WASHINGTON, D.C. — The District of Columbia and three major insurance companies have reached an agreement for the insurers to correct errors in their online and print directories and to pay the district's investigation cost of $50,000.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – A health care facility and two obstetrician-gynecologists are challenging the Commonwealth of Kentucky's latest ban on abortion.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Shareholders of an institutional pharmacy company allege they were prevented from casting an informed vote on a merger because of misleading information provided in a statement.
Ky. bill would allow caps on damages; State Chamber glad to see 'true legal liability reform' getting a shot
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Kentucky's business community has welcomed a bill that may lead to a change in the constitution that would allow the General Assembly to cap damages in personal injury lawsuits.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Bipartisan legislation that passed the U.S. House of Representatives in December with an eye toward undoing the unintended consequences of the Obama-era Operation Choke Point program may not quickly come up in the Senate, says a financial services attorney who still believes it stands a "decent" chance to become law.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – A landmark ruling by the Kentucky Supreme Court on Aug. 24 allowing class action lawsuits at the state level in cases involving wage and hour disputes could cause a spike in the number of such lawsuits.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – The Kentucky Supreme Court has sided with an appeals court ruling that reversed a trial court judgment in a wrongful death lawsuit over the 2005 shooting death of Christina Wittich.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that a medical malpractice lawsuit can move forward, siding with an appeals court’s decision that a trial court judge erred when he dismissed the case for lack of an expert witness.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced June 5 that they are urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny a petition requesting that so-called “ringless robocalls” be exempt from consumer protections under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Just two weeks after a federal judge pleaded not guilty to scamming the federal government out of approximately $600 million, he retracted his plea.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced April 20 that the state received millions from tobacco settlement money.
Kentucky AG joins coalition asking Congress, Trump to include drug treatment funding in potential ACA replacement plan
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced April 21 that he joined a group of state attorneys general asking Congress and President Donald Trump to properly fund drug treatment in any plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Kentucky SC again takes up case over slip and fall in Speedway parking lot, this time reverses appeals court
The Kentucky Supreme Court, in a ruling last month, said the state Court of Appeals read and applied past high court decisions too narrowly. The appeals court had reversed and remanded for entry of a defense judgment, invoking the common law’s “open and obvious” doctrine.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced April 3 a possible ring of door-to-door scammers is targeting the Louisville area.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Medical professionals in Kentucky may soon be able to express slightly more emotion with a patient and not be worried about being sued for doing so.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – A new bill that would limit access for plaintiffs in medical malpractice suits to hospital peer reviews as evidence has passed the Kentucky Senate.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – A bill requiring an independent panel to review medical malpractice claims has successfully moved from the Kentucky Senate floor to the House, but has not progressed in more than a month.
CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has declined to dissolve a class action settlement regarding alleged violations of the Kentucky Wage and Hour Act.
The defendants -- partners at Schiller Kessler & Gomez PLLC -- also want this lawsuit dismissed. They argue their former managing partner has asserted nearly identical claims in his newest lawsuit, originally filed in a Kentucky state court in November.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the filing of 868 enforcement actions exposing financial reporting-regulated misconduct by companies so far in fiscal year 2016.