Timur Akpinar's answer You could conduct a few basic internet searches for medical experts in your state. If you've already retained an attorney, you could also check with them as to whether they already have someone in mind who is well-versed in the particular issues that arise in your case. Your attorney might have insight into the knowledge, reputation, reliability, and cost of experts regularly used in the region.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Why not ask your lawyer? Short answer is that you can respond that the motions are untimely filed, do not comply with the rules, and should be stricken. That being said be prepeared to respond to what the motions say as a judge may decide to consider them nonetheless.
Peter N. Munsing's answer It's likely on the document you signed acknowledging the risk of everything from hives to death. However it's serious so speak with a member of the Ky Assn for Justice who handles medical cases--they give free consultations.
Peter N. Munsing's answer Conflict of interest is waivable so maybe your counsel should stay in--it is difficult to get someone to step in for trial. I'd suggest you contact members of the Kentucky Justice Association for that county who handle medical negligence cases.
At a minimum your existing lawyer needs to get the trial date reset so you can find new counsel. You don't want to sign an acceptance of him withdrawing without replacement counsel.
Adam Studnicki's answer For there to be medical malpractice, a health care professional's actions (or omissions) must fall below the standard of care and cause injury. Whether this happened in your situation requires more investigation.
Contact a local medical malpractice lawyer for a free consultation.
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Adam Studnicki's answer He may be responsible if there is negligence. Also, in some cases, abandonment of a patient could be medical malpractice. It might also violate medical ethics, depending on the facts, and it might be something the licensing authorities would be interested in. Check with a local medical malpractice lawyer.
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