What Questions Should I Ask a Kentucky Personal Injury Lawyer?

After you’ve been in a car accident in Kentucky, there are many things you will need to do to ensure your personal injury claim goes as smoothly as possible. You will need to make sure a police report is filed for the accident, you will need to file the claim with your insurance company, and […]

What is the Good Samaritan Law in Kentucky?

It’s common to hear stories and see media coverage of individuals accomplishing heroic feats to rescue those in danger. And although these feel-good stories are entertaining and inspiring, those who attempt to help in emergency situations can sometimes be held liable for damages if something goes wrong. Fortunately, every state has some form of what’s […]

Kentucky Medical Malpractice Misdiagnosis and Delayed Diagnosis

Medical malpractice or medical negligence delay in treatment is a serious issue that is more common than you might think. In fact, medical errors, such as delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis, are the third highest cause of death in the United States.   As such, it is crucial that patients understand their rights regarding medical malpractice misdiagnosis […]

Surgical Errors that Can Lead to Medical Malpractice Claims

Surgeons and surgical staff members are required to provide patients with a standard of care. Surgeries can result in serious or fatal injuries, but that doesn’t inherently mean that medical malpractice took place. If a surgeon or another medical staff member doesn’t provide the standard of care for a patient resulting in injuries or death, […]

Can You Sue a Doctor for Misdiagnosis in Kentucky? A Misdiagnosis Happens More Often Than You Think.

Misdiagnosis errors are all too common. While it is understandable that a doctor might not immediately know what a patient is suffering from due to limited symptoms and a lack of evidence, there are plenty of cases where misdiagnoses happen because the doctor simply didn’t do a good enough job evaluating the patient or because […]

What Costs Should Be Factored Into a Cerebral Palsy Medical Negligence Settlement

Cerebral Palsy and Medical Malpractice Suits Cerebral Palsy is a group of disorders that causes difficulty using muscles, moving around, and maintaining balance and posture. The symptoms, and severity of symptoms, that someone living with Cerebral Palsy experiences can vary greatly person to person. While some cerebral palsy cases have unknown causes, others have been […]

What Are the 4 D’s of Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is a term that encompasses the many different scenarios in which a doctor, medical professional, or healthcare worker fails to provide appropriate treatment, gives substandard treatment, or omits an appropriate action, and this leads to treatment that causes the patient to experience harm, injury, or even death. Unfortunately, these events are not rare. […]

The Most Common Causes of Malpractice Suits Against Physicians

Medical malpractice occurs when someone in a position of medical authority, such as a doctor, surgeon, or other healthcare professionals (anesthesiologist, dentist, chiropractor, etc.), causes harm to an individual either through negligence, omission, or purposeful action. The medical community has established standards of care that define what is and isn’t appropriate when providing medical care. […]