COA: June 2, 2017 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)

Nos. 475-493: 19 Decisions with 3 decisions designated 'to be published'


478.  Affirmed jury verdict dismissing claims  of battery and false imprisonment against police officer
Brown v. Fournier

490.  Affirmed termination of parental rights
R.(M.P.) v Cabinet for Health and Family Services

491.   Appeal was dismissed as moot as  father had complied with payment of bond as conditioned by judge which purged his contempt for failure to pay ordered child support
Belt v. Commonwealth of Kentucky 

Selected cases that were not designated for publication in tort, insurance and civil law.

476.  Asbestos Case.  Trial court did not abuse discretion in appointing special commission for discovery issues and affirmed summary judgment that plaintiff failed to present sufficient evidence decedent was exposed to asbestos dust manufactured or sold by defendant
Estate of Bobby Joe Vickery v. Brake Supply Company, Inc.

482.  Complicated business case with Former Lt Gov Pence as named defendant
Bean v. VNB New York LLC




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You will find the complete list of this week’s decisions below with number, names of parties, case number, lower court (eg., county), etc. with a hot link to the full text of the decision.  Please note that you will have to check Case Information for each decision for finality, amendments, rehearing, or other matters including motions for discretionary review (MDR) filed with the Supreme Court of Kentucky.