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Kentucky Enacts Certificate of Merit Requirement for Filing Medical Liability Cases

The Kentucky General Assembly has enacted KRS 411.167 which now requires a claimant commencing any civil action against a healthcare provider, or long-term care facility, to file a “certificate of merit” when the complaint is filed.

by Ashley W. Ward and Joshua F. Barnette July 23, 2019
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Coming Soon: Revised and (Mostly) Relaxed Hazardous Waste Pharmaceutical Regs!

The regulation of hazardous waste in our nation is one of the most important and complicated programs.

by William T. Gorton III July 02, 2019
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Finally U Can Trademark immoral or scandalous marks

On June 24, 2019, the United States Supreme Court struck down the Lanham Act’s ban on the registration of immoral or scandalous trademarks as a violation of the First Amendment.

by Mari-Elise Paul and Alexandra MacKay June 26, 2019
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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects "Unreasonable but Good Faith Belief" Defense for Creditors in Violation of Discharge Injunction

Co-Author, Ameena R. Khan, Summer Associate. At the conclusion of a bankruptcy, the court typically enters an order discharging the debtor from personal liability for most pre-bankruptcy debts. This “discharge order” bars creditors from attempting to collect any debt covered by the order from the debtor personally. 11 USC § 524(a)(2).

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC June 21, 2019