Law Offices of David Yates, PLLC
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With well over a decade of personal injury experience, David Yates is a proven strong voice for his clients. Attorney Yates successfully seeks justice to ensure that injured clients are compensated as a result of other's negligence.
Personal Injury, Kentucky
Cases We Handle
At Law Offices of David Yates, PLLC, we provide the following legal services.
A personal injury car accident is an event where a person suffers physical or emotional harm as a result of a collision between two or more vehicles. The injured person may be entitled to compensation from the party who caused the accident or their insurance company.
Slip and Fall
A slip and fall personal injury accident is an event where a person suffers physical or emotional harm as a result of slipping, tripping, or falling on someone else’s property. The injured person may be able to recover compensation from the property owner or occupier if they can prove that they were negligent or at fault for creating or failing to correct a hazardous condition.
Wrongful death personal injury cases are legal actions that seek compensation for the death of a person caused by the negligence or misconduct of another party.
Dog bites can cause physical or emotional harm and depending on where the incident occurred, the dog owner may be held liable for the injuries and damages resulting from the bite. The victim may be able to file a claim or a lawsuit against the owner or their insurance company to recover compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other losses.
When a motorcycle rider or passenger suffers injuries due to the fault of another driver, they may have a personal injury case and be entitled to compensation for their medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
When a passenger car collides with a large commercial truck, the car driver or passenger may suffer severe injuries and damages that require filing a personal injury lawsuit against the truck driver, the trucking company, or other liable parties.
Medical malpractice refers to a situation where a health care professional causes harm or death to a patient by failing to meet the accepted standards of their profession. This can happen due to errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare, or health management
Victims of Sexual Abuse
Sexual abuse is a term that refers to any sexual activity that occurs without the consent of the person who is being abused.
Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse in personal injury cases refers to the situation when a nursing home resident suffers harm due to the intentional or negligent actions of the staff or the facility. Nursing home abuse can take many forms, such as physical, emotional, sexual, financial, neglect, abandonment, malnutrition, and dehydration.
Personal Injury Lawyer
About Law Offices of David Yates, PLLC
Attorney Yates promises and has proven to take a stand for his clients. Attorney Yates will not accept undervalued settlements for his clients. Attorney Yates goes toe to toe with the insurance companies and is not afraid to litigate his cases to ensure his clients are receiving fair values for their claims.
Personal Injury Legal Team
Meet the team
At our firm we treat every case as if it's our own and utilize the latest in cloud-based technologies to ensure you are always staying connected to your case from your firm consultation, through your physical recovery, during the negotiation process, up until settlement.
Personal Injury Attorney
David Yates was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He graduated from Holy Cross High School in 1999 and attended the University of Louisville, receiving his BA in Political Science in 2003. He received his Juris Doctorate degree, on a full scholarship, from Salmon P. Chase College of Law: Northern Kentucky University in 2006. Before opening the Law Offices of David Yates in 2009, David clerked for the United States District Court, worked for the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office. served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and was a civil litigation attorney for the UAW Legal. David also serves in his capacity as a Kentucky State Senator for District 37, which represents Louisville in the Legislature. He previously served ten years on the Louisville Metro Council and two terms as President.
Certified Senior Paralegal
Markie Bates was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. She graduated from Mercy Academy and attended the University of Louisville, majoring in Political Science and Paralegal Studies and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2013. Markie began her employment with the Law Offices of David Yates in January 2022 as a Certified Senior Paralegal. She began work in the legal field in 2012 and brings an extensive amount of legal knowledge to the firm. Her daily duties consist of communicating with clients, drafting and filing legal documents, along with maintaining updated case files and preparation for litigation cases.
Director of Operations
Lindsey Yates was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. She graduated from Mercy Academy and attended Bellarmine University, receiving her BA in Business Administration and Communications in 2005. She received her MBA (Master's in Business Administration) from Sullivan University in 2016. Lindsey also holds certificates in Project Management such as, PMP. Lindsey brings an extensive amount of experience and knowledge in financial/accounting analytics, technology and project management. She manages and supports this firm by staying up to date on new technology and case management tools that will drive efficiency and productivity, while maintaining the highest quality of service to our clients.