Philips Recalls Dreamstation CPAP Machine – Should Kentucky Users Be Concerned?

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A person who suffers from sleep apnea experiences pauses or interruptions in their breathing while asleep. The disorder is potentially dangerous. It’s often caused by airways in the throat that become obstructed or that even collapse.

Have you been using a Philips Dreamstation CPAP machine and been diagnosed with:

  • Cancer
  • Nasal Cancer
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Failure
  • Kidney Failure
  • Respiratory Issues

This page contains information about the CPAP sleep apnea lawsuits,

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Kentucky Lifts Most COVID-19 Court Restrictions

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The wheels of justice will turn once again in Kentucky as COVID-19 restrictions ease. It’s good news for personal injury victims who may have been waiting for a year or more to seek justice for injuries suffered due to the carelessness of someone else.

On Tuesday, May 18th, 2021, Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. announced that almost all COVID-19 restrictions for the state court system are going away. The change is effective immediately.

The order eliminates most health and safety requirements that had limited in-person court operations since the pandemic began.

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Accidents and Injuries During the Kentucky Derby

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Every spring the blooms emerge in Louisville to announce it’s time for the “run for the roses” at Churchill Downs. The first Saturday in May is an unofficial holiday dedicated to Thoroughbred racing, Derby fashion, and drinking mint juleps.

Attendees of the Kentucky Derby will come from every state and from across the world to see and be seen at the greatest horse race/fashion show on the planet. Celebrations will go off morning, noon, and night and those parties will ring out in every corner of Louisville.

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Top 10 Personal Injury Law FAQs

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After being the victim of an accident you may be left with a painful recovery and many questions as to who should be held responsible for your expenses. You’ll find that Kentucky Law differs from other states when it comes to filing a personal injury claim. A Kentucky personal injury lawyer can help you navigate state law to find out who can be held liable in your accident and how to get the maximum compensation for your injury.

Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions victims have asked Kaufman and Stigger after an accident.

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Can You Sue for an Intentional Dog Attack?

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In Kentucky, if your dog attacks someone and injures them or kills them, you are on the hook for all damages as the owner of the dog. In most of these cases, the homeowner’s insurance for the dog owner will pay those damages. But what if the attack was intentional by the dog owner?

Man Dies after Owner Tells Dog to Attack

In a horrific set of events, a man died after an attack from a pit bull. Police responded to the scene and had to shoot the dog to get him to stop attacking the man.

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Can Kentucky Truckers Sue Their Employer if their Vehicle Overturns?

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Commercial vehicles are dangerous. We drive among them all the time and they pose a significant risk to those around them. But they are also dangerous to the truck drivers as well, and sometimes an accident is caused by a problem with the truck. When this happens, can the employee sue their own company?

Overturned Semi-Truck Hangs off Bridge near Williamsburg

A semi-truck carrying two tank cars full of flammable liquid flipped over on a bridge ending up dangling off the side of the bridge February 3,

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Kentucky Freeway Chain-Reaction Crashes

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Kentucky has roughly 1,200 miles of freeways that mike up the lifelines that connect its cities, town and communities. Unfortunately, these same roads present a high risk of chain-reaction accidents.

While a chain-reaction accident can happen on just about any road, the high speeds of the divided multi-lane freeways are ripe for some of the most dangerous and deadly of these accidents. A chain-reaction is an accident that involves three or more vehicles that is usually started when two vehicles collide setting off other collisions with more vehicles.

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Who Pays for Injuries when a Lime Scooter Rider get hit by a Car?

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Lime scooters hit the streets in both Lexington and Louisville within the last couple of years, and as expected, scooter versus vehicle accidents have risen. When a rider gets injured, there might be a question as to who will pay for the injuries? The driver? The company who made the scooter?

The bottom line is, in any personal injury, the person how is negligent will have to pay for the damages. The problem is, it isn’t always clear who was negligent.

Lime Scooter Rider Struck by Multiple Cars Dies

In an example,

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One Man Confirmed Dead in Lexington’s First Fatal E-Scooter Accident

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Just weeks after the city welcomed 360 new Lime e-scooters, Lexington already has its first e-scooter-related fatality.

According to The Lexington Herald Leader, this tragic accident occurred between Richmond Road and Lakeshore Drive late on November 4, 2019. Allegedly, a young male riding a Lime e-scooter lost control of his vehicle and fell into oncoming traffic.

First responders immediately transported this man to a local hospital. Sadly, doctors soon confirmed the crash victim had died from his injuries.

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How Much Money is a Dog Bite Claim Worth in Kentucky?

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Several factors influence dog bite settlements and verdicts in Kentucky. The general rule is that pursuant to section 258.235(4), of the Kentucky Revised Statutes, Kentucky is a strict liability dog bite state. The statute states as follows: “Any owner whose dog is found to have caused damage to a person, livestock or other property, shall be responsible for that damage.” The word “shall in the preceding sentence actually means “might” though. Regardless of the fact that section 258.235 has been characterized as a strict liability statute,

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