Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Extends to Pharmacists

By | March 15, 2017

A discussion of medical malpractice calls to mind extreme examples of physicians misdiagnosing terminal cancer or surgeons removing the wrong kidney. While instances such as these have occurred, there are other medical professionals whose mistakes can result in serious injury. Whether they are employed at hospitals, clinics, drugstores, grocery stores, or online/mail order companies, pharmacists have obligations to… Read More »

What You Need to Know About Medical Malpractice Cases

By | February 9, 2017

Being a victim of medical malpractice is a scary, frustrating and life-changing experience. Unfortunately, we hear about these tragedies all too often in the news – scalpels left in a patient’s abdomen, wrong incisions, etc. – but we never think that it can happen to us. In reality, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in… Read More »

Looking for Signs of Malpractice in Your Doctor’s Office

By | December 21, 2016

Every year, the vast of majority of Americans will have some form of contact with a healthcare professional. The Centers for Disease Control puts that percentage at around 83 percent for adults and 92 percent for children. 

Medical Malpractice: Understanding the Notion of Frivolous Claims

By | December 5, 2016

In 1997, Doctor Tad Grenga was called into Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Virginia to attempt to reattach the hand of a construction worker who had severed his own right hand with a power saw. Since the patient had a long history of psychiatric problems, Dr. Grenga asked the second opinion of a psychiatrist to ensure that the… Read More »

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Falling Prey to Medical Malpractice

By | August 4, 2016

One of the worst things to happen to anyone is becoming a victim of medical malpractice. Whether it is an overlook in the diagnosis, an erroneous prescription, or a botched surgery, even a slight mistake in conducting medical procedures can cause the treatment take a turn for the worst. In the process, it is not only the unsuspecting… Read More »

How to Determine a Medical Malpractice Case and Its Value

By | February 17, 2016

Often figuring among the most complex lawsuits, medical malpractice cases are difficult to identify and pursue. The circumstantial and legal yardsticks are rigid in such cases. There is a lot of ambiguity regarding the parameters of sub-standard medical care. Under such circumstances there a few key points that can help one determine the viability of a medical malpractice case,… Read More »

Dealing With Birth Injury Fight for Your Child’s Rights

By | December 15, 2015

Your child is the best gift you will ever receive. Every parent prays and wishes that their newborn is safe and healthy. Nine months of delicate care, excessive precautions and unconditional love finally culminates into the birth of the child, the moment every parent eagerly waits for. But what happens when complications arise in childbirth? What happens when… Read More »

InVisalign Misaligned – Is This Medical Malpractice?

By | November 27, 2015

Crooked teeth can be a real problem. It’s one of those personal issues that can affect how you smile, how you speak, how you eat, and even your level of confidence. Correcting a crooked smile is definitely a process, but with today’s procedures, technology, and modern medicine, you don’t have to suffer with it.