Welcome to burmanlaw.com.
My name is Mike Burman.
This website provides information about:
- common questions our clients ask
- practical solutions our clients use
- information on personal injury and wrongful death law practice
- information on the parts of a typical injury or death case
Click “Ask Mike FAQs” for articles written by me to frequently asked questions about Kentucky and Tennessee personal injury and wrongful death cases. Submit your suggestions or questions you need answered. For more information about Mike Burman, click “Meet Mike.”
Here are a some of my qualifications:
- Appealed: Lanier v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., 99 S.W.3d 431 (Ky. 2003) which changed the law regarding premises liability in Kentucky and has since been cited in over 40 cases, the 6th Circuit U. S. Court of Appeals, and in the State Courts of six states.
- Jury Trial: Successfully battled GEICO in case titled Miller v. GEICO Insurance Co., Case No. 12-CI-00460, Christian Circuit Court, Kentucky resulting in a jury verdict that found GEICO acted without reasonable foundation when it stopped paying insurance benefits.
- Presenter: Kentucky Association of Trial Attorneys – “Case Management Software” (2010)
- Presenter: Kentucky Justice Association – “Personal Injury Protection Benefits” (2015)
- Author: “HB 620 Would Have Reversed Lanier v. Wal-Mart,” The Advocate, Volume 31, Number 3 (May/June 2004)
- Author: “Using Lanier in Your Slip-and-Fall Case,” The Advocate, Volume 31, Number 4 (September/October 2004)
- Author: “Winning the No-fault Medical Loss Claim,” The Advocate, Volume 43, Number 5 (September/October 2015)
- Board Member (former): The Clarksville Academy, Clarksville, Tennessee
- Member (active): Kentucky, Tennessee and American Justice Associations
- Member (active): Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys
- Bachelor of Political Science Graduate: University of Louisville
- Juris Doctor: Salmon P. Chase College of Law
- Licensed to Practice Law: Kentucky and Tennessee State and Federal Courts
SOME OF OUR PREVIOUS CASES
Believe it or not, this vehicle held a driver and three passengers, all of whom survived this crash. Mike represented the driver and two of the passengers. The medical bills exceeded the available insurance coverage. Mike successfully secured substantial reductions from the insurance companies that paid the medical bills. With the medical bills reduced, Mike found […]
In this case, the injured driver came to Mike because the insurance company refused to pay medical bills under the injured driver’s insurance policy. After Mike proceeded with litigation, the insurance company agreed to pay the medical bills and the attorneys’ fees for the litigation. In addition, Mike recovered the policy limits from the at- […]
This tragedy involved a high school student in Logan County, Kentucky. On his way home, a truck driver with entered the intersection at the same time as our student driver. The truck driver claimed to have the green light and refused to accept responsibility. Another attorney had the case when Mike was called in. Mike […]