Louisville Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Often Stem From Diagnostic Errors

While we most often hear about the dramatic cases of medical malpractice wherein a surgeon accidentally leaves behind an implement or an anesthesiologist doesn’t properly monitor a young child during an operation, some of the more common mistakes stem from the diagnostic process.  Of course, these cases tend to be less dramatic and therefore not always so headline-worthy, but the ultimate outcome is often no less harmful. What’s worse, they are usually tougher to pinpoint. In some situation, a diagnostic error can result in serious, permanent injuries, disabling illnesses and even death. The Louisville injury attorneys at The Shelton Law Group are committed to representing those who suffer as a result of a negligent diagnostic error. Let’s start first by explaining that a diagnostic error is any diagnosis that is wrong, missed or improperly delayed. In some cases, a diagnostic error may involve a missed opportunity or breakdown in the diagnostic process. […]

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Kentucky Medical Malpractice Law

Statute of Limitations in Kentucky Medical Malpractice Cases Acting quickly is imperative as medical malpractice cases in Kentucky -- for injury or death --must be filed within one year of when the injury was discovered or reasonably should have been discovered.   Notice and Expert Requirements A medical malpractice case in Kentucky commences after filing [...]

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Louisville Kentucky Food Allergy Lawyers

Every year, thousands of Americans suffer from food allergy anaphylaxis due to an undisclosed allergen, misleading product label, or negligent service of a food or ingredient to which they are allergic. To further explore the medical emergency: Anaphylaxis is a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. It can occur within seconds or minutes of exposure to something you're [...]

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