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When Does the Clock Start Running on a Legal Malpractice Claim?

Attorneys are only human and it is possible that your lawyer made a serious mistake or gave you poor advice that caused you to suffer a negative outcome in your Read More

What is Defamation Per Se and What Damages Are Recoverable?

If you own a business or engage in any other profession in Kentucky, you depend on your reputation to draw the customers or clients you need. Even in your private Read More

New Mediation Rules May Revamp Civil Litigation in Kentucky

Mediation, a quicker and more cost-effective alternative to litigation, has long been a voluntary option for parties in civil disputes. Now, the Kentucky Supreme Court has adopted rule changes that Read More

Should You Acquire a Business by Stock Purchase or Asset Purchase?

In the small business arena, companies are usually bought and sold in one of two ways: by stock purchase or by asset purchase. In a stock purchase, the buyer assumes Read More

How to Survive a Business Divorce

Nobody enters into a commercial venture anticipating that the enterprise will fail. Nevertheless, small and start-up businesses are particularly susceptible to dissolution or drastic changes in ownership. Relationships sour, peoples’ Read More

How One Business Can Sue Another for Defamation

Businesses can live and die by their reputations. A commercial enterprise can spend decades building a reputation as a trustworthy provider of quality goods or services. Although robust competition is Read More

Can Your Employer Mandate That You be Vaccinated Against COVID-19?

As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to rampage across the state and the country, an increasing number of Kentucky businesses are requiring their employees to get vaccinated as a Read More

What are Your Legal Remedies When Someone Defames You on Facebook?

Facebook, a social media platform that its founders said would unite the world, unfortunately provides a forum for spreading misinformation and smearing reputations. If you believe you have been defamed Read More

How Can an Anti-SLAPP Statute Affect a Defamation Claim?

Wealthy companies and individuals rarely welcome news reporting and other commentary critical of the way they go about their business. In fact, they will sometimes go to great lengths to Read More

When Can a Personal Representative of an Estate be Held Personally Liable?

A personal representative is someone charged with handling the administration of a decedent’s estate, whether as an executor under a will or as a court-appointed administrator if the decedent had Read More

Do CGL Insurance Policies Cover Copyright Infringement Claims?

In the digital age, intellectual property holders have become increasingly aggressive in litigating against anyone believed to have unlawfully used copyrighted material. If you are engaged in any activities that Read More

How Independent Contractors Can Secure and Protect Copyright Interests in Works Made for Hire

In general, the creator of a work — whether it is musical, verbal, visual, digital or another form — is entitled to the copyright. However, federal law makes exceptions for Read More

Can an At-Will Employee Be Fired for Engaging in a Political Protest?

Most people have strong opinions regarding politics — and sometimes the topic can be difficult to avoid in the workplace. If you express your views at your job or by Read More

Does the President Have the Legal Authority to Cancel Student Loans by Executive Order?

One of the biggest issues faced by the Biden Administration is the nation’s student loan crisis. Congressional leaders and various organizations are calling on President Biden to cancel up to Read More

How to Serve Legal Process Upon a Foreign Individual or Entity

Correct service of process is a basic and vital part of initiating a lawsuit. In American jurisprudence, courts need to know that defendants have received actual notice of the existence Read More

How to Determine the Strength of Your Company’s Claim for Defamation

Defamation is a common law tort that can be directed at a person, business, a business owner or employees of a company. The defamatory statement can be written (libel) or Read More

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