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Injuries to the Brachial Plexus in Infants

By Stephen M. O\'Brien III, PLLC |

Despite being one of the most common medical procedures handled by any hospital, birth can be a complex, traumatic procedure, both for the mother and the infant. There are hundreds of ways that a birth can go wrong, and just as many injuries that an infant could suffer in the process of being born…. Read More »

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Major Verdict against Chain of Nursing Homes with Numerous Locations in Kentucky

By Stephen M. O\'Brien III, PLLC |

After three tragic death of residents, a nursing home chain is facing a $5.5 million verdict for its negligence which was found to cause the most recent of those deaths. The company has been the subject of numerous complaints, has a history of health and safety violations, and is currently facing charges from the… Read More »

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New Lawsuit Filed by Heart Surgery Patients who Experienced Neurological Problems After Operation

By Stephen M. O\'Brien III, PLLC |

A lawsuit has been filed by two heart surgery patients who were left with metal artifacts after their surgeries. Both patients’ surgeries were completed with the help of the da Vinci Xi robotic surgical device, and the victims claim that the device’s manufacturer, Intuitive Surgical, knew of the risks posed by the device and… Read More »

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Lexington Car Accident Attorneys Helping Injury Victims Throughout Eastern Kentucky

By Stephen M. O\'Brien III, PLLC |

There were over 125,000 crashes on Kentucky roads in 2014, causing over 23,000 injuries and more than 600 deaths. In 2015, the death toll from Kentucky car accidents rose to 761. The most tragic fact about these injuries and deaths is that the vast majority of car accidents could have been prevented, if only… Read More »

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Failure to Diagnose Illnesses Can Result in Serious Health Consequences

By Stephen M. O\'Brien III, PLLC |

Unless you have an advanced medical degree, you’re at the mercy of your doctor to accurately assess your symptoms and recommend a course of action. However, sometimes doctors fail to competently perform this task. Late or missed diagnosis can permanently affect your health, or even prevent you from treating what could have been a… Read More »

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Jury Awards $72 Million to Victim of Cancer Caused by Talcum Powder

By Stephen M. O\'Brien III, PLLC |

Lexington personal injury attorney Stephen N. O’Brien discusses a $72 million jury award to woman who got ovarian cancer from talcum powder use.

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Report Finds that Nursing Malpractice Claims Rising

By Stephen M. O\'Brien III, PLLC |

Lexington personal injury attorneys at Stephen M. O’Brien discuss report showing a rise in claims for nursing medical malpractice.

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Federal Rules Change to Mandate Electronic Logging Devices in Trucks, as Accident Highlights Need for the Change

By Stephen M. O\'Brien III, PLLC |

Lexington personal injury attorney Stephen M. O’Brien discusses recent bus crash & new electronic log rules to reduce driver fatigue & truck accidents.

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Factors in a Rear-End Crash that Lead to Long-Term Whiplash Injuries

By Stephen M. O\'Brien III, PLLC |

If you’ve been in a rear-end crash, you know how painful it can be to wake up the next morning and feel the effects of the crash on your back and neck. While some crashes can cause long-term pain, others might leave you feeling fine in a matter of days or weeks. One team… Read More »

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Possible Increase in Federal Weight Limit for Large Trucks

By Stephen M. O\'Brien III, PLLC |

A proposed addendum to a federal highway bill would increase the weight limit for large trucks operating on federal highways. While the current limit is 80,000 lbs., the change in federal regulation would permit states to set a maximum weight limit of 91,000 lbs., but only if the operators of the truck install a… Read More »

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