Some Birth Injuries Could Be Prevented

September 29th, 2011 · 6:58 pm  →  Posts

Many birth injuries can be prevented if necessary precautions are taken. When hospital employees make careless mistakes, it is often the infant who suffers. At Hughes & Coleman, we believe those responsible for causing preventable birth injuries need to be held accountable for their carelessness.
Brachial plexus injuries (such as Erb’s palsy) are conditions that affect [...]

Missing Soldier Laid to Rest

September 28th, 2011 · 1:04 pm  →  Posts

Spc. Marvin Foster Phillips was declared missing in action in Vietnam after his helicopter was shot down over the South China Sea. Since his disappearance, many friends and relatives over the years had traced out his name on the Vietnam Wall in Washington, D.C.
The soldiers who volunteered to participate in the funeral saw it as [...]

Transvaginal Mesh Failure

September 26th, 2011 · 4:10 pm  →  Posts

Transvaginal meshes are implantable devices used in women for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when the muscles and ligaments supporting a woman’s pelvic organs weaken, causing the pelvic organs to slip out of place. Pelvic organ prolapse can worsen over time and may require surgery to repair the damage. Some [...]

KJA Names New President

September 22nd, 2011 · 7:16 pm  →  Posts

Congratulations to Hughes & Coleman attorney and Super Lawyer Sheila Hiestand on her most recent accomplishment of being elected the Kentucky Justice Association President.
Over the years, the Kentucky Justice Association has grown into an important, statewide voice for consumers. The Association’s more than 1400 members are committed to improving the quality of legal representation for [...]

Dakota Meyer Receives Medal of Honor

September 19th, 2011 · 2:06 pm  →  Posts

On September 8, 2009, near the village of Ganjgal, Meyer learned that three U.S. Marines and a U.S. Navy corpsman were missing after being ambushed by a group of insurgents. He charged into an area known to be inhabited by insurgents and under enemy fire. Meyer eventually found all four dead and stripped of their [...]

WKU Football Has LIVE UNITED Night

September 14th, 2011 · 7:26 pm  →  Posts

Join WKU Athletics, United Way of Southern Kentucky, and U.S. Bank for LIVE UNITED Night on September 17th at the WKU vs. Indiana State Football Game! The game will kick off at 6pm at the Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The first 3,000 fans through the gates will get a free white LIVE UNITED t-shirt to [...]

Fire Damages Rescue Mission

September 13th, 2011 · 5:08 pm  →  Posts

The Nashville Rescue Mission is seeking donations of cash and toiletries after a small fire damaged part of its newly renovated shelter for homeless women and children.
Fire broke out in a laundry room near midnight Sunday, forcing the temporary evacuation of 209 women and 30 children from the Family Life Center on Rosa L. Parks [...]

Home Town Hero Named

September 12th, 2011 · 8:23 pm  →  Posts

Roy Taylor’s grandparents raise him from birth and always knew that their grandson, who has Down Syndrome, was capable of great things. Roy had been placed in special education classes at Franklin Simpson High School, but Pat Taylor knew that he was just as capable as any of his classmates, so at a school board [...]

Family night tonight at Bowling Green’s Balloons, Tunes & BBQ!

September 9th, 2011 · 5:00 pm  →  Posts

The annual event held at the Bowling Green airport will continue tonight with fun for the whole family! Come out and see the hot air balloons, ride the carnival rides and hear some great local music.
Admission and parking is free (Fees apply for carnival rides, the inflatable fair, food, souvenirs, and tethered balloon rides.) The [...]

Railroad Crossing Dangers

September 8th, 2011 · 8:25 pm  →  Posts

My business partner Lee Coleman recently wrote about a tragic train wreck in Edmonson County over the Labor Day weekend. This once again shows the extreme danger of railroad crossing.
A Dodge pick up truck driven by Jeffery L. Cockrill was struck while crossing a CSX railroad crossing on the Ray Houchin Road in Edmonson County. [...]