Jay focuses his practice on Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse, Catastrophic/Serious Injuries, Automobile Collisions, Large Truck Collisions, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death and Defective Products. 

  
 Education  

 Salmon P. Chase College of Law  2002 

 Murray State University 1999 
 
 Admitted to Practice Law  

  Ohio State Courts 

  Kentucky State Courts 

  Eastern District of Kentucky Federal Court 

  Western District of Kentucky Federal Court 

  Southern District of Ohio Federal Court 

  6 th  Circuit Court of Appeals 

  Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation 

  Awards/Honors  

  BV Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell 

  Award of Appreciation - 2007 Outstanding Board Member,Kentucky Justice Association 

  Professional Activities  

   Memberships  

  Kentucky Justice Association (KJA) 

  American Association for Justice (AAJ) 

 Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) 

  Northern Kentucky Bar Association (NKBA) 

  Public Justice 

   Board   of Directors/Board of Governors  

  Kentucky Justice Association 2003-Present 

  Northern Kentucky Bar Association 2005-2007 

    Positions Held  

  KJA 

   Co-Chair Amicus Curiae Committee 2010 - Present 

  Automobile Seminar Chair 2011 

   Seminar Chair (for all KJA Seminars) 2012 

   Subrogation Seminar Co-Chair 2012 

   Nursing Home Seminar Chair 2012 

 AAJ 

   Co-Chair Toning Shoe Litigation Group 2011  Present 

   Teaching Activities  

  Salmon P. Chase College of Law 

   * Adjunct Professor: National Trial Advocacy Team 2003-06 

  * Adjunct Professor: Trial Advocacy Class 2008 

  Articles  

   Suddenly Its No Longer the Defendants Fault  (KATA, The Advocate, Mar/Apr 2004) 

  W ho Should Get the Benefit: The Injured Victim or the Tortfeasor?  (KATA, The Advocate, Sept/Oct 2004) 

   Procedures for Obtaining Kentucky State Police Records  (KATA, The Advocate, Mar/Apr 2005) 

  Update on Coots v. Allstate  KRS 411.188(2)  (KATA, The Advocate, May/June 2005) 

   Using Demonstrative Evidence: Vehicular Collision Issues  (KATA, The Advocate, Sept/Oct 2005) 

   Multiple Cars, Multiple UM  UIM Policies  (KATA, The Advocate, Nov/Dec 2005) 

   Amicus Curiae Committee Update  (KATA, The Advocate, Mar/Apr 2006) 

   Major Differences Between Ohio  Kentucky Law  (KATA, The Advocate, Nov/Dec 2006) 

   You Cant Buy Insurance for Damage Caused by a Phantom  (KATA, The Advocate, Mar/Apr 2007) 

   The Threshold Battle : Using the Defense Doctor to Your Advantage  (KJA, The Advocate, Jan/Feb 2008) 

   Answers to Common PIP Questions  (KJA, The Advocate, May/June 2008) 

   Attorneys Busald and Vaughn: Sensible thoughts on success  (The Medical-Legal News, July/August 2009) 

   Warning  Beware of a Potential UIM Trap  Proceed With Caution  (KJA, The Advocate, May/June 2009) 

   Are You Driving on Thin Ice? Full Coverage Might Not Be What You Think It Is  (KJA, The Advocate, November/December 
 2009; NKBA, Lex Loci, December 2009; The Village Breeze, December 2009) 

   Something You May Not Know About Medical Bills At Trial  (The Village Breeze, April 2010) 

   My Lawyer Isnt Working On My Injury Case  (The Village Breeze, October 2010) 

   How To Choose The Right Nursing Home For Your Loved One  (The Village Breeze, Febrary 2011) 

   Please Sign Here, Here, Here and Here(and your right to Trial By Jury just went bye-bye!!)  (KJA, The Advocate, 
 January/February 2012) 

  Presentations  

   Getting Started: How to Prepare for a Career in the Courtroom  (KATA, Seminar for Chase Law Students, 2003) 

   Proving Damages in Automobile Cases  (Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court, 4/20/05) 

   The Subrogation User Guide  (KATA, Overcoming Obstacles in Settlements: The Subrogation Seminar, 6/17/05  6/24/05) 

   Medicare Recovery in Personal Injury Claims  (KBA, Kentucky Law Update, 9/9/05) 

  Getting Started: Young Lawyers Survival Tips  (KBA, New Lawyers Program, 10/25/05) 

  Litigating an Auto Case  (NKBA, Young Lawyers  Potpourri of Last Minute CLE , 11/18/05) 

  Medicaid Liens  (KATA, Subrogation Strategies  Protecting You and Your Client, 4/21/06  4/28/06) 

  Update on Kentucky Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law: Everything You   Should Know  (KBA, Kentucky Law Update, 
 9/28/06) 

   Courtroom Etiquette  (Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2/12/07) 

  Litigating a Personal Injury Case: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives  (KBA, New Lawyers Program, 4/5/07) 

   Military Subrogation  (KATA Subrogation Seminar, 4/27/07  5/11/07) 

   Kentucky Uninsured, Underinsured  PIP Issues  (NKBA, Free CLE Day, 5/25/07) 

   Flip This Case  How to Prepare  Settle Quickly  (KJA Car Wreck Cases Seminar, 4/25/08  5/9/08) 

   Civil Procedure and Personal Injury  (Chase Alumni Association, A View From Across the River: Nuances Between Kentucky 
 and Ohio Practice, 10/10/08) 

   Flip This Case  How to Prepare  Settle Quickly  (NKBA Tort  Insurance Seminar, 10/24/08) 
  Prosecuting and Defending an Auto Accident Case  (KBA, 2009 New Lawyers Program, 1/16/09) 

  Prosecuting and Defending an Auto Accident Case  (KBA, 2010 New Lawyers Program, 1/13/10) 

   UM/UIM Issues: Now You See Me, Now You Dont  Issues and Strategies Surrounding Your Clients Insurer  (KJA Auto 
  Litigation Seminar, 6/4/10  6/16/10) 

   Prosecuting and Defending an Auto Accident Case  (KBA, 2011 New Lawyers Program, 1/26/11) 

   Whats the Definition of Is? : Ethical Considerations  Implications When Settling Your Clients Injury Claim  (KJA Auto 
 Litigation Seminar, 5/20/11  5/25/11) 

   Effective Mediation Techniques : Plaintiffs Perspective  (KBA 2011 Annual Convention, 6/16/11) 

   Learning the Ins and Outs of Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Kentucky  (KBA 2011 Law Update, 9/2/11) 

   Automobile Accident Litigation Basics  (KBA Young Lawyers CLE Seminar, 10/28/11) 

   Prosecuting and Defending an Auto Accident Case  (KBA, 2012 New Lawyers Program, 1/25/12) 
 
 [Upcoming Presentations]  Rules of the Road: Developing Your Case Themes  (NJAJ Nursing Home Boardwalk Seminar, 
 4/26/12;KJA Nursing HomeSeminar, 6/1/12)
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Testosterone Strokes and Blood Clots

European Medicines Agency to Investigate Safety of AndroGel

Europe to Re-assess the Caridovascular Safety of AndroGel

AndroGel Promises Quick Fix But Carries Serious Risks

AndroGel MDL? What does this mean for your case?

Too Much Testosterone: The Risks of AndroGel

Stryker Triathalon Knee Replacement

Stryker Knee Replacements Recalled by FDA After Injuring Patients

FDA Recalls Stryker Triathlon Knee Replacements Due to Faulty Cutting Guide

Pradaxa Risk of Bleeding & Heart Attack

Pradaxa—Still a Serious Problem at Hand

The Lack of an Antidote—A Deadly Problem

Damages Available When Death from Pradaxa Occurs

Get the Latest on Pradaxa Bleeding Lawsuits Here

What You Need to Know to File a Pradaxa Lawsuit for Wrongful Death

Social Security Disability

60 Minutes Perpetuates Harmful Myths About Social Security Disability

Birth Injury

3 Reasons Why You Should Turn to a Northern KY Birth Injury Attorney

Know When Breech Births Are Likely to Occur to Avoid KY Birth Injuries

Medical Malpractice: When KY Doctors Don’t Detect Kernicterus at Birth

Early Umbilical Cord Clamping Causes Kentucky Birth-Brain Injuries

Are Umbilical Cord Birth Injuries Preventable?

Semi-Truck and Auto Accidents

Deciding if Semi-Trucks Are Safe While Driving Northern Kentucky Roads

A Cincinnati Truck Crash Lawyer Discusses Spinal Cord Injury Expenses

Louisville Auto Accident Leaves Teen Bicyclist Injured

Kentucky Car Accidents and Drowsy Driving

Cell Phones and Kentucky Car Accidents

Dangerous and Defective Products

Find Out Your Role Surrounding Product Defects in Kentucky

Contaminated Steroid Causes 14 Deaths in 170 Cases of Meningitis

Contaminated Steroid Injections Cause Meningitis Outbreak

Kentucky Defective Products Attorney on Dangerous Drugs in Covington

Zimmer NexGen knee replacement lawsuits

Medical Mistakes

Dr. Durrani Performs Unnecessary Surgeries Harming Patients

Understanding Placenta Previa

Fewer complications from heart device specialists

General

Jury Awards Kentucky Family $7.2 Million for Defective Cochlear Implant

Victim of Defective Cochlear Implant Awarded $7.25 Million

$7.2 Million Awarded By Jury in Defective Cochlear Implant Lawsuit

Young Girl Awarded $7.2 Million for Defective Cochlear Implant

Jury Awards $7.2 Million in Advanced Bionics Cochlear Implant Case

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News

Dr. Durrani Faces Federal Charges and Civil Lawsuits...

Dr. Durrani Arrested for Harmful Unnecessary Surgeries...

Dr. Durrani's License Suspended For Medical Malpractice...

Dr. Durani Faces New Federal Charges for Unnecessary Surgery...

AndroGel Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Attack...

How Dangerous is AndroGel? Very, According to Doctors....

Despite Growing Concerns About Risks, AndroGel Use Continues to Grow...

Think Twice About AndroGel and Low-T...

AndroGel Prescriptions Increase Despite Unreliable Testosterone Tests...

AndroGel Should Warn About Heart Attack Risk...

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Library

Testosterone Strokes and Blood Clots

Multi-district Litigation (MDL) petition filed for AndroGel lawsuits.

Consider a Testosterone Lawsuit for Two Reasons

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Pradaxa Risk of Bleeding & Heart Attack

Pradaxa—A National and International Problem

Consider a Pradaxa Wrongful Death Lawsuit for These Two Reasons

Although Recent Trials Show Pradaxa Advantages, There Are Far More Disadvantages

Is There Still Time to File a Pradaxa Lawsuit?

Pradaxa Lawsuits Pile Up Due to Serious Side Effects – Don’t Miss Out on Filing for Damages

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Social Security Disability

SSD Fact Sheet

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Birth Injury

Pitocin During Delivery May Cause Serious Northern Kentucky Birth Injuries

Northern Kentucky Birth Injuries May Cause a Child’s Autism

Did Your Baby Suffer Birth Injuries in Kentucky Caused by Breech Birth?

Medical Negligence Can Lead to Kernicterus – A Serious Birth Injury in Northern Kentucky

Was Your Baby’s Kentucky Birth Injury Related to Premature Umbilical Cord Clamping?

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Semi-Truck and Auto Accidents

Kentucky Roads Should Be Safer This July Due to Changes in Commercial Vehicle Regulations

Drowsy Driving—Still a Major Concern in Northern Kentucky Trucking Accidents

Lessons to Learn from the Increasing Number of Semi-Truck Accident Fatalities

Causes of Kentucky Wrongful Death Truck Accidents & Justified Compensation

Reasons Semis Overturn and Cause Kentucky Semi-Truck Crashes

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Dangerous and Defective Products

Was a Defective Child Car Seat in Kentucky Responsible for Injuring or Killing Your Child?

Everything You Need to Know About Liability and Defective Products in Kentucky

Northern Kentucky Dangerous Products Lawyers Provide Legal Help for Victims of Defective Infant Products

Defective Products in Covington May Require Help from a Northern Kentucky Defective Products Attorney

Kentucky Lawsuits Filed Over Toyota’s Defective Accelerator Pedal

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Medical Mistakes

When Doctors Make Medical Mistakes, Turn to a Northern Kentucky Medical Malpractice Attorney

Common Drug Errors to Watch Out For

One in Fifteen Children Injured by Medicine Mistakes

One in 50 Heart Attack Victims Sent Home by Emergency Room Doctors

Surgical Errors Cost Billions of Dollars Every Year

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Nursing Home Neglect, Abuse & Wrongful Death

Neglect is a Form of Nursing Home Abuse in Louisville

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Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT NURSING HOME FOR YOUR LOVED ONE

PLEASE SIGN HERE, HERE, HERE AND HERE…(and your right to Trial By Jury just went bye-bye!!)

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General

Death Toll Rises: Meningitis Lawsuits Being Pursued in Both Federal and Civil Court

Shape-Ups Linked to Lateral Instability and Serious Injuries for Kentucky Consumers

The 411 on Pain Pumps Used in Knee and Hip Surgeries

Lessons Learned from Skechers – Shoe Companies Shouldn’t Make False Health Claims

Side Effects of Synthetic Pot According to a K2 Spice Lawyer

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Jay Vaughn

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Schachter, Hendy & Johnson, Attorneys At Law

Jay Vaughn

Schachter, Hendy & Johnson, Attorneys At Law
909 Wrights Summit Parkway
Suite 210
Fort Wright, KY 41011

Jay focuses his practice on Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse, Catastrophic/Serious Injuries, Automobile Collisions, Large Truck Collisions, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death and Defective Products.


Education

Salmon P. Chase College of Law     2002

Murray State University                   1999
 
Admitted to Practice Law

            Ohio State Courts                                              

            Kentucky State Courts                                    

            Eastern District of Kentucky Federal Court

            Western District of Kentucky Federal Court

            Southern District of Ohio Federal Court 

            6th Circuit Court of Appeals     

            Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation          

 Awards/Honors

            BV Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

            Award of Appreciation - 2007 Outstanding Board Member, Kentucky Justice Association

Professional Activities

            Memberships

            Kentucky Justice Association (KJA)                                

            American Association for Justice (AAJ)               

            Kentucky Bar Association (KBA)                          

            Northern Kentucky Bar Association (NKBA)     

            Public Justice                                                                       

            Board of Directors/Board of Governors

            Kentucky Justice Association               2003-Present

            Northern Kentucky Bar Association     2005-2007

            Positions Held

            KJA

                 Co-Chair Amicus Curiae Committee                2010 - Present

                 Automobile Seminar Chair                                 2011

                 Seminar Chair (for all KJA Seminars)               2012

                 Subrogation Seminar Co-Chair                          2012

                 Nursing Home Seminar Chair                          2012

            AAJ

                 Co-Chair Toning Shoe Litigation Group          2011 – Present

            Teaching Activities

            Salmon P. Chase College of Law                            

                 * Adjunct Professor: National Trial Advocacy Team 2003-06

                  * Adjunct Professor: Trial Advocacy Class                   2008

            Articles

            Suddenly It's No Longer the Defendant's Fault (KATA, The Advocate, Mar/Apr 2004)

            Who Should Get the Benefit: The Injured Victim or the Tortfeasor? (KATA, The Advocate, Sept/Oct 2004)

            Procedures for Obtaining Kentucky State Police Records (KATA, The Advocate, Mar/Apr 2005)

            Update on Coots v. Allstate & KRS 411.188(2) (KATA, The Advocate, May/June 2005)

            Using Demonstrative Evidence: Vehicular Collision Issues (KATA, The Advocate, Sept/Oct 2005)

            Multiple Cars, Multiple UM & UIM Policies (KATA, The Advocate, Nov/Dec 2005)

            Amicus Curiae Committee Update (KATA, The Advocate, Mar/Apr 2006)

            Major Differences Between Ohio & Kentucky Law (KATA, The Advocate, Nov/Dec 2006)

            You Can’t Buy Insurance for Damage Caused by a “Phantom” (KATA, The Advocate, Mar/Apr 2007)

            The “Threshold” Battle : Using the Defense Doctor to Your Advantage (KJA, The Advocate, Jan/Feb 2008)

            Answers to Common PIP Questions (KJA, The Advocate, May/June 2008)

            Attorneys Busald and Vaughn: Sensible thoughts on success (The Medical-Legal News, July/August 2009)

            Warning – Beware of a Potential UIM Trap – Proceed With Caution (KJA, The Advocate, May/June 2009)

            Are You Driving on Thin Ice? ‘Full Coverage’ Might Not Be What You Think It Is (KJA, The Advocate, November/December
            2009;  NKBA, Lex Loci, December 2009; The Village Breeze, December 2009)

            Something You May Not Know About Medical Bills At Trial (The Village Breeze, April 2010)

            My Lawyer Isn’t Working On My Injury Case (The Village Breeze, October 2010)

            How To Choose The Right Nursing Home For Your Loved One (The Village Breeze, Febrary 2011)

            Please Sign Here, Here, Here and Here…(and your right to Trial By Jury just went bye-bye!!) (KJA, The Advocate, 
            January/February 2012)

            Presentations

            Getting Started: How to Prepare for a Career in the Courtroom (KATA, Seminar for Chase Law Students, 2003)

            Proving Damages in Automobile Cases (Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court, 4/20/05)

            The Subrogation User Guide (KATA, Overcoming Obstacles in Settlements: The Subrogation Seminar, 6/17/05 & 6/24/05)

            Medicare Recovery in Personal Injury Claims (KBA, Kentucky Law Update, 9/9/05)

            Getting Started: Young Lawyers' Survival Tips (KBA, New Lawyer's Program, 10/25/05)

            Litigating an Auto Case (NKBA, Young Lawyer's Potpourri of Last Minute CLE, 11/18/05)

            Medicaid Liens (KATA, Subrogation Strategies – Protecting You and Your Client, 4/21/06 & 4/28/06)

            Update on Kentucky Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law: Everything You Should Know (KBA, Kentucky Law Update, 
            9/28/06)

            Courtroom Etiquette (Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2/12/07)

            Litigating a Personal Injury Case: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives (KBA, New Lawyers Program, 4/5/07)

            Military Subrogation (KATA Subrogation Seminar, 4/27/07 & 5/11/07)

            Kentucky Uninsured, Underinsured & PIP Issues (NKBA, Free CLE Day, 5/25/07)

            Flip This Case – How to Prepare & Settle Quickly (KJA Car Wreck Cases Seminar, 4/25/08 & 5/9/08)

            Civil Procedure and Personal Injury (Chase Alumni Association, A View From Across the River: Nuances Between Kentucky
            and Ohio Practice, 10/10/08)

            Flip This Case – How to Prepare & Settle Quickly (NKBA Tort & Insurance Seminar, 10/24/08)
            Prosecuting and Defending an Auto Accident Case (KBA, 2009 New Lawyer's Program, 1/16/09)

           Prosecuting and Defending an Auto Accident Case (KBA, 2010 New Lawyer's Program, 1/13/10)

           UM/UIM Issues: Now You See Me, Now You Don’t – Issues and Strategies Surrounding Your Client’s Insurer (KJA Auto
           Litigation Seminar, 6/4/10 & 6/16/10)

           Prosecuting and Defending an Auto Accident Case (KBA, 2011 New Lawyer's Program, 1/26/11)

          What’s the Definition of “Is?” : Ethical Considerations & Implications When Settling Your Client’s Injury Claim (KJA Auto 
           Litigation Seminar, 5/20/11 & 5/25/11)

           Effective Mediation Techniques : Plaintiff’s Perspective (KBA 2011 Annual Convention, 6/16/11)

           Learning the Ins and Outs of Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Kentucky (KBA 2011 Law Update, 9/2/11)

           Automobile Accident Litigation Basics (KBA Young Lawyers CLE Seminar, 10/28/11)

           Prosecuting and Defending an Auto Accident Case (KBA, 2012 New Lawyer's Program, 1/25/12)

           [Upcoming Presentations] Rules of the Road: Developing Your Case Themes (NJAJ Nursing Home Boardwalk Seminar,  
           4/26/12; KJA Nursing Home Seminar, 6/1/12)