The Court of Appeals has posted its minutes for August 22nd, here.  There was only one published case dealing with torts and insurance.  Please check back for my digest with comments.

The Kentucky Supreme Court just published Nanny v. Smith, which extended the time for filing a lawsuit in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in those cases where the suit is timely filed, but the clerk delays issuance of a summons. Under Kentucky law the issuance of the summons begins the lawsuit, not the filing of the Complaint. In today’s Podcast I talk about the decision and comment on its impact. Click the play button below to listen.


The Kentucky Supreme Court has posted its minutes for August 21, 2008, here.  Only one important published case dealing with torts and insurance.  Nanny v. Smith, which dealt with the issue of when a Complaint was timely filed; is it when the Complaint is filed or when summons is issued.  You can click the link to read the case but check back for my digest.

Lazy Days of Summer

August 8, 2008

It seems like only yesterday that I took a weeks vacation.  Of course, it wasn’t, although you would think so given my lack of postings.  Unfortunately, I am behind and summer seems to have zapped whatever motivation I have had to write about the law.  Or, maybe, I am just really, really, busy.  Running your own law practice is a heck of lot harder then being an employee of another.  I have been given, when asked; “What do you do?”, to saying; “I am a lawyer, I practice law in my free time.” This is exactly how I feel.  When I am not running my practice, I am practicing the law.  That has left my little “hobby” far down on my list of things to do.

In either event, I hope to get back on track.  Look for postings on the Court of Appeals Minutes and interesting tort and insurance cases.  I’ll start with this weeks minutes and work my way backwards.  While some would argue that doesn’t make sense, I found it’s easier to get a grasp on what’s happening and then when I have time, blog about what has happened.  Besides, if my readers are anything like me, I imagine the lazy days of summer have an equally firm grasp on them too and reading my blog isn’t necessarily on the top of their lists, either.

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