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Are Damages Capped in Medical Malpractice Cases in Kentucky?

Medical Malpractice | July 9, 2022

If you are injured by medical malpractice, or the failure of a health care provider to use the appropriate standards of patient care, you may be entitled to financial compensation in Kentucky. The legal term for this compensation is damages. When determining how much your medical malpractice case is worth, you will need to consider…

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Full Guide to Birth Asphyxia: Signs, Causes and Effects

Birth Injury | July 4, 2022

Many different things can go wrong during pregnancy, labor and delivery. Some complications, however, can be avoided with preventive measures, such as identifying risk factors in the mother and carefully monitoring the baby for signs of distress during childbirth. It is a physician’s duty to prevent serious medical conditions whenever possible. This includes birth asphyxia….

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What Is Medical Malpractice “Tail” Coverage?

Medical Malpractice | June 10, 2022

A successful medical malpractice case in Kentucky almost always pays out a plaintiff through the medical provider’s insurance company. In some scenarios, however, a health care provider’s insurance policy has lapsed or expired by the time a settlement is reached or a judgment award is granted by the courts. In these cases, it’s important to…

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Did Medical Malpractice Cause Your Child’s Premature Birth?

Medical Malpractice | June 8, 2022

Doctors have a duty to treat their patients with an appropriate level of care. The medical industry has strict standards in place for medical providers, including physicians who take care of expecting mothers. Unfortunately, not all doctors, obstetricians and gynecologists can be trusted to meet these standards of care. In some cases, the failure to…

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Can Punitive Damages Be Awarded in Birth Injury Cases?

Birth Injury | April 15, 2022

No family anticipates the trauma of a birth injury after the delivery of a newborn. Unfortunately, medical malpractice in Kentucky causes many preventable birth injuries each year. If your child gets diagnosed with a birth injury, your family may be entitled to financial compensation, or damages, for many different types of losses. If the doctor…

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