Kentucky /kɪnˈtʌki/, officiaIIy the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States. Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth (the others being Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts). Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States.Kentucky is known as the "Bluegrass State", a nickname based on the bluegrass found in many of its pastures because of the fertile soil.
Posts about Kentucky
  • Federal Appeals Court Win for Whistleblowers

    … retaliation claims. Recently the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decided a case involving these counsel fees. For those not familiar, the 6th Circuit is the top federal appeals court covering Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. Those of us who primarily represent whistleblowers don’t always consider it the friendliest court but an opinion this month…

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  • Whistleblower Awards Available for Pill Mills

    … What do Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama have in common? A huge percentage of narcotic painkiller prescriptions per capita. If you live in Georgia, Maine, Pennsylvania or Rhode Island don’t celebrate just yet, you have significant…

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  • Social Security Administration: Alabama by the Numbers

    …% Mississippi – 7.9% Maine – 7.7 % Tennessee – 6.7% Missouri – 6.4% South Carolina – 6.4% Michigan – 6.3% It is interesting to note that eight of the top ten are situated in the South, if you count West Virginia. Not surprisingly, the SSA list closely parallels 2015’s United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Annual Report…

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  • Creditors File Involuntary Bankruptcy Against Christian Laettner

    … investment. Laettner has also been sued by Fannie Mae, Chevron Inc, a former Duke Law professor and former Duke Captain Johnny Dawkins. All told, the lawsuits against Laettner for unpaid loans total more than $44 million, including those listed in the aforementioned involuntary bankruptcy. Mr. Laettner has 20 days from the filing of the above…

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  • The Fix was (Allegedly) In! (Update)

    … The Fix was (Allegedly) In! (Update) Posted on Jun 28, 2016 By James Ezzell June 28, 2016 by James Ezzell You may recall my blog post from a few weeks ago about how Kentucky attorney Eric Conn, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) David Daugherty and Dr. Alfred Adkins among others allegedly conspired together to defraud the U.S. Government out…

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  • The Fix was (Allegedly) In!

    … The Fix was (Allegedly) In! Posted on May 17, 2016 By James Ezzell May 17, 2016 by James Ezzell Crooked lawyers, judges and doctors are often common fodder in works of fiction. The story of how Kentucky attorney Eric Conn, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) David Daugherty and Dr. Alfred Adkins among others allegedly conspired together to defraud…

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  • Come Clean or Go to Prison – Gov’t Targets Pharma Rep

    … recent prosecution by the Department of Justice, however, represents a front in the war on Medicare fraud. A pharmaceutical sales representative from Kentucky was criminally charged for his role in two kickback schemes. Earlier this week, Terrence Tackett pleaded guilty to one count of obstruction of a criminal investigation of a healthcare offense…

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  • PharMerica In Trouble Again – Illegal Kickbacks

    … PharMerica In Trouble Again – Illegal Kickbacks December 12, 2015 by Brian Mahany Whistleblower Gets 41 Million in PharMerica Illegal Kickback Case One of the biggest pharmacy companies in America isn’t exactly a household word. Kentucky based PharMerica is certainly a household name with the United States Department of Justice, however…

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  • Tech company Aims to Fight Distracted Driving Accidents

    … their best intentions, they just can’t resist reaching for their phones when they hear the signal that a text has come in. The problem is extremely serious. In Kentucky, an astonishing 30 percent of road accidents where people were injured were caused by distracted drivers. Surprisingly, that’s even more than the number of injury-producing accidents…

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  • ‘Duck Dynasty’ Ice Tea Brewer Faces Bankruptcy Court Deadline

    … If you have watched the A&E reality show “Duck Dynasty”, you have seen Uncle Si with his trademark plastic cup filled with sweet iced tea and jug filled with the same on standby to keep his cup filled. A Kentucky beverage company believed that using Uncle Si and the popularity of the show would make for a great marketing campaign for its…

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  • The Long Arm of the IRS (Tax Evasion Post)

    … Peter Canale is the Latest Brother to Get Caught Up in a Tax Evasion Scheme Involving Unreported Swiss Accounts Uncle Sam has become quite adept at ferreting out foreign bank accounts. Get caught with an unreported offshore account and you could even wind up in prison. One man in Kentucky thought he could outsmart the IRS by hiding his…

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