Drivers must ensure that they don't let anything take their mind — or hands — off of operating their vehicles. When they do allow themselves to become distracted, they can cause accidents that can be devastating to themselves and others on the road.
Our firm has seen first-hand the devastating effect of medical malpractice. When doctors, nurses, hospital administrators, pharmacists and other medical professionals make mistakes, patients' lives are literally on the line. We've helped victims and grieving loved ones pick up the pieces after birth injuries, misdiagnosis, surgical errors, anesthesiology errors and pediatric malpractice cause upheaval. Our efforts have helped recover compensation, bring about systemic change in medical facilities and give families closure.
Semitruck drivers shouldn't ever drive the rig if there is any questions as to the safety of their ability to do so. These large trucks can become unsafe for a variety of reasons. No matter what safety hazard exists, there is a chance that it can lead to a serious crash.
A blow to the head should never be taken lightly. Even after you receive a clean bill of health from your Kentucky doctor, you or those around you could notice that you suffer from permanent personality and behavioral changes caused by the traumatic brain injury you suffered. Learning to cope with those changes may present you with a challenge.
Life can never be the same when someone you care about is unexpectedly taken from you. Perhaps you were recently shocked and saddened by the death of a loved one, who just hours before had been perfectly fine and talking with you about his or her future plans in life. Sometime later, you may have received a phone call from Kentucky police, informing you that same person had been in a terrible car accident and did not survive.
The last few months of the year tend to mark the beginning of the holiday season. Many people in Kentucky use this time as an opportunity to be with family, which often requires traveling over long distances. With many more people on the road and potentially hazardous driving conditions from winter weather, complex car accidents are more likely to occur.
Of course, not all of them do, but many post-surgical infections begin with a mistake either during or after surgery. Even relatively healthy Kentucky patients could contract a serious or deadly infection after a surgery.