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How to Obtain a Motor Vehicle Accident Report in Kentucky

Posted on Jan. 9 2012 in Car Accident Information

It’s important to take action quickly after you have been in a motor vehicle accident in Louisville. When you have been in an accident, one of the most critical pieces of information regarding the accident is the official motor vehicle report. Depending on where the accident occurred, you can go to the state police station that responded to the accident in the first place. Hiring a Lawyer is Important When You’ve Been a Victim in a Car Accident When you are the victim in a car accident, the insurance company of the liable party is going to work hard to avoid paying out too much money for the claim. If you
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Anonymous Surveys Uncover Diagnostic Errors

Posted on Jan. 12 2010 in Medical Malpractice Cases

A recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine analyzed 583 physician-reported errors related to missed or delayed diagnoses, mistakes the authors called a “frequent and under-appreciated cause of patient injury.” Diagnostic Errors ‘Leading Cause’ of Medical Malpractice Also calling them the “leading cause” of medical malpractice litigation, the authors cited diagnostic error rates of 10% to 15%, as confirmed by decades of data from autopsy reports. Called the Diagnostic Error Evaluation and Research (DEER) project, the study was funded by AHRQ and involved anonymously surveying hundreds of clinicians about cases in which they personally committed or directly observed what they personally deemed to be diagnostic errors. Most Common Misdiagnosis The
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