Sixth Circuit affirms $5 million judgment in favor of GS client

The litigation team of Jon Goldberg, Jan West, and Jennifer Luhrs scored a major win for its client and Kentucky’s taxpayers when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today affirmed a lower court’s $5 million-plus judgment. The GS team represented the Commerical Mobile Radio Service Emergency Telecommunications Board (“CMRS Board”), an agency […]

Case update: Stanley v. C&R Asphalt and pro-forma post-trial motions

By John H. Helmers, Jr. and Aaron J. Silletto Last week, the Kentucky Court of Appeals published an interesting opinion and order. In Stanley v. C&R Asphalt, LLC (rendered Feb. 1, 2013, and designated “To Be Published”), the Court ruled that a notice of appeal was untimely, and as a result, the appeal was dismissed. The appellant had filed […]

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 […]