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Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Nurse Files Medical Malpractice Suit Against the Hospital Where She Works

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

A Kentucky nurse has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the University of Kentucky Hospital—the very hospital at which she works. Late last year, the nurse was diagnosed with colon cancer and was forced to undergo bowel resection surgery. During the surgery, she claims that doctors “severed several tubes necessary for urinating.” She has… Read More »

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Jury Awards Amputee $4.9 Million in Malpractice Suit

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

A Florida jury awarded $4.9 million to a man who had to have his leg amputated due to what his attorneys argued was medical negligence. The man in question wanted to have a blood clot removed from his leg. Instead, he had to have his entire lower leg removed. The plaintiff’s attorney argued that… Read More »

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Quality of Care in Nursing Homes Leaves Much to Be Desired

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

Nursing homes provide our elders with a place to recover from serious surgeries or medical events. Often times, the conditions in these nursing homes leave much to be desired. Not only is the quality of care poor, but patient care is reduced largely by non-medical factors. This can result in a number of mistakes… Read More »

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Medication Errors Can Take Lives

By The Palmer Law Firm, P.A. |

A type of medication error occurs when a pharmacist fills the prescription incorrectly, either by putting the wrong pills in the bottle, or by putting a heftier dose than the doctor prescribed. Such was the case with one Wisconsin woman who died as a result of a medication error. Her doctor had prescribed her… Read More »

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