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What Makes for a Valid Living Will in Kentucky?

A living will is a legal document that allows patients to provide healthcare providers with an outline of their wishes in the event they become incapacitated and unable to communicate Read More

Five Website Mistakes That Can Lead to Malpractice Claims

Written By: Todd V. McMurtry We do everything in our power to make our clients happy! Our services will increase your bottom line! Big or small, we handle it all! As Read More

Employers’ Responsibility for Health Insurance in Kentucky

There is no law in Kentucky that requires employers to provide group health insurance to their employees. While most employers do provide this benefit, there is no government regulation or Read More

How Medical Malpractice Works in Kentucky

In Kentucky, medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional (such as a doctor, nurse or other hospital staff member) is medically negligent, leading to injury for a patient. Medical negligence Read More

Professional Malpractice and Liability Standards

Written By: Todd V. McMurtry Whether it’s the architect who designs your dream home, the accountant responsible for keeping your company’s financials in check, or the attorney you need by your Read More

Kentucky Supreme Court confirms punitive damages are not recoverable for “fraudulent” breach of contract unless an independent fraud claim exists

Punitive damages are not recoverable for “fraudulent” breach of contract Written By: Kyle M. Winslow In Nami Res. Co., LLC v. Asher Land & Mineral, LTD, 2018 Ky. LEXIS 353 (August 16, Read More

The Kentucky Fairness in Construction Act and Its Effect on the Construction Industry

In 2007, then-governor Ernie Fletcher of Kentucky signed the Kentucky Fairness in Construction Act into law. The goal of the legislation was to “level the playing field,” as legislators put Read More

What’s Included in the Kentucky State Plan for Occupational Safety and Health?

The Kentucky State Plan for Occupational Safety and Health has been in effect for more than 32 years. It applies to all private-sector workplaces in the state, with a few Read More

Employer Responsibility for Workers’ Compensation in Kentucky

The Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Act (WCA) lists the requirements for employers related to workers’ compensation. The benefits themselves are administered by the Kentucky Department of Workers’ Claims (DWC), which also Read More

What Does Kentucky Law Say About General Contractor Liability for Faulty Construction?

How much liability, if any, do general contractors have for faulty construction when subcontractors are also involved in a project? The answer to this question depends not just on the Read More

What Are Deceptive Trade Practices, and How Are They Covered Under Kentucky Business Law?

The term “deceptive trade practices” encompasses any type of advertising or labeling intended to somehow mislead or deceive consumers. Kentucky has extensive consumer protection laws — in addition to federal Read More

Kentucky Law Places Limitations on the Interest Rates Lenders Can Charge

Banks and other loan providers in Kentucky must follow strict state laws regarding the interest rates they may charge. What follows is a brief summary of interest rate laws in Read More

How Can Kentucky Employers Use Arrest and Conviction Records?

Job hunting can be difficult for a person with a criminal record. There are federal and state protections that can make matters a little easier for these individuals. In Kentucky, job Read More

Kentucky’s Pro Hac Vice Procedure

Kentucky’s Pro Hac Vice Procedure Written By: Kyle M. Winslow Today, appearance of lawyers on a pro hac vice basis is more common than ever.  Our law firm serves as local counsel Read More

Beware! Kentucky’s Rules on the Unauthorized Practice of Law are Strict

Written By: Todd V. McMurtry As a Kentucky lawyer, who lives on the Ohio border, I have seen Ohio lawyers, not licensed to practice law in Kentucky, “cross the river” to Read More

I Know You’re Tired of Hearing About HIPAA, But Let Me Tell You a True Story:

Written By: Janie Ratliff-Sweeney True Story:  I recently met with a client who had a disgruntled ex-employee file a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights (the enforcement arm of the Read More

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