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Determining If Your Child’s Birth Injury Could Have Been Prevented

Key Points of This Article: Many birth injuries and traumas to newborns are predictable and largely preventable, according to the March of Dimes. Obstetricians who are negligent in identifying potential issues before delivery, fail to act swiftly in an emergency, choose to administer dangerous drugs or use delivery tools when not appropriate cause most preventable birth [...]

By |2020-01-06T13:02:13+00:00January 6th, 2020|Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence|0 Comments

The Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Workplace Safety Violations

Key Points of This Article: There are more than 30,000 lost-time workplace injury reports filed in Kentucky each year, according to the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. The majority of injury events are related to falls, slips and trips, overexertion and bodily reaction, and contact with equipment. Many workplace safety violations occur year-after-year despite a push for [...]

By |2019-12-23T14:03:45+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Construction Site Accidents, workers compensation|0 Comments

2019 List of the “Worst Toys” and Dangerous Presents for Children

Key Points of This Article: Due to poor designs, faulty warnings, or deceptive marketing, one child is treated in a U.S. emergency room every three minutes for a toy-related injury. Dangerous toys can pose choking hazards, suffocation risks, head and eye injuries, and be made from toxic materials that if inhaled or ingested can cause [...]

By |2019-12-23T13:56:04+00:00December 17th, 2019|Personal Injury, Product Liability|0 Comments

Holidays Are Not Always Cheerful for Kentucky’s Nursing Home Residents

Key Points of This Article Nursing home administrators and staff members must provide appropriate care to their patients. Yet, estimates show there are more than two million cases of elder abuse each year in the United States. During the holidays, Kentucky’s nursing homes struggle to have the appropriate amount of staff to care for residents, [...]

By |2019-12-11T15:27:54+00:00December 11th, 2019|Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury|0 Comments

2019 Review of Deadly Semi-Truck Crashes in Kentucky

Key Points of This Article According to Kentucky State Police’s most recent Traffic Collision Facts Report, nearly 10,000 semi-trailer trucks are involved in collisions across the Bluegrass each year. The devastating injuries or loss of a loved one due to a semi-truck accident creates many family stressors, including overwhelming financial burdens. In 2019, several crashes involving [...]

By |2019-12-11T15:28:09+00:00December 4th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Semi-Truck Accident|0 Comments

List of Winter’s Most Common Slip and Fall Injuries

Key Points of This Article Property owners, as well as state and local municipality managers, have a responsibility to prevent slick walkways and clear snow and ice from areas used by customers, tenants and the public. In premises liability cases, property owners are held responsible for financial damages due to an injury that occurred on [...]

By |2019-12-11T15:28:17+00:00November 27th, 2019|Personal Injury, Slip and Fall|0 Comments

Kentucky Drivers Can Help Reduce These 3 Holiday Driving Dangers

Key Points of This Article: More than 100 million Americans are expected to travel during the 2019 holiday season with nearly 55 million motorists hitting the road during Thanksgiving, according to AAA. Holiday season crashes too often occur because the driver is distracted, drunk or too tired to operate their car, motorcycle or truck. The most [...]

By |2019-12-11T15:28:25+00:00November 20th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Car Accident|0 Comments

Overworked Doctors & Nurses Cause Serious Medical Mistakes

  Key Points of This Article An October 2019 report shows about one-third to one-half of nurses and doctors in the US are suffering from record-breaking burnout. Medical worker burnout is a top contributor to medical errors due to a stressed physical, mental, and emotional state caused by chronic overwork. Patient satisfaction, patient outcomes, patient [...]

Minimize Your Seasonal Car Accident Risk

Key Points of This Article Highway Loss Data Institute reports show that Kentucky is one of the top five states with the highest November accident claim frequencies related to collisions with deer. When a driver hits a deer, their vehicle can quickly lose control and hit a tree, or worse, swerve into oncoming traffic and [...]

By |2019-11-07T18:39:13+00:00November 7th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Safety|0 Comments

A Family Guide To Safe Trick-Or-Treating

Key Points of This Article October ranks No. 2 in motor vehicle deaths by month, and children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. In popular trick-or-treating neighborhoods, pedestrians may forget the streets are not closed and tend to cross instead [...]

By |2019-11-07T18:38:55+00:00October 29th, 2019|Safety|0 Comments