Kentucky Among List of States with High Premature Births

America is seeing an all-time high of premature births, which is an unfortunate sign of the nation’s overall health. Premature babies face many risks in the short term and long term, which can decrease their quality of life and increase morbidity. The genealogical and medical history of the mother can increase the likelihood of delivering…

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Government Report Shows High Instances of Misdiagnoses

Healthcare providers in hospitals are supposed to be professionals in their field. That means that they’ve been trained and educated in diagnosing and treating those with medical problems. They provide critical assistance to the general public, and we are very grateful for all the hard work they do. We understand that even doctors and nurses…

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Weather Warning for Holiday Weekend

According to AAA, more than 112 million people will be traveling this year for the holidays, and the National Weather Service is predicting dangerous temperatures and high winds in Kentucky over Christmas weekend. Please – read this report before making travel plans for yourself, your family, and your furry friends, too.

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Can You File a Lawsuit If Your Loved One Is Declared “Legally Dead”?

In Kentucky, the state can declare someone legally dead even if they are not technically deceased yet. According to the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission, a person will be declared legally dead if breathing is not artificially maintained and they are not able to breathe on their own, or if breathing is artificially maintained but there…

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Wilt & Associates, PLLC Named to “Best Law Firms” in 2023

Wilt & Associates is proud to announce that we have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. The firm is recognized for its work in Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs. In order to be eligible for inclusion in the annual “Best Law Firms” list, at least…

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Why Is Medical Malpractice a Civil Claim and Not a Criminal One?

Medical malpractice and negligence has long been a hot-button issue in the healthcare community. Medical malpractice can encompass a variety of errors, including misdiagnosis, wrong site surgery, and medication mistakes. Any medical error can cause harm, from the preventable progression of a condition to the untimely death of a patient. When you or someone you…

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Who Has the Right of Way at a Four-Way Stop in Kentucky?

Right-of-way laws are critical in preventing a variety of traffic accidents – especially high-speed, head-on, or T-bone crashes in intersections. When drivers fail to properly yield according to stop signs or signals, they’re not only risking a traffic ticket, they’re also risking causing injury to anyone and everything in their path. Sometimes drivers simply ignore…

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Louisville Truck Accident Causes Big Beer Spill

On August 10, a semi-truck overturned on the I-71 ramp onto the Gene Snyder Freeway, snarling traffic in Louisville all morning. Typically, truck accidents make the local news for a few hours until they’re cleaned up and, unless there are major injuries or fatalities, we don’t really hear about them again. This particular accident, however,…

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