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Kentucky’s effort to screen medical malpractice claims falls flat August, 5th 2018 – Andrew Wolfson, The Courier Journal A Republican-backed law that requires Kentuckians to submit malpractice claims to a review panel before they can file lawsuits has produced a morass of delay in its first year on the books. Only 11 percent of 531 claims have […]

JCPS rejected mom’s plea for bus aide until son was sexually assaulted Louisville Courier Journal, Andrew Wolfson Rhonda Martin says she just wanted Jefferson County Public Schools to protect her son, a severely autistic teenager with the mental capacity of a 3-year-old and the speech of a toddler half that age. “He is just not […]

William McMurry takes the cases no one else will—and wins Published in 2007 Kentucky Super Lawyers — June 2007 by Karin Beuerlein William F. McMurry is glad his father never pressured him to consider a career in law. “Had he encouraged it,” the Louisville attorney says, laughing, “I’m sure I would have done just about […]

Nine years after Louisville Metro Police chased a stolen car that crashed into a tree, killing four boys inside who didn’t know the vehicle was stolen, the city has agreed to pay $1.6 million to their families, who claimed the pursuit was dangerous and violated department rules. The boys were returning home from a field […]

Parents of a young boy who claim their son was inappropriately photographed by a Roman Catholic priest, now a convicted sex offender, are suing the Archdiocese of Louisville for negligence. Louisville attorneys William F. McMurry and Mikell Grafton and Paducah, Ky., attorney W. Fletcher McMurry Schrock represent the parents. Read: Louisville archdiocese sued over ‘erotic’ photos

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — The parents of children who attended St. Margaret Mary School have filed a lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Bishop of Louisville, fighting to keep roughly 200 pictures of children and other evidence from being destroyed and alleging that the church was grossly negligent and displayed “outrageous conduct” when it hired and […]

In the United States today, not just yesterday, the risk of sexual abuse to children of the Catholic Church remains real. I applaud Michael Sugar, the producer of SPOTLIGHT, the movie, for calling on Pope Francis to recognize that it is now “time to protect the children.” Reference Link