The medical journal BMJ Quality & Safety issued a report back in 2014 estimating that every year in Kentucky and the rest of the U.S., 12 million people are subject to diagnostic errors. Half of those errors, the report continues, may lead to harm.
Families in Kentucky have every legal right to receive quality care for their loved one at a nursing home. However, the care is sometimes not only subpar, but it can be dangerous, resulting in injuries or even death for nursing home residents.
The type of inflammatory arthritis known as gout usually affects the joints in the big toe, but that’s not the only place where it hits. Moreover, gout can imitate other conditions, raising the risk for misdiagnoses.
Truck driver texting rules are strict for a reason. Research conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shows that the odds of being involved in a safety-critical event increase by 23.2 times for truck drivers who text while driving when compared with their counterparts.
A spinal cord injury can change the course of a person’s life forever. Whether it is caused by a car accident, a sporting accident or some other act of negligence on the part of another, victims in Louisville who suffer spinal cord injuries will find their whole lives have been turned upside down.
The professional football season is well underway, meaning that many people in Kentucky are rooting for their favorite teams and hoping that their favorite players stay injury-free. This time of year also brings attention to an issue that is prevalent among football players: traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs.
As a driver for UPS, you’re on the road many hours a day. You do what you can to stay safe, but the reality is that driving techniques of those coming from other states (and even within your own) can significantly increase the risk of getting into a crash.