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August 2014 Archives

What should I know about Kentucky medical malpractice claims?

Dealing with improper medical care is something that comes with some level of emotional and physical impacts. The simple knowledge that you are suffering physically because of choices your doctor made regarding your care is stressful. At some point, you might decide to seek compensation to help you deal with the monetary aspects of the medical malpractice. It is important for you to get some basic information to help you make an informed choice.

Kentucky researchers study effects of concussions on teens

Two researchers at the University of Kentucky have made some interesting findings on the effects of concussions on young athletes. They studied the emotional, cognitive and physical symptoms that young athletes develop after their injury. They studied 37 athletes ages 12 to 17 years old.

Kentucky plastic surgeon accused of leaving sponges in patient

Surgeons who operate on people have a duty to make sure that they remove all instruments and items from the patient when the surgery is done. When these medical professionals fail to take the steps necessary to ensure this is done, the patient is the one who suffers. When medical instruments and other items are left inside a patient and cause the patient harm, the patient has the right to seek compensation from the medical professional for medical malpractice or hospital malpractice. A recent case involving a Kentucky plastic surgeon is one that highlights this very issue.

Birth injury profile: Uterine ruptures in vaginal births

For pregnant Kentucky women who have had a Caesarean section, the desire to have a vaginal birth is sometimes present. When those women want to try to a vaginal birth after a C-section, they can sometimes have that experience. It is important for these women to know that a VBAC doesn't come without risks, but the doctor overseeing the case should make sure that the risks aren't so great that the woman or baby will suffer injury.

Time limits apply to medical malpractice claims in Kentucky

Dealing with the shock of being the victim of medical malpractice is something that can take time to get over. It is important that anyone who has been harmed by a medical professional to understand the statues governing their right to seek compensation for any injuries incurred as a result of medical malpractice or medical negligence.

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