What Are Bedsores — Signs Of Nursing Home Abuse

Bedsores are painfully, and potentially dangerous, injuries that are often a sign of nursing home abuse. Learning how to spot bedsores is one way you can protect your loved one from nursing home abuse. Contacting our Louisville elder abuse attorney is another way you can protect a loved one when you suspect nursing home abuse. [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on What Are Bedsores — Signs Of Nursing Home Abuse

Medical Technician Guilty Of Fatal Medical Error

Medical errors can be fatal as illustrated in the news report by The Associated Press/WATE earlier this year. A certified medical technician, David Satterfield, pleaded guilty to charges related to the death of an 86-year-old nursing home resident in 2007. Marcelline Vale received an overdose of insulin that resulted in death. Satterfield admitted he gave the patient the insulin even though there was no medical reason to give the injection to the patient. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Satterfield was working at the Parkway Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Louisville through an employment agency when the incident occurred. […]

By | December 5th, 2016|Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Comments Off on Medical Technician Guilty Of Fatal Medical Error

Understanding What Your Doctor Is Saying After An Accident?

Being injured in an accident that is not your fault is stressful. You are not only dealing with the physical pain of being injured — you are also dealing with the stress of worrying about how you will pay your medical bills and other expenses while you recover from your injuries. In addition, it can be very frustrating when you have difficulty understanding all the medical terms being thrown at you by doctors, physical therapists, surgeons, and other medical professionals. It can help relieve some of your stress and frustration if you are familiar with the medical terms used in accident cases. Below are several medical terms we see in many of the accident claims we handle for clients throughout Louisville, Lexington, and the surrounding areas. […]

By | December 1st, 2016|Auto Accident, Auto Accident Injury, Car Accident Lawyer, Defective Medical Device Lawyer, Motorcycle Accident, Slip and Fall, Truck Accident Lawyer|Comments Off on Understanding What Your Doctor Is Saying After An Accident?