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Louisville Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Lawyer      

Fighting for victims and families rights since 1991

Since 1991, Brett Oppenheimer has had the honor of fighting for individuals and families who have suffered serious injury and loss due to the negligence of others. Mr. Oppenheimer has a wealth of experience in cases involving personal injury, auto accidents, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, defective drugs and medical devices, product liability, and more. In addition to years of work in Kentucky, being born and raised in Louisville has given Mr. Oppenheimer a unique ability to understand and best protect the interests of his clients.

Mr. Oppenheimer has a proven record of success in the most complex personal injury and wrongful death matters. He is not afraid to challenge large corporations and their insurance companies and does whatever it takes to obtain maximum financial recoveries for his clients.

Mr. Oppenheimer has recovered millions of dollars for injured clients and their families, including an $8 million settlement on behalf of a minor who suffered a traumatic injury and other life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car; a $6 million award on behalf of a baby who suffered cerebral palsy and other birth injuries as a result of a failure to perform a timely cesarean; and a $2 million verdict for a client who suffered extensive facial scarring as a result of a negligent dermatologist.

If you or someone you love has suffered injury or loss because of another person or entity's negligence, Mr. Oppenheimer may be able to help you. To schedule a free and confidential consultation, contact us today.

                                                                                                       

Attorney Brett H. Oppenheimer explains the purpose of the phone call blog. He believes it is an opportunity to share some of the stories and inquiries that come to him by email and telephone so you can learn about the types of cases he and his staff consider. The phone call blog is a compilation of stories that come to him from people just like you. To learn more about the phone call blog, please view this short video.

  • Adolescent Male Diagnosed With Gynecomastia After Taking Risperdal

    April 11th, 2014

    I received a call from the father of an adolescent male. His son had been diagnosed with ADHD and, among other medications, was prescribed Risperdal. His son had recently been diagnosed with Gynecomastia (male breast growth). The father had learned through an internet search that Gynecomastia is a complication of Risperdal. Unfortunately,... read more

  • Contractor's Fingers Severely Injured by Table Saw

    April 11th, 2014

    We received an inquiry from a contractor who had had two fingers severed and one injured substantially when he was injured by a table saw. Injuries from table saws can certainly be significant. We explained that where there are serious injuries we are interested in investigating claims associated with recently manufactured table... read more

  • Heart Attack Following Testosterone Replacement Therapy

    April 11th, 2014

    We received a call from a 58 year old gentleman that had been using testosterone replacement therapy ("Low-T" gel) for approximately 60 days when he suffered a heart attack. He had seen something online about dangers associated testosterone replacement therapy and increased incidences of heart attack and stroke, and, therefore, called. I... read more

  • Young Man Suffers Severe Injuries From Table Saw

    January 17th, 2014

    A man in his twenties contacted our office to discuss a significant injury he suffered while using a table saw. Every year, tens of thousands of injuries are suffered by table saw users. Many injuries occur as a result of kick-back, and that is exactly what happened to this man. Kick-back can... read more

  • Was Liptor the Cause of Type II Diabetes?

    January 17th, 2014

    A woman in her mid-fifties contacted our office to discuss her recent diagnosis of Type II Diabetes. She had been prescribed Lipitor to help lower her cholesterol. In fact, results from a recent study showed a drastic increase in Type II Diabetes in menopausal women using Lipitor. One of the criteria as... read more

  • Compression Injuries During Surgery, Who is to Blame?

    January 17th, 2014

    We were contacted by a middle aged woman who had recently undergone surgery. She and her family were told that her surgery was anticipated to last approximately an hour and a half. Concerns arose during the surgery and, ultimately, the surgery lasted almost six hours. When the patient awoke, she had pain,... read more

  • Brett Comments on "Infuse In The Courtroom" Article

    May 22nd, 2014

    Brett Oppenheimer Comments on the article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Medtronic's Infuse Moves From Operating Room to Courtroom (by John Fauber) I have reviewed this article by John Fauber and believe that it offers an objective and largely accurate synopsis of the history and current litigation status of Infuse. Infuse® is... read more

  • Surgical Robot Problems Continue

    March 28th, 2014

    By Rebekah Kearn SAN JOSE, Calif. (CN) - Stock prices for Intuitive Surgical dropped from $573 to $393 per share when it was found that the company had grossly underreported injuries and deaths caused by its da Vinci robotic surgery device, shareholders claim in a federal derivative complaint. The City of Birmingham (Ala.) Relief... read more

  • Don't Ask your Doctor About 'Low T'

    March 17th, 2014

    Drug prescriptions for testosterone therapy have nearly tripled since 2001 for American men suffering from "Low T," a condition that is more frequently the natural result of aging rather than any disease. Testosterone therapy in these men has been found to significantly increase the risk of heart disease and cardiovascular disease,... read more

  • Overselling Testosterone, Dangerously

    March 14th, 2014

    A recent large study has found additional evidence of significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease in middle aged men and older who are prescribed testosterone for "low T." Click here to read the original New York Times article... read more

  • Fatal Crashes Linked to General Motors' Delayed Recalls

    March 4th, 2014

    By Christopher Jensenmarch 2, 2014 For Laura Christian, July 29, 2005, was the worst kind of anniversary. One year earlier, Ms. Christian had been reunited with Amber Marie Rose, the daughter she gave up for adoption at birth. But Ms. Christian did not get to call her daughter a year later. In the predawn... read more

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