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Common Medical Errors in Hospitals

Written by Cooper & Friedman on May 8, 2020
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Hospitals are places where people go to recover. Patients place their trust and life in the hands of medical professionals hoping to overcome their illness. While medical experts do their best to help patients, they aren’t infallible, and medical errors do occur. Sometimes they slip up and make mistakes or misdiagnose people, which can lead […]

What To Expect The First Time You Meet With Your Lawyer

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 28, 2019
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Today many lawyers offer free consultations. You can book an appointment and speak with a professional about your case for some time. This is an important meeting because you have the time to assess the lawyer and determine whether they’re the right fit for you. A lawyer can make or break a case, so hiring […]

Five Unbelievable Plastic Surgery Medical Malpractice Cases

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on July 18, 2019

The decision to undergo plastic surgery is not a light one. Going under anesthesia and being opened up on an operating table is a serious experience. This is true whether you’re undergoing surgery needed to save your life or an elective surgery like plastic surgery. With any surgery, there are risks involved. From going under […]

What To Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice

Written by Cooper and Friedman on May 7, 2019

While having surgery always comes with it’s fair share of risks, and many illnesses share similar symptoms, we often look to our health care professionals to maintain a high standard of care when treating us. However, mistakes are made more often than we would like to realize. A misdiagnosis, an incorrect prescription or dosage, and […]

3 Unbelievable Medical Malpractices Cases from a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Written by Cooper and Friedman on March 12, 2019

Though surprising as it may be, medical malpractice occurs more often than we would like to think. Just recently, the Kentucky Supreme Court rejected a law requiring a panel of doctors to review medical malpractice cases before they go to court because it would be in violation of a victim’s state constitutional right for immediate […]

Common Medical Malpractice Cases

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on January 10, 2019
Common Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice may seem daunting, but it is actually quite straightforward. Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, hospital, or another official in the healthcare field causes injury to a person through negligence or omission. Some medical malpractice cases are more common than others, but all cases cause injury. An injury could be in the form […]

7 Facts You Should Know About Elder Abuse

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on December 20, 2018
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It can be difficult to entrust others with the care of a loved one. How do you ensure that they are being properly treated? All too often, the elderly are not able to speak up for themselves. Instead, they depend on the care of others whether it be professional caregivers or family members. While most […]

Wrongful Death Law in Kentucky

Written by Cooper and Friedman on December 6, 2018

What is a Wrongful Death? A wrongful death is one that is the result of another’s negligence or intent to cause harm. Wrongful deaths are usually at the hand of medical malpractice, motorized vehicle accidents, a crime, or an unsafe product or workplace. Kentucky’s Wrongful Death Laws In the State of Kentucky, the victim’s family […]

7 Legal Concepts to Know for Personal Injury Cases

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 8, 2018
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As every personal injury case is unique, there are a broad range of legal concepts that can be applied given the circumstances. A personal injury case is one where an individual suffers as a result of the negligence or harmful intent of another. Damages awarded from personal injury cases can help one and or their […]

The Most Common Types of Plastic Surgery

Written by Cooper and Friedman on September 20, 2018

Cosmetic plastic surgery has seen a rise as of late, with 17.5 million surgical and minimally invasive procedures performed in the U.S. last year alone. The following are the most popular procedures according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Most Common Plastic Surgeries Breast Augmentations can increase breast size, correct unevenness, and or make adjustments […]

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