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New Kentucky Statute Provides Defenses To Medical Workers Who Treat COVID-19 Patients

On March 30, 2020, Kentucky Senate Bill 150 became effective which addresses numerous issues arising from the COVID-19 state of emergency. Included in that new statute is a provision that for any health care provider who, in good faith, renders care or treatment of a COVID-19 patient during the state of emergency, those health care providers shall have a defense to civil liability for ordinary negligence for any personal injury resulting from that care or treatment or failure to provide or arrange further medical treatment.

by Ashley W. Ward May 18, 2020
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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
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Stites & Harbison welcomes Andrew Battle Sanders to the Memphis office

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Andrew Battle Sanders as Counsel to the firm based in the Memphis, Tenn., office.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC June 13, 2019
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Lawyer Up! Kentucky Imposes New Requirement for Legal Representation at Unemployment Hearings

In 1984, the Kentucky Legislature enacted KRS 341.407(3), permitting employers, including corporations and partnerships, to represent themselves or be represented by counsel in administrative unemployment proceedings. Thirty-five years later, on April 26, 2019, the Kentucky Court of Appeals declared that law unconstitutional and effectively held that a lawyer must represent corporations and non-natural entities in administrative unemployment proceedings.

by Demetrius O. Holloway and Rebecca A. Weis May 01, 2019
Articles

Building Blocks of Construction Contracts

This article highlights common, but often overlooked, terms routinely found in construction contracts. Understanding how each clause operates is critical to protecting your rights and interests on every project.

by Megan K. George and Rebecca M.W. Sherman December 18, 2018
Presentations

Give Blood, Sweat & Tears for an Expert Direct Exam

Presentation given by Ian Ramsey and K. Scott Barnhill, P.E., Investigative Forensic Specialists, PLLC at the DRI's Fire Science and Litigation conference in Washington, D.C.

by Ian T. Ramsey October 11, 2018
Trademarkology

Watch Out for Trademark Registration Scams

One of the facts of modern life is that you will be the target of scams. Sometimes it's the son of the former defense minister of Nigeria. Sometimes it's someone trying to trick you into paying them money to do something with your trademark.

by John W. Scruton September 21, 2018
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How to Effectively Use Outside Counsel and Save Attorney Fees

Stites & Harbison attorney Chrisandrea Turner discusses outside counsel attorney fees at a seminar presented to a live audience at Keeneland Race Track in Lexington, Kentucky.

by Chrisandrea L. Turner April 13, 2017
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UK College of Law / Kentucky Commission on Human Rights Law Symposium Commemorating the 50th Anniver

This one-day symposium will consist of speakers and panelists discussing various issues related to civil rights in general and the Kentucky Civil Rights act in particular.
Douglass Farnsley January 27, 2016
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Laying the Groundwork for an Employee Misconduct Defense

Too often, employers receive OSHA citations based on the actions of wayward employees, or what OSHA refers to as “employee misconduct.” With rising OSHA fines and the increased use of safety records in determining contractor...
by S. Kelly Gilliam January 27, 2016
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Doug Farnsley inducted as President of the Kentucky Bar Association

Farnsley Becomes Fifth Stites & Harbison Attorney to Serve as President LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Doug Farnsley was recently inducted as president of the Kentucky Bar Association...
by Douglass Farnsley June 30, 2015
Trademarkology

Terrible or Genius? general, international, standard company names and marks (lowercase for emphasis)

Last month, I wrote about RadioShack being sold off in pieces, potentially separating the trademarks from the goodwill of the business (i.e., trademark homicide). This week, I read that the same hedge fund that purchased...
by Guest Blogger May 14, 2015
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Ashley Ward inducted into Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) recently inducted Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Ashley Ward as a member of the organization. He is the sole attorney member of FDCC from Lexington...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 18, 2014
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Stites & Harbison's Doug Farnsley named president-elect of Kentucky Bar Association

Ken Gish, Jr., named chair of Environment, Energy & Resources Law Section LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Kentucky lawyers have elected two Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys to leadership roles in the Kentucky Bar Association (KBA). Doug Farnsley...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC July 02, 2014
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Attorney Douglass Farnsley named vice-president of Kentucky Bar Association

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Kentucky lawyers have elected Douglass Farnsley vice-president of the Kentucky Bar Association (KBA). Farnsley took the oath of office at the recent 2013 KBA Annual Convention. He began his one-year term on July...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC July 17, 2013