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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Lawn Mower Manufacturer
The plaintiff was injured when he operated his zero-turn mower up a hill resulting in a front-end rollover. The plaintiff alleged that the mower was defective because it did not have a rollover protection system. After extensive discovery, we...
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...
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...
Air Medical Transport Company
The plaintiff was involved in a serious accident in which he drove his motorcycle into the back of a slow-moving vehicle, was thrown from his motorcycle, and sustained multiple injuries, including a traumatic brain injury. He was transported via...
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...
Equipment Retailer
The plaintiff filed suit claiming that our client, a retailer of parts and equipment used in lawn maintenance, had violated anti-trust laws under the Robinson-Patman Act. Our client was awarded summary judgment in federal court and the Sixth Circuit...
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...
Defended ATV Manufacturer in Product Liability Case
Plaintiff alleged that the decedent died as a result of injuries that he sustained in an ATV accident and that the ATV was defectively designed. Because there were no witnesses to the accident and the operator was unable to testify, the federal...
Furnace Manufacturer
The plaintiffs alleged that they suffered carbon monoxide poisoning as a result of a CO leak in their furnace. After testing of the furnace by the experts found no leak in the unit and no defect, we successfully negotiated 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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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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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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