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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...
Defended Transportation Company in Highway Collision
Our client, a national transportation company, was awarded a verdict on its behalf in federal court. The case involved a question of who was at fault in a significant head-on collision. After several days of trial, the jury returned a verdict for...
Certified Territory Dispute (Electric)
We represented a large aluminum smelter before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio in a territorial dispute with a large, multi-state electric utility and a small electric cooperative, both located in Ohio. Our client had previously been removed...
Access Reform (Telecommunications)
We represent 13 of Kentucky’s 15 local rural exchange carriers (RLECs) in connection with the Kentucky Public Service Commission’s ongoing administrative case regarding potential reforms to intrastate access charges, high cost support, and...
Seatbelt Defense
We represented a large automobile manufacturer in a case relating to a vehicle accident. The driver was struck by another vehicle and ejected, ending up in a coma before ultimately passing away. Plaintiffs alleged that vehicle defects contributed to...
Defended Appliance Manufacturer in Product Liability Case
The plaintiff alleged that his house caught fire and sustained significant damage due to a fire that originated in a toaster that was manufactured by our client. Due to a lack of supporting physical evidence, the case was voluntarily dismissed by...
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,...
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...
Alleged Violations of Fair Debt Credit Protection Act
We represented a debt purchaser when a consumer brought a class action counterclaim against the client for alleged violations of the FDCPA and Kentucky usury laws. The consumer argued that the National Bank Act did not preempt Kentucky usury laws...
Defended Motor Vehicle Manufacturer in Product Liability Case
Plaintiff was injured in a collision with another driver’s vehicle. She alleged that her injuries were enhanced by the deployment of the airbag that was in the vehicle she was operating. Plaintiff was unable to show the existence of a defect even...
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...
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...
Smart Answers to Complicated Questions
Client: Bluegrass Cellular
Running a telecommunications company responsible for everything from tablets to cell towers means Bluegrass Cellular President and CEO Ron Smith often needs correct answers to complicated questions. And for 20 years, Dinsmore has been answering...
Product Liability Defense
We defended a large trucking company against product liability claims relating to the death of child. The child was struck by a waste-hauling truck manufactured in part by our client, and the plaintiffs alleged that the mirrors on the truck were...
Negligent Investment Claims
Plaintiffs are two purported beneficiaries of an $80 Million Trust. They assert claims of breach of fiduciary duty against the Trustee, an investment management firm, based on allegedly improper investment management by the Trust's investment...
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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