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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

Should Mediators Be Credentialed?

Written By: Todd V. McMurtry I recently spoke at the Kentucky Bar Association’s Kentucky Law Update on behalf of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section. One of the topics I addressed related Read More

May a Director of a Kentucky Corporation Set Up a Competing Business?

Written By: Todd V. McMurtry It is common in the ebb and flow of business for corporate directors to move in and out of corporations for a variety reasons. Therefore, it Read More

Catholic College Under Attack in the City of Brotherly Love

Written By: Scott R. Thomas   A dispute is brewing in Philadelphia that will test the shield of the Catholic Church against government intrusion into its affairs.  On February 7th, the Commonwealth Read More

HIPAA - Do you have $475,000 to spare? Timely Breach Notification

Written By: Janie Ratliff-Sweeney If you (or your organization) provide health care, it is likely that you are considered a "Covered Entity" and must comply with the federal privacy rule more Read More

I Don’t Care Who Won the Election, the Lease Says “No Pets”!

Written By: Scott R. Thomas As you may have heard, there was some kind of election on November 8th.  Some students at America’s premier colleges were so dismayed by what happened Read More

Doctors Treating Patients with Suboxone -- New Reporting Requirement

Written By: Janie Ratliff-Sweeney Those practitioners who are approved to treat up to 275 patients addicted to opioids with suboxone must take heed of the new reporting rule that goes into Read More

Institutional Racism: How white is your Zoning Board?

Written By: Scott R. Thomas When I was a little kid on vacation in Virginia Beach in 1961.  I saw a public fountain marked “Colored Water.”  I ran up to use Read More

How to Defeat the Dreaded “Pay-if-Paid” Clause

Written By: Kyle M. Winslow In the context of a subcontractor contract for a construction project, pay-if-paid clauses allow a general contractor to not pay a subcontractor if the owner did Read More

As of This Moment, They’re on Double Secret Probation

Written By: Scott R. Thomas Dean Wormer thought probation made sense for the Delta Tau Chi fraternity.  Many companies think a probationary period also makes sense in the employment context.  Employers Read More

What’s so Progressive about Discipline?

Written By: Scott R. Thomas Progressive discipline is the concept that an employer should impose increasingly severe consequences in response to repeated employee infractions, despite counseling and time to correct the Read More

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