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Recover Financially from Broken Bones After a Kentucky Hospital Slip and Fall

Whether you are sick, hurt, or visiting a patient, few people would fault you for thinking the hospital is the safest place to be. However, an unfortunate number of accidents occur inside medical facilities. Each and every year, thousands of people slip, trip or fall,…

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What Patients and Visitors Should Know About Hospital Falls in Kentucky

Fatal hospital falls in Kentucky are considered “never events” by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. That means that no fatal falls should ever occur in hospitals. Yet, each year hundreds of thousands of people fall in hospitals in the United States. Many of…

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Emergency Room Delay in Treating Asthma Attacks Creates Potentially Fatal Situation

The signs of an asthma attack that you can control at home and one that requires emergency room treatment are often the same. You start wheezing, coughing, and struggling to breathe. Yet, your inhaler and home asthma treatments aren’t doing what you expect them to…

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Preventing Hospital and Nursing Home Falls With the Morse Fall Risk Assessment

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. The results of a patient’s fall in a hospital, nursing home, or rehabilitation…

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Ten Important Questions If Your Parent Is Found on the Floor at JHSMH

You know what happened. Your mother, or a hospital staff member, has told you that she fell and that she was found on the floor at Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Healthcare (JHSMH). You also know what the hospital is doing to treat your mother’s…

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Enter a Kentucky Hospital, Risk Getting Healthcare-associated Infections

If you are receiving treatment at a healthcare facility for a medical or surgical condition, you are at risk for contracting a healthcare-associated infection (HAIs). HAIs are one of the primary causes of preventable death in the United States. Although HAIs are the most common…

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