Blog Posts in 2016

Did You Know? Minor Settlements

DID YOU KNOW? Did you know that anytime a minor is to receive a sum of money above $10,000 due to personal injury, that money must be placed in an interest bearing blocked trust account until the ...
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Did You Know? DUI Enhancement

DID YOU KNOW? Did you know that if you are found guilty of a second offense DUI within 10 years of your first DUI you are subject to enhanced penalties? Previously, the “look-back” period ...
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Did You Know? Underinsured Motorist Insurance

DID YOU KNOW? Did you know that the Commonwealth of Kentucky requires every driver on the road to carry liability insurance? This insurance pays for any damage that may be caused by the insured driver ...
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Did You Know? Social Security Claims Process

DID YOU KNOW? When adults apply for Social Security, it is generally for Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) or Social Security Disability (“SSD”). SSI is need based, and SSD ...
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Did You Know? Social Security Backpay

DID YOU KNOW? A question we often get from Social Security clients is, “If I’m awarded, how much will I draw each month and how much back pay will I get?” When you file for Social ...
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Did You Know? Social Security Benefits

DID YOU KNOW? Did you know that there are two social security programs available for benefits? There are Title 16 benefits, also known as Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) benefits and ...
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Did You Know? Joint Property

DID YOU KNOW? Did you know that property which is held jointly with right of survivorship will defeat a will if the deed to the property and will conflict? We receive calls about this all the time and ...
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Did You Know? Kirk Law Firm

DID YOU KNOW? Did you know that Kirk Law Firm was formed in 1971. For over 45 years, we have operated a number of offices throughout Eastern Kentucky. Currently, we have offices in Ashland, Louisa, ...
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Lawsuit Filed Against Hosptial After Leg Amputation

Attorneys from our Paintsville office have filed a lawsuit against Highlands Regional Medical Center in the Johnson Circuit Court for a local man who lost his leg after being treated at an After Hours ...
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Did You Know? How Insurance Works

DID YOU KNOW? Did you know that in every injury claim we handle, the negligent party's insurance pays the settlement on their behalf. So, when you hear that someone in a wreck, fall or other ...
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