April 2013

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Why There Shouldn’t Be Any Self-neglect in Kentucky Nursing Homes

Self-neglect is an important issue of elder care. Some elderly Americans are left to care for themselves long after they are physically and/or mentally capable of doing so, and, as a result, they are hurt. Self-Neglect Should Not Be an Issue in a Kentucky Nursing…

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I live outside of Louisville, Kentucky. Last July, my elderly mother was run down by a reckless driver; she subsequently died. I’ve been so busy with settling her estate (I am the executor) that I didn’t consider filing a wrongful death lawsuit until now. Am I too late? Should I sue?

Nope, you’re not too late. In Kentucky, wrongful death lawsuits have to be filed within two years of the date of death. You, being the executor, would be the one to pursue the suit. As for whether or not to sue, Nolo recommends that you…

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Kentucky Brain Injury Victims May Suffer Memory Loss, Visual Problems, and More

If your loved one is rushed to the hospital, you must place their life in someone else’s hands, constantly trusting that others will make the right choices for your family member. But if the staff are not paying close attention during surgery, your loved one…

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What Exactly Constitutes a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Kentucky?

What is wrongful death? According to the legal dictionary section of The Free Dictionary, a wrongful death is “the taking of the life of an individual resulting from the willful or negligent act of another person or persons.” Individuals, companies, and government agencies may be…

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