When my husband was 16 and was dealing with a very chaotic family life which caused his severe depression, his caregiver put him in a mental hospital where he was told to notify staff of any suicidal thoughts. Prior to and on the day of the discharge, he repeatedly told the staff that he... Read more »
Had my grandmother in er and the whole time the alarm went off due to high bloodpressure. I took some pictures and video of the monitor. She had had strokes in the past when it was 225/103 I went and got the nurse and was told it's ok shes in the best place she could... Read more »
It's difficult to say if they could be held liable. Your best option would probably be to try to arrange an initial consult with a Kentucky med mal attorney. Even if by textbook principles, you COULD demonstrate they are liable, health issues with elderly patients can sometimes present...Read more »
On 1-1-20 my dad fell and broke his neck, he was taken to uofl hospital in Louisville, KY. Drs and nurses were told my dad was allergic to dilauted pain medicine, it's also stated on paperwork from Shelby Co EMS. There's other things done inappropriately to my dad also. He passed away... Read more »
I was seeing a cosmetic/plastic surgeon in Lexington KY. I recently found out that this person is in fact not a surgeon or even a doctor. I want to cancel my membership with this facility as I do not feel safe seeing this person and I was lied to.
I have repeatedly asked for an incorrect diagnosis to be corrected in my chart and the doctors office is ignoring me. I even filed a complaint with the Office for Civil Rights and the doctors office has still not responded to me. Can I get a court order or get an attorney help me and possibly get... Read more »
This question looks familiar, if the matter involved a lumbar series diagnostic imaging. An attorney would need to request the MRI films and accompanying reports and review them with medical experts. The question is straightforward, but the answer could be complex because of factors jurors would be...Read more »
An attorney would not be able to make a determination based on these facts alone. If you consulted with a Kentucky med mal attorney, they would likely want to request the MRI films and accompanying reports and review them with radiologists. While it could seem like a simple question, jurors in such...Read more »
Motor vehicle accident. Taken to ER. Xrays given. Told only contusions. Told to make orthopedic appt. At appt was told my arm was fractured. I was placed in a cast. Time went by and i went bac kto ortho who did another xray and said yes it was still fractured. Then when i was still complaining... Read more »
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...Read more »
A case is going to trial in less than three weeks, and one party filed many motions in limine after the judge's calendar deadline. Is this allowed under CR 16, and is there an argument to be made that the other party is trying to waste the replying parties time? Any case law or direction would... Read more »
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.
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.
I will give a brief synopsis of my situation and you provide me with info and thoughts on if I have something actionable. I suffer from CMT which causes mobility issues. Last Feb I signed up with MD2U which provides home visits from Nurse Practitioners for the homebound or home limited. My mobility... Read more »
My legal counsel had to withdraw from my case because of a Conflict of interest involving my ex-husband. I am seeking legal counsel immediately for November Trial date. I have complete attorneys files including all deposition's ready for Trial. Need KY attorney to help me get my day in Court.... Read more »
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.
The doctor who implanted it does not feel comfortable taking it out and referred me to a different practitioner who can only do it in surgery and they are afraid to do it also out of fear of causing more damage to the nerve. We have tried calling the doctor who implanted it to see if they could... Read more »
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....Read more »
My Dr. Just today told me to keep taking a lethal dose of tylenol today. I went to him about my chronic pain due to a failed spinal fusion, his advice was to keep taking Excedrine at Four 325mg tabs twice a day. Didnt try to help any other way.
A viable legal negligence claim requires injury. There may be other repercussions.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation....Read more »
I was wanting to know if I'm able sue to my orthodontist. Three years ago I finished my orthodontic treatment and I have now been told by several orthodontist that I need to get retreated. I went to see the orthodontist because I noticed my back teeth were moving and I'm... Read more »
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...Read more »
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