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 associated with the breach. In Kentucky it can be difficult to pursue a hospital for pain and suffering without a lawyer. Consult with a medical malpractice lawyer ASAP if you think you have a case for pain and suffering.