • Documentation: Attorneys handle all the necessary paperwork, including filing the initial complaint, responding to motions, and preparing legal documents for court proceedings.
  • Consultation: Personal injury lawyers may consult with experts such as medical professionals, accident reconstruction specialists, or economists to provide expert testimony and strengthen the case.
  • Negotiation: Personal injury lawyers often engage in negotiations with insurance companies and the opposing party to reach a fair settlement. They work to maximize the compensation their clients receive.
  • Representation: If a settlement cannot be reached, the lawyer will represent the client in court. This includes presenting the case, examining witnesses, and arguing on behalf of the injured party.

Overall, a personal injury lawyer is an advocate for their clients, working to protect their interests and maximize their compensation following an injury.


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Joe Lyon has 17 years of experience representing plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases. 

The Firm is capable of reviewing the dangers and litigating a case involving virtually any type of accident. 

The Firm handles cases on contingency fees advancing all costs and accepts the financial risk of the litigation to allow the clients access to court and reduce the financial stress while they focus on their healthcare and personal needs. 

The Firm does not seek reimbursement for fees or costs in the event of a non-recovery. 

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Personal Injury Lawsuit Questions

What types of cases fall under personal injury law?

Personal injury cases can encompass a wide range of incidents, including car accidents, slip and falls, medical malpractice, product liability, workplace injuries, and more.

How do I know if I have a valid personal injury claim?

To have a valid claim, you typically need to establish that someone else’s negligence or intentional actions caused your injury. Consulting with a personal injury attorney is the best way to determine the validity of your case.

Is it necessary to go to court for a personal injury case?

Many personal injury cases are resolved through negotiation and settlement without going to court. However, if a fair settlement cannot be reached, the case may proceed to trial.

How long do I have to file a personal injury lawsuit?

The time limit for filing a personal injury lawsuit, known as the statute of limitations, varies by jurisdiction and the type of case. It’s crucial to consult an attorney promptly to ensure you meet the applicable deadline.

Personal Injury Settlements

Confidential Settlement


(Brown County, Kentucky):   The Lyon Firm represented a family,  where the father of four was tragically killed when a young driver was texting and driving when he crossed the median.  The case was resolved once discovery confirmed the cell phone records proved the texting-related incident. The settlement will pay for the surviving childrens’ education. The driver was likely facing additional criminal charges at the time of the settlement.



(Cincinnati, Ohio):  The Lyon Firm represetned a young bar tender who was involved in a motorcycle accidetn where he sustained fractures of the calcaneus, talus, medial cuneiform, tarsal bones, and tarsometatarsal when a car ignored its driving lane and crossed into his right-of-way. Settlement provided repayment of medical bills of $20,000 and funds for future education to re-enter the work force in a less physically-demanding job.