Dettman Law

How Long Can I Wait Before I Make A Claim?

The statute of limitations on a Kentucky personal injury lawsuit is one year.  The statute of limitations on a Kentucky car crash is two years.  This can be extended by personal injury protection benefits.  This blog post discusses how long you can wait to make a claim in Kentucky. Do Not Wait. It is a …
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Can you sue a hospital for pain and suffering?

You can sue a hospital for pain in suffering through a negligence or malpractice case. You will need to prove the hospital had a duty to you and breached that duty. Violating the standard of care is a breach of a duty. If you can prove this then you can ask a jury for damages …
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Can you sue a doctor for failure to diagnose?

You can sue a doctor for failure to diagnose in Kentucky. It is important to sue the doctor within the statute of limitations. In order to have a successful case you must show that the doctors failure to diagnose resulted in injury to yourself.

Can I sue a hospital for emotional distress?

You can sue a hospital for emotional distress in Kentucky. However, there are limited circumstances. You could sue for negligent infliction of emotional distress or negligent infliction of emotional distress. In both cases you will need to prove your emotional damage through an expert (doctor). This means you must have a medical health professional willing …
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What is the statute of limitations on medical malpractice in Kentucky?

The statute of limitations on medical malpractice in Kentucky is one year from the date of the negligent act or the discovery of the injury. There are exceptions to this general rule. It is important to act quick if you think you or a family member is the victim of medical malpractice.