Whether a property owner can be held liable for injuries inflicted by their animals while on their property depends on quite a few factors, including who was injured, (a friend, family member, child, farm worker, or trespassing persons), what animals caused the injury (cow, dog, horse), how the … [Read more...] about Can an Owner of Livestock Be Held Liable for Injuries Their Animals Cause on the Farm?
Most of us have heard of Defamation or Slander or used the words, but people don’t know legal nuances of what these words mean. There are varying types of defamation and slander that differ from one another. Merriam-Webster defines defamation as “the act of communicating false statements about … [Read more...] about Defamation, what is it?
Medicare and Medicaid are two different government programs for healthcare. It is important to understand the difference between them. Here, we will discuss how the program benefits differ, how eligibility for each program is established, and discuss some recent news pertaining to each … [Read more...] about What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?
The importance of running a title search on any property you buy is best illustrated by way of example. Let’s say “John Doe” and his wife “Jane” are looking to retire and buy a house outside of Louisville with a little land. They come across exactly what they’ve been looking for situated on five … [Read more...] about Do I really need to run a title search on my property?
As we gather together this weekend to enjoy beautiful weather and time with family, we should have a clear understanding of what it means to observe Memorial Day. We here at Skeeters Bennett, Wilson & Humphrey want to take this opportunity to pause, remember, and honor those who have given the … [Read more...] about Memorial Day
Attorney Dustin C. Humphrey has become a member of ElderCounsel, a national organization of elder law and special needs planning attorneys. Founded by several of the country’s most renowned elder law and special needs planning attorneys, ElderCounsel provides its members with continuing legal … [Read more...] about Dustin C. Humphrey joins ElderCounsel!
Should you have an attorney handle the closing when you purchase a property or refinance property you already own? There are some things you should know before answering this question. First, Kentucky does not require any type of certification, licensing, or training to handle a real estate … [Read more...] about Why Have a Real Estate Attorney Handle Your Closing?
In the early morning hours of a chilly January day, then 20-year-old Cameron was on his way to class with just a few short months left before completing school and receiving a certification he had worked hard for. He had a job offer waiting for him as soon as he graduated. He enjoyed artwork … [Read more...] about Cameron’s Story
Have you been involved in an auto accident? Here are some frequently asked questions that you should consider immediately following an accident: 1) Should I report this accident to my insurance carrier, even if the accident was not my fault? Yes, … [Read more...] about Top 10 Questions After An Auto Accident