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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and How it Protects You

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Caitlin DiCrease, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. What is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act? The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA” for short) is a federal law under … [Read more...]

The Law According to Uber: How Uber Drivers Are Licensed and What This Means for Your Insurance Coverage

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Ian Fasnacht, a law student from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. For several years, Uber and other “ride-sharing” services have competed with traditional taxi and black car services across the … [Read more...]

Insurance Companies Shouldn’t Deny PIP Coverage for Automobile Accidents in Bad Faith

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Mark Ashley Hatfield, a Juris Doctor student at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Insurance is a major part of everyday life. You may have home insurance that protects your home and valuables within … [Read more...]

Social Security Timeline: What Happens After Denial

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Linda Long, a Juris Doctor student at the NKU Salmon P. Chase College of Law. Social Security Timeline: What Happens After Denial So, you’re looking into getting Social Security Disability benefits, but you were … [Read more...]

Science in the Law: Allowing Evidence to Speak More Fully to Tell the Whole Story

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by J. Alexander Haney, a Juris Doctor student at NKU Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University. Science in the Law: Allowing Evidence to Speak More Fully to Tell the Whole Story To say that the practice … [Read more...]

Just the Facts (and the Conclusion) of Kentucky Retirement Systems v. Jamie Harris

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Linda Long, a Juris Doctor student at the NKU Salmon P. Chase College of Law. Just the Facts (and the Conclusion) of Kentucky Retirement Systems v. Jamie Harris Kentucky Retirement Systems v. Jamie Harris, is a … [Read more...]

Were These Shoes Made for Driving?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Linda Long, a Juris Doctor student at the NKU Salmon P. Chase College of Law. Were These Shoes Made for Driving? When you think of appropriate driving footwear, you may think that if you’re pulled over and don’t … [Read more...]

What Should You Do If You Get Injured at Work?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Nolan Weddle, a Juris Doctor student at the University of Kentucky College of Law. What Should You Do If You Get Injured at Work? An injury, of any kind, often creates an incredibly stressful and trying time for … [Read more...]

Charles Clark v. W & M Kraft, Inc

Follow this link to read a 2007 decision in which Justin Lawrence successfully argued that his client, an employee of Consolidated Grain and Barge (CGB) qualified as a seaman under the law. Justin Lawrence also argued that W & M Kraft (corporation from South Carolina that provided safety … [Read more...]

Kentucky and Ohio – What Can You Present As Medical Damages To A Jury?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Mark Ashley Hatfield, a Juris Doctor student at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Kentucky and Ohio – What Can You Present As Medical Damages To A Jury? Anyone who has suffered, or has had a family … [Read more...]