Jewish Hospital in Louisville Receives “F” Grade for Patient Safety
Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit “patient safety watchdog” organization gave the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky an F grade. Only nine of the 2,633 hospitals assessed received an F for the fall 2019 grades. Since 2012, an F grade has only been given to four separate facilities in Kentucky. According to WLKY, Jewish Hospital […]
What Does Negligence Look Like for Dementia Patients?
If you don’t have experience with dementia patients, you are not fully equipped to handle their outbursts or might not have the patience to repeatedly remind them of something. It takes an empathetic person to properly care for older people with dementia. So how can you tell when the caretaker is neglecting a nursing home […]
How Criminal Charges Can Affect a Personal Injury Claim
If you’ve been in a serious accident, you may not know where to turn or what your legal rights are. After you’ve sought medical attention and taken some time to ground yourself, it’s best to get in touch with a lawyer. Whether you were in a car, were wrongfully hurt by a physician or defective […]
How Do Nursing Homes Handle Understaffing?
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Discussing long-term care options with your loved one can be difficult. When round-the-clock, professional care becomes a necessity, you’ll want to choose the best facility for your loved one to reside in. Unfortunately, […]
What Qualifies as a Permanent Injury in Illinois?
Accidents of all kinds can lead to injury. But sometimes the injury is more serious and leaves you permanently or partially disabled. Depending on the injury, you might not be able to return to work or lack a feeling of normalcy anymore in your daily life. Your life has completely changed because of this permanent […]
Public Health Warning to Stop Vaping Issued by Kentucky Officials
Concerns regarding vaping are rising in Kentucky, as more residents are developing lung injuries after using e-cigs. State and government agencies are releasing data on the incidents as it’s discovered, but there is still so much we don’t know about the dangers of vaping. In response to the concerns and injuries, public health officials in […]
What Other Heartburn Medications Are as Dangerous as Zantac?
Individuals who suffer from conditions like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have the option of taking antacids, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), or H2 blockers. While antacids are useful for quick relief, they won’t do anything to prevent GERD. If you consult your doctor about this issue, it’s likely they’ll start by putting you on an H2 […]
How Fault Is Determined in Car Accidents Caused by Traffic Violations
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Traffic violations happen all the time. They can range from something as minimal as parking in front of a fire hydrant, to something as dangerous as driving under the influence. A traffic violation […]
Ask a Lawyer: Essential Terms to Know When Filing a Lawsuit
In a lawsuit, a lot of terms are thrown around that you might not know as a non-lawyer. You shouldn’t be outside the loop just because you don’t know the terminology being used in your case. To help you understand more of what’s going on, here are some essential terms to know when filing a […]
Landmark of Louisville Named One of Kentucky’s Worst Nursing Homes
Landmark of Louisville, one of the city’s largest nursing homes, has been deemed one of the worst nursing homes in Kentucky. According to state inspectors, more than a dozen of the facility’s 200 residents are in immediate danger of “death or serious mental or physical harm.” Landmark of Louisville is one of the largest long-term […]
The Ultimate Guide to Fall Fun in Chicago – 2019 Edition
A distinct chill is blowing through the Windy City, and we couldn’t be more excited! There are plenty of fall-themed activities for you in the city and surrounding areas so that you can make the most of the season. Whether you’re into football, the arts, photography, food, spooky attractions, or all of the above, Chicago […]
Riding an E-Scooter While Intoxicated is Breaking the Law
E-scooters are quickly filling up cities around the country. Cruising up to 15 miles per hour, the rental scooters are all over Chicago. While many visitors and locals are taking advantage of the new and efficient mode of transportation, not everyone is operating the vehicles responsibly. Riders have been found riding the vehicles on sidewalks, […]
Vaping Causes Teenager’s Lungs to Become Completely Blocked
On July 26, 2019, 17-year-old Tryston Zohfeld’s previously healthy lungs suddenly failed. He says he woke up vomiting, and his heart was beating rapidly. The Texas teen was rushed to the Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Doctors put him in a medically induced coma while they ran tests to figure out the cause. […]
What Are My Legal Options When a Pharmacist Issues the Wrong Medication?
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. When you’re picking up medicine from a pharmacy, you’re usually filled with relief. You’ve been to the doctor, gotten a diagnosis, and now you’re ready to get your medicine so you can start […]
Cincinnati Priest, Rev. Geoffrey Drew, Indicted on 9 Counts of Rape
On August 19, 2019, Rev. Geoffrey D. Drew, a priest from St. Ignatius of Loyola, was indicted on nine counts of rape by a Hamilton County Grand Jury. Drew was placed on leave from the church in July 2019. According to Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters, Drew faces life in prison if convicted. The incidents […]