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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 […]

10 Facts about Traumatic Brain Injuries

Written by Cooper and Friedman on February 12, 2018

When a person experiences a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, the effects are devastating for both the injured party as well as their friends and family members. In fact, in the United States about 30% of all injury deaths result from traumatic brain injuries. If a person survives a TBI, the symptoms can last a […]

The 4 Elements of Medical Negligence According to a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Written by Cooper and Friedman on January 3, 2018

Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional fails to perform their job to the best of their abilities and causes harm. Most of the time, medical negligence can be used as a synonym for medical malpractice. However, in legal terms, medical negligence is a property of medical malpractice. In fact, medical negligence is often the […]

Overview of Bladder Surgery Malpractice from a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Written by Cooper and Friedman on August 29, 2017

The bladder is one of the main organs in a human’s urinary organ system with the kidneys, ureters, and urethra. The bladder, itself, is a muscular sac that sits in the pelvic region of the body. Urine is created in the kidneys before traveling down the ureters into the bladder. The bladder is lined with […]

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