Scott County & Georgetown, Kentucky
Modern day Scott County was first explored in 1774, but the area was host to aggravated Indian attacks and was abandoned three years later. It wasn’t until eighteen years later in 1792 that Scott County was formed and named after General Charles Scott. Scott County now has a population of over 48,000 residents with the majority of them living in the city limits of Georgetown. Georgetown wasn’t established until 1785 or 1786 by Reverend Elijah Craig and other Baptists from Virginia. Rev. Craig also founded a classical school which is today’s Georgetown College. Royal Spring, the largest spring in water discharged is located in Georgetown, Kentucky. It is also believed that the process to make bourbon whiskey was discovered in Georgetown.
The growth of Scott County and Georgetown didn’t start booming until the 1980’s when Toyota built a manufacturing plant that brought many jobs to the area. With so many people commuting to work, it’s no wonder that over 1,300 auto accidents, trucking accident, motorcycle wrecks and other motor vehicle accidents were reported in Scott County and Georgetown, Kentucky in 2013.
Do not delay in calling or e-mailing our Georgetown, Scott County car accident attorneys at Varellas & Varellas after you have been injured in an accident since claims must be filed within the time allowed under the statute of limitations which applies to your particular claim. If a case is not filed within the allowed time period, recovery can be denied for all of the injuries suffered. The statute of limitations might be one year or less or it could allow for the filing of the case within two years or longer. Each case is different and must be filed within the time period specified for that particular type of claim. It is necessary for an attorney to consider all the facts of your case to determine how much time is allowed for the filing of your case.
When you have suffered a personal injury or there has been a wrongful death, call our Kentucky injury lawyers at Varellas & Varellas for a free consultation. They can help you understand and protect your rights and maximize your recovery for injuries such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, loss of companionship, loss of earning ability and punitive damages.