Tag: medical malpractice

How to Spot Medical Malpractice

Knowing when you’re the recipient of medical malpractice is an extremely difficult thing to discern. Trained eyes must be consulted in order to determine if you have a case or not. But even with the help of professionals, understanding whether a doctor can be held accountable is a fairly murky process. Despite their superhuman powers […]


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Woman dies after childbirth due to misdiagnosis

In our last post, we talked about medical malpractice and the serious nature of this form of negligence. People count on their doctors and medical professionals to treat them with the utmost care, and in the absence of that, people can suffer horrible medical effects or even lose their lives. Today we have an extreme […]


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The serious nature of medical malpractice

Medical malpractice is one of the most infuriating and upsetting forms of negligence in our world. We have to be able to trust our doctors, our surgeons, our nurses, and all of our medical professionals. When they make egregious and horrible mistakes that cost people their lives, or change them irrevocably, it tears at the […]


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The missing diagnosis: What to know about misdiagnoses

Many medical conditions are difficult to diagnose. They may share similarities and symptoms. Others are a little bit easier, with simple tests and procedures that make it possible to identify the condition sooner. A misdiagnosis or the lack of a diagnosis has the potential to threaten your life in some cases. In others, it means […]


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3 Reasons to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney

Most healthcare professionals can be trusted with our well-being, but doctors and nurses are still human and they are bound to make mistakes. Regretfully, every year patients are harmed by negligent medical care. Medical malpractice can occur for several reasons such as: neglect by a health care professional substandard treatment that caused harm, injury or […]


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How to Legally Handle the Heartbreak from Birth Injuries

Joy can quickly turn to devastation when there is concern and worry from birth injuries. After months of happiness and anticipation, the last thing you expect to hear during the excitement of childbirth is that your baby suffered a birth injury. Data reveals that approximately one in every 9,714 babies in the U.S. is born […]


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Good patient advocacy sometimes includes legal counsel

Did you grow up thinking that doctors are all knowing? Many of us were. If a person spends the time to get the education and earns a license to practice medicine, there’s a presumption they are smarter than the average person is when it comes to health care. That may be a safe assumption to […]


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These tips can help you prevent serious medical errors

Medical mistakes cause injuries and take lives. No patient wants to find out that he or she has been a victim of a medical mistake, but if you have, then you know that it has to be addressed. Medical mistakes range from operating on the wrong patient to prescribing the wrong medications. While not all […]


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Understanding time limits on medical malpractice claims

This blog recently discussed the serious nature of medical mistakes for victims. There are important considerations to be aware of in medical malpractice situations. It is essential to understand time limits as they apply to medical malpractice circumstances, which are referred to as statutes of limitation. Statutes of limitation must be strictly followed and failing […]


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