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Medical Malpractice Case Against Two Hospitalists

Sean Ragland and Jack Phillips successfully defended two hospitalists and their practice after an in-patient, 64, suddenly lost vision and seized. After transfer to a higher acuity hospital, neurologists ultimately diagnosed her with Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome, a rare neurological condition that was only discovered in the last 25 years. The PRES did reverse, and […]

Medical Malpractice Case Against a Pediatrician

Sean Ragland and Jack Phillips successfully defended a pediatrician and her practice after a four-year-old patient’s mother alleged that she failed to diagnose emerging appendicitis. The Plaintiff alleged that an earlier diagnosis would have avoided a subsequent rupture of the appendix, a surgical complication during repair, multiple other abdominal surgeries, and a difficult hospital course. […]

Beautiful Tradition

by Donna Taylor I have worked as a legal secretary for most of my life now. I don’t think I need to tell many of that one can get lost in this role. We transform someone else’s words into correspondence and pleadings. We turn factual summaries and arguments into red and blue booklets that are […]

Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government v. Betty Braden, Individually and as Administratrix of the Estate of Don W. Braden, et al. , 2015-CA-001238, 519 S.W.3d 386 (Ky.App.2017)

The Court of Appeals in this case determined that the Claims Against Local Governments Act (CALGA) does not obligate local governments to defend or indemnify employees for actions outside the scope of their employment.