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 to say that what the hospital did led to your emotional distress. Contact an experienced Kentucky medical malpractice lawyer as soon as possible if you have a case.