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Silent Auction

On May 9, 2013, PPOA is having a silent auction and gently used book sale to benefit American Cancer Society Relay for Life and March of Dimes. Everyone is invited to stop by between 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. to shop for books and bid on silent auction items.

2012 Relay for Life

Phillips Parker Orberson & Arnett, for the 12th consecutive year, participated in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event on May 18-19, 2012. As always, everyone at PPOA pulled together and made this effort a success. We proudly collected, through various efforts and donations over the past year, nearly $7,000.00 for Relay. This earned […]

50th Anniversary for Bill Swain

On October 12, 2011, the firm held a dinner at Pat’s Steakhouse in honor of William Swain’s 50th anniversary as a practicing attorney. Bill is the dean of Kentucky appellate lawyers. His briefs, both at Boehl Stopher & Graves and Phillips Parker Orberson & Arnett, PLC, have shaped many, diverse areas of Kentucky law. Bill […]

MSA Seminar

On August 17, 2012, the firm hosted a seminar for our attorneys and local clients on Medicare Set-Asides and lien resolution. Medicare Set-Asides, more commonly known as “ MSA”s, are complicated and potentially factor in every settlement in a personal injury case. In order to learn the latest about these issues, PPOA invited speakers from […]

Other Appellate Cases

Louisville Peterbilt, Inc. v. Cox 132 S.W.3d 850 (Ky. 2004) Bank One, Kentucky, N.A. v. Murphy 52 S.W.3d 540 (Ky. 2001) Brierly v. Alusuisse Flexible Packaging, Inc. 184 F.3d 527 (6th Cir. 1999) Mackey v. Greenwood Hospital, Inc. 587 S.W.2d 249 (Ky. App. 1979) Degener v. Hall Contracting Corporation 27 S.W.3d 775 (Ky. 2000)

Trial Attorney Client in a Legal Malpractice Case

John Phillips and Katie Watts successfully defended a local plaintiff’s trial attorney in a legal malpractice case. The case involved the trial attorney’s preparation and presentation of his client’s personal injury trial. Although the client received a jury verdict in his favor, his dissatisfaction with the result prompted him to blame his attorney for nearly […]

Hospital Client Nursing Staff Accused of Failure to Follow Bed Rest Admonition Resulting in Multiple Falls

Sean Ragland successfully defended a hospital client after a patient alleged that nurses failed to follow a strict bed rest admonition, causing the patient to fall multiple times. The Plaintiff alleged that the falls caused him serious injury including paralysis, incontinence and compression on his spinal cord. The Plaintiff claimed over $4.9 million dollars in […]

Medical Malpractice Case Against a Podiatric Physician

John Parker and Nick Hart successfully defended a medical malpractice case against a podiatric physician. The Plaintiff claimed that the physician improperly inserted a compression screw into the plaintiff’s great toe joint space as interpreted by a subsequent treating radiologist and orthopedic surgeon following CT scan. The Plaintiff also claimed a nerve injury, permanent disability […]