Kentucky Revised Statutes
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.005 Purpose of chapter.
.010 Definitions for chapter.
.020 Review by medical review panel required for all malpractice and malpractice-related claims -- Exceptions -- Timing.
.030 Parties may agree to not submit malpractice or malpractice-related claim to medical review panel.
.040 Tolling of statute of limitations -- When complaint considered filed -- Filing fee.
.050 Service of copy of complaint -- When service is complete.
.060 Composition of medical review panels -- Expediting of review of proposed complaint -- Time allowed for presentation of evidence.
.070 Selection of chairperson of medical review panel.
.080 Health care providers eligible for medical review panel selection.
.090 Selection of non-attorney members of medical review panel.
.100 Challenges of selection of member of medical review panel.
.110 Notice to cabinet of medical review panel membership.
.120 Relief from serving as member of medical review panel -- Conditions -- Procedure.
.130 Sanctions for failing to act as required.
.140 Removal and replacement of panel chairperson.
.150 Removal and replacement of panel member.
.160 Submission of evidence to medical review panel.
.170 Restriction on ex parte communication with panel member -- Panel's right to all necessary and relevant information.
.180 Opinion of medical review panel after submission of all evidence -- Conclusion to be reached by majority of voting panel members -- Effect of opinion.
.190 When panel's delay in rendering opinion permits filing complaint in court -- Explanation of delay.
.200 Admission of panel's opinion into evidence in court.
.210 Immunity from civil liability for panel member for actions taken within course and scope of required duties.
.220 Compensation of panel chairperson and members.
.230 Submission of panel's report.
.240 Court's jurisdiction to compel or limit discovery, enforce or quash subpoenas, and apply sanctions.
.250 Party to medical review panel's proceeding may invoke court's jurisdiction and file complaint and motion with court clerk.
.260 Filing and service of written response to motion filed with court.
.270 Filing of motion and proposed complaint with court clerk temporarily stays medical review panel's proceedings.
.280 Court's enforcement of ruling on motion filed, subject to right of appeal.