Fulton, Devlin & Powers bids farewell to Natalie Laszkowski
Natalie Laszkowski and her family are moving to Canada, where she is from. Natalie is an excellent attorney and will be missed. The attorneys and staff at Fulton, Devlin & Powers wish Natalie and her family all the best in this exciting move."
Department of Workers' Claims rolls out new LMS System
The new Litigation Management System (LMS) has been implemented by the DWC and is up and running. Fulton, Devlin & Powers has transitioned to using LMS exclusively. All workers' compensation practitioners must begin using LMS as of July 1, 2017.
Fulton, Devlin & Powers selected as among Best Law Firms in America
Fulton, Devlin & Powers has again been selected by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers ® as among the best law firms in America for 2017 in the field of workers compensation law. Law firms are selected on the basis of professional excellence and consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers."
Patrick Fulton achieves "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell ®
Patrick Fulton has received the rating of "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell ® for Very High to Preeminent Legal Ability.
Lyn Douglas Powers recognized again by The Best Lawyers in America
Lyn Douglas Powers was again selected by The Best Lawyers in America ® for 2017 in the area of Workers Compensation Law.
Patrick Fulton recognized again by The Best Lawyers in America
Patrick Fulton was again selected by The Best Lawyers in America ® for 2017 in the area of Workers Compensation Law.
Judd Devlin recognized again by The Best Lawyers in America
Judd Devlin was again selected by The Best Lawyers in America ® for 2017 in the area of Workers Compensation Law.
DWC has changed Lump Sum Discount Rate for 2017
The DWC has changed the present value discount (PVD) rate for 2017 to 1.00%. Under the new PVD rate, 425 weeks converts to 408.1034 weeks and 520 weeks converts to 494.8670 weeks. The new PVD rate is effective on 1/1/2017. The full PVD Table can be found as a PDF download on our Resources page.
Kate M. Carpenter joins Fulton, Devlin & Powers
Fulton, Devlin & Powers is pleased to announce that Kate M. Carpenter has joined the firm. Kate joined the firm on October 1, 2015. Kate is a 2015 graduate of the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. Her practice will focus on workers compensation defense and subrogation. Please join us in welcoming Kate to the firm.
Patrick Fulton to be Guest Speaker at KBA Workers' Compensation Section Annual Mid-Winter Seminar The Kentucky Bar Associations Workers Compensation Section will be holding its annual Mid-Winter Seminar in Grand Bahama Island, at the Grand Lucayan Resort, from January 27, 2016, through January 31, 2016. Patrick will be a guest speaker on the topic of the Department of Workers Claims soon-to-be implemented Litigation Management System.
Tom Edelen and Judd Devlin to attend 2016 KBA Workers' Compensation Section Annual Mid-Winter Seminar The Kentucky Bar Associations Workers Compensation Section will be holding its annual Mid-Winter Seminar Grand Bahama Island, at the Grand Lucayan Resort, from January 27, 2016, through January 31, 2016. The KBA Workers Compensation Sections Mid-Winter Seminar is always well attended and an excellent legal seminar for Kentucky workers compensation practitioners.
Scheduling for Client Seminars
Our attorneys regularly conduct in-house educational seminars for our clients. These seminars typically feature Kentucky and Indiana Workers' Compensation law updates and discussion of claim settlement strategies and calculations, but can be tailored for a clients' specific needs. Please contact us if your organization wants to have a seminar scheduled for claims staff.