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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Counseled Client through Settlement with Veterinarian
Client: A Purchaser of a Show Horse
Our client purchased an American Saddlebred show horse in reliance upon a pre-purchased examination performed by a local veterinarian. The examination failed to note navicular cysts in both front feet despite the cysts being visible on radiographs...
Ongoing Counsel to Show Horse Training Barn
Client: A Horse Stable
Our client is an American Saddlebred training operation with show horses and a large lesson program. Over the years, we have advised the client on reinstatement of the LLC, registration of an assumed name, property lease negotiations, and...
Pro Bono Counsel to Historic Riding Club
Client: A Riding Club
Our client is a historic riding club with 501(c)(3), and we assist with pro bono legal work. We have prepared license and lease agreements, advised on property valuation issues, and counselled on insurance and liability issues for both the club 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...