When it comes to doctors who practice medicine outside of a hospital, mainly in private practice or within a smaller office setting, these physicians often utilize a “money saving” tool known as a Prepaid Defense Fund, or simply “go bare”.Read More “Going Bare” and Prepaid Defense Funds Don’t Excuse Medical Malpractice
The law is there to protect victims of crimes–negligence, recklessness, assault, and medical malpractice to name a few. When one becomes injured at the hands of another who did not take their best interest into account before acting in a manner that they were aware could cause serious harm, the law stands to provide those victims with justice.Read More Update: Medical Malpractice: Doctors Should Be Diligent, Patients Protected
In Does Loss of Limb Have to Mean Loss of Quality of Life? we’ll provide in-depth Personal Injury insight on what happens after a victim suffers an amputation, either as the result of a work-related accident or a surgical error that left them bodily injured. This insight is firsthand information from a board certified civil trial attorney who has tried and won numerous amputation-related lawsuits and recovered millions of dollars in damages on behalf of his clients.Read More Does Loss of Limb Have to Mean Loss of Quality of Life?
In Part 1 of our What Happens After Misdiagnosis series, we began to explain to the reader exactly why negligence leading to a medical misdiagnosis can cause as much injury to the patient as something physical, such as a surgical error. We also looked at the specific criteria that needs to be met in order to bring a medical malpractice lawsuit.Read More Medical Malpractice: What Happens After Misdiagnosis, Negligence in the Healthcare Profession? Part 2
When it comes to medical malpractice, it’s not always a surgical error or a visible, physical injury that a jury can see. In fact, this is not the number one cause for a medical malpractice claim. There are the rare instances where a surgical tool is left inside the patient’s body, or a surgeon performed a procedure they were not qualified to perform, resulting in serious bodily injury to the patient. However, more than likely if a patient chooses to pursue a medical malpractice claim, it’s due to misdiagnosis.Read More Medical Malpractice: What Happens After Misdiagnosis, Negligence in the Healthcare Profession? Part 1