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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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Can Social Media Posts Damage My Personal Injury Claim?

Personal Injury | April 13, 2022

Social media has become much more than just a tool to connect with others. In Kentucky courts, it has provided evidence used during civil and criminal cases. If you get injured in an accident, it is very important not to use social media platforms. An insurance company claims adjuster is most likely keeping a careful…

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Medical Malpractice?

Medical Malpractice | March 18, 2022

When a physician, nurse or another health care practitioner falls short of the accepted standards of care for the medical industry, patients can suffer dire consequences. If a medical provider does not use the proper amount of care or skill in treating a patient, resulting in patient injury or death, this is known as medical…

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How to Prove a Doctor’s Negligence Resulted in a Birth Injury

Medical Malpractice | March 16, 2022

No parent expects to receive the news that his or her infant has suffered an injury before birth, during the delivery process or shortly after. Unfortunately, not all families receive the proper medical care and attention during labor and delivery. In some cases, a physician, obstetrician or another health care practitioner is negligent, resulting in…

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How Is Pain and Suffering Calculated in Kentucky?

Personal Injury | March 14, 2022

Pain and suffering can be a confusing part of a personal injury claim. It is a broad category of damages, or financial compensation, that looks different to each plaintiff. Placing a value on pain and suffering is difficult, as this is an intangible type of loss with no specific dollar amount. It is critical, however,…

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