Kentucky Nursing Home Laws

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Nursing Home Negligence or Abuse

Statute of Limitations Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§ 413.140 and 413.170

  • One year from when the injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered.
  • Statute does not begin to run against minor or person of unsound mind until disability is lifted.

Medical Malpractice

Statute of Limitations Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§ 413.140 and 413.170

  • One year from when the injury was discovered, or reasonably should have been discovered. Statute does not begin to run against minor or person of unsound mind until disability is lifted.

Wrongful Death

Statute of Limitations Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§ 413.135 and 413.140

  • One year from appointment of personal representative.
  • If no representative is appointed within one year of death, statute run two years from date of death.

Damages Cap Kentucky Constitution §54

  • No restriction on recovery for injury or death.

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