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2018 Kentucky Healthcare Legislative Update

The last day of the Kentucky 2018 legislative session was April 14, 2018. Here is a brief review of some of the bills that may relate to healthcare providers, including both those that succeeded and those that failed to gain passage in 2018. Peer Review – House Bill 4...

Kentucky’s MRP Act: A Nine-Month Update

Kentucky’s Medical Review Panel Act (codified at KRS 216C and 900 KAR 11:010E) went into effect nine months ago on June 29, 2017. One of the key provisions of the “MRP Act” is found in KRS 216C.190, which states that if the panel has not given its opinion within nine...

The Deliberative-Process Privilege and Its Effect on Discovery

This article by Langdon Ryan Worley appeared in DRI’s Trial Tactics magazine in March 2018. With the recent advent of medical review panels, and increased discussion of peer review in several states, it has the potential to become an increasingly pertinent topic...

A Legislative Update and Review of the MRP Process

This article by Andrew DeSimone was originally published in M.D. Update magazine.   As soon as the 2018 session of the Kentucky General Assembly gaveled in on January 2, the legislature began to debate proposed legislation that would impact medical malpractice...

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Sturgill Turner attorneys speaking at national DRI Annual Meeting

Ernest H. “Hank” Jones, II and Stephanie M. Wurdock are speaking at the DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California. Hank, an insurance defense litigator and skilled mediator, is presenting an ethics CLE on the...

Wurdock selected for DRI Leadership

Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC is proud to announce that attorney Stephanie M. Wurdock has been appointed the Second Vice-Chair of the DRI Young Lawyers Committee for the 2018-2019 term, effective Oct. 20, 2018. “To have been chosen for this position by...

2019 Best Lawyers in America

Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC is pleased to announce that three of our attorneys have been named 2019 Lexington Lawyer of the Year in their areas of practice by The Best Lawyers in America®. Kevin G. Henry has been named Lexington Lawyer of the Year in...

Sturgill Turner’s 2019 Best Lawyers in America

Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC is pleased to announce that three of our attorneys have been named 2019 Lexington Lawyer of the Year in their areas of practice by The Best Lawyers in America®. Kevin G. Henry has been named Lexington Lawyer of the Year in...

Sturgill Turner welcomes two attorneys: Jessica Stigall and Don Morgan

Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC welcomes two new associates to the firm’s Employment Law and Education Law  (Higher Education and K-12 Schools) practice groups. Jessica R. Stigall graduated with a J.D. from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2012, and...

Scott Miller Selected for Leadership Kentucky

Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC is pleased to announce that L. Scott Miller has been selected for the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2018. Scott, a retired trooper and legal counsel for the Kentucky State Police, now helps police departments and police...

Gardner & Osterloh Representing Martin Co. Concerned Citizens Pro Bono

Sturgill Turner utilities and energy attorney James Gardner was quoted in the Herald-Leader’s coverage of the Kentucky Public Service Commission hearing on Friday, where the Martin County Water District argued its case for an emergency rate increase of almost 50...