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SB79 CLEARS STATE LAW BARRIERS TO DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PRACTICE MODEL

This article was written by Sarah Charles Wright for publication in M.D. Update Magazine.  During the 2017 regular session, the Kentucky Legislature paved the way for the “Direct Primary Care” practice model with the passage of SB79. This article will discuss the...

2018 Kentucky Legislative Session Hot Topics

On Tuesday, December 19, Sturgill Turner attorneys Scott Miller and Langdon Worley attended the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Preview Conference to glean some insight on what lawmakers anticipate to be major initiatives in the upcoming legislative...

Employers: #MeToo Won’t Exclude You

Five things employers must do when a sexual misconduct complaint is filed.   Sexual harassment complaints against high profile individuals such as Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and Matt Lauer have received well-deserved attention. The #MeToo movement is growing...

Sovereign Immunity & Public University Employment Contracts

Does the waiver of immunity for contract claims against the state found in Kentucky’s Model Procurement Code extend to employment contracts with state universities? By: Megan K. George and Meredith B. Reeves It is well-settled law in Kentucky that state...

Medical Review Panel Act Struck Down as Unconstitutional

Just four months after the MRP Act was enacted, it was declared unconstitutional by the Franklin Circuit Court.  In this breaking news update, Sturgill Turner’s healthcare litigation attorney Stephanie Wurdock breaks down the court’s October 30, 2017 opinion and...

Medical Review Act Checkup – Three Months In

On June 29, 2017, the landscape of healthcare litigation in Kentucky changed dramatically when Kentucky’s Medical Review Panel Act took effect.  Three months in, healthcare litigation attorney Stephanie Wurdock discusses the current status of the “MRP Act” and its...

Legal Updates on Kentucky’s Medical Review Panel Act

For more Medical Review Panel Act coverage, please visit: Medical Review Panel Act Ruled Unconstitutional Medical Review Act Checkup – Three Months In New Law Creates Medical Review Panels in Kentucky UPDATE: Kentucky Court of Appeals allows Medical Review Panels to...

Overtime Rule Struck Down

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas today struck down the overtime rule that would have extended overtime pay to more than 4 million U.S. workers, ruling in favor of the Plano Chamber of Commerce and numerous businesses who filed suit challenging...

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Sturgill Turner attorneys honored as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC is pleased to announce  that 13 of our attorneys have been recognized by Kentucky Super Lawyers, including three “Rising Stars.” Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who...

Medical Malpractice Team Secures Unanimous Defense Verdict

Today Sturgill Turner’s Medical Malpractice Defense Team secured yet another defense verdict in a four-day trial outside of Lexington. This was a medical negligence case arising out of a 2013 colonoscopy and hemorrhoid banding procedure performed by the...

Defense Verdict for Sturgill Turner Medical Malpractice Team

Sturgill Turner’s Medical Malpractice Defense Team defended a medical negligence lawsuit against an orthopedic surgeon alleging failure to diagnose sepsis after a tibia fracture. The plaintiff’s estate  sought $6 million in damages for medical expenses, pain and...

Sturgill Turner attorneys honored by Best Lawyers in America

Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC is pleased to announce that Phil Moloney has been named 2018 Lexington Lawyer of the Year by the Best Lawyers in America in the area of Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants. Additionally, 11 of our attorneys have been...

2018 Best Lawyers in America

Sturgill Turner is proud to announce that 11 of our attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®. Additionally, Phillip M. Moloney has been named the Lexington Laywer of the Year in the area of Personal Injury Litigation...

Cole Honors Roots Through Service

Charley Cole serves as president of the Robert E. Frazier Tri-City Area Charitable Foundation, Inc., an organization that has funded more than $1.5 Million in charitable grants to Eastern Kentucky   Sturgill Turner Member Charley Cole left Harlan County in...

Jim Gardner Interviewed on NPR about Renewable Energy in Kentucky

Former Kentucky Public Service Commission Chairman, and current Sturgill Turner utilities and energy attorney, Jim Gardner, was recently interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition program. Corporations are shifting their focus to renewable energy, with some setting...

Cole secures a victory for the City of Somerset

Sturgill Turner member, Charles Cole, secured a victory for the City of Somerset when a federal judge ruled that city officials had given the late plaintiff adequate notice before razing his dilapidated home in September of 2014.   The city sent the plaintiff a...