Jennifer Henry Jackson
Jennifer Henry Jackson is an attorney in the firm’s Louisville, Kentucky office where she is a member of the Torts & Insurance Practice Service Group and the Health Care Service Group. She handles a wide variety of litigation matters, including product liability, toxic and mass torts, medical malpractice, professional liability, premises liability, and actions alleging serious personal injury or death. Jennifer has experience at all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling to taking and defending depositions, to drafting and arguing dispositive motions. She tried a case to a jury verdict within her first year of practice.
Jennifer represents health care providers in complex fraud investigations involving the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Drug Enforcement Agency, as well as state investigative agencies. Through her health care practice, Jennifer advises clients on physician self-referral issues, reimbursement issues, data privacy and security, licensure matters, and fraud and abuse laws.
Nursing Home Lawsuits: How To Avoid Risk and What To Expect During the Litigation Process
co-presenter, KAHCF Annual Meeting, November 16, 2022
Common billing errors that land medical providers on the government's radar
Medical News, July 25, 2021
Liberating Patient Data – Is Your Hospital Ready for the Information Blocking Rule?
Webinar, Kentucky Hospital Association, January 26, 2021
Is Telehealth Here to Stay?
Medical News, June 30, 2020
Products Liability Desk Reference: A Fifty State Compendium
co-author of Kentucky Chapter, 2020, 2021, 2022
Striking a Balance: Can Presumed Donative Consent End the Organ Shortage While Respecting Individual Autonomy?
Defending national tool manufacturer on products liability claims in federal court
Defending serial litigation against a major manufacturer of respiratory protection products
Defending Kentucky-area nursing homes, physicians, and hospitals in medical negligence litigation
Defending fire departments and ambulance services across the state in personal injury and medical malpractice litigation
Involved in three-week Kentucky state court trial stemming from allegations of asbestos exposure and resulting mesothelioma from cosmetic talcum powder products that resulted in a defense verdict in less than an hour
Firm Recruiting Committee, Louisville Office
magna cum laude
University of Kentucky College of Law
Kentucky Law Journal, Production Editor, Best 2L Staff Member Award
Reed Club, Best Oral Argument for the Appellant
CALI Award, Medical Liability
Faculty Hiring Committee
Ashland, Inc. Legal Scholarship
Americorps Education Award
magna cum laude
University of Louisville
Hallmark Scholarship; Harlan Scholarship
Erin Lyons Rouse Political Science Award
Community Engagement Committee Student Government Representative
Chi Omega Sorority, Philanthropy Chair and Campus Activities Director
Go College Mentoring Program Co-Founder
Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer participated in the firm's summer associate program in 2017. Prior to that, she taught English in Arkansas for Teach for America (2013-15). Outside of practicing law, Jennifer enjoys running, gardening, cooking, and supporting University of Louisville sports.
Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2023)
Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® Publications
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 98 of its lawyers are included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, 11 Stites & Harbison attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 19 attorneys are recognized in “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
Common Billing Errors that Land Medical Providers on the Government’s Radar
Medicare and Medicaid billing mistakes can result in fraud investigations with serious, long-lasting consequences. Providers may be required to pay back up to three times the amount they were paid for improperly billed services. In addition, if the government finds that the improper billing was intentional, providers can face criminal charges, the loss of professional licenses, and exclusion from participation in Medicare and Medicaid.
OCR Eases HIPAA Burdens for Telehealth during COVID-19 National Emergency
In response to the unprecedented public health emergency presented by COVID-19, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), responsible for enforcing the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, issued a notification of enforcement discretion for telehealth remote communications effective immediately.
Information You Need on the COVID-19 Coronavirus
Stites & Harbison has assembled a Coronavirus Response Team which consists of a cross-disciplinary task force of attorneys and critical staff members to ensure our firm remains “On the Job” for you. Updated 02/04/21
Design Thinking for Litigators
Design thinking is considered by its adherents to be a “systematic approach to innovation and problem solving that is, fundamentally: user centered, experimental, responsive, intentional, and tolerant of failure.”
Taking Stock of Your 2019 Cybersecurity Resolutions
Did you decide that 2019 will be the year you tackle those cybersecurity threats to your organization that keep you up at night? It’s February, and a good time to take stock of whether your organization is following through on its cybersecurity goals. Some estimate that 80% of resolutions fail by the second week of February.
Stites & Harbison Welcomes Three Attorneys
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announces the addition of three attorneys to the firm. Two are based in the Louisville, Ky., office; one is based in the Lexington, Ky., office. All are admitted to practice in Kentucky.