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Kentucky Malpractice Attorneys Discuss Problems with the Medical Sterilization Process

The presence of “super bugs” and other dangerous microorganisms and contaminants is everywhere. One of the only things that protect patient health is the thorough sterilization that medical equipment and surfaces in a medical facility undergo on a routine basis. The use of powerful germicides, coupled with high heat when sterilizing medical tools and equipment, is necessary to ensure a sterile environment. When there is a problem with that process, the impact on the wellbeing of a patient may be horrific. The proliferation of microorganisms happens quickly. Once they have begun to multiply, it requires more and more intensive sterilization [...]

May 3rd, 2019|

Louisville Medical Malpractice Lawyers Discuss Lab Mistakes that Lead to Malpractice

There are many things to worry about when going to the doctor, including whether or not the suspected medical condition is serious, whether the recommended treatments are working, or if a baby will be born healthy. Wondering whether a person’s health, or even his life, is going to be in jeopardy as the result of a lab error usually is not a consideration. However, serious lab mistakes are made every day. In the medical arena today, very rarely does a sample get drawn from the patient and taken back to a lab at the same facility where it is labeled, [...]

April 22nd, 2019|

Kentucky Elevator and Escalator Accidents Pose Serious Threats

Most people can remember that fear as a child when they stood at the bottom of an escalator and tried to get up the nerve to jump onto it.  As adults, there might be that moment when the elevator car lurches and the thought of a possible drop elevates the heart rate.  Although these fears are generally unfounded, escalators and elevators do lead to injuries every day across America.  Some of these accidents are fatal. In Lexington in 2018, an HVAC worker and father of five fell to his death down an open elevator shaft, according to WKYT. In Louisville, [...]

April 11th, 2019|

Kentucky Personal Injury Attorneys Explain How Loose Animals are a Danger in Vehicles

There are many different things that can distract a driver, but one of the things that cause severe accidents about which many people do not think is having a pet in the car.  An animal who is not secured in a travel crate or harness may distract a driver from the road or may interfere with a driver’s ability to operate the vehicle. Despite the fact that animals pose a significant danger, only one state, Hawaii, has a specific rule prohibiting animals from traveling on the lap of the driver.  However, other states will cite drivers for traveling with pets in [...]

March 21st, 2019|

Louisville Motorcyle Accident Lawyer Discusses High Performance Motorcycles and Devastating Crashes

Riding a motorcycle is a great way to enjoy being on the road, with the ability to appreciate the landscape and enjoy the feel of the wind generated by traveling at highway speeds.  However, when the motorcycle is created for very high speeds, it may be tempting to do more than the speed limit, which can have highly tragic results. There are many risks for motorcyclists in addition to other vehicles, which include potholes and other uneven road surfaces, debris in the road lost from cars and trucks, wet or slippery roads, and even dead animals.  When these risks are combined with narrower [...]

March 11th, 2019|

3 Common Myths about Drunk Driving Dispelled

While driver negligence often plays a role in causing traffic accidents, one of the most common and egregious forms of this negligence is drunk driving, which is illegal in every state in the U.S. and, yet, still happens all too often. Drunk driving has been a threat to public safety on the roads for decades, and understanding the facts about it can help motorists make better decisions – especially if they enjoy alcohol every now and again. Misconceptions about Drunk Driving Debunked Myth 1: Having one or two drinks will not affect someone’s ability to safely operate a vehicle. Common drunk [...]

February 18th, 2019|