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Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Read Carefully When Determining Applicable Statute of Limitations

United States v. Edington Case No. 20-1420 992 F.3d 554 (6th Cir. 2021) Decided March 29, 2021   Practitioners should be careful to heed statutory language in relying upon the...

Breadth of Pollution Exclusions in Insurance Contracts

Charley Barber et al. v. Arch Insurance Company Case No. 20-63078 2021 WL 2828021, at *1 (6th Cir. 2021) Decided: July 7, 2021   In 2018, a federal grand jury...

KY Supreme Court Expands Medical Peer Review Privilege

  On June 17, 2021, the Kentucky Supreme Court upheld the General Assembly’s 2018 expansion of Kentucky’s peer review privilege by interpreting KRS 311.477 as “render[ing] privileged any documents created...

SCOKY Expressly Rejects Heightened Federal Pleading Standard

Kentucky Rule of Civil Procedure 8.01 closely follows the federal corollary on which it was based, Fed.R.Civ.P. 8(a). And Kentucky courts have regularly relied on federal case law in interpreting...

David Kramer Named To Kentucky Super Lawyers Top 10 List

DBL Law is pleased to announce that David Kramer, Chair of the firm’s Civil Litigation Practice Group, has been named to the Top 10 2021 Kentucky Super Lawyers® list. He...

David Kramer Receives Covington Latin Alumni Award

Each year, Covington Latin School recognizes alumni with awards that reflect the school’s motto, “Bonitatem et disciplinam et scientiam doce me” (“Teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge.”) The School has...

David Kramer Elected Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court President

DBL Law partner David Kramer has been elected President of the Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court for 2020–21. The Inn of Court, an affiliate of the American Inns of...

SCOKY Rule Change Requires Annual Dues Renewal of Pro Hac Vice Admission

Effective March 1, 2020, an amendment to the Kentucky Supreme Court Rules (specifically, SCR 3.030(3)(a)) will require pro hac vice admission fees to be paid annually to the Kentucky Bar...

Northern Kentucky Attorney Named To Top 50 KY Super Lawyer List

DBL Law partner David Kramer has been identified as one of the Top 50 attorneys in Kentucky in the 2020 Super Lawyers nomination, research and blue ribbon review process. Super...

SCOKY Affirms Default Judgment Against Nonresident Defendant Who Refused Certified Mail Service

A recent decision of the Kentucky Supreme Court highlights the risk a nonresident defendant takes in refusing to accept certified mail service of a summons and complaint from the Kentucky...
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