Kentucky Supreme Court Decisions 2021

Independence Bank v. Welch  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0192-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the trial court's conclusion that the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) and two of its divisions were entitled to sovereign…

Childers v. Albright  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0226-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the opinion of the court of appeals reviewing an appeal from an interlocutory order in a civil action denying immunity under Kentucky's "Stand Your Ground" law, Ky. Rev. Stat. 503.085, holding…

Jones v. Commonwealth  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0651-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the decision of the circuit court denying Defendant's motion to proceed in forma pauperis (IFP) with his application for expungement, holding that…

Epperson v. Commonwealth  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0724-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court denying Appellant's motion for relief from his conviction, holding that the circuit court did not err. After a second trial, Defendant was convicted of two…

Commonwealth v. Clayborne  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0058-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the trial court denying Defendant's motion to suppress evidence of cocaine discovered after a dog sniff of the vehicle in which Defendant was a passenger, holding that the stop…

Commonwealth v. Roark  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0080-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals reversing Defendant's conviction and sentence and ordering a new trial, holding that the trial court did not abuse its discretion in finding that a proposed…

Commonwealth v. Conner  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0099-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the trial court's denial of Defendant's motion to suppress evidence found in a drug dog sniff search during a traffic stop of the vehicle in which…

Wahl v. Commonwealth  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0139-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's conviction of first-degree assault and being a second-degree persistent felony offender, holding that any error in the proceedings below did not warrant reversal. Specifically, the…

RAY HENRY PICKETT V. FORD MOTOR COMPANY (LAP), ET AL
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0218-WC
ANTHONY HELTON V. TM POWER ENTERPRISES, INC., ET AL
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0236-WC
ALLEN HENDERSON V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0248-MR
O'Bryan v. Zip Express  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0262-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the order of the Board vacating an order of the administrative law judge (ALJ) and remanding the claim back to him to enter an award terminating…

Legacy Consulting Group, LLC  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0288-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appealsaffirming the judgment of the trial court denying a motion to compel arbitration in this insurance dispute, holding that the trial court did not err in…

EZELL R. MILLER V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0289-MR
RESCARE, INC. V. PATRICIA MONTGOMERY (CAIN), ET AL
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0307-WC
BETTY MASSEY V. PACCAR D/B/A DYNACRAFT, ET AL.
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0328-WC
Borders Self-Storage & Rentals, LLC v. Commonwealth  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0339-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the trial court's judgment awarding Borders Self-Storage & Rentals, LLC the sum of $140,000 in this highway condemnation action, holding that the…

JERRY MULLINS V. PUBLISHERS PRINTING COMPANY LLC, ET AL.
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0341-WC
MARLON HENSON V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0343-MR
DEBRA SUE DARNELL V. SAPUTO DAIRY, ET AL.
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0364-WC
BOBBY L. HAMMONDS V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0368-MR
Smith v. Commonwealth  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0370-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court convicting Defendant of sodomy in the first degree, victim under twelve years old, and three counts of sexual abuse in the first degree, victim under twelve…

City of Versailles v. Johnson  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0431-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals finding that Plaintiff was an invitee when she was injured while visiting the monument marking her son's grave at a cemetery maintained by the City of…

JBS SWIFT V. ANA MABEL DUMOIS BUENO, ET AL.
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0463-WC
Justice v. Commonwealth  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0464-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment of the trial court convicting Defendant of four counts of first-degree sexual abuse, incest, and other crimes, holding that the trial court gave…

STEPHEN FLYNN V. BUYERS PARADISE FURNITURE, INC. ET AL.
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0468-WC
KIMBERLY COFFEY V. MCCREARY COUNTY FISCAL COURT, ET AL.
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0510-WC
CEDAR LAKE PARK PLACE V. PENNY BERRY, ET AL.
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0052-WC
O'REILLY AUTOMOTIVE STORES, INC. V. TONY ERNSPIKER, ET AL.
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0096-WC
Goble v. Mattox  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2021-SC-0151-MR, 2021-SC-0162-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Petitioners' petitions for writs of mandamus seeking dismissal of their respective criminal indictments for various felony and misdemeanor offenses,…

ALAN HUMMEL V. HONORABLE GREGORY M. BARTLETT, ET AL.
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0164-MR
LEAH STACY FINK V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCATION COURT
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0315-KB
MYRA DESHAWN CHENAULT V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0331-KB
WILLIAM DAVID RYE V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0419-KB
Kentucky Guardianship Administrators, LLC v. Baptist Health System, Inc.  
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0295-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the circuit court's judgment in favor of Defendants in this suit against healthcare providers seeking damages for alleged breach of duties,…

Kentucky Unemployment Insurance Commission v. Nichols  
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0477-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the court of appeals' decision that invalidated Ky. Rev. Stat. 341.470(3) on constitutional grounds, holding that Appellant lacked standing to question the validity of the statute. After he…

SHILO THOMAS JOSEPH V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0623-MR
Epperson v. Commonwealth  
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0724-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court denying Appellant's Ky. R. Crim. P. 11.42, 10.02, 60.02, and 60.03 motion for relief, holding that the circuit court did not err in dismissing the…

City of Fort Wright v. Board of Trustees of Kentucky Retirement Systems  
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0053-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the circuit court's determination that the Board of Trustees of the Kentucky Retirement Systems' (Board) investment authority with respect to the…

Jones v. Clark County  
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0107-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the trial court's order of summary judgment determining that a county jail may both retain monies collected from a prisoner and further bill the same prisoner for the cost of his confinement…

McRae v. Commonwealth  
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0114-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the trial court's judgment convicting Defendant of murder, holding that there was no prejudicial error. On appeal, Defendant argued that the trial court erred by granting a partial Fifth…

Adamson v. Adamson  
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0175-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the order and judgment of the circuit court enforcing a settlement agreement, holding that the Statute of Frauds was applicable in this…

ANTONIO WHARTON V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0178-MR
ROBERT WAYNE CLINE V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0251-MR
BRENDA HUTCHISON V. BULLITT COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, ET AL.
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0333-WC
M.A.B. v. Commonwealth  
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0572-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the court of appeals' decision dismissing Appellant's appeal from a circuit court order terminating her parental rights, holding that the court of appeals erred in holding that Appellant's…

Time Warner Cable, Inc. v. Smith  
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0580-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the court of appeals' decision affirming the opinion, workers' compensation award, and order of the administrative law judge (ALJ) determining that Appellee was permanently and totally…

MARIAH BRADBERRY V. HONORABLE A.C. MCKAY CHAUVIN, ET AL.
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0188-MR
JONATHAN RICHARD MCCARRICK V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0330-KB
MAUREEN ANN SULLIVAN V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0388-KB
Harkins v. Honorable House  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2019-SC-0216-MR, 2019-SC-0244-MR, 2019-SC-0217-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decisions of the court of appeals denying Plaintiffs' petitions seeking writs of prohibition in these medical malpractice actions, holding that Plaintiffs established that they were…

Commonwealth v. Crumes  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2019-SC-0278-DG, 2019-SC-0613-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals vacating Defendant's conviction for robbery in the first-degree and complicity to murder and affirmed the trial court, holding that the trial court did not…

Kentucky Retirement Systems v. Jefferson County Sheriff's Office  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0476-T

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and remanded in part the judgment of the trial court upholding the decision of the Retirement Systems's Administrative Review Board affirming the decision of the Kentucky Retirement…

Ortiz v. Commonwealth  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0704-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the circuit court denying a writ of prohibition seeking to prohibit enforcement of the district court's suppression order in this case, holding that the Commonwealth failed to…

Epperson v. Commonwealth  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0724-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court denying Defendant's motion for relief under Ky. R. Crim. P. 22.42 and 10.02 and Ky. R. Civ. P. 60.02 and 60.03, holding that the circuit court did not err in…

MARK E. SMITH V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0725-MR
SHIRLEY DONATHAN V. TOWN & COUNTRY FOOD MART, ET AL.
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0024-WC
STACEY JOE CARTER V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0038-MR
Commonwealth v. Clayborne  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0058-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the trial court denying Defendant's motion to suppress, holding that the traffic stop in this case was extended, and the extension was not justified by reasonable, articulable…

SHERMAN DENNY V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0059-MR
MICHAEL R. HAMBLEN, JR. V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0089-MR
Bramlett v. Ryan  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0232-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Defendants in this action alleging negligent operation of a resident swimming pool,…

Commonwealth v. Perry  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0279-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the judgment of the trial court granting Defendant's motion to suppress evidence, holding that substantial evidence supported the trial court's…

Nichols v. Zurich American Insurance Co.  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0284-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the judgment of the circuit court concluding that Zurich American Insurance company had a reasonable basis to deny James Nichols' claim for…

Wonderfoil, Inc. v. Russell  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0301-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the decision of the Workers' Compensation Board reversing the decision of the administrative law judge (ALJ) granting permanent partial disability…

Minch v. Commonwealth  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0366-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed Defendant's convictions on forty counts of possession or viewing of a matter depicting a sexual performance by a minor, seven counts of the use of a minor under sixteen in a sexual performance,…

COMMERCIAL CONTRACTING CORPORATION V. BILLY CLARK, ET AL.
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0456-WC
Bounds v. Commonwealth  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0492-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated one of Defendant's convictions on twenty counts of possession of matter portraying the sexual act of a minor, holding that the conviction violated double jeopardy. At issue before the Supreme…

XENIA R. MYERS V. MERIT ELECTRONIC, LLC, ET AL.
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0546-WC
RICHARD COLE V. KY FUELS CORP., ET AL.
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0548-WC
KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION V. GRETA LYNNE DAWSON NOE
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0584-KB
CONIFER HEALTH V. FRIEDA SINGLETON, ET AL.
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0609-WC
J.S.B. v. S.R.V.  
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0008-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part a decision of the court of appeals that vacated the orders of the circuit court regarding the adoption and custody of two children, holding that the adoption…

H. HARRIS PEPPER, JR. V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0181-KB
DEAN STUART JACKSON V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0232-KB
MICHAEL O. MURRAY V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0247-KB
KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION V. ERIC TULEY WEINER
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0284-KB
LEAH STACY FINK V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0315-KB
DAVID JOE PORTER V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2018-SC-0115-KB
Commonwealth v. Collinsworth  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0132-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the decision of the court of appeals reversing the circuit court's order on revocation of probation which ran Defendant's sentence in her Kenton County case sentence consecutive to, rather than…

Meinhart v. Louisville Metro Government  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0237-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals concluding that a police officer was entitled to qualified official immunity from liability for the decision to initiate a police pursuit that ended in a…

City of Villa Hills v. Kentucky Retirement Systems  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0434-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the judgment of the circuit court holding that substantial evidence supported the $200,000 assessment of Kentucky Retirement Systems in actuarial…

Hayes v. Commonwealth  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0455-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court sentencing Defendant to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole in connection with his conviction for murder, robbery in the first degree, and…

Ford v. Commonwealth  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0538-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part the decision of the court of appeals affirming the decision of the trial court denying Defendant's motion to vacate the judgment convicting her for the murder of…

JAMES BRADLEY TOWNSEND V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0566-MR
MICHAEL CRAIG MOODY V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0579-MR
University Medical Center, Inc. v. James Graham Brown Cancer Center  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0641-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the judgment of the trial court granting summary judgment to Defendants and dismissing Plaintiff's action alleging that her consent to certain…

Sutton v. Commonwealth  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0648-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court convicting Defendant of first-degree assault, attempted murder, and other offenses and sentencing him to a total of thirty-five years' imprisonment, holding…

ABDULLAH R. WHITE V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0015-MR
Keeneland Ass'n v. Prather  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2020-SC-0067-DG, 2020-SC-0075-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Defendants in this personal injury action, holding that the trial court properly granted…

CHRIS JAMES LOWE V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0126-MR
Dowell v. Matthews Contracting  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2020-SC-0170-WC, 2020-SC-0137-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals upholding the 2018 amendment to Ky. Rev. Stat. 342.730(4), holding that the statutory amendment did not violate the Contracts Clause of the federal and…

Chadwell v. Commonwealth  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0201-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed Defendant's conviction and sentence for two counts of trafficking in a controlled substance in the first degree and being a persistent felony offender in the second degree, holding that the…

Smith v. Doe  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2020-SC-0211-DG, 2020-SC-0305-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the opinion and order of the circuit court which upheld the district court's entry of an interpersonal protection order (IPO) between an…

CHAZRICO GIBSON V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0250-MR
Cates v. Kroger  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2020-SC-0275-WC, 2020-SC-0277-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals upholding the constitutionality of the 2018 amendment to Ky. Rev. Stat. 342.730(4), which terminates workers' compensation income benefits when the…

JEREMY DEMAR V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0325-MR
HARPER SUB CLUB, LLC, ET AL. V. HONORABLE JAMES R. SCHRAND, ET AL.
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0372-MR
B.B. v. Commonwealth, Cabinet for Health & Family Services  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0488-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the judgment of the circuit court finding that the natural, minor children of Father were abused or were at risk of being abuse while in his care…

BETTY CAITLIN NICOLE SMITH V. HONORABLE JASON FLEMING, ET AL.
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0526-MR
Imhoff v. Honorable House  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0530-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the court of appeals granting Defendant's petition for a writ of prohibition of the first class, thereby vacating the circuit court's denial of Defendant's motion to dismiss…

Smith v. McCoy  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0050-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals remanding this case to the trial court and reinstated the circuit court's domestic violence protective order in this case, holding that the trial court's…

KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION V. RYAN RICHARD STITH
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0149-KB
Cameron v. Beshear  
Date: August 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0107-I

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the circuit court granting a temporary injunction against implementation of House Bill 1, Senate Bill 1, Senate Bill 2, and House Joint Resolution 77, which the General Assembly…

Beshear v. Goodwood Brewing Co.  
Date: August 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0126-I

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the trial court's order granting a temporary injunction enjoining Defendants from enforcing against only the individual Plaintiffs multiple specifically enumerated executive orders,…

Mosley v. Arch Specialty Insurance Co.  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2018-SC-0586-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the trial court's dismissal of this third-party bad-faith case against Arch Specialty Insurance Company and National Union Fire Insurance Company,…

Phillips v. Rosquist  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2018-SC-0671-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the trial court's mandatory injunction in this property dispute, holding equitable relief was not available under the circumstances of this…

Commonwealth v. Hess  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2019-SC-0130-DG, 2019-SC-0208-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the judgment of the court of appeals vacating the order of the trial court denying Ford Motor Company's motion for summary judgment, holding that neither the court of appeals nor this Court had…

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office v. Kentucky Retirement Systems  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0315-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the trial court upholding that decision of the Retirement Systems's Administrative Review Board affirming the decision of the Kentucky Retirement Systems applying the Ky. Rev.…

ERIC C. DETERS V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0334-KB
Powers v. Commonwealth  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0341-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals affirming Defendant's conviction of sodomy in the first degree and rape in the first degree and his sentence of seventeen years' imprisonment, holding that…

United States Liability Insurance Co. v. Watson  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0475-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the opinion of the court of appeals reversing the decision of the circuit court granting summary judgment in favor of Defendant pursuant to Kentucky's Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act…

Kentucky Retirement Systems v. Jefferson County Sheriff's Office  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0476-TG

Justia Opinion Summary: In this administrative appeal brought by the Kentucky Retirement Systems from the decision of the circuit court in two consolidated cases concerning application of Ky. Rev. Stat. 61.598 the Supreme Court held that the…

Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Waste Management District v. Jefferson County League of Cities, Inc.  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0520-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court held that the amendments that the legislature made in 2017 to Ky. Rev. Stat. Chapter 109 to give home rule cities located in a county containing a consolidated local government certain rights with…

RASHOD JACKSON V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0597-MR
JAMAL S. MOUNTS V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0682-MR
JAMES T. HINMAN, II V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0728-MR
Jewish Hospital v. Honorable Mitch Perry  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0011-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the order of the circuit court denying Appellant's petition for a writ prohibiting the Jefferson Circuit Court from enforcing its order allowing the use of a root-cause analysis report (RCA) at…

Booth v. K&D Builders, Inc.  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2020-SC-0023-DG, 2020-SC-0026-DG, 2020-SC-0028-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals vacating an arbitration award and affirmed the circuit court's denial of the motion to vacate the arbitrator's award, holding that the court of appeals…

Commonwealth v. Doebler  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0025-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the circuit court's order that Defendant forfeit $3,759 in cash that law enforcement officials seized the day Defendant and her co-defendant were…

COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY V. ERIC L. GIBSON
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0041-DG
Thomas v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co.  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0061-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the order of the circuit court granting summary judgment in favor of State Farm Fire and Casualty Insurance Company in the underlying personal…

Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government v. Honorable Olu A. Stevens  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0091-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted motions to dismiss this appeal from the court of appeals' denial of a petition for a writ of mandamus directing Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Olu A. Stevens to rule on a summary judgment motion,…

DAVID ANDREW SIMS, III V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0097-MR
JAMES RONNIE MCINTOSH V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0130-MR
Davis v. Progressive Direct Insurance Co.  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0168-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the ruling of the court of appeals excluding from the definition of a "motor vehicle" or "trailer" a horse-drawn wagon for insurance coverage purposes, holding that the insurance policy was…

Davis v. Blendex Co.  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0171-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the holding of the Workers' Compensation Board that the Administrative Law Judge properly found that Plaintiff's claim for workers' compensation…

INQUIRY COMMISSION V. JOHN JAMES SHAUGHNESSY III
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0217-KB
KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION V. JUDSON BAYARD WAGENSELLER
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0294-KB
CRAIG PAPINEAU V. TRANS ASH INC., ET AL.
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0296-WC
ARYONE LYMON V. GEORGIA PACIFIC, ET AL.
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0411-WC
PC METRO BOTTLING (PEPSICO) V. LONNIE FELTNER, ET AL.
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0498-WC
Moore v. Moore  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0553-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the order of the court of appeals affirming an order of the circuit court granting Father unsupervised overnight visitation with two minor daughters, holding that the trial court abused its…

Johnson v. Honorable Stockton Wood  
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0588-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals denying Plaintiff's petition for a writ of mandamus to direct Judge Stockton Wood of the Fleming Circuit Court to issue various orders in her favor, holding…

KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION V. THOMAS DUANE JUANSO
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0059-KB
KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION V. CHARLES EDWIN JOHNSON
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0099-KB
IN RE: JE-101
Date: June 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0134-RR
LP Louisville East, LLC v. Patton  
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2019-SC-0016-DG, 2019-SC-0211-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part the judgment of the circuit court compelling Plaintiff to arbitrate his claims of wrongful death and negligence against Signature HealthCARE of East Louisville,…

KENNETH L. MATTINGLY, JR. V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0255-MR
Puckett v. Cabinet for Health & Family Services  
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0282-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the judgment of the circuit court reversing Plaintiff's termination from his employment with the Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and…

Commonwealth v. McCarthy  
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0380-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal addressing the ramifications of Defendant's refusal to take a blood test when he was stopped for driving under the influence (DUI) the Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals reversing…

CLIFFORD ANTHONY VICK V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0489-MR
BLUEGRASS OAKWOOD, INC. V. HEATHER MORGAN, ET AL.
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0490-WC
Jolly v. Lion Apparel, Inc.  
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0631-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals holding that Defendant, Plaintiff's employer, timely filed an appeal with the Worker's Compensation Board, holding that Defendant's second petition for…

WHAS-TV V. BRYAN DERBY, ET AL.
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0683-WC
LISA R. HARVEY V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0732-MR
DARNELL RICHARDS NUTTER V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0736-MR
DAWAN Q. MULAZIM V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0087-MR
DYLAN CAPPS V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0105-MR
JSE, INC., D/B/A PERMA STAFF II V. PATRICIA AHART, ET AL.
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0154-WC
Brownwood Property, LLC v. Thornton  
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0167-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the holding of the court of appeals that Plaintiff was not a "person employed in agriculture" under Kentucky's Workers' Compensation Act, holding that Plaintiff was a person employed in…

JBS SWIFT V. LYNN FIELDS, ET AL.
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0239-WC
A.G. v. Cabinet for Health & Family Services  
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0273-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the judgment of the family court terminating Father's parental rights to Child, holding that the court's findings were not supported by substantial evidence. Through two dependency, neglect and…

Cabinet for Health & Family Services v. H.L.O.  
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0276-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reinstated the judgment of the circuit court finding that Mother neglected her daughter and terminating Mother's parental rights, holding that the circuit court's termination of Mother's parental rights…

CANDY CURRENS V. RJ INSULATION, ET AL.
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0298-WC
LAVERN GRAY V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: April 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0335-MR
BRYAN GREENWELL V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY AND JODIE CECIL V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2018-SC-0496-MR, 2018-SC-0682-MR
BRETT CARROLL V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0253-MR
Viwin Tech Windows & Doors, Inc. v. Ivey  
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0370-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court remanded this case to the Workers' Compensation Board, holding that Mark Ivey's pre-employment lower back disc herniation and two surgeries required an impairment rating to be carved out of his…

Britt v. University of Louisville  
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0399-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the circuit court's denial of summary judgment in favor of the University of Louisville in this breach of contract action, holding that Plaintiff…

MARCELLUS PHAGAN V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0445-MR
DEANGELO POLLARD V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0471-MR
Davis v. Commonwealth  
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0530-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court convicting Defendant of one count of theft of mail matter and of being a persistent felony offender in the first degree and sentencing him to twenty years'…

TRAVIS DURRUM V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0591-MR
BRADLEY TYSON MORRIS V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0606-MR
JAMES GARTIN V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0628-MR
DANIEL SCOTT NEAL V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0649-MR
RICKY SIMPSON V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0734-MR
Fisher v. Commonwealth  
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0738-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the circuit court's judgment convicting Defendant of complicity to murder and tampering with physical evidence, holding the trial court did not err in admitting unreacted out-of-court…

Barnes v. Honorable Julie Goodman  
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0088-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied Petitioner's request for a writ of prohibition and/or mandamus directing the circuit court to vacate the denial of her motion to stay discovery in a wrongful death/negligence action, holding that…

CHASE WESTON HELVEY V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0119-MR
Maysey v. Express Services, Inc.  
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0132-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 order of the administrative law judge (ALJ) denying Plaintiff a thirty percent…

Anderson v. Mountain Comprehensive Health Corp.  
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0133-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the decision of the Workers' Compensation Board affirming the decision of the administrative law judge (ALJ) dismissing Appellant's workers'…

JIMMY R. BALDWIN V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0141-MR
R.M. v. Cabinet for Health & Family Services  
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0205-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the order and judgment of the trial court terminating the parental rights of Mother and Father to their two boys, holding that the court of…

PACKERS SANITATION SERVICES V. JORGE MARTELL CABRERA, ET AL.
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0215-WC
ARMSTRONG COAL COMPANY, INC. V. BRIAN PIPER, ET AL.
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0226-WC
A.G. v. Cabinet for Health & Family Services  
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0273-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals and vacated the judgment of the family court terminating Father's parental rights to S.A.A., his now sixteen-year-old son, holding that the court's findings…

ROBERT LEE MCKINNEY, II V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 2021-SC-0049-KB
Elder v. Kentucky Retirement Systems  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2017-SC-0258-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming denial of disability retirement benefits by the Board of Trustees of the Kentucky Retirement Systems, holding that the lower courts misinterpreted…

Abbott, Inc. v. Guirguis  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2018-SC-0577-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the opinions of the court of appeals and the circuit court in this case involving the issues of the mandatory recusal of the trial judge and the interpretation of deeds, holding that the circuit…

Foreman v. Auto Club Property-Casualty Insurance Co.  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2018-SC-0618-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: In this insurance dispute, the Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the insureds (Insureds) but remanded the case to the trial…

Hubers v. Commonwealth  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2018-SC-0667-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the trial court convicting Defendant of murder and sentencing her to life imprisonment, holding that Defendant was not entitled to reversal of her convictions. Defendant was…

Barnett v. Central Kentucky Hauling, LLC  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0064-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the trial court dismissing this complaint brought under the Kentucky Civil Rights Act (KCRA), Kentucky Revised Statutes Chapter 344, holding that the KCRA does not bar an employer…

Commonwealth v. Daughtery  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0201-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the opinion of the court of appeals rejecting the trial court's conclusion that Defendant was not required to register under the Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA) but nevertheless affirming…

Dooley v. Commonwealth  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0262-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court convicting Defendant of murder and tampering with physical evidence and sentencing him to forty-three years' imprisonment, holding that the trial court erred…

HAROLD EUGENE HAYES V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0486-MR
Pope v. Commonwealth  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0522-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court convicting Defendant of trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin) in the first degree and of being a persistent felony offender in the first degree and…

MARGIE J. JOHNSON V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0567-MR
FARAND SKINNER V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0589-MR
Towe v. Commonwealth  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0694-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the trial court convicting Defendant of two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of first-degree sodomy and sentencing him to life imprisonment, holding that there…

JOHN BANNON V. FORD MOTOR CO., ET AL.
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0718-WC
Martin v. Warrior Coal LLC  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0055-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals reversing the decisions of the administrative law judge (ALJ) and the Workers' Compensation Board that the twelve percent interest on workers' compensation…

LORI C. MATTIE V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0090-MR
Iqtaifan v. Hagerty  
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0304-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals denying Petitioner's original action seeking a writ of mandamus against Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Tara Hagerty, holding that the court of appeals did…

RACHELLE NICHOLE HOWELL V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0608-KB
Simms v. Estate of Blake  
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2018-SC-0478-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the trial court's ruling that Ky. Rev. Stat. 391.033 and Ky. Rev. Stat. 411.137 (together, "Mandy Jo's Law") precluded Appellant from recovering…

HARRY GULYARD, JR. V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0007-MR
Hargroves v. Commonwealth  
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Numbers: 2019-SC-0181-MR, 2019-SC-0279-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the trial court convicting Defendant of murder, first-degree assault, and first-degree wanton endangerment of a child, holding that there was no prejudicial error in the…

Ford Motor Co. v. Duckworth  
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0357-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the court of appeals' decision upholding an administrative law judge's (ALJ) award of benefits to Deborah Duckworth, holding that the ALJ had the authority to determine the manifestation date…

Pleasant Unions, LLC v. Kentucky Tax Co., LLC  
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0358-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the court of appeals' decision affirming the circuit court's summary judgment in favor of Kentucky Tax Company, LLC on Kentucky Tax's suit to foreclose its lien on certain property and to…

LOWELL HARRIS V. JAMES RIVER COAL, ET AL.
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0369-WC
ROBERT JAMIESON V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0582-MR
MEGAN SHOEMAKER V. KELLY SERVICES, INC., ET AL.
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0630-WC
HAYATTE KLEIER V. MACY'S #562, ET AL.
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0684-WC
DEQONTAY DUNNAWAY V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2019-SC-0730-MR
Blackaby v. Barnes  
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0004-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the judgment of the circuit court dismissing Appellant's petition for grandparent visitation on grounds that Appellant lacked standing to seek…

Brooks v. Honorable Tara Hagerty  
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0065-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals denying Elderserve, Inc.'s petition for a writ of mandamus directing the family court to grant its motion to amend an annulment petition to include a…

M.C. v. Commonwealth  
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0191-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the family court's finding of neglect against M.C. regarding his three teenaged children and vacated the family court's orders, holding that the…

KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION V. ERIC TULEY WEINER
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0389-KB
LINDSEY SCOTT V. KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 2020-SC-0566-KB
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