Rick Meyer

207 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017, United States

  • 859-341-1881
  • 859-341-1469

When A (Trade) Secret Is Not A Secret

One of the hallmarks of the US economy, the largest in the world by far, is the creativity of its businesses and residents. China by comparison, which has the second largest economy worldwide, is not known for its business…more
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Contractor Alert: You're On Your Own For Faulty Work (Mabye)

Recent cases from the Supreme Courts of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana raise the issue whether Contractors get any liability coverage at all when they purchase commercial general liability (CGL) policies. The Ohio and Kentucky…more
| Construction Law

"Loser Pays" Is One Answer To Frivolous Lawsuits

Courts over the years have adopted rules which are intended to discourage frivolous lawsuits. One such rule prohibits putting the amount of claimed damages in the complaint, thereby creating "headline news" or intimidating the…more
| Civil Procedure

Case Study: Construction Law

In the homebuilding business in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, builders are quite aware of the perils of constructing homes on steep hillsides and fill sites. As a result, they ordinarily consult with a soils engineer during…more
| Construction Law

A Case Study in Employment Discrimination

Client Name/Client Descriptor: A company in a highly competitive industry forced to close a number of regional locations due to poor performance. Practice Groups Involved: Civil Litigation, Employment and Labor Client…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Seller Beware: Warranties in the Sale of Real Estate

Whether a consumer is purchasing a vehicle from a used car lot or any product online, it is prudent to keep in mind the old axiom "buyer beware." But in the everyday sale of real estate, it is just as prudent to be guided by…more
| Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential

Bankruptcy Attorneys Beware: You May Have To Reveal Confidential Client Information

It is commonly understood that a spouse cannot be forced to reveal marital communications, a confessor cannot reveal a penitent's since, and an attorney cannot reveal a client's confidential information. But late last year a…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure

The Construction Contract Timely Notice Issue

When a construction Contractor presents a delay damage claim against the Owner, the Contractor must be aware of time limits in the contract for making such a claim. The same is true for Subcontractors making delay damage claims…more
| Civil Procedure, Construction Law

A Truce in the Religious Wars

Last month, a federal court in Texas celebrated a rare event in the long and contentious history of church-state relations in the United States. In a "prayer-in-public schools" case, what the court celebrated was a landmark…more
| Civil Procedure

Children Beware of Attractive Nuisances

In ordinary conversation, the "attractive nuisance" legal doctrine is often used to describe conditions which are just the opposite of what the law considers an attractive nuisance. Often we hear references to any condition…more
| Personal Injury

Caution: Failure to Report Child Abuse May Cost Millions

Last month, a North Carolina state court jury awarded $25 million in a child abuse case in which a six-year old boy (now age 14) was rendered quadriplegic and unable to speak when battered by the mother's boyfriend. What was…more
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Freedom's Just Another Word For Nothing Left to Lose

Freedom of contract, especially in regards to allocating risks of loss and damages, is a hallmark of construction law. The Economic Loss Doctrine (ELD) is intended to enshrine the principle of voluntary risk allocation by…more
| Construction Law

Maximizing Auto Insurance Benefits

The problems experienced by car accident victims trying to recover for medical bills, lost wages, and other harm are real. One of the most frequent problems encountered by lawyers is a lack of sufficient insurance to cover a…more
| Insurance, Personal Injury
Areas of Practice
  • Construction Law
  • Health
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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