Consumer Alert: E-Cigarettes, Vape Pens and Juul

E-cigarettes and vaping devices, like Juul, have become a popular pastime for smokers and even individuals with no previous smoking experience, including teens. With sleek designs and enticing flavors, the e-cigarette and vape marketing is booming. Once thought of as a better alternative than smoking cigarettes, studies now show e-cigarettes and vape pens expose users…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Error Attorneys

Traumatic Brain Injuries: Know What to Look For

At HENDY JOHNSON VAUGHN EMERY, we specialize in traumatic brain injury (TBI) cases. TBI is an injury to the brain from an external force which may cause brain dysfunction and is associated with neurological and cognitive deficiencies. Slips, trips, falls, automobile, motorcycle, and trucking accidents often result in TBI. TBI is often referred to as…

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Hernia Mesh

What You Need to Know About Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Hernias are a common condition in the United States and are typically treated through surgery with hernia mesh. Hernia mesh is a surgical product constructed of natural or synthetic materials intended to stabilize weakened or damaged tissues. While synthetic surgical mesh was introduced nearly fifty years ago, it became more prevalent in the late 1980s…

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Defective Drugs Issues Attorneys

What You Need to Know About Xelijanz for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Defective Drugs Issues Attorneys Xeljanz has become a popular Pfizer drug used to help treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ulcerative colitis. Although Xeljanz was approved by the FDA back in 2012, the FDA has recently released a safety communication about the risk of blood clots in the lungs and risk of death. “FDA is…

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Semi-Truck Accident Attorney in Kentucky

Driver, Road Contractors Accused of Negligence in Crash that Killed Walton Mother, Injured Children

Ron Johnson and Jay Vaughn recently filed a lawsuit against an asphalt paving contractor, their parent company and a driver of a truck for a fatal crash on January 9, 2019. They represent the three minor children of Amy Skiba, who was tragically killed in this crash. Her 12-year old twins were in the car…

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Jay Vaughn Becomes Board Certified in Truck Accident Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

We’re excited to announce that our own Jay Vaughn is one of the first attorneys to be Board Certified in Truck Accident Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. This certification is the first and only American Bar Association accreditation for Truck Accident Law in the country. Jay is one of only nine attorneys to…

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Wrongful Death Attorneys

Too Much Testosterone? Nurse Practitioner Accused of Causing 2 Deaths

Andrew Wolfson, Louisville Courier JournalPublished 11:12 a.m. ET Nov. 30, 2018 | Updated 11:31 a.m. ET Nov. 30, 2018 To her friend and patient Thomas Hayden, nurse practitioner Karla King is a thorough and cautious professional. Hayden, 70, a businessman who lives near Owensboro, said the testosterone treatments she gave him at the now-closed Balanced Life Medicine clinic were…

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Medical Error Attorneys

King sued for malpractice, panel unanimously finds her at fault

 by Ashley Sorce Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 7:10 am in Business, Community, News Former Owensboro nurse Karla King pleaded guilty to wire fraud in federal court last week, but she is also the defendant in a medical malpractice suit filed by Deborah Blandford. Deborah, also of Owensboro, filed the suit after her husband, James A. “Tony” Blandford, 58, died of a…

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King pleads guilty to wire fraud, accused of negligence

Owensboro Times Article by Ashley Sorce Friday, October 26th, 2018 1:24 pm  in Community, Health & Wellness, News Karla King, former nurse practitioner and owner of Balanced Life Medicine in Owensboro, pleaded guilty to felony wire fraud Wednesday in federal court.   Karla is the widow of the late Dr. Randall King, a well-known local OB-GYN, with whom Karla shared a…

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Tesla faces lawsuit after Man dies in Car accident while Autopilot was enabled

What happened? Recently, in March 2018, there was a fatal car accident involving self-driving technology from Tesla. Walter Huang died at the age of 38 after hitting a California highway median while Tesla’s Model X Autopilot was engaged. Now, Walter’s family is suing Tesla on wrongful death claims saying that the cause of death was…

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Man wins $37 million case against Johnson & Johnson due to cancer-causing substances

Johnson & Johnson products What you need to know Recently Stephen Lanzo, from New Jersey, won a $37 million case against Johnson & Johnson stating that their talc products contain cancer causing substances, or carcinogens. The suit states a link between Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder and asbestos, a cancer causing substance. Asbestos is known…

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Recently deceased Ohio Teen’s family storms out of meeting with Cincinnati officials.

Last week, 16 year old Kyle Plush suffocated to death while he was trapped in his 2004 Honda Odyssey. Kyle had called Cincinnati’s 911 two separate times giving his exact location, yet, failed to receive rescue from Cincinnati police. Apparently, the first time Kyle dialed 911 the operator claimed she could not understand him. Later,…

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Fatal car accident in Louisville, KY caused by vehicle speeding

Traffic laws are designed to keep vehicles under control and to keep the roads as predictable as possible. When one person disobeys these laws it begins to create an unsafe, unpredictable environment, involving extremely heavy automobiles. Accidents happen and it is not always your fault, which can be frustrating when you have followed the rules…

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Tesla Model X crash occurs during its’ autopilot feature was on

On March 23rd,2018, a fatal accident involving self-driving technology occurred in California, Mountain View. The accident is being investigated by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The car involved was from Tesla, the Model X. According to the California Highway Patrol, the Tesla switched lanes and wrecked into a highway median, crushing the barrier. Upon…

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Zinbryta reported to cause Encephalitis

Zinbryta is a prescription drug manufactured by AbbVie and Biogen that is prescribed for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Unfortunately, there have been multiple reports from people who have taken Zinbryta suffering from severe cases of Encephalitis, which results in inflammation of the brain. Contact experienced Personal Injury Attorney Ronald E. Johnson for Free…

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DePuy-Synthes Attune Knee Replacement Recall

Are you in pain from recent knee surgery? Have you had to have a revision surgery after knee replacement? Has your knee replacement loosened?Was your knee replacement an Attune Knee System device?   Orthopedic surgeons are seeing significantly high rates of knee replacement failure with the Attune Knee System device.   There have been many…

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Ibuprofen linked to infertility in Men

     Are you a Male that has recently been diagnosed with infertility? A recent study demonstrates Ibuprofens link to Infertility in men. The study was completed by the PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America), where they found that young men that took large, frequent doses of Ibuprofen developed infertility. Many Americans use Ibuprofen for common…

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Cerebral Palsy: A Toddlers ruthless journey

Cerebral (of the brain) Palsy (lack of muscle control) or “CP” is considered a neurological disorder that effects hundreds of thousands of children and adults around the country. The disorder often occurs during birth commonly due to complications or medical negligence during the birth. Often though, symptoms due not appear immediately after the birth but can begin a couple years into the child’s life. Leaving families confused and ill prepared for the…

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Why is Veteran Affairs knowingly hiring medical staff that have shown a history of malpractice & misconduct?

     Veteran Affairs has often found itself underfunded, overlooked, and mistreated over the years but to what extent has this negligence gone to? These are people who fought for everything we have today, gave up prime years of their life, and were paid very little to do so, yet they still resonate patriotism on…

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Autonomous Driving: Who’s At Fault?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states that ninety-four percent of [auto] crashes can be tied back to a human choice or error. A few reasons why interest has grown in autonomous electric vehicles over the last couple of years is due to the advancements of Visual A.I (Artificial Intelligence) and camera technology, giving the vehicle…

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Kentucky – A “No-Fault State”: A 2018 guide for understanding No-Fault Insurance

If you live in the State of Kentucky, when purchasing  auto insurance, you might have heard your insurance agent/company mention that Kentucky is a “No-Fault State.”  The following states are considered to be “no-fault” states: Florida Hawaii Kansas Kentucky Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota New Jersey New York North Dakota Pennsylvania Utah To live in a no-fault…

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Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer Helps You Determine Medical Malpractice

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Getting Legal Help from a Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer for Medical Malpractice Sometimes medical malpractice cases can be difficult to determine, as…

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Misdiagnose & Failure to Diagnose Heart Attack Symptoms in Kentucky

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! When Doctors Make Medical Mistakes, Turn to a Northern Kentucky Medical Malpractice Attorney Many people suffer health conditions or die from heart…

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Kentucky Defective Products Attorney Holds Drug Companies Liable

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Defective Products in Covington May Require Help from a Northern Kentucky Defective Products Attorney When you are prescribed a medication by a…

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Prevention of Birth Bacteria Infections | Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Doctors Failing to Recognize Bacteria Can Cause a Kentucky Birth Injury There are many infections and even diseases that people catch through…

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Northern Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer | Kentucky Broken Clavicle Birth Injuries

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! What Every Kentucky Parent Should Know about Broken Clavicle Injuries That Occur at Birth Innocent babies are brought into this world every…

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Northern Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer | Kentucky Birth Injury Facts

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! The Facts behind Kentucky Birth Injuries With improvements in the medical field, the implementation of new procedures, and updates with technical equipment,…

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Louisville, KY Birth Injury Lawyers | Northern Kentucky Birth Injuries

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! A Family’s Rights to Compensation After a Northern Kentucky Erb’s Palsy Birth Injury Every parent wants the best for their children, wanting…

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Kentucky Umbilical Cord Birth Injury | Louisville Birth Injury Lawyer

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Was Medical Malpractice Involved in Your Infant’s Umbilical Cord Strangulation and Kentucky Birth Injury? Every expecting mother worries about her unborn baby’s…

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Newborn Jaundice Injuries | Northern Kentucky Birth Injury Attorney

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Newborn Jaundice Left Untreated Causes Kentucky Birth Injuries You probably never imagined that the first time you would stare into your newborn’s…

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Effects of KY accidents on Pregnancies | Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Auto Accidents Are Linked to Kentucky Birth Injuries Expecting mothers already have a bond with their unborn baby. When someone or something…

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Northern Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer | KY Vacuum Extraction Injuries

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Vacuum Extractions Cause Preventable Kentucky Birth Injuries When injuries during childbirth occur, it is often a confusing time for a parent. One…

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Northern Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer| KY Birth Injury

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Kentucky Hypoxia Birth Injury a Result of Childbirth Malpractice Accidents happen across this nation every day, but when a health professional’s mistake…

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Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyers | Group B Strep Infection Malpractice

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Group B Strep Infection: Could Your Baby’s Condition Have Been Prevented? Group B streptococcus is not uncommon in adults and is typically…

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Meconium Aspiration Syndrome: Kentucky Birth Injury Attorneys

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Meconium Aspiration Syndrome: Separating Fears from Realities in Kentucky Meconium aspiration syndrome is at once terrifying and surprisingly common. Meconium is the…

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Kentucky Birth Injury Attorney Sheds Light on Cerebral Palsy Treatment

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Cerebral Palsy Treatment is a Lifelong Endeavor for Ohio & Kentucky Families Cerebral Palsy. Those two words changed your life forever. As…

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Kentucky Birth Injury Attorney Gives Insight into Erb’s Palsy Causes

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! A Difficult Delivery Can Result in Erb’s Palsy & Other Kentucky Birth Injuries It’s amazing how quickly you can expand your vocabulary…

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Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer – Newborn Clavicle Fracture | Broken Collarbone

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Newborn Clavicle Fracture: What Went Wrong at the Kentucky Hospital? If your baby has suffered a clavicle fracture at birth, you are probably…

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Kentucky Birth Injury Attorney Explains PPHN Cases

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Understanding Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn (PPHN) Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) is a life-threatening condition that impacts about…

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Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyers Explain Baby Meningitis Cause & Symptoms

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Baby Meningitis Has Grave Consequences It’s an unfortunate truth that doctors sometimes make mistakes, hospitals are occasionally negligent and nursing staff has…

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Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer Explains Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Could the Doctor Have Caused Your Child to Suffer Meconium Aspiration Syndrome? Nine months of planning and anticipation cannot prepare any parent…

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Northern Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer | Hyperbilirubinemia | Jaundice

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! When Newborn Jaundice Becomes Serious – What Every Kentucky Parent Should Know Jaundice, also known as hyperbilirubinemia, commonly impacts newborns.  It is…

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Fort Wright, Kentucky Birth Injury Lawyer | Vacuum Extraction Injuries

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Vacuum Extraction Injuries Can Lead to Health Problems When you prepare for the arrival of your newborn baby, you generally don’t prepare…

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Northern Kentucky Auto Accident Lawyer | Traumatic Brain Injury

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Don’t Ignore a Head Injury Following a Kentucky Auto Accident A traumatic brain injury can result from a serious Northern Kentucky car accident. …

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Northern Kentucky Defective Product Lawyer | Toyota Recall

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Kentucky Lawsuits Filed Over Toyota’s Defective Accelerator Pedal The news has made national headlines, and why wouldn’t it? Toyota Motor made an…

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Fosamax Osteoporosis bone density drug prescribed for wrong condition

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Fosamax osteoporosis drug prescribed when women only has osteopenia An excellent story on NPR suggests that millions of American women may have…

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Ohio, Kentucky Yaz and Yasmin Side Effects Lawsuit | Signs of Stroke

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Warning Signs of Stroke According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, stroke is the leading cause of death in…

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Northern Kentucky Dangerous Drugs | Yaz Yasmin Injuries

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Manufacturer of Yasmin and Yaz Receives Criticism By September 2009, Bayer HealthCare, the manufacturer of Yasmin and Yaz, had received 74 lawsuits initiated by women who…

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Northern Kentucky Dangerous Drugs | Yaz Yasmin Injuries

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Some Women at Higher Risk of Serious Injuries from Yaz and Yasmin Birth Control Serious side effects and health problems caused by Yaz and Yasmin birth…

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Protecting children from unintentional injuries Attorney

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Attorney Ronald E. Johnson of Schachter & Hendy concentrates on legal issues surrounding children’s injuries. Many children are injured each year by accidents. What…

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Keeping children safe in hot weather

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Attorney Ronald E. Johnson of Schachter & Hendy concentrates on legal issues surrounding children’s injuries. Summer is here and with more intense sun, comes extreme heat. Parents should…

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Understanding cerebral palsy

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Attorney Ronald E. Johnson of Schachter & Hendy concentrates on legal issues surrounding children’s birth injuries.Cerebral palsy is a form of injury that sometimes occurs due to…

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What is traumatic brain injury?

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Attorney Ronald E. Johnson of Schachter & Hendy concentrates on legal issues surrounding children’s birth injuries. One kind of injury that Schachter & Hendy work with is traumatic birth…

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How to prevent medical mistakes

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation!      Attorney Ronald E. Johnson of Schachter & Hendy concentrates on legal issues surrounding medical mistakes.  A recent report from ABC News says the chance of a serious…

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Food manufacturers make consumers responsible

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation!     Attorney Ronald E. Johnson of Schachter & Hendy concentrates on legal issues regarding defective products.  A recent article in the The New York Times says…

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Fentanyl pain patch being abused

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Attorney Ronald E. Johnson of Schachter & Hendy concentrates on legal issues regarding defective medical devices.  According to the website,  About.com abuse of the Fentanyl pain…

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New arthritis drug approved by FDA

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Attorney Ronald E. Johnson of Schachter & Hendy concentrates on legal issues regarding medical issues.  The New York Times recently reported that the Food and Drug Administrationapproved…

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Fewer complications from heart device specialists

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation!     Attorney Ronald E. Johnson of Schachter & Hendy concentrates on legal issues regarding defective medical devices.  A recent article in The New York Times cited…

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Defibrillator recalled by ZOLL Medical Corporation

If this article sounds similar to a recent experience that you or a loved one have suffered from, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call 859-578-4444 to schedule a free consultation! Attorney Ronald E. Johnson of Schachter & Hendy concentrates on legal issues regarding defective medical devices.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the ZOLL AED…

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Resident with History of Wandering Left Unsupervised and Falls Down Stairwell to Her Death

DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the clients’ cases and should not be used to form an expectation that the same results could be obtained for other clients in similar matters without reference to the specific factual and legal circumstances of each client’s case. An elderly woman…

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Poor Care & Failure to Follow Turn Schedule Leads to Stage IV Pressure Sores

DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the clients’ cases and should not be used to form an expectation that the same results could be obtained for other clients in similar matters without reference to the specific factual and legal circumstances of each client’s case. An elderly woman…

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Unauthorized Mattress Change by Nurse’s Aide Causes Semi-Paralyzed Resident to Become Entrapped and Suffocate

DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the clients’ cases and should not be used to form an expectation that the same results could be obtained for other clients in similar matters without reference to the specific factual and legal circumstances of each client’s case. An elderly woman…

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High-Fall Risk Resident Left Unattended Falls Suffering Broken Hip Found by Husband on Floor

DISCLAIMER: The results are specific to the facts and legal circumstances of each of the clients’ cases and should not be used to form an expectation that the same results could be obtained for other clients in similar matters without reference to the specific factual and legal circumstances of each client’s case. A middle-aged woman…

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