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  • Was Child's Leukemia Caused by X-Rays During Pregnancy?
    Was Child's Leukemia Caused by X-Rays During Pregnancy?

    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 ...

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  • Did Unmonitored Fetal Distress Result in Cerebral Palsy?
    Did Unmonitored Fetal Distress Result in Cerebral Palsy?

    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 ...

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  • Male Patient Suffers Pancreatits Complication After Undergoing ERCP
    Male Patient Suffers Pancreatits Complication After Undergoing ERCP

    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 ...

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  • Did a Doctor's Failure to Test Lead to a Patient's Death?
    Did a Doctor's Failure to Test Lead to a Patient's Death?

    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 ...

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  • Snakebite Victim Misadvised by Hospital, Almost Loses Arm
    Snakebite Victim Misadvised by Hospital, Almost Loses Arm

    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 ...

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  • Young School Girl Paralyzed After Delayed Medical Attention
    Young School Girl Paralyzed After Delayed Medical Attention

    We received a call from a 12 year old school girl’s family. This young girl reported having a headache to her teacher at her elementary school. The teacher told her to “put her head down on your ...

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