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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...
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...
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...
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...
Led Zoning Approval for Driving Range/Restaurant Concept
We led the high profile development approval effort for a large driving range/entertainment venue located at a regional mall adjacent to a suburban neighborhood. Our efforts included working with a public relations firm to galvanize support for the...
Project Counsel During Re-purposing of Elementary School
Client: Parkland Scholar House
We served as land use counsel for the Family Scholar House project that adaptively reused the historic Parkland Elementary School, turning it into housing with community facilities for single-parent college students. We worked with Marian...
Development Counsel for Regional Bus/Coach Company
We served as development counsel to a regional bus/coach company working to obtain rezoning and entitlements needed to relocate an expanded headquarters and dispatch facility. The new location was directly adjacent to a neighborhood, necessitating...
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...
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...
Defense Verdict in Race Hostile Work Environment Claim
The plaintiff was an 11-year employee of a manufacturing company who was terminated for violation of the Company’s attendance policy after he failed to submit required documentation. The plaintiff filed suit under Kentucky’s Civil Rights Act,...
In-House Counsel
We serve as the in-house legal department for Bluegrass Cellular, a commercial mobile radio service (CMRS or cellular) provider throughout Central Kentucky. We assist the client with a wide variety of needs, including negotiating and drafting...
Dispute Over Jurisdictionality of Mobile to Landline Calls
When the Brandenburg Telephone Company needed Sprint to pay its access charges, it turned to Dinsmore. Sprint had been withholding millions of dollars in access charges billed to it pursuant to Brandenburg Telephone Company’s filed and...
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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Real Life Background = Real World Legal Advice

Derek Braun needs more than a corporate attorney when conducting business for his Split Rock Show Jumping Tour company based Lexington, Ky. He needs an attorney with in-depth knowledge and experience working in the equine industry.

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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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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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