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Jun 21, 2017

Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements Upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court

By |Jun 21, 2017|Nursing Home Abuse|0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court sided with a Kentucky nursing home when they ruled that nursing homes can require families of injured residents to pursue their claims through arbitration. In a 7-1 ruling, SCOTUS agreed that nursing homes may enforce the contracts that relatives sign that forces them to use arbitration to settle any disputes involving [...]

Jun 14, 2017

Medical Malpractice Review Panels Become Kentucky Law

By |Jun 14, 2017|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Kentucky’s General Assembly has passed two bills in 2017 that could adversely affect nursing home abuse litigation. Legal liability reform has long been a campaign issue of the state’s lawmakers, and the two most recent bills are poised to take effect expressly. Governor Matt Bevin has signed Senate Bill 4 and Senate Bill 150. Senate [...]

Jun 6, 2017

Cotton Swabs: A Hidden Danger in Every Medicine Cabinet?

By |Jun 6, 2017|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

As adults, we have all been warned not to use cotton swabs in our ear canals, either from reading the label on the box or from a medical professional. Whether we heed those warnings is a personal decision. But when children either mimic adults going against those warnings or play with cotton swabs, they can [...]