Insurance

Rule wins defense verdict

Goldberg Simpson associate attorney Kelley M. Rule recently won a defense verdict in a motor vehicle accident case on behalf of a trucking company and its driver. On the date of the accident, the plaintiff was traveling southbound on Dixie Highway. She sustained a bimalleolar fracture after rear-ending a tractor trailer owned by Ms. Rule’s client. The […]

Goldberg Simpson successfully defends $421,000 judgment on appeal

Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati issued an opinion in the case of LM Ins. Corp. v. Canal Ins. Co. The Court’s opinion in the case is available here. GS attorneys Charles H. Cassis and Jennifer Kaelin Luhrs represented the Plaintiffs/Appellees, LM Insurance Coproration and Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance […]

Case update: Pryor v. Colony Insurance – An employer’s commerical general liability policy: are you covered?

By Jarad N. Key If an independent contractor is injured on the job, does the insurer for the person hiring him have to pay for his injuries? A recent decision by the Kentucky Court of Appeals makes clear that independent contractors are not “employees” under a company’s commercial general liability (CGL) policy. In Pryor v. Colony […]