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Dentists can also commit medical malpractice

When Kentucky citizens require dental work, they trust that their dentists are highly-trained and capable professionals that can provide relief and facilitate dental hygiene. Like all medical professionals, dentists have an obligation and a duty to treat all patients with care, but what happens when errors during a dental procedure cause injury to a patient? Dentists can also also be held liable for medical malpractice.

Unnecessary interventions in labor can result in birth injuries

You trust your doctor with your life and health. For expecting mothers, that trust also extends to the future and well-being of their unborn baby. Women trust doctors to make decisions that are in their best interest, as well as in the interest of their child. Unfortunately, despite legal requirements and oaths to the contrary, doctors may put their own needs and desires above their patients' well-being.

Medical negligence is an issue with under-staffed facilities

When people think about medical malpractice, they almost always think about mistakes made by doctors. People are quick to worry about surgical mistakes, such as performing a surgery on the wrong side of the body or the wrong patient. Other people may worry about medication errors, particularly if they take a number of prescriptions.

Medical malpractice during childbirth can lead to tragedy

For parents across the country, the birth of their children is one of the most amazing and memorable experiences of their lives. Kentucky residents are privileged to have highly-skilled and well-trained obstetricians, doctors and nurses that take great care of mothers and babies throughout the entire process of childbirth. However, medical malpractice during this delicate time can result in absolute disaster for affected families. 

Lawsuit blames medical malpractice for complications

When those in Kentucky seek medical treatment, they place their lives in the hands of doctors and surgeons with the understanding that they will be treated with great care. Unfortunately, this does not always happen as medical malpractice has become one of the leading causes of death and injury in the United States. Any mistake made during medical treatment directly affects the patient and can cause a lifetime of pain and suffering.

Incorrect dianosis is a common form of medical malpractice

When it comes to treating any ailment, a correct and timely diagnosis may be the most crucial step for a positive outcome. Any delay or incorrect diagnosis can have disastrous effects for patients and families. Although Kentucky residents have access to some of the most advanced healthcare technology in the world, this technology is basically useless if a proper diagnosis is not made. A woman in another state filed a claim citing medical malpractice after a surgeon allegedly removed an organ by mistake.

Multiple truck accidents result in roadway closures

Interstate highways across the state of Kentucky are heavily traveled and frequently congested with traffic. Commercial vehicles such as tractor-trailers make up a large percentage of the traffic that utilizes these convenient roadways. Driving 70 mph along a crowded interstate highway close to one of these large trucks is enough to intimidate experienced drivers and novices alike. Recently, several truck accidents were reported on Kentucky interstates during a rainy morning.

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