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The 4 D's Of Negligence
Medical Errors

The 4 Ds Of Negligence

Medicine is a practice, and there are no guarantees of a cure or even survival if you go see a doctor. In cases where a healthcare provider failed to provide a certain standard of care, leading to the further injury or death of a patient, a medical malpractice lawsuit may be brought against the responsible party. However, it’s not always cut and dry. The law gives us guidelines to prove

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TLF Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2023

TLF is pleased to announce that five of our attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers 2023. Only 5% of attorneys are recognized as Super Lawyers and only 2.5% of attorneys are Rising Stars, an honor for attorneys age 40 or younger or attorneys practicing for 10 years or less. 2023 Kentucky and Ohio Super Lawyers Jennifer L. Lawrence – Medical Malpractice – Plaintiff Robert D. Lewis – Medical Malpractice

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NEW ADDRESS 535 Madison Avenue, Suite 500Covington, KY 41011Phone: 859-578-9130 OFFICE HOURS Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.PARKING Street parking is available in areas nearby (marked in yellow on the map below). Visitors with disability hangers or license plates are invited to park in the designated accessible metered parking spot directly in front of the entrance on 6th Street (see map below). Please provide your license plate number,

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Failure to Diagnose

Spinal Cord Injuries – Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) is a condition that is often misdiagnosed. The syndrome occurs when the nerve roots of the cauda equina, which is the lowermost area of the spinal cord, are compressed. The spinal cord ends at the upper portion of the lumbar spine. Due to pressure on the lower nerve roots, motor and sensory functions may be disrupted as these nerve roots supply the lower extremities and the

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is ohio a no fault state
Motor Vehicle Accidents

Is Ohio a No-Fault State?

Unlike no-fault states where you contact your own insurance first, the state of Ohio allows you to file a claim against the at-fault party first. Ohio is also a comparative negligence state. This means that you can be found partially responsible for an accident.

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Hospital Errors

Pharmacists warn of deadly preventable medical error due to new drug packaging

A medical products company announced new way of packaging potassium chloride for injection concentrates – new packaging of this concentrate has been the in the past associated with at least 3 infant fatalities. What was once stored in a glass bottle is now given in an Excel plastic bag, that looks similar to an IV infusion bag. Pharmacists are concerned about the potential risk for the concentrated potassium chloride to

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How to know if you might have a birth injury claim

The entire basis of a medical malpractice case is to prove that a doctor or healthcare provider was negligent. Medical malpractice occurs when healthcare professionals cause harm because they do not give quality medical care during childbirth or make careless mistakes. If you think your child may have suffered an injury at birth, take note of your child’s physical, social, and emotional developmental milestones. An early diagnosis can help your

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What To Expect After We Take Your Case

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury caused by someone else’s negligence, you may have a personal injury or medical negligence claim on your hands. The truth is, however, that many accident victims are unaware of what these claims entail and what happens once they decide to file one. For example, you may know that a personal injury settlement is meant to compensate you for financial

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TLF Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2022

TLF is pleased to announce that five of our attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers 2022. Only 5% of attorneys are recognized as Super Lawyers and only 2.5% of attorneys are Rising Stars, an honor for attorneys 40 or younger or attorneys practicing for 10 years or less. Jennifer Lawrence was named one of the Top 25 Kentucky Women Super Lawyers for 2022. 2022 Super Lawyers Top 25 Kentucky

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How Dangerous is the Wrong Medical Diagnosis?

One of the most common and dangerous negligent practices in the medical field is giving a patient the wrong diagnosis. The implications of such an error may prove far-reaching. Patients may face struggles when a medical professional draws the wrong conclusion from tests or fails to order them. Dive into some things that may go wrong when a doctor gives the incorrect diagnosis. It delays the proper treatment Doctors often

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Give Trucks Space on the Road This Winter

Winter roads call for extra attention by everyone on the road. Low vision conditions, icy windshields, and icy roads can quickly make a bad situation worse. While most drives are able to adjust for these new obstacles in the winter, they may overlook the safety measures they need to take around semi-trucks. Despite how large these vehicles are, hundreds of thousands of people get into accidents with them every year. One of

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