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Kentucky Employment Lawyer Blog

Kentucky Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment, and employment retaliation laws, cases and news. By Miller & Falkner.

http://www.kentuckyemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1658

Kentucky Personal Injury Attorneys…

Kentucky Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley LLP.

http://www.kentuckypersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Breach of Warranty and Fraud Claims Will be Litigated in Kentucky Pharmaceutical Injury Case

    Breach of Warranty and Fraud Claims Will be Litigated in Kentucky Pharmaceutical Injury Case
    The Western District of Kentucky has ordered portions of a pharmaceutical injury case to trial. In Vanden Bosch v. Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., two women filed a lawsuit against the drug manufacturer Bayer over health consequences…
  • Jul 22

    Investigating a Nursing Home Abuse Case in Kentucky

    Investigating a Nursing Home Abuse Case in Kentucky
    When building a nursing home abuse case, a Kentucky plaintiff’s lawyer may have to conduct an investigation in addition to using the tools of discovery. There is high turnover in nursing home employees. Therefore, one possible avenue of…
  • Jul 10

    Can a Nursing Home Have Sovereign Immunity in Kentucky?

    Can a Nursing Home Have Sovereign Immunity in Kentucky?
    In a recent unpublished decision, an appellate court considered a nursing home corporation and health services company’s appeal after the lower court denied their motion for summary judgment. The motion for summary judgment…
Rank this Week: 2415

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Covers news about and opinions issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the sixth Circuit with an emphasis on business cases. By Squire Sanders.

http://www.sixthcircuitappellateblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1271

Kentucky Court Report

Kentucky Court Report

Provides updates of decisions, argument calendars, news and developments for the Supreme Court of Kentucky and Kentucky Court of Appeals. By Michael Stevens.

http://kycourtreport.com/
Rank this Week: 2077

Kentucky Injury Lawyers Blog

Kentucky Injury Lawyers Blog

Comments on injury and accident law. By Varellas & Varellas.

http://www.kyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart after Tractor-Trailer Deadly Collision

    Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart after Tractor-Trailer Deadly Collision
    Comedian Tracy Morgan has filed suit against Walmart after he was critically injured in a multi-vehicle collision in New Jersey on June 7, 2014 that killed Morgan’s friend, James McNair, and injured several others. Police believe the…
  • Jul 8

    Why Should I Sue Someone After a Car Accident in Kentucky?

    Why Should I Sue Someone After a Car Accident in Kentucky?
    In our Kentucky personal injury practice, we sometimes hear the question: I’m not the type to sue someone for injuring me, so why should I? There’s a short answer: that’s what insurance is for. People purchase insurance…
  • Apr 22

    What Should You Do If An Insurance Company Wants to Settle Your Case in Kentucky?

    What Should You Do If An Insurance Company Wants to Settle Your Case in Kentucky?
    A common scenario that arises in Kentucky and other states occurs when an insurance company for the person that injured you calls and asks you questions before you get a chance to talk to your own lawyer. We are commonly told by an injured…
Rank this Week: 2691

Potter Law Firm Blog

Potter Law Firm Blog

Covers estate planning and elder law.

http://www.potterestateplanning.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    What Is an ILIT?

    What Is an ILIT?
    In the field of estate planning the acronym ILIT stands for an irrevocable life insurance trust. This type of trust can be useful for those who are exposed to estate taxes. There is a federal estate tax that is applicable in all 50 states,…
  • Jul 18

    Does a Young Adult Need an Estate Plan?

    Does a Young Adult Need an Estate Plan?
    Studies are done periodically that are intended to evaluate the estate planning preparedness of people in the United States. They consistently find that an alarming percentage of people are going through life without all of the appropriate…
  • Jul 16

    Will Medicaid Pay for In-Home Care?

    Will Medicaid Pay for In-Home Care?
    Long-term care is a very pressing issue for people who are planning ahead for the future. It can be hard to envision a time when you will no longer be able to take care of your own activities of daily living. However, statistics indicate that…
Rank this Week: 2718

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Publicizes appearances of Louis D. Brandeis and John Marshall Harlan on the web and in the media. By Scott Campbell.

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 20

    A Letter From Benjamin Cardozo

    A Letter From Benjamin Cardozo
    While browsing through our collection of Louis D. Brandeis papers, I stumbled across a remarkable letter written by Brandeis’ fellow justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo. Since there does not appear to be any published collections of…
  • Jun 24

    Recent Journal Articles – June 2014

    Recent Journal Articles – June 2014
    The Journal of Supreme Court History can usually be counted to offer some new information on John Marshall Harlan and Louis D. Brandeis, and their latest issue (volume 39, number 1) does not disappoint in that regard.  The first article…
  • Feb 21

    Letter from Frederick Douglass to John Marshall Harlan

    Letter from Frederick Douglass to John Marshall Harlan
    While rooting around in our collection of Harlan papers, I found a number of items that had been misfiled. Presumably they had been put on display many years ago and then just thrown back in a random box. The most interesting item in the set…
Rank this Week: 2858

Kentucky Injury Attorney Blog

Kentucky Injury Attorney Blog

Covers accidents, bad faith insurance, and premises liability issues. By Miller & Falkner.

http://www.kentuckyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Indiana Driver of Stolen Car Dies After Driving the Wrong Way on Interstate 70

    Indiana Driver of Stolen Car Dies After Driving the Wrong Way on Interstate 70
    A man from Richmond, Indiana died after the stolen car he drove collided with a Greyhound bus on Interstate 70. Nineteen people on the bus were injured. The situation began on early Sunday, when Wayne County emergency personnel received…
  • Jul 10

    Sixth Circuit Dismisses Claims of Those Harmed By Generic Drugs in In re Darvocet

    Sixth Circuit Dismisses Claims of Those Harmed By Generic Drugs in In re Darvocet
    Recently, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals gave a temporary victory to drug manufacturers when it upheld a motion to dismiss the plaintiffs' case, stating that they had not met the necessary elements to survive the motion. In In re...
  • Jun 24

    National Transportation Safety Board to Study Reasons For Increase in Truck-Related Death

    National Transportation Safety Board to Study Reasons For Increase in Truck-Related Death
    After the accident involving Tracy Morgan and a truck driver who failed to stop for slowing traffic, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is looking at truck driving safety and practices across the nation, including in Kentucky and…
Rank this Week: 4091

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Kentucky Bankruptcy Lawyers Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy. By Richard A. Schwartz.

http://www.kentuckybankruptcylawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Bouncing Back After Bankruptcy in Kentucky

    Bouncing Back After Bankruptcy in Kentucky
    The decision to declare bankruptcy is no doubt an important one. While there are some short- to medium-term consequences of doing so, it offers valuable financial freedom to many. And, as a recent Forbes article points out, bouncing back…
  • Jun 30

    United States Supreme Court Weighs in on the Scope of Bankruptcy Court

    United States Supreme Court Weighs in on the Scope of Bankruptcy Court
    Bankruptcy courts were not created—nor were they authorized by—the United States Constitution. Therefore, they exist as “off shoots” of the federal judiciary. Specifically, the bankruptcy courts exist to have a special…
  • Jun 16

    Inherited IRA Accounts Are Not Protected From Creditors in Bankruptcy Proceedings, US Supreme Court Say

    Inherited IRA Accounts Are Not Protected From Creditors in Bankruptcy Proceedings, US Supreme Court Say
    In the recent United States Supreme Court Case, Clark v. Rameker, the nine justices of the High Court unanimously held that inherited IRA retirement accounts should not be protected in a bankruptcy proceeding the way other retirement assets…
Rank this Week: 3419

Kentucky Injury Lawyer Blog

Kentucky Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law in Kentucky. By Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC.

http://www.kentuckyinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    $850,000.00 Settlement Reached in Civil Sexual Assault Case against Larue County Jailer

    $850,000.00 Settlement Reached in Civil Sexual Assault Case against Larue County Jailer
    The civil lawsuit, which began in April of 2011, involved 13 female inmates who were victimized over a two year period inside the LaRue County Detention Center (LCDC). The women, who ranged in age from mid-20s to early 50s, were each…
  • Jul 14

    Mavic R-Sys Wheel Carbon Fiber Composite Spoke Failure

    Mavic R-Sys Wheel Carbon Fiber Composite Spoke Failure
    Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC partner Will Nefzger is handling cases involving Mavic R-Sys bicycle wheel failures.  The wheel spokes are made of carbon fiber composite.  Carbon fiber composite can and does fatigue over a…
  • Jun 17

    GM Recalls 3.36 Million More Vehicles Due to Ignition Switch Problem

    GM Recalls 3.36 Million More Vehicles Due to Ignition Switch Problem
    GM announced yesterday that nearly 3.4 million more vehicles will be recalled in light of its review of ignition switch issues following the first set of recalls affecting 2.6 million cars earlier this year. This move brings the total number…
Rank this Week: 490

Kentucky Personal Injury Attorney…

Kentucky Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers accidents and personal injury. By Ackerson Law Offices.

http://www.kentuckypersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Oldham County Accident Claims Lives Of Two Teen

    Oldham County Accident Claims Lives Of Two Teen
    A tragic accident in Oldham County, Kentucky, occurred over the weekend involving a car and pickup truck near the intersection of Hwy 53 and Old Sligo Road. This accident resulted in the injury of individuals and the deaths of 18 year old…
  • Jul 9

    Alcohol Thought To Be A Factor In Breckenridge County Fatal Accident

    Alcohol Thought To Be A Factor In Breckenridge County Fatal Accident
    A fatal accident occurred Saturday in Breckenridge County, Kentucky. This crash happened on US 60 when a truck crossed the center line of traffic and hit another vehicle head-on. James Dupin, age 43, died at the scene of the accident from…
  • Jul 9

    Laurel County Crash Kills SUV Passenger & Seriously Injures Driver

    Laurel County Crash Kills SUV Passenger & Seriously Injures Driver
    A fatal crash occurred in Laurel County, Kentucky on Ky 1956, when a driver heading westbound left the roadway and then overcorrected into the lane of on-coming traffic, colliding with an SUV. The driver of the SUV, Polly Brock, was flown to…
Rank this Week: 3505

Disability Lawyer

Disability Lawyer

Covers Kentucky disability law. By Austin Mehr.

http://mehrdisabilitygroup.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    Blue Cross, Blue Shield of California Investigated for Misleading Consumer

    Blue Cross, Blue Shield of California Investigated for Misleading Consumer
    California is investigating Blue Cross, Blue Shield for misleading consumers about their new Affordable Care Act coverage. I expect we will see more of this in the coming months and years, given the magnitude of the changes surrounding health…
  • Jun 25

    Construction Defects and CGL Policie

    Construction Defects and CGL Policie
    This is a very interesting article describing the unsettled nature of the law regarding whether defective construction is an "occurrence" for the purpose of CGL insurance policies. Lots of activity, but still no consensus.Read the article…
  • Apr 22

    Austin Mehr Named to ASLA Top 100 Litigation Lawyer

    Austin Mehr Named to ASLA Top 100 Litigation Lawyer
    Austin Mehr was selected as one of the Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Kentucky for 2014. This prestigious honor is selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates, and is given to less than 1.5% attorneys.
Rank this Week: 1285

Divorce Law Journal

Divorce Law Journal

Covers adoptions, business valuation, collaborative family law, debt division, grandparent visitation, maintenance, relocation and same sex issues. By Diana L. Skaggs.

http://louisvilledivorce.typepad.com/info/
Rank this Week: 315

Poppe Law Blog

Poppe Law Blog

Focuses on personal injury, professional malpractice and unfair claims handling by insurance companies.

http://www.poppelawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 13

    KDMC Settles with U.S. and Kentucky Governments for Fraud

    KDMC Settles with U.S. and Kentucky Governments for Fraud
    King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky has agreed to pay $40.9 million to the United States and Kentucky governments to settle claims that it made millions of dollars by falsely billing Medicare and Medicaid and for…
  • Jun 11

    Semi-Truck Wreck Caused by Sleepless Driver

    Semi-Truck Wreck Caused by Sleepless Driver
    Comedian and star of “30 Rock,” Tracy Morgan, was involved in a semi-truck wreck this week.  The truck plowed into the rear end of a limousine bus Morgan and his friends were passengers in.  Tragically, comedian James…
  • Mar 13

    McDonald's Sued for Labor and Employment Violation

    McDonald's Sued for Labor and Employment Violation
    Multiple lawsuits were filed against McDonald’s and its franchises this week.  The suits allege McDonald’s violated the federal minimum wage of $7.25 as set by the Fair Labor Standards Act. The lawsuits allege…
Rank this Week: 744

KYEstates.com

KYEstates.com

A Kentucky-based conversation on trust & estates law. By Carter Ruml.

http://kyestates.com
  • May 8

    Series at Stites on Estates on Using GRATs to Plan for Business Upside

    Series at Stites on Estates on Using GRATs to Plan for Business Upside
    Stites on Estates is off to a fun start, and we’ve written a series on grantor retained annuity trusts. Part 1 provides a brief overview of how GRATs work. Part 2 provides a case study of how an entrepreneur in a very risky, high…
  • Apr 9

    The Conversation Continues at Stites on Estate

    The Conversation Continues at Stites on Estate
    On January 6, 2014 I joined Stites & Harbison PLLC as a Member, leading the Trusts & Estates practice in their Louisville office.  I’m very excited to continue the conversation started at KYEstates.com at Stites on Estates,…
  • Dec 5

    Your Publisher’s New Opportunity at PNC Wealth Management

    Your Publisher’s New Opportunity at PNC Wealth Management
    I am excited to share the news that I am joining PNC Wealth Management on December 28, 2010 as a Senior Wealth Planner in their Louisville office.
Rank this Week: 4863

Virginia Mattingly's blog

Virginia Mattingly's blog

Professor at Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.

http://www.law.louisville.edu/blog/12
  • Feb 19

    2014 Kentucky Legislative Update

    2014 Kentucky Legislative Update
    Last night, I attended the Greater Louisville Sierra Club's annual legislative update, presented by Tom Fitzgerald, Director of the Kentucky Resources Council (KRC) and an adjunct professor at the law school.The Kentucky legislature convened…
  • Jul 24

    Computers for Girl

    Computers for Girl
    During the first two weeks of August 2013, I'll be volunteering with the World Computer Exchange (WCE) as part of their eCorps Liberia technology training team travelling to Monrovia. I and other members of this team will assist with…
  • Feb 22

    2013 Kentucky Legislative Update

    2013 Kentucky Legislative Update
    This past Tuesday, I attended the Greater Louisville Sierra Club's annual legislative update, presented by Tom Fitzgerald, Director of the Kentucky Resources Council (KRC) and an adjunct professor at the law school.The Kentucky legislature…
Rank this Week: 2863

Kentucky Employment Lawyer Blog

Kentucky Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment law. By Theodore Walton.

http://www.kentuckyemploymentlawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 15

    Senate Once Again Passes Legislation Prohibiting Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

    Senate Once Again Passes Legislation Prohibiting Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
    With Hawaii and Illinois recently joining 14 other states and the District of Columbia in recognizing same-sex marriage, as well as the demise of the federal Defense of Marriage Act and the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask,…
  • Sep 25

    Sixth Circuit Ruling on the Sufficiency of Similarity Required to Show Discrimination

    Sixth Circuit Ruling on the Sufficiency of Similarity Required to Show Discrimination
    Imagine: you’ve finally saved up enough vacation days to take that trip you’ve been longing to take. You’re going to visit family, which doesn’t happen often because they live in a far-off, war-torn country. With…
  • Jun 1

    Teenagers, Summer Jobs, & Sexual Harassment

    Teenagers, Summer Jobs, & Sexual Harassment
    Most schools in Kentucky and across the country are about to begin their summer break. For many teenagers this will mean summer jobs. Summer jobs can provide great opportunities for young people to take on additional responsibility, learn,…
Rank this Week: 2877

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Northern Kentucky Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury and accidents, DUI, criminal defense, bank side bankruptcy cases, creditors' rights, divorce and family custody, and estate planning. By Fessler Schneider & Grimme.

http://www.fsgattorneys.com/blog
  • Sep 2

    Northern Kentucky Welcomes Oktoberfest to Mainstrasse Village

    Northern Kentucky Welcomes Oktoberfest to Mainstrasse Village
    Northern Kentucky welcomes back Oktoberfest to Mainstrasse Village this weekend, September 6-8. Covington, KY will host the 35th annual celebration of German history and heritage in the Midwest. The fun begins at 5pm on Friday! Local Music,…
  • Mar 19

    Northern KY Law Firm Welcomes Return of Cincinnati Baseball

    Northern KY Law Firm Welcomes Return of Cincinnati Baseball
    March is almost over and in Cincinnati and northern Kentucky that means only one thing: Reds baseball! The northern KY law firm of Fessler, Schneider and Grimme is happy and proud to welcome back our hometown Cincinnati Reds! Northern KY Law…
  • Jan 4

    DUI Attorney in Northern Kentucky

    DUI Attorney in Northern Kentucky
    NKY DUI Attorney It’s no secret that cops are on the lookout for drunk drivers. Now more than ever people are being arrested and jailed for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. However, there are varying levels and…
Rank this Week: 2835

Craig Anthony (Tony) Arnold's blog

Craig Anthony (Tony) Arnold's blog

Covers property law, land use and environmental law.

http://www.law.louisville.edu/blog/61
Rank this Week: 2862

Abell Law Blog

Abell Law Blog

Covers the law and justice system. By Robert L. Abell.

http://abelllaw.typepad.com/abell_law_blog/
Rank this Week: 814

DBL Law Blog

DBL Law Blog

Covers business, construction, employment and real estate law in Ohio and Kentucky. By Dressman Benzinger LaVelle.

http://www.dbllaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 2

    Celebrate Red, White and Blue at DBL Law Market in the Park

    Celebrate Red, White and Blue at DBL Law Market in the Park
    With Independence Day just around the corner, one way to start the celebration early is to head to DBL Law Market in the Park in Washington Park on Monday, July 1st from 4pm to 8pm. You’ll see plenty of red, white and blue—look…
  • Jul 1

    Lean Update: Pull Planning

    Lean Update: Pull Planning
    Pull planning is an integral part of Integrated Project Delivery. Its purpose is to organize the production of work in a project based on lean principles. In contrast to traditional projects, pull planning centers on creation of the project…
  • Jun 28

    DBL News Digest – Week of 06/24/2013

    DBL News Digest – Week of 06/24/2013
    Here are the latest news articles from DBL Law. For these and other articles, please visit dbllaw.com/blog. Construction   Contractor Alert: You’re On Your Own For Faulty Work (Maybe) – Recent cases from the Supreme Courts of…
Rank this Week: 4661

Kentucky Injury Law Blog

Kentucky Injury Law Blog

Covers injury law. By Steve Frederick of The Frederick Law Firm.

http://www.kentuckyinjurylawblog.com/
  • May 22

    How a Doctor’s Apology Can Affect a Kentucky Medical Malpractice Claim

    How a Doctor’s Apology Can Affect a Kentucky Medical Malpractice Claim
    Overall, human beings are sympathetic to someone who has been injured, especially if we have a relationship with the person, whether personal or professional. However, in a patient/medical professional relationship, if the patient has been…
  • May 13

    Fiery Kentucky Truck Accident Results in Fatalities, Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Fiery Kentucky Truck Accident Results in Fatalities, Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Earlier this year, six people from Wisconsin were tragically killed in a truck accident involving an SUV and a semi. The crash occurred on I-65 near Elizabethtown, Kentucky, about 15 miles from where a 2010 truck accident killed 11 people in…
  • May 6

    For Families of Nursing Home Abuse Victims, It is not about the Money

    For Families of Nursing Home Abuse Victims, It is not about the Money
    Nursing home abuse and neglect is an unfortunate reality in many facilities in Kentucky and across the country. Whether it is a result of understaffing, miscommunication, lack of background checks, or simply uncaring employees, some of our…
Rank this Week: 2273

Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyer

Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyer

Covers DUIs, traffic stops and field sobriety tests. By Stephen J. Isaacs.

http://www.kyduiblog.com/
  • May 16

    U.S. Supreme Court holds Officer must obtain warrant for DUI blood test.

    U.S. Supreme Court holds Officer must obtain warrant for DUI blood test.
    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that police must generally obtain a warrant for a blood test before subjecting a drunken-driving suspect to a blood test when the suspect had refused to take the test.
  • May 16

    Criminal Record Expungement Option

    Criminal Record Expungement Option
    There exists more than one way to obtain an expungement of a Kentucky criminal record involving more than one misdemeanor when KRS 431.078 does not apply.
  • Apr 25

    Bias in DUI Case

    Bias in DUI Case
    In order to have a chance at getting a favorable outcome when defending a DUI with an allegedly innocent client, a lawyer should always consider the venue. The venue is where the case will be heard. Kentucky has 120 counties...
Rank this Week: 1321

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Kentucky Family Law Blog

Covers family and divorce law. By Barrow & Weigel.

http://www.barrowweigel.com/blog
  • Mar 25

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine

    New Top Lawyers Edition of Louisville Magazine
    Louisville Magazine has printed a special edition that contains the correct, complete list of Louisville’s Top Attorneys. The list was originally printed in the March, 2013 edition, but a printing error caused a substantial portion of…
  • Mar 10

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer

    Hugh W. Barrow Named as One of Louisville’s Top Lawyer
    Barrow Law Group, PLLC is pleased to announce that Hugh W. Barrow was recognized in Louisville Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” issue.  The list of “Top Lawyers” was compiled from a survey of members of…
  • Mar 7

    How To File For Divorce in Kentucky

    How To File For Divorce in Kentucky
    There are many different types of divorce in Kentucky. Most Court allow for simple divorces that do not require either party to appear before a judge.  There are also cases that are litigated before a Judge or domestic relations…
Rank this Week: 260

Northern Kentucky Bankruptcy…

Northern Kentucky Bankruptcy Attorneys Blog

Covers Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy filings. By Gatlin & Voelker.

http://www.northern-ky-bankruptcy-attorneys.com
  • Dec 7

    Home Loan Modification

    Home Loan Modification
    I get calls daily from people who are seeking a home loan modification. Unfortunately, most lenders are not properly administering Federal and/or State programs for which they were given money by the government during the bank bailout. I…
  • May 31

    IF I FILE BANKRUPTCY WILL MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY FIND OUT

    IF I FILE BANKRUPTCY WILL MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY FIND OUT
    This is a common question, because obviously a decision to file bankruptcy is difficult.  Bankruptcies filings are public documents, but in order to access a person must have a pacer account, which would be uncommon for a non-lawyer.  Many…
  • May 31

    CAN I LOWER MY HOUSE PAYMENT IN BANKRUPTCY

    CAN I LOWER MY HOUSE PAYMENT IN BANKRUPTCY
    Sometimes.  In the event you have a second mortgage that exceeds the fair market value of your home, you may be able to strip off the lien in a Chapter 13.  For example, if you have a $100,000 home, with a $100,000 first mortgage and…
Rank this Week: 4874

Patton & Southgate Blog

Patton & Southgate Blog

Covers bankruptcy, criminal defense and injury law topics in Northern Kentucky.

http://www.pattonsouthgatelaw.com/topics/
  • Sep 28

    The ABCs of Bankruptcy: A is for Annuitie

    The ABCs of Bankruptcy: A is for Annuitie
    As a bankruptcy debtor's attorney, one of the least welcome surprises is a non-exempt asset. Recently, I had a client come to me to file a bankruptcy with, among other assets, a "retirement annuity".
  • Sep 28

    What is a hung jury and what exactly does it mean?

    What is a hung jury and what exactly does it mean?
    A hung jury is when all twelve members of the jury panel cannot agree on the verdict, as they must under the rules of our judicial system. What it really means is much more difficult to explain
  • Sep 20

    What does full coverage really mean?

    What does full coverage really mean?
    Auto insurance is not a commodity. Buy the cheapest gas, the cheapest couch you can find. Sit down with your insurance agent and get as good a policy as you can reasonably afford.
Rank this Week: 3818

Kentucky Environmental Matters

Kentucky Environmental Matters

Covers Kentucky environmental law matters, including pollution, human health and toxic torts. By Jeffrey M. Sanders.

http://jeffreymsanders.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4158

Lexington Lawyers Blog

Lexington Lawyers Blog

Covers business, construction, employment, mediation and more. From Gregory Troutman.

http://troutmanhays.wordpress.com
  • Jan 3

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout
    Whether you are a small business owner or an individual who is insolvent (cannot pay their debts as they come due), then you may look at doing a workout outside of bankruptcy. The starting point for this, oddly enough, is to get an analysis…
  • Jan 23

    Don’t get ripped off by “debt solution centers”

    Don’t get ripped off by “debt solution centers”
    So called debt solution centers have begun advertising on television during these tough economic times.
  • Jan 17

    Best Business Practices: Customer loyalty versus switchover marketing

    Best Business Practices: Customer loyalty versus switchover marketing
    The "loathe to leave" principle allows credit card companies to raise interest rates after a year or two, insurance companies to jack up their rates year after year, and cable and phone companies to raise rates even in a bad economy. The…
Rank this Week: 2769

Civil Words

Civil Words

Commentary on current legal issues, as well as gardening, college basketball and trivia. By Yunker & Park plc.

http://yunkerpark.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    NFL players are employees of their particular team

    NFL players are employees of their particular team
    In the course of determining that Minnesota's drug-testing statute (providing substantive and procedural rights to employees) was not preempted under LMRA §301 (29 U.S.C. §185) by the NFL-NFLPA* collective bargaining agreement, the Eighth…
  • Sep 24

    Victory for Justice

    Victory for Justice
    Today (9/24/10), Chief Judge Coffman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky issued an order granting over 98% of a petition for attorney’s fees and costs on behalf of one of our consumer clients, Madeania Justice.…
  • Sep 23

    The World Equestrian Game are coming

    The World Equestrian Game are coming
    It's an exciting time to live and work in Lexington, KY with the World Equestrian Games only three days away.
Rank this Week: 4914

Kentucky Auto Accident Attorney

Kentucky Auto Accident Attorney

Covers issues impacting auto accident victims in Kentucky. By Blau & Kriege.

http://ky-auto-accident-attorney.com
  • Feb 22

    Settlement Offers After An Accident

    Settlement Offers After An Accident
    At some point after a lawsuit is filed, there is typically settlement talks with the other party – usually with their insurance carrier. And like any negotiation, the more information you have, the better-off you will be during these…
  • Nov 17

    How Do I Deal With A Trucking Company And Its Insurance Company After An Accident

    How Do I Deal With A Trucking Company And Its Insurance Company After An Accident
    I’ll pass along one bit of advice – do not speak with them. When it’s you against a trucking company or its insurance company, it is not a level playing field. Many truck companies are very skilled at truck accident investigations and…
  • Nov 9

    When Can A Lawsuit Be Pursued Against A Trucking Company After An Accident

    When Can A Lawsuit Be Pursued Against A Trucking Company After An Accident
    Since 2008, more than 100,000 people have been injured, many seriously, after an accident with a truck or big-rig. In Kentucky, there are a number of situations or reasons why a truck could cause an accident. Here are a number of the more…
Rank this Week: 4624

Kentucky Injury Lawyers Blog

Kentucky Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident news and updates. By the Crocker Law Firm PLLC.

http://www.kentuckyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 12

    Social Security Launches Open Government Webpage

    Social Security Launches Open Government Webpage
    Social Security has a new Open Government webpage available to the public through www.socialsecurity.gov/open. The webpage is a portal for all agency activities supporting the President's Transparency and Open Government initiative.
  • Mar 1

    Social Security Awards Contracts For Electronic Medical Record

    Social Security Awards Contracts For Electronic Medical Record
    Social Security announced that $17.4 million in contracts funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act were awarded to 15 healthcare providers and networks to provide electronic medical records. The electronic medical records…
  • Feb 19

    Social Security Adds 38 Conditions to List of Compassionate Allowance

    Social Security Adds 38 Conditions to List of Compassionate Allowance
    The Commissioner of Social Security announced the agency is adding 38 new conditions to its list of Compassionate Allowances. This is the first expansion of the list since the original 50 conditions - 25 rare diseases and 25 cancers - were…
Rank this Week: 4132

Ky Commercial Litigation Blog

Ky Commercial Litigation Blog

Comments on procedural and substantive law affecting the planning of transactions and the litigation of business and commercial matters. By Buechel & Conley.

http://kycommerciallitigation.squarespace.com/kycommerciallitigationblog/
  • May 11

    Arbitration Can Be Compelled by Non-Parties to Agreement

    Arbitration Can Be Compelled by Non-Parties to Agreement
    The Supreme Court has once again firmly planted itself on the side of enforceability of arbitration agreements. We have previously written about this tendency (here) -- prohibiting parties from changing the scope of review of awards,…
  • Feb 28

    Class Action Waivers Redux -- American Express Loses Again

    Class Action Waivers Redux -- American Express Loses Again
    It has been a few bad weeks for American Express. We wrote a couple of weeks ago about the Second Circuit's decision invalidating class action waivers in arbitration agreements with it merchants. Now the Third Circuit has piled on. In a…
  • Feb 21

    COBRA ARRA TARP YIKES

    COBRA ARRA TARP YIKES
       In the lagniappe within the in the Stimulus Package passed last week in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (with the pork, the special causes, the non-stimulating stimuli), was something employment and benefit lawyers will have…
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Kentucky Tort and Insurance Law…

Kentucky Tort and Insurance Law Blog

Features commentary on recent tort and insurance developments in Kentucky. By Edward Brutscher.

http://kytortjournal.com
  • Apr 22

    Kentucky Tort Journal Signs Off

    Kentucky Tort Journal Signs Off
    After several years, several changes, and more than several posts it is with a heavy heart that I advise my readers that the Kentucky Tort Journal is signing off.  I will no longer be posting or updating original posts or decisions.
  • Sep 10

    Court of Appeals Minutes for September 5th

    Court of Appeals Minutes for September 5th
    The Court of Appeals recently posted its minutes for September 5th, here.  One published case dealing with torts and insurance.
  • Sep 10

    KLR Reports on $5.1 Million Dollar Verdict!

    KLR Reports on $5.1 Million Dollar Verdict!
    The Kentucky Law Review recently reported on the $5.1 million dollar verdict in Jefferson County. The KLR notes it is one of the highest awards in recent memory and links to the Courier Journal article, discussing the case. Click on the…
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