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Report Paints Grim Picture of Dangers for Mothers Giving Birth in the U.S.

Data Shows U.S. Is Most Dangerous Place For A Mother To Give Birth According to the CDC, at least 700 women die every year from pregnancy or childbirth and 50,000 mothers suffer unimaginable injuries. Those shocking statistics support a July 2018 USA Today report that identified the U.S. as the most dangerous place to give birth [...]

What Are the Four Requirements to Prove Medical Negligence in Kentucky?

Misdiagnosis is a Common Type of Medical Negligence A recent report from the medical liability insurer, Coverys, analyzed more than 10,500 closed medical liability claims from 2013-2017 and found that misdiagnoses are the root of nearly one-third of all medical liability claims. Additional conclusions showed: 53 percent of diagnosis-related claims include risk management issues involving [...]

By |2018-03-29T20:47:56+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Medical Negligence|0 Comments

Injury Prevention Tips for Kentucky High School Athletes

Child Athlete Safety Checklist Sports injury occurs when excessive stress is placed on tendons, joints, bones and muscle. And, although a University of Connecticut report has ranked Kentucky as one of the safest states for high-school athletes, there are still several important injury prevention tips that can help parents (and Kentucky coaches) promote a safe sports [...]

Kentucky is One of the Safest States for High School Athletes

Kentucky Near Top of 2017 List For Safest High School Athletes More than half of Kentucky kids are participating in athletic events and sporting activities this year and now their parents and coaches have something additional to cheer about. A University of Connecticut report ranked Kentucky as one of the safest states for high-school athletes. [...]

Wrongful Death of a Parent: Kentucky Children Can Claim Damages

Kentucky Law Supports Child’s Rights To Claim Damages In Wrongful Death of Parent In 1997, the Kentucky Supreme Court created a claim for children's loss of consortium resulting from the wrongful death of a parent (GIULIANI v. GUILER, 951 S.W.2d.318 (Ky. 1997)). Cases like these involve a child recovering damages because of loss of love, affection, guidance, care, comfort and [...]

American Heart Month Highlights Risk of Misdiagnosis

FEBRUARY IS AMERICAN HEART MONTH February has long been celebrated as a month to raise awareness about heart health, yet Kentucky has the 8th highest death rate from cardiovascular disease in the country, with latest statistics showing nearly 10,000 annual deaths from the often-preventable-disease. NEW REPORT SAYS WOMEN OFTEN UNDIAGNOSED WITH HEART DISEASE, HEART ATTACK [...]

By |2017-07-19T19:35:58+00:00February 6th, 2017|Medical Issues, Medical Negligence|0 Comments