Kentucky News

Schedule It and Vanguard CAT Claims Services Announce Strategic Partnership

Automated scheduling solutions improve claims process, improve customer experience and loyalty. Elizabethtown, KY, October 4, 2018- Schedule It, LLC, the leader in insurance property claims inspection scheduling, and Vanguard Cat Claims Services (Vanguard), a premier catastrophic claims handling service, announced …

Gawkers Drawn to Kentucky Corvette Museum Sinkhole

For years, just enough hardcore classic car lovers and curious travelers wandered through the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky to keep the doors open. Now, after a massive sinkhole swallowed eight pristine models, attendance has skyrocketed. Visitors are as eager …

No Zip Line Regulation in Kentucky

The growing zip line industry isn’t regulated by any government authority in Kentucky. The Lexington Herald Leader reports no federal or state agency is charged with keeping track of the safety of the attractions that allow people to “zip” over …

Kentucky Volunteer Fire Department Reopens

A volunteer fire department in Pike County that was forced to close has reopened. WYMT-TV reports that an audit of the Hatfield Fire Department by the Kentucky Fire Commission revealed some problems, mainly that only three firefighters were on the …

Kentucky House Panel Tightens Reins on Vehicle Insurance Lapse

A Kentucky House panel says when it comes to letting your vehicle insurance lapse, one strike and you’re out. Currently, Kentucky law allows a driver’s insurance to lapse three times before the vehicle registration is revoked. But under a bill …

Kentucky Sues Crew of Barge That Collapsed Bridge

Kentucky transportation officials are suing the crew of a cargo ship that struck and collapsed part of a bridge over the Tennessee River in western Kentucky. The state Transportation Cabinet says in a lawsuit moved to federal court this week …

Former Tennessee Senator Pleads Guilty to Theft in Insurance Fraud Case

Former Democratic state Sen. Eric Stewart has pleaded guilty to a theft charge. Media report Stewart agreed on Thursday to the judicial diversion plea in Franklin County Circuit Court. Originally, he had been indicted on charges of theft and insurance …

Kentucky Senate Passes Bill Creating Malpractice Panels

A panel of medical experts would review proposed medical malpractice claims against health care providers before they could be pursued in court under a bill the Kentucky Senate passed Wednesday. The party-line vote in the Republican-led Senate followed a contentious …

Agency Forms Task Force to Prevent Cybercrime in Kentucky

A Kentucky agency has created a task force aimed at preventing financial cybercrime. The task force’s focus will be to protect both the financial services industry and the public. The group was formed recently by the state Department of Financial …

Kentucky Lawmakers to Debate Medical Malpractice Issue

Kentucky lawmakers are preparing for another debate on whether to shake up the state’s medical malpractice system, with some influential outside voices joining on both sides of the discussion. A new coalition of health care and business groups this week …