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Kentucky Senate backs COVID liability shield for businesses

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to provide broad protections shielding businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits.

Lawsuits want to restore evictions, open up voting

Eviction request would apply to only three counties.

Opioid maker to pay $1.6 billion to settle all lawsuits

Mallinckrodt says it is settling all the lawsuits against it as it files for bankruptcy protection.  

Bevin, Beshear argue about opioid lawsuits in court

The Kentucky Supreme Court has heard arguments about whether the governor can cancel a contract awarded by the state attorney general.

Lawyer accused of stealing $160K from Hispanic clients

Andrew Clooney is accused of stealing more than $160,000 from Hispanic clients.

Judge strikes down Kentucky’s medical review panel law

A state judge has struck down a Kentucky law requiring a panel of doctors to review medical malpractice lawsuits before they go to trial.

Lawsuit challenges new Kentucky medical review panel law

The lawsuit states plaintiffs will suffer irreparable harm, monetary loss and monthslong delays in access to circuit court.

AG Beshear to sue drug companies for role in opioid epidemic

With a record number of Kentuckians dying from opioid overdoses, state leaders have set their sights on pharmaceutical companies they say knowingly contributed to the drug epidemic.

Kentucky law shields supermarkets to increase food donations

A new Kentucky law will shield entities donating food to nonprofits from liability with the goal of increasing food donations.

GOP hails ‘successful’ session as lawsuits loom

Kentucky lawmakers have wrapped up the 2017 legislative session, with Republican Gov. Matt Bevin declaring it "the most successful legislative session in history."

Lawmakers finish work on medical review panel bill

Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to a bill altering the medical malpractice system by creating panels of medical providers to review claims of error or neglect.

Sen. Thayer’s ex-fiancee says he threatened her

Kentucky State Majority Leader Damon Thayer's ex-fiancee has alleged in a lawsuit that he threatened to use his political power against her.

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Bill to raise child porn penalty in Kentucky passes House

Anyone possessing, viewing or wantonly distributing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor under the age of 12 would be charged with a class C felony, under House Bill 254.