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Soldier files medical malpractice claim after missed diagnosis

Cancer is a disease that no person wants to face. However, the majority of families in Kentucky have been affected by cancer one way or another. Time is one of the most critical factors when it comes to fighting a disease like cancer. Quickly and correctly diagnosing cancer is crucial when it comes to the survival of the patient. A man in another state filed a medical malpractice claim after doctors allegedly failed to diagnosis his cancer.

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.

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.

The effects of medical malpractice can be disastrous

The state of Kentucky has strict health regulations and safety codes to ensure the protection of all those who seek medical treatment. The majority of doctors and nurses across the state are well-trained, highly skilled professionals who perform their duties with precision and care. However, what can be done when a patient is harmed due to a mistake or lack of care? This is considered medical malpractice, and families have the option to take legal action.

Family seeks $4 million in medical malpractice suit

Although not widely publicized, negligence during medical care is one of the leading causes of death and injury in the United States today. These days, patient safety is the number one priority for doctors in Kentucky, but accidents will still happen. When mistakes are made during medical care, the patient suffers the consequences. A woman in another state died from what her family believes was negligent care and they have filed a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Alleged medical malpractice causes woman to lose vision

Although Kentucky residents have access to some of the best medical care in the country, mistakes will happen. Any mistake during a medical procedure can have devastating effects for the patient. A woman in another state claims that her vision loss was the result of medical malpractice during surgery, so she filed a lawsuit. According to claims, negligence by a nurse caused permanent injury to the woman's eye.

Family awarded $130 million in historic medical malpractice suit

When Kentucky residents seek treatment in hospitals and other medical care facilities, they expect to receive the best possible care available. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, as medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death and injury in the United States. A family in another state was recently awarded $130 million from a lawsuit they filed against a hospital after their son was permanently injured soon after birth.

Blink-182 drummer files medical malpractice lawsuit

No one is perfect; every single person makes mistakes. The consequences of errors can vary greatly depending on the context in which the errors occurred. When a mistake is made during the treatment of a medical patient, the consequences can be life-altering for the patient. Negligence often leads to errors in treatment and, in the state of Kentucky, this constitutes medical malpractice. Travis Barker, the drummer for the popular band Blink-182, recently made headlines by filing a lawsuit against a medical center in another state, alleging negligence.

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