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Every day someone is hurt by a birth injury, car crash, truck accident, defective product or medical mistake. In fact, recent statistics show that:
- Cerebral Palsy as a result of birth trauma and injury affects approximately 10,000 babies born in the United States each year causing permanent brain damage.
- Defective medical devices and drugs are responsible for thousands of death and permanent injuries each year despite receiving approval from the FDA. Some drugs, like Yaz and Yasmin, never received FDA approval for uses that were marketed to the public.
- There were 25,952 injury crashes in 2007 involving semi-trucks.
- 1 out of every 10 patients who died within 90 days of surgery did so because of a preventable medical error. More than 90,000 patients die each year from medical malpractice.
- Each year thousands of families are hurt by dangerous conditions at hotels, stores, swimming pools and amusement parks including carbon monoxide poisoning, mold exposure, defective construction.
These statistics are alarming. Even though the causes of injuries may vary, negligence is often a common factor. A negligent doctor, hospital, driver or manufacturer can cause serious harm. Severe injuries are usually accompanied by substantial medical expenses and in some cases, lost wages.
If you or a loved one has been injured and someone else is to blame, contact the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson at (859) 578-4444 or (888) 606-5297. We have been representing injured victims and their family members in Kentucky and Ohio for over 35 years. Our law firm regularly handles cases involving:
The Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson, located in Fort Wright, Kentucky, focuses on the areas of law in which we excel. We devote a significant amount of time and resources to each and every case to help our clients succeed. Our accident and injury attorneys work together as a team to ensure our clients receive the compensation they deserve. We have daily interactions to discuss current cases, in order to collaborate as a team to determine the best approach for our clients.
As a client of the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson, you can always call and talk directly with an attorney who is familiar with the details of your case. We will partner with you to achieve a successful outcome to your case and our highly skilled injury attorneys will provide you with powerful representation in the courtroom. At the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson, we know how difficult it is to deal with a tremendous loss, which is why we will help you regain dignity, a sense of independence and financial security.
Contact us today at (859) 578-4444 or (888) 606-5297 if you have been injured as the result of a car accident, truck crash, surgical mistake or other negligent act. We base our success on our ability to help you.
The Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson represents clients located in Northern Kentucky, including Covington, Boone County, Kenton County and Campbell County. We also handle cases in Louisville, Jefferson County and in areas of Ohio, including Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
We focus on the following practices areas:
Cochlear implants manufactured by Advanced Bionics have been reported as containing excess moisture. This excess moisture causes the cochlear implant to fail at a rate as high as 50%. As a result of the failure, patients have to have extensive surgeries to remove and replace the implant and may also suffer excruciating shocks. The law firm of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson has extensive experience representing people who have been harmed by dangerous and defective medical devices, including defective cochlear implants . If you or a loved one has suffered an injury as a result of a defective cochlear implant, you have a right to know if excess moisture is the cause. Our firm will fight to make sure that you are compensated for your medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering.
The Northern Kentucky law firm of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson is handling cases for people who have been infected with meningitis and other serious conditions after they received steroid injections or other drugs tainted with a dangerous fungus from the New England Compounding Center.
The drug Pradaxa is widely prescribed as a replacement for Coumadin and Warfarin to treat blood clots caused by atrial fibrillation. Recent studies reveal that Pradaxa can increase the risk of heart attack in patients by more than 30% over those taking other forms of blood thinners. Also, there have been many reports of deaths caused by severe internal bleeding. The law firm of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson has extensive experience representing people who have been hurt or killed by dangerous drugs and medical devices. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury after taking Pradaxa, you have a right to know if this drug is the cause. Our firm will fight to make sure that you are compensated for your medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering.
Doctors warn that toning shoes create their advertised benefit by destabilizing how a person walks and say that wearing the shoes can result in strained Achilles tendons. Doctors also says the shoes can be a particular problem for older consumers or those who have difficulty keeping their balance. Some patients report strained tendons, fractures in their ankles, knees and hips.
It costs millions of dollars to care for a child with a permanent injury or ailment, such as Cerebral Palsy. Many of the injuries that occur during the birth process could have been prevented. If your child has been the victim of a birth injury, the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson can help you.
Semi-truck and auto accidents happen all too often. There are many causes of motor vehicle accidents and when the other driver is to blame, you may be entitled to compensation. Our semi-truck and auto accident attorneys can review your case to determine who was at fault.
Medical devices, pharmaceutical drugs, household items, children’s toys and construction equipment that are defective can cause serious injuries. Manufacturers and other parties involved in the distribution of a product will work hard to build a strong defense. You need a knowledgeable defective products attorney from the Law Office of Schachter, Hendy & Johnson on your side.
Hospitals and doctors make mistakes and errors from negligence that impact a patient’s health and ability to recover. Retained objects, wrong site surgery, surgical mistakes and hospital errors are grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Our medical malpractice attorneys have years of experience proving medical malpractice cases and can help you.
Nursing home abuse and neglect is a problem faced all over this country, especially in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati. When you entrust the care of a loved one to a nursing home, you expect your loved one to receive the utmost care, compassion and conern. However, many times nursing homes fail to meet those expectations which results in the neglect or abuse of your loved one. When this happens and your loved one is seriously injured or dies while in the car eof a nursing home, you need an experienced lawyer who will advocate for your loved one’s best interests. Contact the experienced nursing home attorneys with Schachter, Hendy & Johnson, P.S.C.
Pain pumps made by Stryker, I-Flow, Sorenson, Breg, and others cause chondrolysis in the shoulder following arthroscopic surgery by orthopedic surgeons. Pain pumps use local anesthetic that can result in a severe shoulder or knee injury requiring joint replacement
fentanyl pain patches are used by patients in Kentucky and Ohio for chronic pain and can be defective and malfunction causing an overdose of fentanyl drug medication resulting in death or brain damage from stopping breathing. these pain patches also called duragesic patches contain a powerful narcotic drug called fentanyl and recalls from Johnson & Johnson, watson pharmaceuticals and Sandoz have occurred
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