July 2012

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Medication Errors in Children May Be Frequent and Preventable

At the American Academy of Pediatrics meeting in 2006, it was reported that up to 26 percent of outpatient care children were the victims of some form of medication error.  In children, medications may be more complex because many medicines are designed for adults and…

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How to Protect the Hospitalized Elderly in Louisville Hospitals

Medical negligence is becoming more commonplace in hospitals, and the elderly are especially at risk. Common risks include medication errors, lack of proper nutrition, falls and infections. Being an advocate for your elderly loved one can ensure that he or she receives proper care and…

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If my loved one was left outside too long during transport in a snowstorm and suffered, can I sue the nursing home for neglect?

If your loved one was left outside too long during transport in a snowstorm and suffered injuries or illness, you could be permitted to sue the nursing home for nursing home neglect under Kentucky law. A nursing home neglect lawyer in Louisville can review the…

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Does a nursing home have to provide personal care services like haircuts and fingernail care to its residents in Jefferson County?

NOTE: Our law firm operates exclusively within the state of Kentucky. While we appreciate your interest and readership, we regretfully cannot accept cases or provide legal assistance outside the state of Kentucky. Yes, a nursing home must provide personal care services like haircuts and fingernail…

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How many people are injured or killed in the United States in motorcycle accidents?

Motorcycle accidents are usually quite serious. They have a much higher fatality rate than car or truck accidents and they often result in far more catastrophic injuries and damages. Every year, thousands of people are killed in accidents involving motorcycles and an Elizabethtown personal injury…

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How soon after I am injured do I have to file a lawsuit?

Every state has different laws regarding injury accident lawsuits. The type of claim and the state’s laws are both going to affect the time allowed for your lawsuit filing. The legal aspect of this is referred to as the statute of limitations. Put simply, this…

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