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The Importance of Proper Truck Maintenance in Preventing Accidents

When a commercial truck is involved in an accident, the results can be catastrophic. Compared to a regular passenger vehicle, these trucks can crush a car like a tin can, leaving those involved with critical or life-threatening injuries. According to the National Safety Council, over 5,000 people were killed in commercial truck accidents in 2021 alone.  You could be entitled to financial compensation if you or a loved one suffered

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Truck Accidents

Who is Responsible for a Commercial Truck Accident?

Although you may think that a truck driver would be liable for a truck accident, the accident may not be a direct result of their negligence. There is a chance that other parties could be at-fault for the accident, whether directly or indirectly. Truck accident liability falls on the negligent party that contributed to the accident and injuries.   Truck accident cases can be difficult to navigate on your own because

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Misdiagnosis in Emergency Departments to blame for 2.5 million harms

According to a recent review of Emergency Department errors commissioned by the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, diagnosis errors and misdiagnosis- related harms could be to blame for more than 7 million errors, 2.5 million harms and 350,000 patients suffering potentially preventable permanent disability or death. A key finding from the study was that just 15 clinical conditions accounted for the majority (68%) of diagnosis errors associated with

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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 2023 Kentucky and Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars Each year, Super Lawyers evaluates lawyers

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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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