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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 […]

Hospital Client Nursing Staff Accused of Inappropriate Fall Risk Assessment and Monitoring

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 […]

Hospital Client in Significant Medical Malpractice Claim

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 […]

Medical Malpractice Case Against a General Surgeon

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 […]

Medical Malpractice Claim Against a Pediatric Cardiology

John Parker successfully defended a medical malpractice claim against a pediatric cardiology group who the plaintiff claimed failed to diagnose and properly treat her heart abnormality arising from potential Marfan Syndrome. The Plaintiff became pregnant and successfully delivered a child, but two days later she suffered an aortic dissection, followed by congestive heart failure. She […]

Ophthalmologist in Significant Medical Malpractice Case Arising from Cataract Surgery Complications

John Parker and Tricia Le Meur received a unanimous defense verdict for their ophthalmologist client in a significant medical malpractice case arising from a complication from cataract surgery – a retrobulbar hemorrhage – which left the Plaintiff legally blind in one eye. The Plaintiff contended that the surgery was contraindicated based on the condition of […]