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Medical Malpractice Case Against Two Hospitalists

Sean Ragland and Jack Phillips successfully defended two hospitalists and their practice after an in-patient, 64, suddenly lost vision and seized. After transfer to a higher acuity hospital, neurologists ultimately diagnosed her with Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome, a rare neurological condition that was only discovered in the last 25 years. The PRES did reverse, and […]

Katherine T. Watts and Matthew A. Piekarski are now Partners

Phillips Parker Orberson & Arnett is pleased to announce that Katherine T. Watts and Matthew A. Piekarski are now Partners with the firm.

Medical Malpractice Case Against a Pediatrician

Sean Ragland and Jack Phillips successfully defended a pediatrician and her practice after a four-year-old patient’s mother alleged that she failed to diagnose emerging appendicitis. The Plaintiff alleged that an earlier diagnosis would have avoided a subsequent rupture of the appendix, a surgical complication during repair, multiple other abdominal surgeries, and a difficult hospital course. […]

Defense Verdict in Premises Liability Case

Jane Higgins and Jessica Droste Simon recently obtained a defense verdict in a premises liability case that was tried in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky. The Plaintiff fell in the vestibule of a restaurant and broke her left knee resulting in four knee surgeries. The Plaintiff’s theory of liability was that the restaurant […]

Daniella Blaine, Administratrix of the Estate Of Kenneth H. Cross, II, Deceased v. Louisville Metro Government; Corizon, Inc.

Sean Ragland and Jack Phillips recently defended an award of summary judgment to their clients, Corizon, Inc. and two employed nurses, in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 “deliberate indifference” case before the United Stated Court of Appeal for the Sixth Circuit.

Linda Hawn v. Cascio Enterprises, d/b/a McDonald’s of Maysville

Lauren Crosby Thompson and Jessica Droste Simon successfully defended another premises liability personal injury action on behalf of their client, Cascio Enterprises, d/b/a McDonald’s, in Mason Circuit Court. In that action, the Plaintiff claimed she injured her wrist after falling on a wet floor in a McDonald’s restaurant in Maysville.

David Napier v. Tincher-Williams, Chevrolet, Inc.

Jane Higgins and Sarah Noble achieved a defense verdict in Laurel Circuit Court in a personal injury action brought against their client, a London car dealership. The Plaintiff claimed to have sustained a shoulder injury after falling from the bed of a pick-up truck on the dealership lot as he climbed over the tailgate after inspecting the fifth wheel of the vehicle.