Appellate Counsel in High Profile Litigation Involving Personal Guaranties on Failed Real Estate Construction Loans
Continued representing Liquidator of KCL upon remand in what became the largest continuous lawsuit of that $1 billion statutory insolvency. After several years of litigation, the case was resolved by confidential settlement.
Commissioner of Insurance, Janie A. Miller, in her capacity as Liquidator of Kentucky Central Life Ins. Co. v. Webb, Nos. 1998-CA-2487-MR, 2000-CA-0039-MR, 2000-CA-0212-MR, 2000-CA-2619-MR, 2000-CA-2638-MR, 2002 Ky. App. LEXIS 1462 (Ky. App. July 12, 2002). Click HERE to view the decision.
Recovery of Substantial Funds in Commercial Transaction, Breach of Contract
Defense of Toxic Tort and Environmental Action
Bulk Terminals/George O’Bryan v. Atlantic Richfield, No. 2005-CA-002448-MR, 2007 Ky. App. LEXIS 78 (Ky. App. March 9, 2007). Click HERE to view the decision.
Defense of Toxic Tort Lawsuits
Blanton v. Cooper Industries, Inc., 99 F.Supp.2d 797 (E.D. Ky. 2000). Click HERE to view the decision.
Luttrell v. Cooper Industries, Inc., 60 F.Supp.2d 629 (E.D. Ky. 1998). Click HERE to view the decision.
Secured Final Dismissal in Lawsuits Against Former Kentucky Commissioners of Insurance
Appellate Counsel to Kentucky Bankers Association on Issue of State Agency’s Statutory and Regulatory Authority
Members Choice Credit Union v. Home Federal Savings & Loan Association, 323 S.W.3d 658 (Ky. 2010). Click HERE to view the decision.
Appellate Counsel in FELA Action
Rossi v. CSX Transp., Inc., __ S.W.3d __, 2010 Ky. App. LEXIS 233, 2010 WL 5128637 (Ky. App. 2010). Click HERE to view the decision.
Defense of Asbestos Litigation for Past 17 Years
Appellate Counsel to Manufacturer in Precedent-Setting Case Regarding Scope of Manufacturer’s Liability Under Doctrine of Equitable Estoppel
Successfully defended equipment manufacturer through appeal, establishing significant favorable precedent in product liability law in Kentucky regarding application of doctrine of equitable estoppel and statute of limitations discovery rule.
Fluke, Inc. v. LeMaster, 306 S.W.3d 55 (Ky. 2010). Click HERE to view the decision.