January 2018 Archives

The concept of 'informed consent' and medical malpractice

As this blog has discussed, doctors in this state owe Kentuckians several important duties. For one, they must diagnose their patients accurately or, at a minimum, follow the right process for ensuring their diagnoses are correct as often as possible.

3 warning signs your parent may be a victim of nursing home abuse

Nursing home abuse is a serious problem at senior care facilities in Kentucky. Elder abuse ranges from failure to properly care for residents to outright hitting or sexually assaulting them. It is concerning to think that your elderly parent may not be receiving the care he or she deserves, but how do you know if abuse is happening?

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