Author Archives: Jay Butchko
Workers’ Compensation Claims In Kentucky: Statute Of Limitations
Over the years, more and more efforts have been put into improving workplace safety in Kentucky. However, the truth is that a lot still needs to be done. Also, even with enough safety measures in place, work-related injuries, and illnesses can still occur. Unfortunately, a work-related injury or illness can majorly disrupt a person’s… Read More »
Some Basics On Kentucky’s Marijuana Laws
Marijuana is yet to be legalized in Kentucky. So it is a crime to possess, grow, cultivate, or sell any amount of marijuana in Kentucky. Currently, the only people allowed to possess marijuana in Kentucky are those with at least one of 21 medical conditions, including cancer, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, PTSD, sickle cell anemia,… Read More »
Facing Drug Crime Charges? Know Your Rights
If you are facing drug charges, be it drug possession or drug trafficking, you should know that you have rights that can protect you. One of the rights you have is the right to an attorney. You can hire a private defense attorney, or the court can appoint a public defender for you at… Read More »
Is It Wise To Talk To The Police?
After an arrest, you may wonder whether it is a wise idea to talk to the police. So, is it wise to speak to the police after an arrest? Simply put, no. It is best that you avoid talking to the police after an arrest. The only time you should speak to the police… Read More »
Who Is At Fault In A Parking Lot Accident?
When we think of car accidents, we often think of accidents happening on roadways. This is understandable, seeing as most car accidents happen on roads. However, car accidents can occur anywhere, even in parking lots. In fact, parking lot accidents are far more common than you would expect. Unfortunately, sometimes parking lot accidents can… Read More »
How To Choose The Right DUI Attorney
In Kentucky, a DUI can be categorized as a misdemeanor or felony, depending on how many times a person has been convicted of DUI charges. Generally, in Kentucky, the first three DUI offenses are misdemeanors, whereas a fourth DUI offense is a felony. However, even a misdemeanor DUI charge can have severe penalties if… Read More »
What To Say To An Insurance Adjuster After An Accident
If you’ve suffered injuries in a Kentucky car accident because of another party’s negligence, you can expect that an insurance adjuster from the at-fault party’s insurance company will call you. Often, insurance adjusters call injured victims immediately or soon after an accident. It is crucial that you understand what to say to an insurance… Read More »
Will My Kentucky DUI Case Go To Trial?
If you’ve been arrested for driving under the influence in Kentucky, you might be wondering whether your case will go to trial. So, will your Kentucky DUI case go to trial? Whether your DUI case will go to trial depends on the specifics of your case. But many DUI cases in Kentucky do not… Read More »
Workers’ Compensation And Repetitive Stress Injuries
When people think about work-related injuries, they usually think about injuries sustained in sudden accidents. For example, they think about a worker injuring their back while lifting a heavy object or a worker slipping and falling on a wet floor and injuring their arm. However, not all work-related injuries happen suddenly. Other work-related injuries,… Read More »
Understanding The Alibi Defense
If you’re facing criminal charges, you are innocent until proven guilty. And it’s up to the prosecution to prove you are guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. However, while the burden of proof officially lies with the prosecution, you should be ready with a strong defense strategy. You should prepare a defense strategy that can… Read More »