We have over 45 years of combined experience serving Georgetown and the Central Kentucky area. We put our experience to work on your case.
Individual treatment is what our clients deserve. Our attorneys work directly with you from start to finish. We don't pass you on to anyone else. We are your lawyer.
Serving our clients is our number one commitment. Our friendly staff are always available to help you with your needs and ensure you are taken care of.
We are one of relatively few bilingual firms in Central Kentucky. Attorney Amy Duncliffe is Bilingual. She and a member of our staff are available to work with Spanish-speaking clients.
Serious personal injury or death is a life altering event. We want to help people get through this as fairly compensated as possible.
Work related injuries can change your life. We work with you to assess your claim, your benefits and fight for your due compensation.
We have over 45 years of experience representing clients in all misdemeanor and felony matters, with litigation experience in all Central Kentucky courts.
We are here to lend our experience with matters relating to Probate, Wills & Estate, because your family's future depends on proper planning.
Real estate transactions are a part of our core services, and we are here to facilitate real estate transactions and house closings.
Adoption is a very special and important decision for a family, but the legal side is not always easy, but our family-owned firm is here to help.
Kentucky has been a “no-fault” state since 1974. Under the former “pure fault” system, no compensation changed hands until the very end of the case. Persons who were injured and out of work had no insurance funds immediately available to replace their lost wages and pay medical expenses.
If you are injured in an automobile collision, you should immediately apply for “PIP” funds from the company, which insures the vehicle in which you were riding. A statute, KRS 304.39-241, allows you to “direct” your no-fault benefits between items of wage loss and medical expenses
With the assistance of a knowledgeable attorney, an injured person can “stretch” no-fault dollars with careful management, negotiation of medical fees and coordination of no-fault benefits with an individual’s health insurance benefits.
At the Duncliffe Law Office, we provide these skilled services to our injured clients as a part of their representation.
Everyone should consider purchasing underinsured motorist coverage (UIM) in limits of at least 100,000/300,000 per occurrence.
UIM is an optional coverage in Kentucky, which means the insured must request this coverage. It is not a mandatory coverage.
UIM protects you when the at-fault driver is insured, but it does not have enough insurance (underinsured) to fairly and reasonably compensate injured victims.
UIM is very cheap. Companies such as State Farm, Progressive, Allstate, SafeAuto and others sell UIM coverage with $100,000/$300,000 limits at very reasonable prices. One year's coverage may only cost you the price for dinner for two at Applebee’s. In return, you and your family can obtain up to $300,000 in UIM protection.
Every Kentucky auto insurance policy has a $10,000 no-fault Personal Injury (PIP) limit. It pays medical expense and wage loss. Unfortunately, this statute was enacted in 1974 when $10,000 bought far more medical treatment than it will today. There were no MRI scans in 1974, a service which typically costs between $900-1,800.
How times change!
Added no-fault is sold in units of $30,000, $40,000 and even $100,000. The additional cost of added no-fault insurance is also quite affordable - usually under $100 for a year's worth of $30,000 in added no-fault coverage.
This coverage is very cheap. You can buy it from your own company. If your vehicle is destroyed or must be repaired, debates often arise over who should pay for your rental car and for how long.
The other driver’s insurer will typically not want to pay very much, so having your own insurance provides you the best protection.
Graduated summa cum laude from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1976 and clerked for Chief Justice John S. Palmore at the Kentucky Supreme Court, 1976-1977.
Amy R. Duncliffe graduated from the University of Notre Dame in just 3 years in 1997. She graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2002. She is fluent in Spanish.
Employed with us since: 2004
Employed with us since: 2007
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