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
Checklist: Preparing to Meet with an Attorney After Your Car Accident
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
Do You Have a Possible Legal Issue? Don’t Wait.
I just met with a man who needed an attorney badly. The only problem is, he needed an attorney several years ago and this was our first meeting. Unfortunately, this person procrastinated and now it is too late for him to do much of anything legally. The best lawyer in the world couldn’t help him … [Read more...] about Do You Have a Possible Legal Issue? Don’t Wait.
Four Questions for Employers this New Year
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
Federal Overtime Rule Blocked – Now What?
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?
How does the Transfer of Presidential Power Work?
By: Dustin Humphrey Election day has come and gone. With Donald Trump as our 45th elected President of the United States, what happens next? Here’s a quick look at the procedure of the transfer of presidential power: Trump will spend the next two months to plan a new administration while … [Read more...] about How does the Transfer of Presidential Power Work?
Is Your House Haunted?
By: Terry Bennett Would you consider buying a home that was thought to be haunted? What about a home where a murder occurred? Properties like these are called stigmatized properties. A stigmatized property could be a house thought to be haunted, a house where a murder, suicide or violent crime … [Read more...] about Is Your House Haunted?
Estate Planning for Newlyweds
For most couples, the first months of marriage are some of the most exciting months of life. These months seem like the least appropriate time to discuss “gloomy” subjects like the possibility of future sickness or death. While it may not be the most comfortable subject for newlyweds to discuss, the … [Read more...] about Estate Planning for Newlyweds
How Do I Register to Vote in Kentucky?
It’s that time again. Political discussion is filling both offices and homes as the heated Presidential debates clearly demonstrate that the month of October is “crunch time” for this term’s candidates. October is also “crunch time” for this state’s voters. Whether you’re a first-time voter, have … [Read more...] about How Do I Register to Vote in Kentucky?