Ex-inmate sues Whitley Co. Detention Center

A Corbin man is suing the Whitley County Detention Center after he was allegedly assaulted last year by other inmates while incarcerated at the jail.
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Most of Taylor lawsuit against UC can proceed, judge says

Former University of the Cumberlands President Dr. James Taylor is suing his former employer.

A U.S. District Judge has largely denied a request by the University of the Cumberlands to dismiss a lawsuit against it, which was filed last year by its former long-time president Dr. James Taylor.
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Salt truck operator sued over 2016 crash

A Williamsburg man is suing a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet salt truck operator stemming from an accident last January. Attorneys James Wren II and Travis Rossman filed the lawsuit on Jan. 13 on behalf of Jesse Gabbard against Tommy Manes, individually and in his official capacity as an employee of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. [...]

Cumberlands answers lawsuit, denies wrongdoing

The University of the Cumberlands is denying any wrongdoing in its answer to a lawsuit that was filed against the school on Nov. 9 by a former U of C football player, who was allegedly assaulted last year by another football player and an ex-football player, who had been kicked out of school.
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City files lawsuit against The Dixie Café to collect overdue restaurant taxes

A little over a month after threatening to file legal action against several restaurants in the city that were woefully behind on paying taxes, iconic downtown Corbin restaurant The Dixie Café is the first to actually be taken to court.
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‘Resolution’ reached in W’burg schools lawsuit

A lawsuit against the Williamsburg Independent School District, former Superintendent Denny Byrd and former Principal Gary Peters has been dismissed in U.S. District Court in London.The parents of the victim, who are identified in the lawsuit only as John and Jane Doe, filed suit on April 29 2015, against the school district, then Superintendent Denny Byrd and then Principal Gary Peters, who have both since retired.
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$21 million judgement rendered in pacemaker lawsuit

In a seven-day trial in Laurel Circuit Court, a jury ordered St. Joseph Health Systems to pay a Corbin man more than $21 million in damages after it upheld his claim that he needlessly was put through the ordeal of receiving a pacemaker. The jury found that St. Joseph Health Care System, Inc., specifically Saint [...]

VFW’s insurance carrier denying claim over fatal wreck

Adam Childress is accused of murder after allegedly getting drunk at VFW and running over a man on a sidewalk. The case has sparked various litigation.

Adam Childress is accused of murder after allegedly getting drunk at the VFW in Williamsburg and running over a man on a sidewalk. The case has sparked various litigation.

A case involving the death of a Williamsburg man, who was run over on a sidewalk in April by a man who had allegedly been drinking at VFW Post 3167 prior to the accident, has taken some unique turns in recent weeks.The insurance carrier for VFW Post 3167 is suing the post in federal court in an attempt to avoid paying a claim related to the death. Also, the insurance carrier has officially been added as a defendant in the Whitley Circuit Court lawsuit against the VFW and the man charged with driving the vehicle.In addition, the prosecutor in the criminal case is trying to keep lawyers for the victim's estate from taking the deposition of an officer, who helped investigate the case, and is trying to prevent civil attorneys from getting their hands on evidence in the criminal case.
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Cumberlands vigorously opposing lawsuit filed by ex-president

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Former University of the Cumberlands President Dr. James Taylor.

The University of the Cumberlands is vehemently opposing a request by its former president, Dr. James Taylor, for an injunction to force the university to continue to pay Taylor and his wife, Dinah Taylor, nearly $400,000 in annual salary and benefits while the couple's lawsuit against the university is pending.
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Taylor wants U of C to pay him while lawsuit is pending

A federal judge could decide as early as next month whether to grant an injunction that would force the University of the Cumberlands to pay its former president Dr. James Taylor nearly $400,000 in annual salary and benefits until a lawsuit Taylor filed against the university is settled. U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove has [...]