Category: Medical Malpractice

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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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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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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