Katz Law has been representing the people of Paducah since 1998.
Professional Attorneys in Paducah
Call When You’re in a Trying Time
This is your future we’re talking about. Whether you have been injured and need compensation or you are going through a divorce and need to protect your assets and your relationship with your children, the outcome of your case will impact you for many years to come. This is no time to take chances. This is the time to hire the right law firm that will stand strong.
At Katz Law in Paducah, Kentucky, we will stand strong for you. We recognize that these cases come with many challenges and sometimes powerful opponents. Insurance companies know which lawyers will take their cases to trial and which will not. That is why we prepare every case as if it will go to trial from the outset. We are not simply going to race toward the fast and easy settlement.
We always prepare for trial in order to reach the best possible outcome, making it clear to our opponent that we will not back down. Sometimes, favorable results can be achieved through negotiation. However, if a courtroom battle becomes necessary, we will be ready.
Since 1998, our law firm has provided much-needed representation to individuals and families in their time of need.
Coping with injuries and personal issues like divorce is emotional, challenging, and isolating if you’re doing it alone. With a reputable law firm on your side, you can feel supported and empowered throughout your legal journey knowing you have a team to educate you and defend your rights and interests.
Contact us online or by phone at (270) 778-0020 to schedule your same-day consultation today. Our legal team in Paducah, Kentuckystrives to provide each client with the personalized service they deserve during these challenging times.
Why You Want Katz Law On Your Side
Millions Recovered for Injured Victims
Over 25 Years of Experience
Always Available to Take Your Call
Home & Hospital Visits
Known Locally & Involved With the Community
A Law Firm Known for Maritime Cases
Settlements & Verdicts
Multiple Myeloma $3,000,000
Pre-trial settlement for a Pilot that developed multiple myeloma after his long-term exposure to diesel exhaust fumes in the wheelhouse of the vessel.
Fall from Conveyor $2,100,000
Jones Act settlement for a seaman who fell from a conveyor and suffered a head injury.
Crushed in Rudder Room $2,000,000
Jones act settlement for crew member crushed in rudder room of towboat.
Chronic Skin Condition $1,000,000
Jury Verdict of $1 Million for a Jones Act seaman who developed a chronic skin condition after being exposed to the hazardous material.
Leg Injury $785,000
We obtained a pre-lawsuit settlement for a man who suffered a leg injury working as a member of the crew of an inland river towboat.
Burned to Death $600,000
We secured a pre-trial settlement for the daughter of a man who was burned to death after his wellcraft pleasure boat exploded on lake.
Diving Injury $500,000
Settlement for commercial diver sucked into open sluice gate at hydroelectric plant even though diver had no permanent physical injuries.
Katz Law recovered $450,000 from the estate of a man who embezzled over $1 million from his employer.
Crushed to Death $450,000
Brian Katz obtained a Settlement for next of kin in Jones Act case at Olmstead lock and dam project.
Blood-Borne Illness $450,000
We secured a settlement for client in a jones act case after the client contracted a blood-borne illness from exposure aboard his vessel.
Stabbed to Death $400,000
Settlement for family of murder victim due to inadequate security at shopping center.
Struck in the Face $400,000
Brian Katz obtained a mediated settlement for a deckhand who was struck in the face by a winch wire at a grain terminal while standing on the deck of a barge.
Serious Injuries $325,000
We secured a policy limits settlement for his client who was operating a motorcycle when he was struck by an automobile after attending Paducah’s BBQ festival.
Severe Back Injury $300,000
Settlement for woman injured in an automobile accident.
Leg injury $300,000
Brian Katz obtained a settlement, from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, for a mate who was injured when a shackle broke off from a federal mooring cell and struck the mate in the leg.
A Firm with Experience
Our lawyers in Paducah, Kentucky in approach every personal injury claim, river injury claim, and family law matter with nearly 30 years of trial experience and a reputation for success. In fact, our success has earned us membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and a selection as a SuperLawyer, clear proof of our ability to get meaningful results in even the most challenging cases.
Our attorneys take a hands-on, personalized approach to every case. While many law firms force clients to work only with paralegals under the guise of efficiency, we believe that you deserve to know who is representing you through this trying time in your life. You deserve to see how much effort we put into making cases like yours a success. When you choose our law firm, you will find it easy to get in touch with your attorney.
Furthermore, we build every case from the ground up based on your specific situation. We are not going to force you down one path or give you cookie-cutter representation. We are going to listen to you and customize a legal strategy based on your particular needs. Then we can follow through and guide you through the legal process with care and consideration.
Hear It From Our Clients
“I work daily with Katz Law. They are prompt to return calls and help resolves any issues I may have.”- Janie M.
“I confidently give other corporate counsel my highest recommendation for referring legal matters to Brian Katz.”- Former Client
“I highly recommend Mr. Katz. He is extremely competent and thoroughly prepared. In my opinion, the best lawyer in Paducah!”- Shea B.
Cases We Handle
Our personal injury attorneys have decades of experience helping those who have been harmed by negligence. Injuries are not only painful – they can be expensive to treat and recover from. Believing that our clients shouldn’t have to pay to recover from an accident they didn’t cause, our team has gone up against negligent parties and insurance companies time and again. We’ve been able to recover damages for clients that include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, property damage, and more. We’ve handled cases that include: motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, boating accidents, premises liability, truck accidents, catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, jet ski accidents, car accidents.
River Work Injury
Thousands of individuals depend on their river work for their livelihood. River industry work can be dangerous and result in on-the-job accidents and injuries. Our team is here to make sure you receive the benefits you’re entitled to after you’ve been injured while working, whether on a barge or in a shipyard. We have thorough knowledge of the provisions supplied by the Jones Act and can help you file your claim when you call.
Family matters are nearly always personal and emotionally charged. If you are facing a divorce and all the complicated matters that come with it, from establishing spousal support to child custody, you need an attorney who can understand your goals and pursue optimal results that benefit you and your family. Though we’re aggressive in court, we’re also compassionate in client communication and service.