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28
MAY
2010

Car Accident Case With Traumatic Brain Injury.

In April of 2008, the Court of Appeals in Michigan heard a case that involved a woman involved in a car accident in October of 2003 where she claims she suffered a traumatic brain injury. (See TBCI PC v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company 2008 WL 4367530 (Mich.App.).... Read More →
26
MAY
2010

Kentucky Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Case.

In March of 2009, the United States Eastern District Court in Kentucky decided a case which involved a hostile work environment sexual harassment matter. In Landers v. CHLN, Inc., 2009 WL 803777 (E.D.Ky.), the Plaintiff, Ms. Landers was working for the defendant when she claims... Read More →
21
MAY
2010

Kentucky FMLA Case Update: Back Pay and Front Pay Awards Upheld.

Issue: Did the employer interfere with employee’s FMLA rights by not explaining to employee how her FMLA was to be calculated and how much time she had left? In Highlands Hospital Corporation v. Preece, 2010 WL 569745 (Ky.App.), the Kentucky Court of Appeals held that the... Read More →
21
MAY
2010

Kentucky Personal Injury Case Update: $3,000,000 Award for Pain and Suffering Upheld.

Issue: Was the $3,000,000 award for pain and suffering excessive in a wrongful death case where the award for pain and suffering was 30 times the medical expenses? In Barrett v. Mulligan, 2010 WL 1404440 (Ky.App.) the Kentucky court of Appeals held that it was not excessive to... Read More →
19
MAY
2010

Louisville Hostile Work Environment – Race Discrimination Issue of Damages.

In April of 2010, the United States Western District Court in Kentucky decided a case which involved a race discrimination wrongful termination case. In this case, the Plaintiff alleged that he was subject to racial discrimination and harassment in the form of jokes, slurs, and... Read More →
12
MAY
2010

Louisville Personal Injury – Impairment Rating Case.

In May of 2009, the Kentucky Supreme Court decided a case involving the impairment rating of an injured Plaintiff. (See Karlos’ Bistro Italia v. Rohling, 2009 WL 1451898 (Ky.)). The Plaintiff in this case injured herself while at work. Id. She was a prep cook and while lifting... Read More →
11
MAY
2010

Personal Injury Case Which Obtains Disability Retirement Benefits.

In January of 2010, the Kentucky Court of Appeals decided a case involving a woman and determining if she qualified for disability retirement benefits due to a work related accident. (See Board of Trustees of the Kentucky Retirement Systems v. Davis, 2010 WL 199563 (Ky. App.)).... Read More →
28
APR
2010

Louisville, Kentucky Carbon Monoxide Furnace Case.

In March of 2010, the Kentucky Court of Appeals heard a case that involved a personal injury matter with reference to carbon monoxide. (See Salsman v. Sears, Roebuck and Company, 2010 WL 918068 (Ky.App.) In Salsman, the Salsman family in 1997 had a Kenmore Series 90 gas fired... Read More →
21
APR
2010

Kentucky Personal Injury Nursing Home Case.

Louisville Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice Case Against Home Health Care Company and Nurse Case. In October of 2007, Mr. Ira Eldridge was injured and required a catheter to be placed into his right atrium of his heart. (See Mary Breckinridge Healthcare, Inc. v. Eldridge,... Read More →
16
APR
2010

Kentucky Slip and Fall in Neighboring Property Case

Issue: Were the owners of real property adjacent to land actually used for recreation liable to a woman who slip and fell in the parking lot after a fireworks display at the school when she slip and fell in the parking lot of the school? In Mason v. Berea Independent School... Read More →