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Archive: Medical Malpractice

Birth Injuries

Birth injuries can have a significant impact on babies and families. The trauma experienced could cause lasting struggles, possibly throughout the child’s lifetime, which is why this form of medical malpractice is inexcusable. If your child was injured during labor or delivery, you need a compassionate and experienced attorney who will fight for maximum compensation…

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How Social Media Damages Your Personal Injury Claim

Social media has become a normal part of our lives. According to the Pew Research Center, sixty-nine percent of all American adults use Facebook, which makes it the most popular social media networking site. We think nothing of regularly posting a photo or an update to our online audience. However, those posts often depict a…

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Understanding the Key Point to Prove After a Medical Malpractice Injury

Medical Malpractice Key Point

The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure has filed a complaint against a physician who was found liable for the death of a baby boy earlier this year, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. The medical malpractice lawsuit alleged that the osteopath, John P. Short, improperly placed an endotracheal tube in the infant and failed to monitor him…

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“Botched” Pediatric Surgery May Be Medical Malpractice

A surgical error can lead to a claim of medical malpractice in Kentucky. And while some hospitals are open and forthcoming when mistakes occur, others seem to be less so. A recent investigative report focused on one Kentucky hospital where cases of pediatric heart surgery went awry – but parents were allegedly not fully informed…

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Botched Diagnoses, Drug Errors Lead to Malpractice Lawsuits

Misdiagnosing a patient’s health is a leading cause of medical malpractice in Kentucky and nationally, according to a new international study. The research – published in July in BMJ Open and featured in a CBS News report – found that two-thirds of all malpractice claims involve a botched medical diagnosis by a primary care physician….

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