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Since 1991, Brett Oppenheimer has had the honor of fighting for victims and families who have suffered serious losses due to the negligence of others. Brett Oppenheimer has a wealth of experience in cases involving personal injury, Auto Accidents, nursing home abuse, medical malpractice, defective drugs, product liability, and more. In addition to years of work in Kentucky, being born and raised in Louisville has given Brett Oppenheimer a unique ability to understand and best protect the interests of his clients.
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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.
Even though it is less common for a male patient to undergo an ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography) than a female patient, sometimes men do undergo this test. This caller was a middle aged male who had undergone an ERCP and had suffered the complications known as pancreatitis. ERCP is a method for... read more
A call was received from a spine fusion surgery patient who had seen our marketing materials about cases involving Medtronic Infuse®. The caller was advised that early evaluation of potential Infuse® cases require a review of the operative report to confirm that the surgeon used Medtronic Infuse® and to confirm how the... read more
This inquiry came via email. While pregnant, this mother went to a chiropractor for back pain. She was concerned about going to a "medical doctor" (M.D.) because she did not want to be prescribed medication for fear that it would damage her unborn baby. The chiropractor, with full knowledge of her pregnancy,... read more
This inquiry came from a 27 year old special education teacher. Her son was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when he was 2 years old. Mom had concerns about both the hospital and the OB-GYN and their failing to properly pay attention to fetal distress. By in large, the pregnancy was normal. However,... read more
The family of this 71 year old client contacted our offices to discuss the following potential Kentucky medical malpractice case. The patient presented with a medical complaint of "right lower leg pain, swelling, heat". The physician diagnosed a small superficial thrombosis inferior to the patient's right calf. The doctor suggested warm compresses... read more
Our office received a call from a 28 year old gentleman that lived in a small town outside Louisville, Kentucky. He was doing some yard work when he was bitten by a copperhead snake. He did not believe it to be a very significant bite and it was a small snake. However,... read more
Article by: JAMES WALSH , Star Tribune Updated: July 12, 2013 - 9:06 PM The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday announced the recall of a Medtronic Inc. product used with the company's Paradigm insulin pump, saying the product could result in diabetes patients dangerously getting too much - or too little -... read more
Alison Young, USA TODAY 6:40 p.m. EST November 13, 2013 The Food and Drug Administration announced Sunday that USPlabs is recalling certain OxyElite Pro sports supplement products that have been linked to an outbreak of liver illnesses, including one death. The action follows a letter the FDA sent Wednesday notifying the Dallas-based dietary supplement maker... read more
by Marshall Allen ProPublica, Nov. 8, 2013, 12:37 p.m. Patients don't always know when their doctor has made a medical error. But other doctors do. A few years ago I called a Las Vegas surgeon because I had hospital data showing which of his peers had high rates of surgical injuries - things like removing... read more
Recent studies have revealed that children on antipsychotics such as Abilify are at an increased risk for signifcant side effects such as serious weight gain. Click here to read the full Forbes article ... read more
Nissan has issued a recall of approximately 153,000 sports utility vehcicles due to issues with the antilock braking system, while Suzuki is recalling 210,000 due to unrelated braking issues. Click here to read the full article.... read more