Category: Medical malpractice

Are Damages Limited or Capped in Medical Malpractice Cases?

Medical malpractice | February 7, 2021

Medical mistakes can lead to devastating injuries or illnesses for victims. Not only can medical mistakes exasperate existing patient conditions, but they can also cause new injuries or illnesses that afflict the patient. Unfortunately, researchers at Johns Hopkins show that preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. These…

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When Can You Sue for Hospital Infections?

Medical malpractice,Wrongful Death | September 25, 2020

Hospital-acquired infections are more common than most people realize, and they can have devastating effects on those who contract the infection. Although there has been significant progress made over the last few decades in preventing many healthcare-associated infections, there is still a long way to go. In some cases, a hospital-acquired infection may be the…

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Medical Malpractice and Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension

Medical malpractice | September 20, 2020

Medical malpractice cases arise anytime a preventable medical error occurs that harms a patient. These medical mistakes are often devastating, particularly when they occur to an expectant mother or a child. One common birth injury is called pregnancy-induced hypertension, or PIH. While this type of injury may not be well-known to many people, this can…

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Caused By Medical Negligence

Medical malpractice | August 18, 2020

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in one or more of the deep veins inside of a person’s body. DVT typically occurs in the legs, thighs, or pelvis. This type of medical emergency can lead to long-lasting or permanent disabilities for a victim. DVT can even cause death. In some cases,…

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Common Questions to Ask a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Medical malpractice | August 14, 2020

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of a medical professional, it may be necessary to seek assistance from a medical malpractice lawyer to secure the compensation you need. Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to researchers…

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What Is Lack Of Informed Consent And Injury?

Medical malpractice,Personal Injury | July 14, 2020

Informed consent is almost always going to guide the course of treatment that you undergo when you go see a medical professional. Whether you need surgery, are undergoing some type of physical therapy, or receiving any other medical care, you must generally give your consent before a procedure or treatment begins. Here, we want to…

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