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Product Liability Defense
These two unrelated product liability cases for the same national medium and heavy duty truck manufacturer involved the issue of spoliation of physical evidence (vehicle components). In the first case Plaintiff insisted that the vehicle be preserved...
Allegations of Breach of Insurance Contract and Bad Faith
We represented an insurance company in a suit for breach of insurance contract and bad faith arising out of the client’s decision not to pay benefits under an automobile accident insurance policy. The case was removed to federal court and...
Trial Court Decisions
1) Graf v. DaimlerChrysler , 190 F. Supp. 2d 1002 (W. Dist. Mich. 2002): Plaintiff sued his former employer seeking payment of his employer-sponsored disability benefits. The defendant employer benefit plan administrator moved for summary judgment...
John Deere Credit Co. v. Towe
Successfully defended numerous commercial and fraud-based claims seeking in excess of $9 million against John Deere. Obtained pre-trial dismissal of claims accounting for over 99% of the damages sought and then settled the remainder of the action...
Strategic Business Counsel to Global Aluminum Manufacturer
Dealing with the Details Every business, no matter how efficient, faces myriad challenges in keeping the company moving forward. From contracts and agreements to employee relations, intellectual property, corporate governance and administrative...
Complex Divestiture, Accompanying Purchase and Merger
Laying the Foundation Every business needs certain tools to compete, from a strong product or service to the ability to effectively market and distribute it to a clear plan for the company’s future. But the basis for each of those steps begins...
Personal Injury
We defended a large transportation company in a serious brain injury case that was tried in federal court. The plaintiff claimed that one of our clients’ trucks crossed the center line of a road and caused an accident. We obtained witness...
Medical Negligence Involving a Stenting Procedure
We defended an interventional cardiologist accused of medical negligence in performing a stenting procedure on a patient with complex cardiac issues. The case was initially dismissed on statute of limitations grounds. On appeal, the federal court of...
Plant and Utility Explosion
We represented a world-wide food products manufacturer, in a class action case relating to the explosion of a sewer line in Louisville. Hexane, a hydrocarbon we used to extract oil from soybeans, was released into the sewer line and was ignited,...
Conditional Release Hearing of John Hinckley
Mrs. Tupper Butler served as the second chair in representing John Hinckley during his most recent conditional release hearing in federal court that spanned several weeks in late 2011 and early 2012. Hinckley was found not guilty by reason of...
Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation
Since 1986, representing numerous motor vehicle manufacturers in product liability cases in Kentucky and Indiana. Defect allegations defended against include seatbelts, airbag deployment, airbag non-deployment, no airbag, rollover propensity, roof...
Pharmacy Litigation
Successfully defended a pharmacy against claims of negligence in connection with a prescription that allegedly caused kidney damage. Defense verdict as lead trial counsel.
Asbestos Litigation
Defended manufacturer against product liability claims, resulting in defense verdict at trial affirmed on appeal. Defended premises liability case, obtaining summary judgment affirmed by the Kentucky Supreme Court.
Warranty and Lemon Law Litigation
Defense of motor vehicle manufacturers in cases involving alleged breach of warranty, lemon law violations and complex litigation involving Article 2 of the UCC.
Dispute Among LLC Members Involving Company Funds
In this business divorce case, we represented a member of an LLC whose former partner withheld money that he had agreed to pay when he bought out our client’s interest in the company. The former partner accused our client of wrongdoing and...
Rate Cases
Client: Electric Utility
We represented a Generation & Transmission (G&T) electric utility in two rate cases. Our representation commenced while the utility was in difficult financial straits, and through our efforts, we helped the utility secure sufficient...
Regulatory Approvals (Electric)
We currently represent the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives (KAEC), a trade organization that serves as the unified voice for all of Kentucky’s electric cooperatives. In this representation, we have been actively meeting and...
Counsel to Saddlebred Rescue, Inc.
We serve as outside general counsel for a non-profit 501(c)(3) horse rescue based in New Jersey. Saddlebred Rescue purchases horses from auctions and sales where they are at risk for slaughter, rehabilitates any health concerns and uses a...
A Long History as Trusted Counsel

Whether seeking counsel on corporate strategy, navigating real estate transactions or protecting their shareholders’ assets, P&G relies on its legal counsel to keep its business running efficiently. That’s why, for nearly 100 years, the consumer products giant has turned to Dinsmore.

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Outside General Counsel to a Growing Brand

When Kenny McNutt, Brady Duncan and Jeff Hunt had a dream to open their own craft brewery, they sought legal guidance from Dinsmore. By the time Cincinnati’s MadTree Brewing opened in 2013, our attorneys had already played a significant role in its development ...

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Providing Dependable Support and “Real” Value

When Clinton Hallman, Jr. joined LBP Manufacturing LLC as their chief counsel in 2015, he made sure to retain his contacts with Dinsmore. Dinsmore provided outside counsel to other companies of which Clinton was a part, and he knew he could depend on our attorneys to provide similar support to LBP ...

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Understand Every Side of the Deal

For more than a decade, Dinsmore has counseled Colorado State Bank and Trust in public finance transactions. When the bank is considering a new deal, they rely on Dinsmore to help identify and minimize potential risks ...

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Bond Counsel to Kentucky's Gateway

For nearly a decade, Dinsmore has served as the airport’s bond counsel, helping them secure low interest financing for growth and improvements such as runways, hangars, parking facilities, baggage belt system, car rental maintenance facility and more ...

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"One Source" for Shared Success

Growing, nurturing and providing fresh produce is not without challenges, from accounting for the weather to managing transportation to ensuring quality and safety. However, when those challenges cross over into the legal realm, Castellini Group of Companies knows they have a trusted partner in Dinsmore ...

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Stepping to the Plate for “America’s Game”

Baseball is about as “American” as you can get, and USA Baseball has been the national governing body for amateur baseball since 1978, including representing the United States as a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee and internationally as a member of the World Baseball Softball Confederation ...

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Providing Freedom to Focus on Business

Hiring Dinsmore means the partners of HealthScape Advisors could focus on their business instead of worrying about whether the legal needs of their company were being handled properly ...

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Quality Service. Quality Relationships.

For the past 15 years, Dinsmore has been the acting patent counsel for RELX Group, while also advising the company’s outside counsel in patent matters. In addition, we advise on general intellectual property (IP) and labor matters ...

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Winning with Teamwork

Winning takes a team effort, and no relationship symbolizes this more than the one between Dinsmore and the Cincinnati Reds. From counseling Bob Castellini through the purchase of a controlling interest in the team through negotiating sponsorships to protecting their intellectual property — Dinsmore has become a go-to player ...

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Smart Answers to Complicated Questions

Bluegrass Cellular President and CEO Ron Smith often needs correct answers to complicated questions. And for 20 years, Dinsmore has been answering Smith’s questions on topics ranging from labor and employment to government regulations to OSHA ...

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