COA: May 26, 2017 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)

Nos. 456-474: 19 Decisions with 2 decisions designated 'to be published'


459.  Easement dispute between neighbors
Vorherr v. Coldiron

460.  Business law.  contract dispute between builders and subs
Mid-South Drywall, Inc. v. 2001 Bryant Road, LLC

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

458.  Civil procedure.  Reversing dismissal for lack of prosecution
Ball v. Withrow

463.  Torts arising from foreclosure action
Koger v. Crowe

468.  Wrongful death and personal injury claim dismissed under exclusivity provisions of workers compensation act.  Release of workers comp settlement examined  for language precluding suit – found none.
Roof v. Johnson

469.  Affirmed dismissal of claim for courthouse door slamming on plaintiff on grounds of sovereign immunity
Beams v. Hart Fiscal Court



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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.