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Limited Scope Representation: Can You Ethically Provide Better Service at Affordable Cost?

Authored by Justin Lawrence and Chris Rose Limited scope representation is a relatively new and somewhat controversial idea in the legal profession. Some attorneys are hesitant to provide limited scope representation because they are concerned about the ethical ramifications of entering into an … [Read more...]

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad for Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

At the time I’m writing this, I’ve been in practice for over 13 years, and I’ve filed thousands of personal injury lawsuits in Ohio and Kentucky for everything from car accidents and slip-and-falls to products liability and boating accidents. I’m proud of what I do. I get a lot of injured people … [Read more...]

Employee Deaths on the Job: What Benefits Do Ohio and Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Provide?

The saddest day at Lawrence & Associates is when our attorneys sit down with a grieving widow, widower, or family member to discuss the workplace death of a loved one. Injuries are bad enough – always painful, often debilitating – but injuries can heal. When a family member dies, however, we are … [Read more...]

Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Ohio

Attorneys Justin Lawrence & Marisa Dyson discuss the benefits that the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) offers injured workers during and after a workers' compensation claim. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oix8nhF2zzo&t=54s … [Read more...]

What Does a Bankruptcy Attorney Do in the Eastern District of Kentucky?

Hiring a bankruptcy attorney can be expensive. Although Lawrence & Associates doesn’t charge any upfront fees for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, many other Northern Kentucky* law firms charge up to two thousand dollars before the bankruptcy is filed. All law firms charge the court’s filing fees and … [Read more...]

How Are Kentucky Bankruptcy Trustees Paid, and How Does That Affect My Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy Trustees come in several flavors. The Covington Division of Kentucky’s federal bankruptcy courts alone have three Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees, one Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee, a United States Trustee, and occasional special trustees that might be appointed to oversee especially … [Read more...]

What Will Happen to My Spouse If I File Bankruptcy?

There are a lot of reasons to file a bankruptcy, and there are even more reasons to not want your spouse involved. From our Northern Kentucky office, Lawrence & Associates has filed thousands of bankruptcies and seen hundreds of scenarios where it would benefit the people in debt to have only … [Read more...]

A Northern Kentucky Tragedy, and What a Car Accident Lawyer Should Do

By now, everyone is familiar with the tragic accident that took the lives of Rodney Pollitt, Samantha Malohn, and their three children. Because this firm represented Mr. Pollitt and several members of Ms. Malohn’s family in the past, the news hit us especially hard. When lawyers are at their best, … [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...]

When a Civil Defendant Files for Bankruptcy

Justin Lawrence wrote this article to teach other attorneys how to handle a personal injury case, such as a car accident or a slip-and-fall, when the defendant in the case files for bankruptcy.  If you have a personal injury or workers’ compensation claim, the case law and advice in this article can … [Read more...]