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Rick Hessig

(502) 583-5782

Everyone deserves to be treated fairly and should be compensated when someone else causes them pain and injury.

Louisville Bar Assocation
personal injury lawyers
Kentucky Bar Association

Rick is a personal injury attorney based in Louisville, Kentucky. He represents injured individuals throughout the United States and helps them fight large insurance companies to obtain the compensation they deserve. As partner of Hessig & Pohl, Rick handles a wide variety of cases including personal injury, wrongful death, and criminal and family law.

Rick completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Louisville and earned a law degree from the Brandeis School of Law. Before becoming an attorney at Hessig & Pohl, Rick spent 20 years working as a private investigator for insurance companies. His experience as a professional investigator means he has an in-depth understanding of how insurance companies operate. Rick’s combined legal training and investigative skills provide a unique advantage for Hessig & Pohl clients. He knows how to thoroughly investigate a claim and locate witnesses or video evidence to help clients build their cases.

Outside of his law practice, Rick supports hardworking people through his volunteer work with sports leagues. Rick was raised in Fairdale, a small town on the outskirts of Louisville. His parents both worked in a factory at General Electric, and he grew up watching hardworking people give their all just to make ends meet. He believes that kids should not have to miss out on playing sports or other extracurricular activities due to financial difficulties.

Along with constantly keeping up with changes in the law, Rick is also an avid reader in his spare time. He finishes two to three books a month, usually related to the topics of health or personal growth.

  • University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
  • University of Louisville - Undergraduate
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky Board of Licensure for Private Investigators - Chairman

Client Testimonials

Marty fought for me when the insurance company denied my claim. We sued and got the insurance limits.


Hessig & Pohl worked hard to get the best possible results for me. I have and would recommend their firm to anybody in need of legal assistance.


Mr. Pohl settled my claim when another law firm wasn’t able to…He’s the man for the job!


Hessig & Pohl is a great law firm in my book. They’re fast, reliable, and always resourceful in solving all of your legal matters.


Rick comes from an investigative background and he brings that valuable experience to his law firm clients. Call Rick for your legal needs in the greater Louisville area.


This firm is fantastic. They made everything so easy and stayed in contact. Adam handled my case – if I could choose 2 words to describe him it would be intelligent and genuine.


Rick and Marty, along with their awesome staff, have been more than great help while handling multiple legal issues for me!


I have nothing but wonderful things to say about this law firm. They handled my husband’s car accident case with a lot of compassion and care. Rick came to the hospital the very same day of the accident and throughout the process, he took the time to listen to my family’s concerns. We truly felt like we didn’t have to worry about anything. I highly recommend Hessig and Pohl!


This is the way to go if your looking for a professional injury attorney to help you recover what you deserve. I would use them again!! Highly recommended.


Honest and professional. Kept me in the loop every step of the way. I would recommend Attorney Hessig to anyone looking to recoup their losses after an accident.