Appeals court rules in favor of Bevin administration, allows medical review panels to proceed

The Commonwealth of Kentucky Court of Appeals on Thursday ruled in favor of the Bevin Administration by granting a stay of the Franklin Circuit Court’s Oct. 30, 2017 ruling in the Medical Review Panels case. The Circuit Court’s opinion ruled that the new Medical Review Panel law was unconstitutional. As a result of today’s decision, 89 current cases will proceed, and all prospective malpractice...

KyCIR: Jailer, medical review plans pass; attempts to rein in state’s constables unsuccessful

By R.G. Dunlop Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting Countless issues of public interest and importance received attention during the state’s latest legislative session, which wrapped up with a flurry of activity late Thursday night. Several of those matters have been a focus of Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting coverage in recent years. Here’s an update on what became law and what...