FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – A bill requiring an independent panel to review medical malpractice claims has successfully moved from the Kentucky Senate floor to the House, but has not progressed in more than a month.
Commonwealth of Kentucky News
West Chester Memorial in Cincinnati has agreed to a $4.1 million settlement after allegations of billing federal health care programs for medically unnecessary spinal surgeries, the U.S. Department of Justice recently announced.
The commonwealth of Kentucky joined seven states and the federal government in a $28 million settlement with Extendicare Health Service Inc. and its subsidiary Progressive Step Corporation (ProStep), Attorney General Jack Conway announced on Friday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) -- The Washington Legal Foundation urged a federal court Wednesday not to allow Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway to deprive an out-of-state business defendant of its right to a federal forum by filing a parens patriae suit in state court.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) -- Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against the national mortgage registry known as MERS for violations of Kentucky law.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) - The Environmental Protection Agency Region 4 announced April 16 that it will hold three public hearings in June regarding permits for coal mining discharges in Kentucky.
Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has decided not to put the brakes on either Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway's lawsuit against Merck & Co. or Merck's lawsuit against Conway.
Jackson WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson exceeded her authority by imposing new water quality rules on mountaintop coal mines, a judge has ruled.
Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) - A subsidiary of Merck & Co. is accusing Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway of violating its right to due process in a lawsuit filed by Conway in 2009, according to a complaint filed in federal court earlier this month.
Stumbo PIKEVILLE, Ky. - The Commonwealth of Kentucky became the latest to jump on prescription drug manufacturer Purdue Pharma, filing a lawsuit Friday over the company's controversial painkiller OxyContin.
Stumbo FRANKFORT, Ky. - In response to Marathon Oil's diversity jurisdiction argument, Kentucky's Greg Stumbo recently offered a history lesson from other attorneys general.
Stumbo FRANKFORT, Ky. - Because of a conflict of interest with the Gov. Ernie Fletcher's office, Kentucky Attorney General Greg Stumbo says the law firm defending Marathon Oil in an $89-million price-gouging suit should be disqualified from the case.