Areas of Practice
Areas of Practice
The firm has an extensive practice in insurance defense and defense work directly for self-insured corporations. The firm represents Norfolk Southern Railway and UPS. It has also represented Ethicon Company, a division of Johnson & Johnson.
The firm handles all types of business litigation from negotiations at the beginning of the conflict to bringing or defending a lawsuit. The firm has experience with all types of alternative dispute resolution as well from mediation to handling arbitration hearings through the American Arbitration Association. The firm has represented of variety of companies in these matters, including manufacturers, professional service companies, and intellectual property companies.
Adoption & Family Law
The firm handles private placement adoptions. We can represent a couple seeking a private adoption or a step-parent adoption. As adoptive parents themselves, Susanne and Bob are very pro-adoption. Susanne has helped families and birth parents with this process for over 30 years. She has been a foster care review board member and trainer of foster parents and frequently speaks on adoption laws in both states. The firm handles interstate adoptions, international adoptions from a number of countries and step parent, grandparent, or other family member adoptions, as well as private placements.
The firm represents injured persons and companies in litigation over claims that a vehicle or other machine has caused a serious injury or damage to a building.
Criminal Law & Expungements
Lee Metzger is recognized as one of the preeminent criminal defense attorneys in the state. He handles all manner of serious felony matters in both state and federal court. He also handles criminal appeals, post-conviction proceedings, and probation/supervised release violations.
Banking & Regulatory Compliance
Our attorneys have handled cases in which the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has initiated proceedings against banks or individuals alleging failures to maintain regulatory compliance.
Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
Our firm handles cases in which you or a family member has been injured, whether in an auto accident, truck accident, medical malpractice or a workers compensation accident. We can help you get reimbursed for medical bills and lost time from work. We can also help you get compensation for your injury.
We understand that after an injury, it is important to get help quickly. That is why we concentrate on getting the case moving and resolved as quickly as possible. We pride ourselves on returning calls and answering e-mails promptly.
The lawyers in our firm also know that it is your only case and should be resolved properly so that you receive all the benefits you are entitled to. We prepare your case for negotiation and are happy to take the matter to trial if necessary to get you the compensation you deserve.
We take injury cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay nothing until you win your case. And we provide free consultations so that you can make the choice of a law firm without committing in advance. Make an appointment for the free consultation and we will discuss your case with you and what we believe we can accomplish. Then you can decide.
Bob and Susanne Cetrulo are both certified mediators and have been conducting mediations for attorneys, private parties and insurance companies for several years. They bring to the practice of mediation, their own experience as two of the most prolific trial attorneys in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Knowing what jurors look at and how they decide cases is imperative for a good mediator. Knowledge and experience in representing injured parties, employees who have been terminated, and defending personal injury claims has given them a unique ability to see both sides and bring the parties to a less expensive, quicker and just outcome that benefits both sides.