March 2014 Archives

Alex Rodriguez: Failure to diagnose injury led to surgery

When anyone goes to the doctor with an injury or in pain, he or she expects that the medical team will do tests to help determine what is wrong. Once the testing is done, most people want to know what the diagnosis is. They also want to know the treatment plan. Alex Rodriguez claims that didn't happen when he suffered from a hip injury in 2012. Kentucky residents who are familiar with Rodriguez's career might be interested to learn about the newest development in this legal battle.

11-year-old lawsuit alleges hospital negligence, wrongful death

Getting proper medical care is something that everyone expects. When medical care isn't properly given, injury or death can occur. A recent wrongful death and medical malpractice case that has been going on for 11 years might interest Kentucky residents. The case recently ended with a jury awarding $1 million to the plaintiff.

Inmate dies, family files medical negligence lawsuit

Getting arrested and going to jail when you have medical conditions is almost like having to gamble for your life. You are unable to make appointments for yourself to get the treatments you need. You are totally dependent on the jail medical staff to take care of your needs. A recent lawsuit filed in the Jefferson County Circuit Court in Kentucky shows just how dependent inmates truly are when they are incarcerated.

Kentucky doctor faces allegations of unnecessary surgeries

Patients who have to see a heart doctor likely expect that the doctor will determine the best treatment to deal with the complaint or condition that necessitated the appointment. In most cases, that is what happens. In other cases, the heart doctor might put profits before patients. That is what some patients are claiming in a lawsuit against a retired Kentucky heart surgeon.

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