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Kentucky District Court Rules Litigation Money Advancement Agreements Violate Kentucky Public Policy

On March 30, 2017, a case from the Western District of Kentucky concluded Kentucky's highest court would likely hold agreements that assign settlement proceeds from lawsuits are in violation of "Kentucky public policy and the statute proscribing champerty[.]" Boling v. Prospect [...]

Kentucky Courts Hold Insurance Adjusters Can Be Sued for Bad Faith

In Kentucky, an insurance company is not the only party that can be sued for its involvement in insurance bad faith. In fact, insurance adjusters can also be sued for their liability in practicing insurance bad faith. Two Kentucky circuit courts have [...]

Insurance Company Can’t Use Litigation to Prevent a Bad Faith Claim

On January 31, 2017, Honorable Thomas D. Wingate, Franklin Circuit Court's Division II Judge, granted Plaintiff Lisa Warren's motion for partial summary judgment and denied Defendant Auto-Owners' motion for summary judgment. The Court held that Ms. Warren had satisfied the first [...]

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Kentucky Courts Hold Insurance Adjusters Can Be Sued for Bad Faith

In Kentucky, an insurance company is not the only party that can be sued for its involvement in insurance bad faith. In fact, insurance adjusters can also be sued for their liability in practicing insurance bad faith. Two Kentucky circuit courts have [...]

Insurance Company Can’t Use Litigation to Prevent a Bad Faith Claim

On January 31, 2017, Honorable Thomas D. Wingate, Franklin Circuit Court's Division II Judge, granted Plaintiff Lisa Warren's motion for partial summary judgment and denied Defendant Auto-Owners' motion for summary judgment. The Court held that Ms. Warren had satisfied the first [...]

Kentucky Supreme Court Reaffirms Standard for Insurance Bad Faith

In Hollaway v. Direct General Ins. Co. of Miss., 497 S.W.3d 733 (Ky. 2016), the Kentucky Supreme Court addressed the first substantive insurance bad faith case to come before it in ten (10) years.  In its decision, the Court affirmed [...]

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Austin Mehr to Speak to the Jessamine County Bar Association

On August 3, 2016, Austin Mehr is scheduled to speak about Insurance Bad Faith to members of the Jessamine County Bar Association. The seminar is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. at the Polvino Family Art Center located at 109 [...]

Austin Mehr Scheduled to Speak to the Pulaski County Bar Association

On July 29, 2016, Austin Mehr is scheduled to give a seminar on Insurance Bad Faith to the members of the Pulaski County Bar Association. Austin's vast legal experience and knowledge enables him to provide informative speeches to others about [...]

2016 Top Rated Lawyers

Congratulations to Austin Mehr on being nominated as a 2016 AV Preeminent Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law!

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