Medical Malpractice

Why Won’t You Take My Case?

Though it can take many forms, one of the most frequently asked questions that we hear from potential medical malpractice clients after we have made the difficult decision to turn down their case is “why won’t you take my …

What is Mental Health Malpractice?

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in 2017, an average of 46.6 million adults over the age of 18 experienced a mental health illness. Out of the 46.6 million, 42.6% received mental health services.

Those seeking mental health …

Statute of Limitations: Medical Malpractice

A statute of limitations is the amount of time in which someone must pursue legal action from the date an incident occurred. When it comes to medical malpractice, the statute of limitations varies from state to state. The two …

How Do I Know I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Medical malpractice is responsible for roughly 250,000 deaths each year. Understanding the standard for patient care could be the difference between life and death. Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor does not meet the predetermined standard of care while …

Birth Injury vs. Birth Defect

Bringing a child into the world should be an amazing experience. However, the truth of the matter is, things can quickly take a turn for the worse. Birth injuries are, unfortunately, common and are often a result of medical …

What is the Patient’s Bill of Rights?

With Patient
Safety Awareness Week behind us, it’s so important that all patients can understand
and identify their medical rights. Many times, medical decisions are being made
in a hectic environment and patients may not understand their options. The Patient’s Bill of …

What is Informed Consent in Medical Malpractice?

set the scene: Unfortunately, you’ve been having some ongoing health issues,
but your doctor tells you there is a procedure to fix it. The doctor explains
to you what the procedure is, the likely outcome, and any risks of performing
it. You …

Medical Malpractice Facts

How to Prevent and Understand Medical Malpractice as a Patient

medical practices have come a long way since people went to the local barber
for bloodletting, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. According to a 2016 Johns
Hopkins University study, more than …

2019 Patient Safety Awareness Week

In honor of patient safety awareness week, we encourage everyone to learn more about healthcare safety.

We would like to
devote these seven days to increase your awareness about patient safety in the
eyes of all healthcare professionals and the public.

What better …

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