Kentucky Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers

Q: I am wondering if you can recommend a medical expert for a case

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 11, 2019
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.

Tim Akpinar

Q: What is the latest date a party can submit a motion in limine?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Jul 21, 2017
Peter 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.

Q: I got Arachnoiditis after a back fusion. Is this a case for pain and suffering. I am much worse now

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Feb 7, 2017
Peter 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.

Q: I will give a brief synopsis of my situation and you provide me with info and thoughts on if I have something actionable

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 7, 2016
Peter Munsing's answer
I would contact the Health Department for Kentucky. You may also have an action for possible consumer issues--go to www.naca.net for a consumer attorney near you.

Q: Need legal counsel immediately for Medical Malpractice case in Whitley Co., KY

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Sep 20, 2016
Peter 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.

Q: My doctor implanted the nexplanon in my left arm too deeply and it has caused nerve damage.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Jan 13, 2016
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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Q: Can your Dr. Get in trouble for telling you to take to much Tylenol

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 28, 2015
Adam Studnicki's answer
A viable legal negligence claim requires injury. There may be other repercussions.

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Q: do you think I have a case to sue him?

1 Answer | Asked in Uncategorized and Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Sep 9, 2015
Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Go see a medical malpractice attorney in your area.

Q: My husband has a intrathecal pump, that distributes baclofen and pain medicine, his doctor implanted this device in oct

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Kentucky on
Answered on Jul 25, 2015
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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