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“Happy” Spring Shopping: Retailers file bankruptcy in succession

April 12, 2017
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Along with other local attorneys, I was recently quoted in The Lane Report about predictions for 2017 in various economic sectors and in my own business.  At the time, one of those I cited as being troubled was the retail sector.

Little did I envision how quickly the […]

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POOR DUKE: What do Christian Laettner and Aubrey McClendon Have in Common?

August 25, 2016
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By: Laura Day DelCotto, Esq.

So, this is not a very good week for Duke University and media headlines.  As a life-long Kentuckian, I feel so bad for them.   Even Duke University can get caught up in debtor/creditor fiascos.

That should make the rest of us […]

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Municipal Finance: Vulnerable and Distressed

August 4, 2016
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Municipal Finance: Vulnerable and Distressed

By: Laura Day DelCotto, Esq.

In the July issue of Governing magazine, Publisher Mark Funkhouser astutely notes that money is the “lifeblood” of all cities.  The same day I read his article, the Lexington Herald- Leader front page noted the major declines in […]

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Civil Liability Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

July 12, 2016
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By: Jamie L. Harris, Esq.

Liability for debt collectors under the FDCPA can include actual damages, statutory damages, court costs, and reasonable attorney’s fees. Class action and individual liability is also provided for under the Act. Under § 813(a)(1) of the FDCPA, there is not a […]

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