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Pat McElhone

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury includes injuries resulting from someone else’s irresponsibility or negligence, to injuries caused by criminal activity, such as abuse or assault. Pat McElhone is committed to helping people who have been harmed by other’s wrongdoing or lack of care for the safety and well-being of others.

Auto Accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Bus accidents
  • Drunk driving car accidents
  • DUI and drug-related motor vehicle accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Fatal vehicle accidents
  • Underinsured and uninsured vehicle accidents

Trucking Accidents
  • Truck accidents caused by driver fatigue
  • Truck accidents caused by faulty equipment maintenance
  • Truck and tractor trailer accidents

Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
This include symptoms and injuries caused by negligent nursing home care:
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Infections
  • Injuries from falls (such as broken bones and severe contusions)
  • Injuries from restraints, malnutrition
  • Overmedication
  • Pressure ulcers (bedsores)
  • Significant weight loss
  • Sudden financial loss
  • Trouble breathing
  • Wandering and elopement

Personal Injury
  • Brain injuries
  • Child abuse & neglect
  • Dog bites
  • Medical malpractice

Slip and Falls
If you were to slip and fall on another person or entity’s property, you may have grounds for a lawsuit. Under Kentucky law, the property owner can be held liable for slip and fall injuries if one of three conditions exist:
  • The property owner or manager negligently fails to reasonably maintain the premises.
  • The property owner or manager creates an unreasonable hazard, which causes a visitor to fall and be injured.
  • The property owner or manager knows about a danger, and that people will come onto the property, but fails to warn them about the danger, or takes no steps to prevent the visitors from being injured.

Product Liability
Product liability lawsuits are filed for products falling within the following categories:
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Toxic food products and containers
  • Dangerous childcare products and toys
  • Manufacturing defects
  • Defective vehicles
  • Design defects

Negligent Supervision
  • A lack of security guards or doormen
  • Improperly trained or improperly vetted security guards
  • A lack of security cameras
  • Security cameras that are not working or not monitored
  • A lack of proper lighting
  • A lack of fencing or other barriers
  • A lack of locks
  • A lack of metal detectors
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Insurance bad faith
  • Dog bites
  • Construction accidents
  • Drug manufacturers

FDA Recalls
  • Defective drugs:
    • Lipitor
    • Risperdal
    • Taxotere
    • Zarelto
  • Medical Devices:
    • Depuy hip
    • Da Vinci
    • Infuse bone graft
    • IVC filter
    • Transvaginal mesh

Wrongful Death
Motorcycle Accidents
Injuries to Children