KY: Court of Appeals Finds Pneumoconiosis Statute Unconstitutional

FRANKFORT, KY - The Kentucky Court of Appeals, in a divided opinion, recently held unconstitutional Ky. Rev. Stat. § 342.316, to the extent that it requires a coal workers' pneumoconiosis ("CWP") claimant to come forward with clear and convincing evidence in order to overcome the consensus...

KY: Supreme Court Rules Off-Duty Pilot's Commute Was Work-Related

FRANKFORT, KY - The Kentucky Supreme Court, reversing an administrative law judge's decision, ruled that an off-duty airline pilot who was commuting from his home in Lexington to his job in Atlanta and who died in a plane crash, was in the course of his employment because a reduced-fare arrangement...