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  • Surgical Stapler and Surgical Staple Injuries
    Surgical Stapler and Surgical Staple Injuries

    The FDA has recently announced a safety review of surgical staplers. On March 8, 2019, the FDA sent medical providers a letter alerting them of the risks of the devices as well as safety ...

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  • Tort Reform Strikes Back: The Push for a Constitutional Amendment
    Tort Reform Strikes Back: The Push for a Constitutional Amendment

    On December 13, 2018, Senator Ralph Alvarado prefiled a bill for the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2019 regular session proposing to amend the Kentucky State Constitution to allow laws that limit tort ...

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  • Progress Report: Medical Review Panel Act Deemed Unconstitutional
    Progress Report: Medical Review Panel Act Deemed Unconstitutional

    Brett H. Oppenheimer, PLLC has been following developments on the legal battle regarding the constitutionality of the 2017 Medical Review Panel Act. Now that battle has come to an end. On November 15, ...

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  • Is the Medical Review Panel Act Unconstitutional?
    Is the Medical Review Panel Act Unconstitutional?

    In August, the Kentucky Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Medical Review Panel Act (MRP Act). The Franklin Circuit Court’s October 2017 ruling stuck down the ...

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  • Progress Report on Kentucky Medical Malpractice Review Panels
    Progress Report on Kentucky Medical Malpractice Review Panels

    Attorney Brett Oppenheimer is renowned throughout Louisville and the rest of Kentucky as a leading medical malpractice attorney . He has built his reputation not only on incredible case results ...

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  • Emergency Room Errors - Statistics, Liability & Prevention
    Emergency Room Errors - Statistics, Liability & Prevention

    It is estimated that more than 100 million people are treated in hospital emergency rooms every year in the United States. Because these visits are not planned, patients are not able to screen their ...

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