Workers’ Comp – 8 rights you have under Kentucky’s worker comp laws

Workers' Comp – 8 rights you have under Kentucky’s worker comp laws Access to workers’ compensation insurance coverage through your employer – at no cost to you. The right to file a workers’ comp claim without retaliation from your employer. Payment of medical bills and partial income benefits while recovering. Reimbursement for most expenses incurred [...]

Workers’ Comp – 6 things to do if you are hurt on the job

Workers' Comp – 6 things to do if you are hurt on the job If you sustain a work-related injury or illness, be sure to follow your employer’s policies for reporting the incident. Generally, you should notify your supervisor/employer immediately by describing the injury or illness, how it happened, and the body part(s) affected. Make [...]

Child Injury – 5 things to do after your child is injured

Child Injury – 5 things to do after your child is injured If a child injury occurs, get medical treatment immediately. Get names and contact information of any witnesses. Take photos of the scene to document the conditions or negligence that contributed to your child’s injury. File a police report to document the incident. Do [...]

Child Injury – What damages can I recover in a child injury case

Child Injury – What damages can I recover in a child injury case When a child is injured, his or her medical needs can extend far into the future. Considerations for future medical expenses, medications, adaptive equipment, home care, physical therapy, etc. should be included when settling a child injury case. Settlements could also include [...]

Dog Bites – Who is held liable for a dog bite

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Dog Bites – Who is held liable for a dog bite With just a few exceptions, Kentucky’s dog bite laws impose strict liability on pet owners. That means the dog owner is generally held liable for injuries caused by the animal, even if the dog has never shown aggressive behavior in [...]

Dog Bites – What to do if your child is bit by a dog

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Dog Bites – What to do if your child is bit by a dog A child injury case may be brought when an individual under the age of 18 is injured through no fault of their own. Child dog bite cases are especially heartbreaking as severe injuries often occur. If your [...]

Dog Bites – 5 things to do after a dog bite

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Dog Bites – 5 things to do after a dog bite After a dog bite attack, the most important thing to do is seek medical treatment immediately, no matter how minor you think the injury is. Proper medical treatment is imperative for a complete recovery and will help reduce the risk [...]

Identity Theft – How Long Do I Have to Sue?

Saturday, May 20, 2017 Identity Theft – How Long Do I Have to Sue? Identity Theft Laws Laws pertaining to identity theft vary from state to state. Under Kentucky law, identity theft is punishable by up to 12 years in prison, $500,000 in fines, and possible restitution to the victim.   Can I Sue [...]

Identity Theft – How To Dispute Your Credit Report

Thursday, May 11, 2017 Identity Theft – How to Dispute Your Credit Report Checking your credit report regularly is important, as incorrect, fraudulent or negative activity can adversely affect your credit. If you have been a victim of identity theft, you should dispute inaccurate information on your credit report. How Will I Know If I [...]