Category: Medical Malpractice

What Are the “4 Ds” of Medical Negligence Lawsuits?

Medical Malpractice | March 28, 2023

Medical negligence occurs when a health care practitioner falls short of the required standards of care for his or her profession, such as by misdiagnosing a patient or carelessly causing a birth injury. In Kentucky, a patient who is injured or harmed by medical negligence can file a lawsuit in pursuit of financial compensation. Medical…

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How to Prove Causation in a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Medical Malpractice | March 14, 2023

Medical malpractice is when a health care professional falls short of the expected standards of care when treating a patient. If a negligent or careless medical provider injures a patient, the victim can file a medical malpractice claim in pursuit of financial compensation. Causation is one of the key elements that will need to be…

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Who Is Liable for a Wrong-Site Surgery?

Medical Malpractice | November 28, 2022

Undergoing surgery is daunting in the best of circumstances. If you find out post-operation that your surgeon operated on the wrong site, you may not know where to turn for answers or advice. Filing a medical malpractice lawsuit in Kentucky with help from an experienced attorney can allow you to hold the negligent party or…

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What to Do If You Were Prescribed the Wrong Medication

Medical Malpractice | November 9, 2022

If you are one of the millions of people who rely on their prescription medications to manage a health condition or alleviate your symptoms, you know how dangerous it is to take the wrong drug. The incorrect medication could have an adverse interaction with another drug you are taking, while the absence of the medication…

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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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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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