What’s a Medical Malpractice “Never Event?”

Published on May 21, 2024 in Medical Malpractice.

In the realm of health care, patient safety is paramount. Yet, despite most providers making their best efforts to avoid medical errors and other types of malpractice, they still occur, often leaving behind devastating consequences. Unfortunately, these incidents happen more often than most of us would like to believe. Medical malpractice and mistakes are now […]

Warning Signs of an Incompetent Doctor

Published on Jan 30, 2024 in Medical Malpractice, Uncategorized.

When it comes to your health care and safety as a patient, identifying the warning signs of an incompetent doctor can, literally, be a matter of life or death. In the realm of health care, where lives hang in the balance and well-being is of utmost importance, the role of a competent doctor cannot be […]

How To Prevent Mistakes When Staying in a Hospital

Published on May 26, 2023 in Medical Malpractice.

Data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that in 2020, there were 131.3 million visits made to U.S. emergency rooms. At least 38 million of those visits stemmed from injury-related events. And of all patient encounters, at least 18.6 million of those visits ended up with a patient being admitted […]

Kentucky Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations

Published on Jan 13, 2023 in Medical Malpractice.

If you’ve been harmed by the negligent or wrongful actions of a health care provider, you have only a limited amount of time to bring legal action. Medical malpractice claims are notoriously complicated and difficult to litigate, and the amount of time and preparation that goes into creating the strongest possible case is significant. At […]

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Can You Still Recover Compensation If You Weren’t Wearing a Seat Belt?

Since seat belts became standard in new cars, the number of injuries has decreased. According to data compiled by the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety, the seat belt usage rate is around 89.8 percent. Sadly, half of all fatal road accidents happen to motorists who don’t buckle up. Whether a motorist or passenger uses those […]

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What Are the Elements of Negligence in a Personal Injury Claim?

A lot of personal injury claims can become quite complex early on in the process and one of the main reasons for this is the need to prove negligence. Proving negligence caused an accident can be the deciding factor in the success of some cases, such as in a wrongful death claim, or if the […]

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How Are Noneconomic Damages for Mental Anguish Calculated?

Two assessments occur with any severe accident: Who is at fault, and what will the remedy be for the victim? That reward is where the concept of pain and suffering comes into play. Compensation for an injury encompasses physical and emotional trauma. It is easy to assess the medical expenses, but how are noneconomic damages […]

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