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Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government v. Betty Braden, Individually and as Administratrix of the Estate of Don W. Braden, et al. , 2015-CA-001238, 519 S.W.3d 386 (Ky.App.2017)

The Court of Appeals in this case determined that the Claims Against Local Governments Act (CALGA) does not obligate local governments to defend or indemnify employees for actions outside the scope of their employment.

Nicholas R. Hart has been named Partner with PPOA

Phillips Parker Orberson & Arnett is pleased to announce that Nicholas R. Hart is now a partner with the firm. Hart has had an active trial and appellate practice in both Kentucky and Indiana since joining the firm in 2007. His practice is primarily focused in the areas of medical malpractice defense, professional liability defense, […]

Jacob Gingerich et al. v. Commonwealth of Kentucky

Joe Effinger and Matt Piekarski successfully defended a premises liability action brought against Norton Hospitals, Inc. Plaintiff claimed damages resulting from an incident involving water being discharged from an air conditioning unit. After several days of evidence, a Jefferson County jury returned a defense verdict.

PPOA Attorneys Selected as SuperLawyers

William Orberson and Joseph M. Effinger were selected as SuperLawyer® in Civil Litigation Defense; John W. Phillips, Susan D. Phillips, and John F. Parker were selected in Medical Malpractice Defense; and Patricia Le Meur, M. David Thompson and Nicholas R. Hart were chosen as Rising Stars for 2015.

Colleen Davis Joins PPOA

Colleen Davis recently passed the Kentucky Bar Exam and joined the firm as an Associate. Colleen graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 2014, and clerked with PPOA during the summer of 2013. Colleen is a native of Lexington, Kentucky. Her practice will focus primarily on medical and professional liability.

Laura Edelen Joins PPOA

After finishing two summers as a law clerk with PPOA, Laura Edelen has agreed to join the firm as an Associate following her graduation from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in May 2015. Laura is a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Kentucky.