Signs of Medical Malpractice

Common Signs of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is a serious problem that affects thousands of people every year in Kentucky. Doctors, nurses, lab technicians, and other medical professionals need to be held accountable for their actions that cause their patients to suffer serious medical issues. When we go to the doctor, we expect to be diagnosed, treated, and sent home in the hopes of getting better soon. Unfortunately, not all doctors, nurses, or other medical professionals will provide their patients with the high [...]

Kentucky Medical Malpractice Law

Understanding the Law – Kentucky Medical Malpractice

Doctors, nurses, and all other medical providers, are individuals worthy of respect as they take care of our loved ones and us. Medical providers provide excellent care and attention, sometimes during emergency situations. However, although rare, medical mistakes can happen. Recently, a young woman was in the middle of giving birth when she was abruptly switched to a different hospital. The hospital she was transferred to used birthing tubs and cushy suites. Nevertheless, despite what the [...]

Kentucky Pure Comparative Negligence

Pure Comparative Fault in Kentucky

Have you recently been in a car accident here in Kentucky? Are you afraid that you are not entitled to damages because you were partially at fault? This would be true in some states, namely: North Carolina, Alabama, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. In these states, even if the injured party (“Plaintiff”) was one percent at fault, he will most likely not be entitled to any damages! Nevertheless, and thankfully, this is not the law in Kentucky. Here in Kentucky, your degree of [...]