Are you considering filing a lawsuit for medical malpractice? On Monday, Oct. 30, a Kentucky judge struck down a recently enacted law that requires lawsuits for medical malpractice to be screened by a medical review panel before the case makes it to court. Normally, a lawsuit begins by an … [Read more...] about Medical Review Mayhem: What you need to know about filing for medical malpractice
By: Dustin Humphrey If you are a landowner, understanding the difference between a contract for deed and a regular mortgage sale is vital – especially in the state of Kentucky. Far too many times, our office sees clients that misunderstand a contract for deed, which can cost landowners quite a … [Read more...] about Q & A: Understanding Contract for Deed
By: Dustin Humphrey There have been a lot of attorney advertisements on television lately, but interestingly enough, none of them seem to be from Kentucky. Many are based in other states, some as far as Florida. This may not seem like a problem at first glance, but there are many reasons the … [Read more...] about The Importance of Hiring a Local Lawyer
Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Benefits are extremely important to someone who has been injured in a car accident. Often called “no-fault” benefits, PIP pays for necessary medical expenses and lost wages when a person is involved in an automobile accident. These are referred to as “no-fault” … [Read more...] about PIP Benefits: What They Are and How Do They Work?
By: Dustin Humphrey We have all heard the horror stories of someone badly injured in a car wreck by a person with minimal insurance or none at all. As the victim’s medical bills mount the negligent party’s insurance is quickly exhausted, leaving the victim on the hook for the balance. To avoid … [Read more...] about Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage
By: Dustin Humphrey You’ve been in a car accident and you need legal representation. What sort of things will your attorney want to know? How should you prepare to meet with him or her? What documents should you have? The personal injury lawyers at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Humphrey have … [Read more...] about Checklist: Preparing to Meet with an Attorney After Your Car Accident
In divorce or child custody cases, often a judge must decide which parent shall have custody of minor children. I often have clients assert that since their child is a certain age, he or she can chose where to live. There seems to be a widely held belief in some specific age at which the child gets … [Read more...] about Can my Child Choose Which Parent to Live With?
The beginning of a New Year is always a good time to reflect on the past and look ahead to the future. If you are an employer, the attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Pike suggest taking some time this month to consider your relationship with your employees and make sure you are steering … [Read more...] about Four Questions for Employers this New Year
By: Dustin Humphrey Last week a Judge Amos L. Mazzant III of the U.S. District Court blocked the new Federal Overtime Rule that would have extended overtime eligibility to nearly 4 million Americans. The rule was scheduled to take effect this week on Thursday, Dec. 1. So what now for … [Read more...] about Federal Overtime Rule Blocked – Now What?