MEDICAL MALPRACTICE DEFENSE
Paducah is the center of healthcare services between St. Louis and Nashville. Located close to major hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient clinics, and standalone physician practices, Grumley, Riley & Stewart, P.S.C., is located close to this leading industry. The firm’s attorneys routinely defend hospitals, surgeons, family practitioners, obstetricians, emergency room physicians, nurses, and other healthcare practitioners throughout Kentucky against a variety of claims, lawsuits, and investigations.
With an emphasis on railroad transportation, including the defense of Federal Employers Liability Act claims and grade crossing accidents, the attorneys of Grumley, Riley & Stewart, P.S.C., investigate and defend liability claims brought against carriers throughout the transportation industry. Whether traveling by rail, over the highway system, or on the many rivers of western Kentucky, the firm’s attorneys possess the knowledge, skills, and expertise to keep our clients moving.
ESTATE PLANNING, WILLS & TRUSTS
The attorneys at Grumley, Riley & Stewart P.S.C., assist individuals, business owners, and farmers with their estate planning needs. After meeting with clients to learn about their goals and objectives, the attorneys present clients with customized estate planning options and recommendations. Depending on the client’s needs and objectives, this may include Last Will and Testaments, Powers of Attorney, Living Will Directives, and Revocable, Irrevocable, or Testamentary Trusts. The firm also advises on Prenuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements, Guardianship and Conservatorship matters, and estate, gift, and inheritance tax law.
PROBATE & ESTATE ADMINISTRATION
With experience representing both individual and corporate fiduciaries, the attorneys at Bradley, Grumley, Riley & Stewart P.S.C., advise Executors, Administrators, and Trustees on their fiduciary duties and responsibilities throughout the probate and estate administration process. Estate administration services may also include drafting court filings, attending court appearances, preparing estate and inheritance tax returns, and preparing final settlements and accountings. The firm also advises beneficiary clients of their rights relative to trusts and estates. For estate disputes and litigation matters, the firm’s experienced litigators are well-equipped to advocate the positions of their clients.
BUSINESS & CORPORATE LAW
Whether advising on business formation, restructuring, or dissolution, the attorneys at Grumley, Riley & Stewart, P.S.C., assist clients in making strategic business decisions tailored to the client’s unique needs and circumstances. Business clients span a variety of entity types, including limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships, and non-profit organizations. The firm’s business services also include contract drafting and negotiation, business sales and acquisitions, secured transactions, employment matters and agreements, and business succession planning,
LEGAL & PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE DEFENSE
Throughout the course of their professional careers, attorneys, accountants, healthcare providers, and other professionals may face malpractice claims arising from their practice areas and disciplinary actions brought by state licensing authorities. The attorneys of Grumley, Riley & Stewart P.S.C., work hand-in-hand with professionals and their insurers to defend and resolve these matters.
The attorneys at Grumley, Riley & Stewart P.S.C., are experienced in all types of civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels of state and federal court. From premises liability, products liability, and automobile accident cases to complex, multi-employer worksite accidents, our firm possesses the knowledge, resources, and insight to advocate for our clients’ interest from pre-suit investigation to post-judgment relief.
From contract negotiation through substantial completion and thereafter, residential and commercial construction projects often present many legal issues. At Grumley, Riley & Stewart, P.S.C., we work to ensure the construction process runs smoothly from the beginning of a project and results in a fair outcome when a project has not gone as expected.
The attorneys at Grumley, Riley & Stewart, P.S.C., are experienced in defending criminal charges in state and federal court. From arrest through trial, we work closely with our clients to advocate for and protect their rights through the course of the criminal justice system.
EDUCATION LAW & ADMINISTRATION
School districts across western Kentucky rely on the firm’s knowledge, insight, and advice on topics related to education law and its administration. From employment law and human resource matters to contractual review and administrative hearings, the attorneys at Grumley, Riley & Stewart, P.S.C., offer years of experience and provide prompt responses to the firm’s education clients.
EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION & COUNSELING
Workforce issues are complex challenges confronted by most business. The attorneys at Grumley, Riley & Stewart, P.S.C., engage in a spectrum of employment litigation and counseling and aid companies of all types and sizes to ensure compliance with the federal and state employment laws.
PRODUCTS LIABILITY DEFENSE
Manufacturers, distributors, and retailers consult with Grumley, Riley & Stewart, P.S.C., in the defense of claims relating to their goods, products, and devices. The firm has enjoyed success defending these claims on procedural and substantive grounds and works with nationwide experts to understand the technical and scientific nature of their clients’ products.
REAL ESTATE & PROPERTY LAW
The attorneys at Grumley, Riley & Stewart, P.S.C., advised clients on both residential and commercial real estate matters. The firm can assist with real estate contracts, leases, landlord-tenant issues, quiet title actions, partition actions, eminent domain and condemnation proceedings, and zoning, variance, and subdivision/development applications with planning and zoning administrators.