October 2012

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Kentucky Teacher and Soccer Coach Killed in Wreck

A car crash in northern Spencer County claimed the life of Brian Walters, 38, of Fisherville. Walters was the girls’ soccer coach at Ballard High School and an English teacher at Bullitt East High School.  Kentucky State Police Trooper Ronald Turley said that the accident…

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I am one of the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit in Louisville, and the defendant is pushing to settle out of court. Won’t we get more in damages if we take this all the way to court?

You may get more in damages—if the judge rules in your favor—but let’s say the defendant loses and decides to appeal the decision. The appeals process could take years, so it will be a very long time before you and the other plaintiffs receive any…

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A Class Action Lawsuit Grows From One Man’s Personal Quest, Kentucky

Sometimes, Kentucky, one person’s pursuit of the truth can lead to justice for multitudes. Take the story of Frank D. Rochelle, of Jacksonville, North Carolina, as reported by Martha Quillin in The News & Observer. Rochelle was 20 years old when he was drafted into…

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Finally, Kentucky, A Class Action Lawsuit for Military Testing Victims

For more than 50 years, the military subjected some of its members to biological and chemical tests without their informed consent. Next summer, they will have their day in court. Background According to an article by Martha Quillin in The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.),…

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Boy Injured in Hayride Accident

An accident at the Lincoln County Fairground in Stanford caused an 8-year-old boy to nearly lose his leg.  Jalen Smith was at a church picnic with his family when they decided to get on a wagon for a hayride. Ashley Powell, Director of Stanford EMS…

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Mount Olivet Accident Kills Woman

Emergency responders were sent to an accident in Mount Olivet, but were initially directed to the wrong location. Around 11 p.m., they were told there was an auto accident with entrapment and the Robertson County Volunteer Fire Department was sent to Kentucky 165 at Kentucky…

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