February 2014 Archives

Kentucky family blames doctor errors for man's death

Many surgeries, like gastric bypass operations, are often life saving. Unfortunately, there are instances in which these surgeries can end up horribly wrong. In the case of one 75-year-old Kentucky man, a gastric bypass went well, but the chief of surgery at an out-of-state hospital says the aftercare the man received was lacking.

Kentucky man charged with murder in insulin overdose case

Elderly residents are some of the most vulnerable people we have in the country. When it becomes necessary to place a loved one in a nursing home so he or she can receive necessary care, you expect that your loved one will be cared for in a nurturing and responsible way. Sadly, that isn't always the case. One certified medical technician is facing a murder charge in connection with the death of an elderly patient under his care.

Nursing homes in Kentucky face stiff fines for care violations

The state of nursing home facilities has been dire according to reports from health and family services associations. Random and unplanned inspection visits have resulted in the observance of severe deficiencies and the imposition of heavy fines in attempts to improve quality of care.

Botched episiotomy at Kentucky Army hospital leads to lawsuit

Any woman who has a child knows that labor and delivery is going to be difficult. Some women, however, are unaware of just how difficult the process can be. For one opera singer, who delivered her son at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, an episiotomy during childbirth severely affected her life in ways she couldn't have imagined.

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