Giving Back to Help Others

April 30th, 2010 · 8:42 pm  →  Posts

Each year the Warren County Bar Association holds its annual food drive to help replenish local food banks. Law firms are invited to bring in non-perishable food items to be collected and donated. This year Hughes & Coleman’s staff collected over 2,000 items!! This is a great way to reach out to the community and [...]

Workers Trapped in Kentucky Mine

April 30th, 2010 · 12:07 pm  →  Posts

Rescue teams in a coal mine in western Kentucky were in the area of the mine where two trapped miners were believed to be located Thursday morning. The miners became trapped when a section of a roof gave way late Wednesday, about 24,000 feet underground in the Dotiki Mine. Officials from the Kentucky agency and [...]

Benefits for Veterans are Available

April 29th, 2010 · 12:06 pm  →  Posts

Applying for VA benefits can be confusing and disheartening. Many people do not even know that these benefits are out there or if they qualify. There are many rules and regulations to sift through in order to fill out the paperwork. Some benefits include compensation payments, pensions, health care benefits, prescription drug help assistance, assisted [...]

Class Action Against Wal-Mart Heads to Trial

April 28th, 2010 · 1:02 pm  →  Posts

A massive class action lawsuit is going to trial against discount super-giant Wal-Mart. The lawsuit alleges gender discrimination over pay for female workers. The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said the world’s largest private employer will have to face charges that it pays women less than men for the same jobs and that female [...]

Weekend Storms Leave Tragedies

April 26th, 2010 · 2:16 pm  →  Posts

After massive storms wrecked the south this weekend, many families are left with devastation. Tornadoes touched down in Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi, the hardest hit. Eleven people were killed after tornadoes ripped through neighborhoods in Mississippi.
Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency were scheduled to arrive today in Mississippi, authorities said. The [...]

Fosamax Updates Safety Label

April 23rd, 2010 · 4:25 pm  →  Posts

The osteoporosis drug Fosamax has updated its safety label to revise information on osteonecrosis of the jaw(ONJ) and upper gastrointestinal adverse reactions, as well include post-marketing experiences on ONJ and thigh fractures, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Fosamax is a type of medication known as a bisphosphonate that is prescribed for the [...]

Horse Rescue Group Seeks Sponsors

April 22nd, 2010 · 6:44 pm  →  Posts

Rainhill Equine Rescue, located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, is owned and managed by Karen Thurman. Rainhill now cares for multiple horses who suffer from several different disabilities. Even though blind horses are the main focus, Rainhill accepts any equine who is headed to slaughter. Since Rainhill is the last hope for these animals they never [...]

Thank you, Administrative Professionals

April 21st, 2010 · 5:47 pm  →  Posts

Today is recognized around the country as Administrative Professionals’ Day. Today, there are more than 4.1 million secretaries and administrative assistants working in the United States, according to U.S. Department of Labor statistics, and 8.9 million people working in various administrative support roles. At our law office, these folks work so hard to help our [...]

National Park Week Offers Free Park Admissions

April 16th, 2010 · 3:31 pm  →  Posts

National Park Week is an annual week that is proclaimed by the President. It is a time to celebrate and recognize national and state parks, national monuments, and historic sites in the U.S. April 17 – 24 is National Park week and admission to all 392 national parks is free during this time. National Park [...]

Housing Market Still Bleak

April 15th, 2010 · 8:38 pm  →  Posts

It appears that the housing market problems are not quite over yet. Foreclosure filings in March totaled 367,056, jumping nearly 19% from February and up almost 8% from March 2009, according to RealtyTrac. People thought the government programs put in place to help prevent foreclosures would do the trick. However, The Home Affordable Modification Program [...]