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Dec 23, 2015

Trial Date Set for Kentucky Nursing Home Abuse Case

By |Dec 23, 2015|Nursing Home Abuse|0 Comments

Edmonson Circuit Judge Ronnie Dortch has set a February 25 trial date for three former Edmonson Center employees. The accused – Jerry Snyder, Kelly Duvall and Kayla Kinser – are charged with a combined 22 counts of first-degree criminal abuse, 19 counts of fourth-degree assault, 22 counts of knowingly abusing or neglecting an adult, and [...]

Dec 17, 2015

Affordable Care Act Creates Funding Problems for Nursing Homes

By |Dec 17, 2015|Nursing Homes|0 Comments

Nursing homes exist to provide care and support for those who no longer require the acute care provided by hospitals, but are unable perform daily activities on their own. Kentucky alone is home to 289 nursing homes according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Affordable Care Act’s push for healthcare consolidation [...]

Dec 9, 2015

How to Research Your Doctor for Your Best Chance at Quality Care

By |Dec 9, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Whether you are looking for the right doctor to perform a specific surgical procedure, or if you are facing a possible medical malpractice claim against a doctor who injured you, you will need to do a little research about the doctor to find out what their professional track record includes. As the saying goes, "to [...]

Dec 2, 2015

Surgical “Black Box” May Prevent Malpractice, But Not The Way You Think

By |Dec 2, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Since its inception last year, Dr. Teodor Grantcharov’s medical “black box” has been a major source of controversy for American surgeons. The device, borrowed from the aviation industry, was conceived and designed by Dr. Grantcharov as an educational tool. It would be a first look for new surgeons, a training tool to prevent common errors [...]