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Recent Decisions From the Kentucky Supreme Court

Martin/Elias Properties, LLC v. Acuity, a Mutual Insurance Co.  
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2016-SC-000195-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals correctly applied the principles of Cincinnati Insurance Co. v. Motorist Mutual Insurance Co., 306 S.W.3d 69 (Ky. 2010), to hold that a contractor’s faulty workmanship on the basement and foundation...

Baker v. Commonwealth  
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2016-SC-000234-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed and vacated Appellant’s conviction and corresponding sentence for tampering with physical evidence but affirmed the trial court as to Appellant’s remaining convictions of murder, first-degree r...

COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY V. DAVID J. MOORE
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2016-SC-000275-DG
Turner v. Commonwealth  
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2016-SC-000367-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court sentencing Appellant to thirty years’ imprisonment for murder and for being a first-degree persistent felony offender. The Court held that the trial court (1)...

Moberly v. Commonwealth  
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2016-SC-000429-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the trial court’s denial of Appellant’s motion to suppress evidence discovered in his vehicle during a traffic stop, holding that the initial traf...

Phon v. Commonwealth  
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2016-SC-000468-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: Life without parole (LWOP) for juveniles does not always offend the federal or Kentucky Constitutions, so long as it comports with a discretionary scheme and the defendant has a meaningful opportunity for the jury to con...

COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY V. ROBERT SHELBY CAUDILL AND ROBERT SHELBY CAUDILL V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Numbers: 2016-SC-000544-DG, 2017-SC-000288-DG
Big Sandy Co., L.P. v. EQT Gathering, LLC  
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2016-SC-000561-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the circuit court’s entry of a declaratory judgment in favor of Big Sandy Company, LP, interpreting a pipeline easement agreement (the Agreement)...

PAUL COOK V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2016-SC-000579-MR
Ford Motor Co. v. Jobe  
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-SC-000010-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board (Board) affirming the decision of the administrative law judge (ALJ) awarding Donald Jobe benefits...

Plumley v. Kroger, Inc.  
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-SC-000083-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the opinion of the court of appeals affirming the decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board upholding the decision of the administrative law judge (ALJ), which awarded Michael R. Plumley perm...

ANTHONY DRURY V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-SC-000202-MR
RICK ROE V. HON. THOMAS L. CLARK, JUDGE, FAYETTE CIRCUIT COURT, ET AL.
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-SC-000256-MR
SUNZ INSURANCE COMPANY V. HENRY J. DECKER, ET AL.
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-SC-000257-WC
JEFFEREY O. KATZ V. HON. PAMELA R. GOODWINE, JUDGE, FAYETTE CIRCUIT COURT, ET AL.
Date: April 26, 2018
Docket Number: 2017-SC-000298-MR
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