Injuries to the Mother During Labor or Delivery

Posted on Feb. 27 2014 in Medical Malpractice Cases

Having a baby is among the most exciting, painful, and over all exhausting ordeals a woman and her family can go through. Nine months of preparation go into preparing for a new little person to join the family, and in some cases preparation begins even sooner. Every woman should expect a certain amount of pain during the labor and delivery process, but after several months of care doctors and hospital staff should know enough about the woman’s medical limitations. But these limitations are not always looked at closely enough. Often hospitals move forward as if everything is “normal” even when the writing is on the wall for something to go
read more

Your Kentucky Medical Malpractice Case Could be Effected by a New Law

Posted on Feb. 26 2014 in Medical Malpractice Cases

Proposed changes to Kentucky’s malpractice law are poised to impact thousand of malpractice cases. The law in question has passed the Kentucky Senate, but still needs to pass the House. Behind the New Malpractice Law Last week, the Republican-led Senate passed the law, which mandates that an independent panel of medical experts would have to review any proposed malpractice claims against health care providers before such claims could legally be pursued in court. Proponents of the bill claim that it will streamline the claims review process, stop meritless malpractice suits and prevent health care providers from leaving the state of Kentucky. Democrats counter that the measures will impact average people
read more

Recall of ISIS™ HVT™ Tracheal Tube Announced by Teleflex Medical

Posted on Feb. 19 2014 in Dangerous Drug Information,Personal Injury Cases

The Teleflex ISIS HVT Tracheal Tube Cuffed with Subglottic Secretion Suction Port was the first convertible endotracheal tube put on the market. Its design met the needs of both patients who required long-term and short-term ventilation. Unfortunately, issues have been brought to the attention of Teleflex about their product, which led to them to voluntarily recall the product. What can go wrong with the ISIS HVT tube? There were many complaints about the tracheal tube regarding its propensity to kink during use. If a kink occurs during the process of using the tube, it can cause a patient to have inadequate ventilation, which can lead to serious injuries such as
read more