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DelCotto Law Group PLLC is a top-rated law firm providing businesses and individuals with innovative and individualized strategies for approaching bankruptcy and business law matters.
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$4.1 Million Jury Verdict
Won a $4 Million Jury Verdict, for our client in the 2012 case, Asher Land and Mineral v. Nami Resources Company. The case involved claims for underpayment of gas well royalties, fraud, negligent misrepresentation and breach of contract. A jury verdict totaling $4,106,088 was entered March 15, 2012. It is the second largest verdict ever in the Bell Circuit Court, Pineville, Kentucky, and included a $2.6 million punitive damages award (the largest punitive award ever in Bell Circuit Court). The punitive damage award was reversed and vacated by the Supreme Court of Kentucky in Nami Resources Co., LLC v. Asher Land and Mineral, Ltd., 554 S.W.3d 323 (Ky. 2018).
Successful Asset Sale In An Assignment For The Benefit Of Creditors’ Proceeding
Negotiated transaction documents for our client, Optical Dynamics Corporation, with regard to the sale of $1.4 million of its assets in its assignment for the benefit of creditors’ proceeding in Louisville, Kentucky.
Recovered 100% Of Assets
Successfully recovered 100% of overriding coal royalties due to our client and 90% of its legal fees, costs and expenses in bringing the enforcement action in a multi-million dollar adversary proceeding in the Chapter 11 coal company case, which is one of the largest reorganization cases ever filed in the Eastern District of Kentucky. The case settled before trial.
Stopped Huge Payout
Successfully defended and settled an action seeking $32 million of damages related to the construction of a coal processing facility. Through the settlement, the client received $2.8 million in the first quarter of 2010 and will royalties worth millions of dollars over the life of a new mineral lease.