The United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, applying Kentucky law, has held that an insurer did not act in bad faith by delaying payment of policy limits until it determined the exact amount of what the court termed "a known Medicare lien."
“Mechanic’s liens,” or more appropriately “construction liens,” are an entirely American concept, tracing back to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison’s plan for encouraging the financing of construction to support the newly-created District of Columbia
It is fairly well-settled that a bank who breaches the implied duty of good faith and fair dealing may be barred from collecting its deficiency judgment in a foreclosure action.
On November 25, 2009 the Supreme Court of Kentucky, in Saleba v. Schrand, found that Kentucky peer review law applies in a malpractice action properly brought in the state, even when the physician is an Ohio physician working at an Ohio hospital and the peer review takes place in Ohio.
The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently reversed a trial court decision granting summary judgment to an insurer, finding that the question whether the insured misrepresented his criminal history by signing an application completed by an agent was a disputed question of fact.