Tibbs v. Bunnell

Petition for certiorari denied on June 27, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
14-1140 Ky. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: Whether state law may nullify the federal “patient safety work product” privilege, or whether, instead, the Kentucky Supreme Court erred by interpreting it not to protect information “normally contained in” documents subject to state reporting or recordkeeping requirements. CVSG: 05/24/2016.

DateProceedings and Orders
Mar 18 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 20, 2015)
Apr 20 2015Brief amici curiae of University Healthsystem Safety Intelligence PSO, et al. filed.
Apr 20 2015Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by American Hospital Association, et al.
Apr 20 2015Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The Joint Commission.
Apr 20 2015Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Alliance for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety.
May 5 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 21, 2015.
May 13 2015Response Requested . (Due June 12, 2015)
Jul 7 2015In light of the letter received from Miller K. Carter, Esq., dated July 7, 2015, the time to file a response to the petition has been extended to and including August 21, 2015.
Aug 21 2015Brief of respondent Estate of Luvetta Goff in opposition filed.
Sep 8 2015Reply of petitioners Phillip Tibbs, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Sep 9 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 28, 2015.
Oct 5 2015The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.
May 24 2016Brief amicus curiae of United States filed.
Jun 6 2016Supplemental brief of petitioners Phillip Tibbs, et al. filed.
Jun 7 2016DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 23, 2016.
Jun 27 2016Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by American Hospital Association, et al. GRANTED.
Jun 27 2016Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by The Joint Commission GRANTED.
Jun 27 2016Motion for leave to file amicus brief filed by Alliance for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety GRANTED.
Jun 27 2016Petition DENIED.
 
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