July 2014 Archives

Surgical error leads to amputation instead of circumcision

Can you imagine going into an operating room thinking that you are only having a fairly simple procedure and then finding out when you come out that the surgeon amputated part of your body? That horrifying scenario is exactly what one man is dealing with right now. Kentucky residents might want to know what happened during surgery to this man.

Hospital negligence claims made against Kentucky hospital

With all the stories about the problems with the Veterans Affairs medical centers providing less than stellar care for veterans, people might wonder when the horror stories are going to stop being the focus of the news. Some Kentucky residents might be wondering if the VA centers in the area are affected by the problems. One family says that the Lexington VA Hospital was responsible for making their father's quality of life go downhill.

Failure to diagnose an infection leads to lawsuit

Strep infections are serious infections that require immediate treatment because of how quickly they can spread. If these infections aren't properly diagnosed in a timely manner and treated accordingly, the infection can get so bad that it can negatively affect a person's body. Kentucky residents might be interested to read about a case of staph that went undiagnosed for so long that a woman had to have her limbs amputated.

Seniors in Kentucky are being treated poorly says report

Getting a proper diagnosis for illnesses can sometimes be challenging. When the person who is suffering from the illness is a prisoner, getting a proper diagnosis can sometimes be almost impossible. Kentucky residents might like to learn about a lawsuit recently filed in another state that alleges medical malpractice and negligence on the part of a prison medical staff.

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