Bill Orberson and Tricia Le Meur successfully pursued an appeal of a Court of Appeals decision requiring Encompass to provide coverage for injuries arising from the Plaintiff’s use of a motorcycle that he insured with a different company.
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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.
Phillips Parker Orberson & Arnett is pleased to announce that Nicholas R. Hart is now a partner with the firm.
Joseph Effinger and Patricia Le Meur successfully defended summary judgment granted to their client, Norton Hospitals, Inc. This medical negligence case involved the removal of a newborn from its mother while they were both in the hospital based on a good faith, but erroneous, reading of a maternal blood alcohol test requested by protective services.
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.
John “Jack” C. Phillips, Matthew J. Wheatley, and Ryan D. Nafziger have recently been hired as new associates in the Louisville office. Jack graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2015 and spent a year as a clerk for The Kentucky Supreme Court before joining the firm this summer. He is the […]
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 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.
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.
Founding partners, John Phillips and Susan Phillips, were recognized in Louisville Magazine’s 2014 list of “Top Lawyers.” John was recognized as a top lawyer in the fields of Medical Malpractice Law – Defense and Professional Malpractice Law – Defense. Susan was recognized as a top lawyer in the fields of Medical Malpractice Law – Defense […]
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