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Medical Malpractice

Improving communication with your doctor

When you visit your doctor in Kentucky, your well-being relies on the combined vigilance of both you and those involved in your care. At the forefront of a healthy relationship with your doctor is effective communication. If you feel uncomfortable communicating with...

The truth about medical error reporting

The golden rule for doctors is to first do no harm. While they may not always be able to cure a patient, medical personnel should certainly strive to not make them worse. Unfortunately, whether through negligence, distraction, poor processes or lack of communication,...

Medical misdiagnosis: What you should know?

People in Kentucky and across the United States rely on medical professionals to give them accurate diagnoses and provide a treatment plan to help them get better. What happens, however, if you leave the doctor’s office with the wrong diagnosis?  Medical errors affect...