How Do I Get My Lost Wages After An Accident?

If you are injured in a personal injury accident, you suffer a variety of damages. Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and defective product claims are examples of personal injury accidents. One of the most common damages suffered is lost wages. Many accident victims are out of work while they recover from their injuries and some victims cannot return to work at all. Lost wages can add into the tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. Who pays your lost wages? […]

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

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. […]

By | October 13th, 2016|Car Accident Lawyer|Comments Off on Louisville Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Often Stem From Diagnostic Errors

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 [...]

By | April 13th, 2015|Medical Malpractice Lawyer|Comments Off on Kentucky Medical Malpractice Law