Category: Medical Malpractice

When victims are hurt as a result of emergency room malpractice, they have rights. Emergency medical situations often require immediate decisions and quick responses that can lead to misdiagnosis, medication errors, mismanagement of medical tests and other acts that often exacerbate a patient’s current condition or cause a completely new medical issue. In some cases,

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, hospital, or healthcare provider injures a patient by deviating from the established standard of care. Doctors and other healthcare professionals are often trusted confidants and supporters. Their goal should always be to promote your health and well-being, and to provide well-researched and experienced diagnosis, consultation and treatment for whatever

Victims of medical negligence may wonder, “are hospitals liable for staph infections?” A hospital may be held liable for staph infections in patients if there are implications of negligence and medical malpractice. Since hospital staph infections are contracted by patients in numerous ways, negligence or incompetence on the part of the hospital must be proven.

Did You Know?
  • If you are injured at work you may be able to recover compensation through a workers’ compensation claim as well as by filing a personal injury claim against responsible third parties.
  • A signed liability waiver may not be enough to bar your personal injury claim if willful acts or negligence caused your injuries.
  • Some SSDI claims qualify for expedited processing, allowing claimants to obtain approval in a matter of days or weeks.

Medicare fraud is a problem not only for the government and taxpayers, but for individual patients as well. What is Medicare fraud? Medicare fraud presents in many ways. Doctors may prescribe unnecessary medication or have patients undergo unnecessary surgery in order to over bill Medicare. Medicare fraud lawyers can help patients pursue damages from doctors

Chiropractic malpractice can cause serious spinal injuries or even death. Chiropractors owe their patients a duty of care to follow established medical standards and norms. If they fail to do so and injure patients, then they may be liable for the harms they caused. Millions of people see a chiropractor every year for help treating

Paresthesia refers to sensations associated with a “numb” feeling in an area of the body. For some people, paresthesia can mean a complete loss of feeling in that area of the body; for others, paresthesia brings on a tingling or “pins and needles” sensation. What Is Paresthesia? Paresthesia is the feeling of numbness, tingling, or “pins

Medical malpractice – one of the most common types of personal injury lawsuits – occurs any time a doctor, hospital, mental health care professional, or other health care provider fails to provide adequate medical care. Mental health malpractice often involves allegations that a mental health professional could have avoided or minimized a situation if he

Home health care negligence can cause patients serious injuries, or even death. Home health care providers owe patients a duty of care to act as a reasonably prudent worker under the circumstances. This duty includes the obligation to follow widely accepted standards of medical care and the law. Additionally, home health care agencies must act