About Our Office
If you are struggling to obtain compensation or benefits after an accident or injury, you need an experienced and responsive legal advocate on your site. For more than 40 years, Mark Knight Attorney at Law has stood up for and by Kentucky residents suffering from painful and disabling injuries.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Social Security Disability
Real Estate Law
In the wake of an accident or injury, we understand the physical, emotional and financial challenges you face. We care about you and your well-being and will do everything possible to help ensure that your needs are met promptly, efficiently and appropriately.
Helping Our Clients Move Forward
We thoroughly investigate the facts of your case, work with insurance companies and other involved parties, and make sure you understand all your options. After an accident or injury, you have rights and options and we take the steps to obtain the compensation and benefits you need.
Attempting to navigate the legal procedures and processes involved with filing a personal injury case, workers’ compensation claim or application for Social Security Disability benefits can be confusing and frustrating. You do not have to go through this challenging time alone. We are here to listen, answer your questions and take action.
Established in 1977
Over 40 Years of Experience
“Excellent services all the way around, couldn’t have asked or expected any better.”
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT KENTUCKY WORKERS’ COMPENSATION
When workers get injured, they worry. How will they provide income for their families? How will they pay for their medical bills? Workers’ compensation benefits can help accomplish this. For more than 40 years, Mark Knight Attorney at Law in Somerset, Kentucky, has helped clients secure the workers’ compensation benefits they need and deserve.
Here are some answers to common questions about Kentucky workers’ compensation issues.
Will I have to appear in court for all types of cases?
If injured while working, an employee may seek workers’ compensation benefits, which are available through their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance policy. These benefits cover lost wages and medical expenses.
How do attorneys get paid in Workers’ Comp and Disability Cases?
Temporary and permanent disability benefits as well as death benefits are available to Kentucky workers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you handle all types of legal cases?
In Kentucky, physical injuries, as well as mental injuries resulting from those physical injuries, qualify you for workers’ compensation.
What is the typical length of a Personal Injury case?
In Kentucky, workers’ compensation benefit amounts are calculated using a formula that takes into account your pre-injury income and the type of injury you suffered.
Can some types of cases be handled by videoconference?
With the help of an attorney, anyone whose claim has been denied can file an appeal. However, appeals must be filed within 30 days of the initial decision.
Who will be working on my case?
The entire process is complicated and can be overwhelming. A seasoned workers’ compensation attorney can help you file your initial claim, file for benefit extensions and, if your claim is denied, represent you in the appeals process.
Can I be sued for filing a case against a person or business?
To qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, your injury must have occurred while you were at work or performing duties related to your job.