Kinkead & Stilz is pleased to announce that Robert C. Stilz, Jr, Melanie S. Marrs and David A. Trevey have all been named to the 2020 Kentucky Super Lawyers List. Robbie is a Super Lawyer in Real Estate and Banking, Melanie is a Super Lawyer in Medical Malpractice- Defense and David is named as a … Read more
In 2008, Congress recognized the need for the public to understand the importance and benefits of estate planning by passing House Resolution 1499, which designated the third week of October as National Estate Planning Awareness Week. Nevertheless, according to a 2019 survey carried out by Caring.com, 57% of adults in the United States have not … Read more
Estate planning can be a very difficult process. While it’s not brain surgery, making the decision to move forward with the planning requires us to face the fact that we will not live forever. This thought can stop many people right in their tracks. Others talk themselves out of seeing a qualified attorney to put … Read more
Kinkead & Stilz is pleased to announce that Melanie S. Marrs and Tonya S. Rager were successful in obtaining a Defense Verdict on behalf of a dentist in Lexington. The case involved claims that dentists overseeing a student clinic breached the standard of care, and failed to obtain the patient’s informed consent. However, Tonya and … Read more
K&S attorney David Trevey appeared on “The Freelance Bookkeeper” to discuss professional liability insurance and cyber liability insurance. The Freelance Bookkeeper is a blog founded and ran by Gabrielle Fontaine, PB, ASBC, which provides practice building tips and training programs for startup bookkeeping firms and virtual bookkeepers around the globe. Check it out on the … Read more
Kinkead & Stilz is pleased to announce that Melanie S. Marrs and Tonya S. Rager were successful in obtaining a Defense Verdict on behalf of a Chiropractor in Woodford County, in a case involving a claimed permanent brachial plexus nerve injury following chiropractic manipulation. Plaintiff claimed that the adjustment exacerbated pre-existing conditions which caused the … Read more
Kinkead & Stilz hires a Summer Associate each year, which is a law student who works at the firm during the summer. The Summer Associate works closely with both the litigation and transactional divisions to gain practical legal experience, and to develop a sense of what type of law they want to practice after graduation. … Read more
K&S attorney, Wayne Collier will be presenting on the Rights of Mineral Owners and Surface Owners in an upcoming CLE titled “Boundaries and Easements Seminar”. Wayne is extremely well versed in mineral law which is part of his practice here at K&S. More information may be found here!
On March 27, 2019, the Kentucky General Assembly passed H.B. 429, which became effective June 28, 2019, and is codified as KRS § 411.167. The bill repealed the 2017 Medical Review Panel Act and created a “Certificate of Merit” requirement for future plaintiffs in medical malpractice lawsuits. Now a plaintiff filing a medical malpractice action … Read more
Kinkead & Stilz is pleased to announce that Ellen Hancock has joined the firm as a first-year Summer Associate.