Attack On 7th Amendment

Hurst & Hurst Attorney Acts To Protect 7th Amendment Rights Of Kentuckians

Attorney Rebecca HurstProtecting the 7th Amendment Rights. Hurst & Hurst Law attorney Rebecca Hurst, traveled to Frankfort, to the State’s Capital in February to help defend Kentucky citizens’ rights under the Seventh (7th) Amendment of the US Constitution and Section 7 of the Kentucky Constitution. Both the 7th Amendment and Section 7 of the Kentucky Constitution act to protect an individual’s right to trial by jury.

Rebecca along with many other lawyers met with legislators on February 9th, 2016. The purpose being to discuss Senate Bill No. 6. Senate Bill No. 6 would create a medical review panel system for use in civil litigation relating to health care providers. Meaning that an individual harmed through medical negligence would have to present their case Continue reading

Statute Of Limitations In KY

What Is The Statute Of Limitations In Legal Disputes In Kentucky

I.E. What The Heck Is The Statute Of Limitation And What Does It Do

The Statute of Limitations (SOL) is the time period in which a legal claim can be brought.  SOL applies to both criminal and civil actions.  The purpose behind SOL is to prevent fraudulent or stale (old) claims from being brought into court after too much time has passed.  If a great deal of time has passed then evidence may have been lost or become confused from the passage of time, loss of memory, death or disappearance of witnesses,

SOLs are enacted by the legislature.  The statute can either extend or reduce the time limits, Continue reading