Kentucky Medical Review Panel News

Kentucky Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Med Mal Review Panels

After Ezra Claycomb was born with severe brain damage and cerebral palsy, his mother considered filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. But in 2017, Kentucky’s Republican-controlled legislature passed a law requiring all such lawsuits first be reviewed by a panel of …

Kentucky Medical Malpractice Panel Backlogged by Hundreds of Claims

A Kentucky panel established to review medical malpractice claims before lawsuits can be filed is severely backlogged. The Courier Journal obtained records through the Kentucky Open Records act that show only 11 percent of 531 claims had been assigned in …