September 2011 – PPOA has been selected by the Fellows of the Council on Litigation Management for inclusion within its roster of member firms.
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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 […]
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)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Joe Effinger successfully defended a personal injury action wherein the Plaintiff sought tort damages and underinsured motorist benefits following an accident in Hardin County. After less than twenty minutes of deliberations, the jury returned with a threshold verdict.
Tera Rehmel successfully represented a hospital client in a case wherein the Plaintiff alleged that the nursing staff inappropriately assessed her falls risk and inappropriately monitored her, resulting in a fall. The Plaintiff claimed a permanent injury to her left arm which rendered her left arm essentially useless. The Plaintiff was seeking over $489,000 in […]
Susan Phillips and David Thompson received a defense verdict for their hospital client in a significant medical malpractice claim arising out of the neurological impairment of a newborn. The Plaintiffs contended that their daughter suffered neurological impairment, which resulted in profound cerebral palsy, during labor and delivery. The Plaintiffs claimed the nursing staff was negligent […]
John Parker successfully defended a medical malpractice case against a general surgeon whom the Plaintiff claimed performed an incomplete laparoscopic appendectomy. Eighteen months following the original procedure, the Plaintiff presented to an emergency room and was diagnosed with a ruptured appendix and sepsis. Post-operative pathology reports evidenced 2.8 cm of appendix tissue removed in the […]
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