Kentucky’s New Certificate of Merit Law

On March 27, 2019, the Kentucky General Assembly passed H.B. 429, which became effective June 28, 2019, and is codified as KRS § 411.167. The bill repealed the 2017 Medical Review Panel Act and created a “Certificate of Merit” requirement for future plaintiffs in medical malpractice lawsuits. Now a plaintiff filing a medical malpractice action … Read more

Defense Verdict in Fayette County Medical Malpractice Trial

Kinkead & Stilz is pleased to announce that Melanie S. Marrs and Tonya S. Rager were successful in obtaining a Defense Verdict on behalf of a Hospital and its nurses in Fayette County in a case involving claimed permanent peroneal nerve injury, causing foot drop, following open heart surgery.

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