April 2014 Archives

Kentucky prisoner dies of starvation, doctor fired

People who are in prison are at the mercy of the guards, prison staff and prison doctors. They expect these people to provide them with proper care. When proper care isn't offered by these people, inmate injuries and deaths can possibly occur. A recent case with a Kentucky doctor shows how important it is for doctors in prisons to provide good medical care for inmates.

Hospital faces three lawsuits for cerebral palsy

When a woman is pregnant, she has dreams of giving birth to a healthy baby. In some cases, that doesn't happen because of events that are beyond anyone's control. In some cases, however, a baby that could have been born perfectly healthy is born with medical problems because of decisions made by the health care team. Three families are suing a hospital for medical malpractice in the delivery room.

Family sues for hospital negligence leading to woman's death

When you learn that a loved one has passed away, you usually start going through the grieving process as you begin to go through life without that person by your side. Now, imagine that you learned a loved one was deceased only to learn later that the person was wrongfully pronounced dead and then died in the morgue freezer. You would be very upset. For one family, that is exactly what happened to their loved one. This family's story of hospital negligence might interest our readers in Kentucky.

Medical negligence verdict handed down by Kentucky jury

Having gastric bypass surgery to help you lose weight means accepting certain risks associated with the surgery. Patients do, however, have the right to expect that the surgeon caring for them will do everything possible to avoid those risks. One recent medical malpractice case in Kentucky raises serious questions about the care and marketing of these procedures.

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