Experienced Personal Injury Lawyers Serving Daviess County
“We have had the pleasure of using Tom at the Madisonville office and Chris and Sara at the Owensboro office. There is no way I could totally explain how sincere, honest, professional, friendly and hard-working these people are. They treat you like family from the very start, these are good Christian people. They really care about you! There IS NO other law firm I would even consider using. I say, ‘Thank You and God Bless Rhoads & Rhoads.’”
– Client Google Review
Living in Daviess County
Owensboro and Daviess County are home to Rhoads & Rhoads. Our office is located in downtown Owensboro, and we have represented thousands of clients here over the years. Our attorneys live and practice in Owensboro and are an active part of this community. Our attorneys and team members are proud to live in Owensboro/Daviess County and are active in several volunteer organizations, youth sports leagues, and in our schools and churches. This involvement has been recognized as our firm was recently voted by the Messenger-Inquirer newspaper as one of the top businesses that gives back to the community, and was awarded the Platinum award for “Legal Services” in Owensboro. We have handled numerous personal injury, wrongful death, Social Security disability, and workers compensation cases in the courts in Daviess County over the past 25 years, and have established a reputation for tremendous results.
One of the largest counties in the state by population, Daviess brings in tens of thousands of visitors each year through several avenues – as a stop on Kentucky’s famous Bourbon Trail, the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Brescia University, Kentucky Wesleyan College and the variety of events taking place in the Owensboro Convention Center. It is a great place to live, with strong schools both public and private, low unemployment and a variety of businesses providing thousands of jobs and a stable financial base for our economy. Our location also gives us easy access to dozens of major population areas. Thriving Daviess County continues to grow, and Rhoads & Rhoads is proud to serve clients in the county and to be part of that growth.
Driving in Daviess County
As the largest county in Western Kentucky and home of the regional medical center and institutions such as Western Kentucky University, there is heavy traffic on Daviess County roadways, and that means a lot of accidents – over 1,200 resulting in injury the past two years alone, including 23 accidents resulting in fatalities. Arguably, the most dangerous road in the county is Frederica Street in Owensboro, which has seen an incredible 165 accidents resulting in injury the past two years. US 60 between US 231 and KY 334 has had several accidents as well, including three resulting in at least one fatality.
Dangerous Owensboro intersections – site of multiple accidents resulting in injury or death – include:
- E 4th Street and Frederica St
- W 5th Street and Frederica St
- E 4th Street and JR Miller Blvd
- E 4th Street and Triplett Street
- E 3rd Street and Triplett Street
- E 4th Street and Leitchfield Road
- E Parris Ave and Triplett Street
- E 18th Street and Triplett Street
- E 18th Street and JR Miller Blvd
- Frederica Street between W 17th and W 18th Street
- New Hartford Road and US 60
Residents of Daviess County also need to take caution and exercise safe driving on these dangerous stretches of road:
- E Parrish Ave/Leitchfield Road between Byers Ave and Ralph Ave
- US 60 between the I-165 interchange and KY 603
- Frederica St between KY 81 and Theater Drive
- KY 54 near the Kentucky Motor Speedway
- US 231 between Owensboro and Masonville
- US 60 north of Maceo
What causes so many accidents? Despite efforts by automotive companies to make their vehicles more hands-free compatible with mobile devices, distracted driving continues to increase as a factor in these incidents, as does speeding, disregarding traffic signals and signs and DUI/DWI drivers.
As the largest law firm in Owensboro, Rhoads & Rhoads has experienced personal injury attorneys who are happy to help if you are injured in an automobile accident. Remember, you pay nothing until we win for you. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed as the result of an accident, give our law office a call to learn what we can do for you.
Count on Rhoads & Rhoads for Experienced Legal Representation
While Rhoads & Rhoads represents clients throughout Western Kentucky, our practice is based in Daviess County, with our main office located near the courthouse in Owensboro. We represent county residents in personal injury cases involving motor vehicle accidents as well as other areas of law practice, such as Social Security disability, brain injury, product liability, nursing home negligence, premises liability, construction and industrial accidents, medical malpractice and wrongful death.
The sheer volume of motor vehicle accidents in Daviess County means we have years of experience helping residents hurt or injured in auto accident cases hundreds of times in the county courts, with a great record of success. We help clients navigate through the insurance claim process and make sure they get the compensation they deserve. This includes monies not only for personal property like your vehicle, if it is totaled in an accident, but medical bills and future medical expenses, lost wages and future earnings in the case of a debilitating injury, and pain and suffering. Our free initial consultations mean there is no risk for you – you pay nothing until we win, either with a settlement or a verdict.
Emergency Contact Information
In an emergency, always call 911.
Owensboro Fire Department – 270-687-8408
Daviess County Fire Department – 270-685-8440
(includes 12 volunteer departments across the county)
Kentucky State Police – 502-782-1800
Daviess County Sheriff – 270-685-8444
Owensboro Police Department – 270-687-8888
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital – 270-417-2000
Daviess County, Kentucky Injury Lawyers
A U.S. News & World Report top-rated law firm, Kentucky-based Rhoads & Rhoads is dedicated to providing the best possible legal representation to our neighbors in Daviess County. We will give you the expert guidance you need to win or settle cases of appropriate compensation for injuries sustained in accidents involving automobiles, motorcycles or semi-trucks, worker’s compensation and Social Security disability as well as representing families in the event of wrongful death. When faced with all the disruptions that court cases like these bring to your life, the last thing you should worry about is the competence of your attorneys. With a history of successful representation for the people of western Kentucky, Rhoads & Rhoads is the firm you want on your side. Call us at 1-888-709-9329 for a free initial consultation. We don’t charge you until we’ve successfully won or settled your case.
Owensboro in Daviess County, that’s home to us. That’s where I live. This is where our law practice is located. Very proud to be from Owensboro, and very proud to be able to practice here in Daviess County. We’ve represented folks all over the county, all over Owensboro. It’s just a real treat to be able to represent people in my backyard.
We’ve tried several cases in the court system in the Daviess Circuit Court, the Daviess District Court and federal courts. Any type of injury case, whether or not it’s a car wreck, a slip and fall, a trip and fall, a nursing home case, railroad cases. Many different varieties of cases we’ve tried here in Daviess County, and we feel like we’ve had great results here in the Daviess County courts and for the people of Owensboro here in our home.