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The Law Is on Your Side! Legal Recourse for Creditor Harassment After Filing for Bankruptcy in Kentucky

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Thomas Rovito, who is pursuing his Juris Doctorate at the Ohio State University. The bankruptcy process is designed to provide debtors with relief from their creditors through a structured legal process. As … [Read more...]

Can One Protect Their Tax Refund During Bankruptcy?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Jessie Smith, a law student from the University of Kentucky. Bankruptcy in Northern Kentucky Series Taxation is something few think about during most of the year, absent the occasional article in the paper or … [Read more...]

Jingle Bells or Jingle Blues?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Thomas Rovito, who is pursuing his Juris Doctorate at the Ohio State University. How Holiday Credit Card Debt Could Impact Your Kentucky Bankruptcy The consumer advocate news outlet NerdWallet estimates that … [Read more...]

Demystifying Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI): Calculating Benefits from Past Wages after the Finding of Disability

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Thomas Rovito, who is pursuing his Juris Doctorate at the Ohio State University. The Social Security Administration (SSA), which has local offices in Cincinnati, Ohio and Florence, Kentucky, publicized in its … [Read more...]

In the Cincinnati Hearing Office, Does Getting VA Disability Guarantee Success with Social Security Disability?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Raphael Jackson, a law student from the Chase School of Law. In the Cincinnati Hearing Office, Does Getting VA Disability Guarantee Success with Social Security Disability? The short answer is no. The common … [Read more...]

Eligibility Under Workers’ Comp and the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Jessie Smith, a law student from the University of Kentucky. A disabling injury or medical condition can strike anyone at any time. While rehabilitation and regaining one’s health is limited by the realities of … [Read more...]

The Difference Between Underinsured Coverage for Kentucky and Ohio Residents

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Raphael Jackson, a law student from the Chase School of Law. Being involved in an automobile accident can be a trying experience. Even long after the accident, negotiating with insurance providers is often a … [Read more...]

When can a business be held liable for an independent contractor’s negligence?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Sam Hoops, who is pursuing his Juris Doctorate at the University of Kentucky. In Pusey v. Bator, the court wrestled with the issue of whether a business can be held liable for an independent contractor’s … [Read more...]

Will Student Loan Debt Cause the Next Financial Crisis?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Raphael Jackson, a law student from the Chase School of Law. According to a recent New York Times article, at least $5 billion are at stake in a protracted legal dispute between student borrowers and creditors. … [Read more...]

I Want a Jury Trial for My Workers’ Compensation Claim.  How Can I Get There and What Can They Decide?

The following post is part of our Law Student Blog Writing Project, and is authored by Jessie Smith, a law student from the University of Kentucky. The Ohio Workers’ Compensation Code allows an injured worker to appeal a decision by the Industrial Commission to a regular Court of Common Pleas and … [Read more...]