Medical Malpractice

Ensuring Your Safety as A Patient

Medical malpractice is more common than you might think. It is estimated that 1 in every 10 patients is harmed while receiving hospital care. The effects of unsafe healthcare practices are one of the 10 leading causes of death …

The Most Common Medical Malpractice Cases

When it comes to healthcare, medical professionals must abide by the standard of care. This establishes certain expectations regarding how a patient is treated. If a medical professional fails to meet the standard of care, they may be found …

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 …

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