Areas Of Practice
Boehl Stopher & Graves, LLP and its attorneys have been providing legal representation to insurance companies and their insureds for over one hundred years. The Firm provides representation in areas including premises liability, automotive litigation, environmental claims, trucking, fire loss, marine, contracts, declaratory judgments and numerous other matters involving personal injury, property damage, insurance and business loss.
For over sixty years, our attorneys have been defending employers on claims filed by injured employees including claims filed before the Board of Workers’ Compensation, black lung, as well as claims under the Federal Longshore Act. We have a combined total of over eighty years of experience defending work-related injuries.
Bad Faith Litigation
Boehl Stopher & Grave’s, LLP represents insurance companies, agents, and third party administrators in claims of bad faith, violations of Kentucky’s Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act and Kentucky’s Consumer Protection Act in both state and federal courts in Kentucky, Ohio and the Southeast. Our attorneys have worked with numerous insurance carriers defending claims arising from claim denial, contract interpretation, evaluations, premium payments, reporting and numerous other areas. Attorneys within the Firm routinely provide seminars and presentations on bad faith and the application of Kentucky’s Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act and Consumer Protection Act.
Our attorneys defend physicians, hospitals, psychologists, psychiatrists, dentists, nurses, attorneys, accountants, architects, engineers and other professionals on claims of negligence and malpractice before state and federal courts as well as in disciplinary proceedings, state investigations and board inquiries. The Firm has the necessary experience to undertake not only the factual investigation but to address issues including the standard of care, application of regulations and issues of medical causation.
Boehl Stopher & Graves, LLP has represented railroads in Kentucky, Indiana and throughout the Southeast on claims arising from the Federal Employers Liability Act, crossing accidents, chemical spills, regulatory compliance, right-of-way, ordinance issues and other matters. The Firm has been representing railroads for over sixty years and is uniquely familiar with the operations of common carriers and the intricacies of federal and state law that apply to railroads.
Estate Planning and Administration
Attorneys in our estate planning section provide counseling in the areas of planning as well as the administration of estates. We have extensive experience in assisting clients with both large and small estates providing assistance in the division of the estates and tax planning.
Boehl Stopher & Graves, LLP has a lengthy history of representing individuals and companies in employment claims throughout Kentucky and southern Indiana in both state and federal courts on claims arising from harassment, discrimination, hostile workplace, EEOC and wage and hour compliance.
Nursing Home Defense
The Firm provides representation of nursing homes, its employees and management on claims arising from care provided to the elderly and those receiving rehabilitation. Boehl Stopher & Graves, LLP has defended claims arising from falls, inadequate oversight, improper medical care and professional license complaints.
The attorneys of Boehl Stopher & Graves, LLP have provided representation to numerous manufacturers and distributors on claims arising from design issues, manufacturing defects and warning issues. Boehl Stopher & Graves, LLP has defended claims against automotive manufacturers, aftermarket suppliers, original equipment manufacturers, component part manufacturers, marine manufacturers, designers and manufacturers of cargo handling and shipment, agriculture, construction, sporting goods, aviation, lawn and garden products, machine presses, industrial equipment and numerous others.