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Are Nursing Homes Liable for Falls?

Nursing homes produce glossy brochures and make promises to treat our elderly loved ones with all of the care they need as well as with the dignity and compassion they’ve earned over a lifetime. But despite their caring tones, nursing homes often have high employee…

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How long do I have to file a wrongful death lawsuit in Kentucky?

The statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death lawsuit in court varies from state to state. However, all states have something in common. Specifically, if you do not file your case before the statute of limitations expires, then the defense will raise this argument…

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I feel guilty about asking for money after my spouse was killed by a doctor’s mistake. Why should I do it?

It’s understandable that you don’t want to profit from your loved one’s death. You don’t want to enjoy a financial gain because your loved one was killed by the negligence of a doctor. There would be no enjoyment in the money you recovered; instead, there…

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What kinds of things will help my court case if I file a wrongful death lawsuit after a fatal truck accident?

You are likely pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit after the loss of your loved one for two reasons. First, you want to hold the negligent driver accountable for your loved one’s death, and second, you want to make a fair recovery. Accordingly, it is important…

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Who determines whether I have a wrongful death case if my loved one died in a TARC bus crash?

There are several possible answers to your question. Your wrongful death lawyer, for example, can advise you whether you have a potential case and decide whether he or she is going to represent you in that case, and you have the ultimate authority as to…

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The doctor told me that my husband suffered from anesthesia aspiration during shoulder surgery. He died a week after surgery. Do I have a wrongful death claim even though a week passed between his surgery and his death?

Yes, you could have a wrongful death claim even though your husband did not die immediately from the anesthesia aspiration that he suffered during his shoulder surgery. Kentucky law does not require that a death occur immediately or within a certain period of time in…

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