The Kentucky Court of Appeals, in its decision Maggard vs. Kinney, has confirmed that the judicial statement privilege, an absolute privilege as to claims of defamation and abuse of process, applies to complaints made to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure.
IADC member and former Board Member, Tamela J. White, was retained in this case four (4) years after suit was filed and successfully achieved this result, a finding of new law in the Commonwealth. [___ S.W.3d __, 2018 WL 1022549 (Feb. 23, 2018).]
Tammy is a member and one of the founding attorneys of Farrell, White & Legg PLLC. Her practice is focused on the healthcare industry.