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Make Sure to Report The Required Types of Income in Your Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

When filing for a chapter 13 bankruptcy, a debtor is required to list his or her current monthly income on the chapter 13 Means Test. This is important because it allows for the calculation of both the debtor’s commitment period and the debtor’s disposable income. Due to the nature of the chapter 13 … [Read more...]

Injuries Caused by Dog Bites – Blame the Owner and Not the Breed

Governments have been trying to get a handle on dangerous dogs that apparently menace neighborhoods and attack other dogs or people for years. In the United States, there are more than 60 millions dogs living with humans, more per capita than in any other country in the world. According to the … [Read more...]

Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Survivors Benefits – Who is Eligible?

While it is difficult enough when a worker suffers an injury while on the job, if injuries are severe enough to cause death, the situation becomes unimaginably worse. If you are the spouse or child of a worker who died in a work-related accident, you may be able to recover some financial … [Read more...]

It’s Crucial To Know What Deductions To Report in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

A debtor is required to list his or her current monthly income on the chapter 13 Means Test when filing for a chapter 13 bankruptcy. This is important because it allows for the calculation of both the debtor’s commitment period and the debtor’s disposable income. Additionally, due to the nature of … [Read more...]

Do You Need an Attorney When Appearing Before The Kentucky Board of Claims?

Even though we have all seen movies and TV shows about jury trials, no one should try to represent themselves before a jury. It is a recipe for disaster. The Kentucky Board of Claims is very, very different from a jury trial, and that can make it both more and less difficult to represent … [Read more...]

Florida’s Supreme Court Tosses Out a Medical Malpractice Cap That Kentucky’s Legislature Is Now Considering – See Why It Matters to All of Us

In the article Florida Supreme Court tosses out medical malpractice cap on damages by Mary Ellen Klas, she writes that "The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the centerpiece of the 2003 medical malpractice overhaul law, blasting the Legislature for creating an "alleged medical malpractice … [Read more...]

Spotlight on Casey Robinson: Associate Lawyer at Lawrence and Associates Focusing on Bankrputcy

Focused on Bankruptcy Cases  I was sworn in as an attorney in Kentucky in October 2013 and started working at Lawrence & Associates in January 2014.  I was admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Kentucky in March 2014. I work primarily on bankruptcy cases, … [Read more...]

“What is Personal Injury Protection (PIP)?” is a Frequently Asked Question to Northern Kentucky Personal Injury Lawyers

Personal Injury Protection, or “PIP”, is a basic coverage that is required in Kentucky on all motor vehicles, with the exception of motorcycles. It generally provides up to $10,000 to each covered individual in an accident to be used for the purposes of paying for medical expenses, lost wages, and … [Read more...]

Is It Really Necessary to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney When My Injury Isn’t Being Contested By My Employer?

Often times, I hear people say, “Why would I hire a workers’ compensation attorney? My employer is paying my medical bills.” Before practicing workers’ compensation law, I had the same school of thought. What I learned after diving into the area of Kentucky comp is there are several reasons to hire … [Read more...]

You Have the Right to Wipe Your St. Elizabeth Bills Clean Through Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

St. Elizabeth Medical Center is the largest medical provider in Northern Kentucky, serving thousands of patients daily. In addition to its five area hospitals in Boone, Kenton, Campbell and Grant counties, St. Elizabeth also owns multiple medical practices in areas ranging from physical therapy to … [Read more...]