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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...

Kentucky Declines to Adopt Negligent Credentialing

Written by Jamie Wilhite Dittert for M.D. Update Magazine. Kentucky’s appellate courts have debated for years whether Kentucky allows hospitals to be sued for “negligent credentialing.”  Generally, this claim involves allegations that a hospital breached its duty to...

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...

Press Releases

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...

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...