Kentucky Supreme Court News

Kentucky Supreme Court Voids Liability Waiver in Trampoline Park Injury Case

Kentucky’s Supreme Court has ruled that a damage waiver signed by a parent at a trampoline park does not protect the park from liability in the case of an injured child. The Courier Journal reported that the court reached a …

Kentucky Supreme Court Finds No Bad Faith as a Matter of Law

The Kentucky Supreme Court in Hollaway v. Direct General Ins. Co. Mississippi Inc., 497 S.W. 3d 733 (Ky. 2016), recently affirmed summary judgment that was granted in favor of the insurance company, finding that the plaintiff did not present a …

Kentucky Court Finds Tort Accrual Trigger for UM Claims Reasonable

The Kentucky Supreme Court has reviewed numerous attempts by insurance companies to limit the time in which insureds have to bring UM and UIM claims. As a result of these prior considerations, the Kentucky Supreme Court has emphasized that insurance …

Kentucky High Court Turns Away Penis Amputation Lawsuit

A Kentucky man who sought damages from a doctor who removed a cancer-riddled section of his penis during what was scheduled to be a simple circumcision has lost his final appeal. The Kentucky Supreme Court opted not to take up …

The Kentucky Supreme Court Utilizes the Integral Parts Test in Hit-and-Run UM Cases

Standard uninsured motorist policies provide coverage for hit and run accidents. However, the specific language utilized by various insurers may differ somewhat in using the term “strikes” or “hits” to set up coverage. As an example, State Farm’s policy provides …

Kentucky Court Upholds Law for Safety Devices for Amish

The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld a state law requiring an Amish sect to post orange safety triangles on their buggies, although the ruling is irrelevant because lawmakers changed the law earlier this year. The high court’s decision on Thursday …