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Mar 20, 2015

Preventing Unnecessary Surgery: Why You Might Not Need a Hysterectomy

By |Mar 20, 2015|Medical Malpractice, News|0 Comments

A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure that removes part or all of the female reproductive system. There are different methods to accomplish this and different reasons to undergo a hysterectomy, but a recent report from the U.S. News and World Report suggests that many of these reasons can be treated differently and not require surgery. [...]

Mar 10, 2015

Woman May Lose Career Due To Wrongful Episiotomy

By |Mar 10, 2015|Birth Injuries, Medical Malpractice, News|0 Comments

An episiotomy used to be standard practice for deliveries, but its prevalence has been waning. The procedure is still used in some cases, but it is no longer warranted in “normal” births. In the case of Amy Herbst, the procedure was used to help widen the birth canal for her son, whose shoulder became stuck [...]

Mar 6, 2015

Kentucky Senate Committee Approves Legislation to Improve Care for Stroke Victims

By |Mar 6, 2015|News|0 Comments

At the beginning of February, a state Senate committee approved legislation to improve care for victims and to promote the prevention of strokes. The bill would further the development of a system of care in rural areas and assist stroke patients in gaining timely access to care. The bill will now go to the full [...]

Mar 2, 2015

Genesis Healthcare Is Sued Again for Wrongful Death

By |Mar 2, 2015|Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Neglect, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

In yet another case against Genesis Healthcare, Kay Moffat filed a lawsuit on behalf of her sister Margaret Jane Coen citing wrongful death. The complaint states that Cohen became a resident at Cedar Ridge Center in 2013, where she sustained multiple falls, urinary tract infections, dehydration, and periods of hypoglycemia resulting in brain damage that [...]