Ky. Supreme Court Coverage

KET offers live and archived coverage of cases before the Kentucky Supreme Court. This service began Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.

SUPREME COURT COVERAGE

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Randy Overstreet, et al. V. Jeffrey C. Mayberry, et al.

At issue is whether public employees who are members of the Kentucky Retirement Systems have legal standing to sue KRS trustees and hedge-fund managers. Arguments heard on Oct. 24, 2019.

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Jeffrey C. Mayberry et al. vs. Hon. Phillip J Shepherd, et al.

At issue is whether public employees who are members of the Kentucky Retirement Systems have legal standing to sue KRS trustees and hedge-fund managers. Arguments heard on Oct. 24, 2019.

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Commonwealth of Kentucky v. Travis M. Bredhold
Commonwealth of Kentucky v. Efrain Diaz Jr.
Commonwealth of Kentucky v. Justin Smith

At issue is the imposition of the death penalty on those 18 to 21 years of age. Oral arguments in three cases heard on Sept. 19, 2019 at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

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Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission v. Hands-On Originals

At issue is the alleged violation of a local fairness ordinance flowing from the refusal of a private business to print customized t-shirts for the Lexington Pride Festival. Arguments heard on August 23, 2019.

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Suzanne Waugh v. Carol Parker, et al.

At issue is whether under the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act, landlords owe a statutory duty to tenants to deliver premises in compliance with building/housing codes that materially affect safety. If not, is the tenant injured by such a failure entitled to recover damages beyond the cost of repairing the premises? Arguments heard on August 22, 2019.

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Paul Mostert v. The Mostert Group, LLC

At issue is whether the creator of a computer program was entitled to retain the source code when: (1) the creator sold the program to a company in exchange for $500,000 and a security interest in specified program components; (2) as part of the sale, the creator signed an agreement requiring him to transfer the program’s software and source code to the company; and (3) the security agreement between the creator and the company listed software but not source code as collateral. Arguments heard on August 22, 2019.

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Rick Benningfield in His Official Capacity as Taylor County Jailer, et al. v. Jerry Fields

At issue is whether a governmental entity or its employees are immune from liability for a claim filed pursuant to KRS 342.197 for wrongful discharge for filing a worker’s compensation claim. And, if a governmental entity and its employees are subject to such a claim, were there genuine issues of fact in this case sufficient to overcome a motion for summary judgment. Arguments heard on August 21, 2019.

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Diana Metzger, et al. v. Auto-Owners Insurance Company, et al.

At issue is whether an automobile insurance policy issued to an LLC as sole-named insured of listed covered vehicles owned by the LLC provides first-class or only second-class coverage to an LLC member injured as a pedestrian. Arguments heard on August 21, 2019.

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Daryl Isaacs, et al. v. Sentinel Insurance Company Limited, dba The Hartford

At issue is whether an automobile insurance policy issued to a PSC as sole-named insured of listed covered vehicles owned by the PSC provides first-class coverage to the PSC owner injured while riding a bicycle. Arguments heard on August 21, 2019.

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Bryan Scot Suttles v. Kimberly Suttles, Now Groves

At issue is whether the family court’s findings regarding abuse in a concurrent dependency/neglect/abuse proceeding precluded the same court’s subsequent award of timesharing in the marital dissolution proceeding. Arguments heard on August 22, 2019.