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Michael F. Lawrence
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Michael Lawrence’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • Pavkovich v. Shenouda, 280 SW3d 584 (KyApp 2009)

    Practice Area:
    Arbitration
    Outcome:
    Trial court granted our motion and it was affirmed on appeal
    Description:
    Real Estate dispute between Buyers and Sellers. Contract had a Mediation and Arbitration clause. The Buyers filed suit. We asked the court to uphold / enforce the mediation and arbitration clause.
  • Dutschke v. Jim Russell Realtors 281 SW3d 817 (KyApp 2008)

    Practice Area:
    Arbitration
    Outcome:
    Affirmed on appeal, plaintiff's motion for discretionary review at the supreme court denied.
    Description:
    Real Estate dispute between buyers and sellers and sellers agent. Contract included Arbitration clause. Trial court granted motion to compel arbitration. Trial court denied appeal of arbitration decision.
  • McGuire v. Citizens Fidelity Bank & Trust Co, 805 S.W.2d 119 ((Ky 1991)

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1991
    Outcome:
    Bank won and helped define judicial admissions in Ky to include statements used in collateral proceedings
    Description:
    Bank acting as Administrator in estate settlement action pending in Circuit Court, sued former joint executors to enforce agreement they made in District Court Probate action.
  • Munn v. Pfizer Hosp. Products Group, Inc. 750 F.Supp 244 (W.D. Ky 1990)

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1990
    Outcome:
    We prevailed on the denial of the defendants summary judgment motion. After prevailing at trial on the sole issue of when plaintiff knew or should have known of the defect the case settled.
    Description:
    Motorcyclist fell and fractured leg. A Gross & Kempf Nail was inserted into his femur. After a time it failed and was replaced with a second nail. This nail failed as well. The issue was when the Plaintiff knew or should have known of the failure and whether this was a question of fact or law.
  • Progressive Max Ins Co. v. National Car Rental Systems, Inc 329 S.W.3rd (Ky 2011)

    Practice Area:
    Insurance
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    Supreme Court decided statute only allowed for recovery by intervention or mediation so common law claim dismissed.
    Description:
    National sued under common law subrogation to recover from tortfeasors insurer, Progressive. Civil claim was filed by injured party, settled and dismissed without notice to National so it had no opportunity to intervene and assert claim. Additionally, it was not a member of the insurance agreement that would have allowed it to demand mediation / arbitration against Progressive (tortfeasors insurer)