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What Should You Do Before You Call a Medical Malpractice Lawyer & Open a Claim?
Jump To: Know the Statute of Limitations in Your StateTalk to the Doctor or Healthcare Professional You Believe Is ResponsibleGet an Evaluation From Another DoctorGet...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
If You Prove Your Doctor Violated ‘Standard of Care’, Do You Win Your Case?
Proving your doctor violated a “standard of care” is a major hurdle to clear toward winning your medical malpractice case, but it is not all...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
Do I Have a Case Because My Condition Got Worse Due My Doctor Failing to Refer Me to a Specialist?
Jump To: Your Doctor’s Duty to Refer You to a SpecialistConsequences of Not Referring a Patient to a SpecialistYou May Be Eligible to Recover Substantial...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
When Are Doctors Responsible for an Opioid Overdose?
It is unlikely that a reasonable physician would deliberately or intentionally play a role in an opioid overdose. Doctors and other healthcare professionals must protect...
Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Is an Opioid Overdose Death Due to Medical Malpractice Considered Murder?
More than 130 Americans die each day from an opioid overdose, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The U.S. Department of Health and...
Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Are Doctors Allowed to Prescribe Opioids to Treat Pain Without Facing Legal Sanctions?
Doctors in many states must now follow new guidelines when prescribing opioids for pain relief. Florida, Michigan, and Tennessee are among a growing number of...
Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
How Functional Can You Be with An Incomplete Form of Locked-In Syndrome?
Jump To: Locked-In Syndrome Is a Rare Neurological Disorder with No CureUnderstanding the Causes of Locked-in SyndromeMedical Errors Are Often Contributing Factors to Locked-in SyndromeYour...
Brain Injury, General, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
How Can You Determine If Someone Has Committed Medical Malpractice?
Jump To: A Health Care Provider’s Standard of CareThe Reasonable Person StandardEstablishing a Cause-and-Effect RelationshipPreponderance of the EvidenceCall 855-633-2757 Today for a Free Medical Malpractice...
General, 03-29-2018
How Are Cognitive Functions Impaired for Locked-in Syndrome?
Jump To: Several Conditions Can Lead to Locked-in SyndromeThere Is No Cure for Locked-in SyndromeDespite Retaining Cognitive Functions, Locked-in Syndrome Patients Need Constant Medical CareIf...
Brain Injury, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
What Happens If The Brain Stem Is Damaged During Surgery?
Jump To: How Surgical Errors Can Lead to Brain Stem DamageHow Brain Stem Damage Can Cause Locked In SyndromeThe Prognosis of Locked-In SyndromeFor a Free...
Surgical Malpractice, 03-29-2018
Can Someone With Locked In Syndrome Communicate?
A person with locked-in syndrome can communicate, but it is exceedingly difficult, as they cannot talk or move any part of their body other than...
Brain Injury, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Can A Medical Mistake Lead To A Brain Stem Stroke?
Jump To: Common Causes of Brain Stem StrokesBrain Stem Strokes and Medical ErrorsBrain Stem Strokes and Locked-In SyndromeCall 855-633-2757 Today for a Free Medical Malpractice...
Failure to Diagnose, 03-29-2018
Are Pulmonary Complications A Concern For Those With Locked In Syndrome?
Because locked-in syndrome affects all voluntary muscles, including those that control breathing, pulmonary complications may be a concern for patients. Upon developing the condition, many...
General, 03-29-2018
Why Do Some Malpractice Cases Go To Trial When Others Settle Why Do Some Medical Malpractice Cases Go To Trial When Others Settle?
Most medical malpractice cases settle out of court. In many situations, reaching an out-of-court settlement benefits both the defendant and the plaintiff. The plaintiff gets...
General, 03-29-2018
Common Type of Consent in Medical Malpractice Cases What Type Of Consent Is Most Commonly An Issue In A Medical Malpractice Case?
Jump To: How Does Informed Consent Work in a Medical Malpractice Claim?When Providing Informed Consent, What Risks Is the Doctor Required to Disclose?Are Any Doctors...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
Birth Injury Compensation for injury that affects the mother Can You Receive Compensation For A Birth Injury That Affects The Mother?
Jump To: 1 How Birth Injuries Can Affect Mothers2 Physical Injuries to the Mother3 Mental Injuries to the Mother4 What to Do After a Birth...
Birth Injury, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Who Can Be Sued For Medical Malpractice?
Jump To: Who Can Be Sued for Medical Malpractice?What If I Suffered Harm Because of a Medical Device or a Prescription Drug?What Do I Have...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
How Do You Investigate Your Medical Malpractice Case?
Jump To: How Does a Lawyer Investigate a Medical Malpractice Case?How Will My Attorney Obtain Documents for My Case?How Will a Lawyer Review My Medical...
General, 03-29-2018
Are There Any Limits To What You Can Say In A Medical Malpractice Case?
You should not say anything to the doctor or the insurance company that can be used against you. The defendant in your case could take...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
What Are Some Common Issues In Birth Injury Lawsuits?
There are some common issues in birth injury lawsuits. They include: Poor prenatal care Poor monitoring Inadequate treatment or response to test results Failure to...
Birth Injury, Pediatric Malpractice, 03-29-2018
Can You File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit if a Hospital Visit Makes You Sicker?
Jump To: The Four Elements of a Valid Medical Malpractice LawsuitWho Is Liable: The Hospital or the DoctorThe Statute of Limitations on Medical Malpractice ClaimsFor...
Hospital, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Can You File A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit For A HIPAA Violation?
Jump To: What Is the Difference Between a HIPAA Violation and Medical Malpractice?When Do Medical Malpractice and HIPAA Laws Intersect?When Are HIPAA Violations Not Considered...
Hospital, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Can Apologies or Sympathies Hurt Your Medical Malpractice Case in Florida?
Jump To: What Does Florida Law Say About Apologies and Sympathetic Gestures in Medical Malpractice Cases?Does This Law Apply Directly to Medical Malpractice Cases?What Do...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
What’s The Difference Between Locked In Syndrome And A Vegetative State?
Jump To: The Basics of Locked-In SyndromeHow Locked-In Syndrome HappensThe Causes of Pons Damage Leading to Locked-In SyndromeLiving With Locked-In SyndromeTreating Locked-In SyndromeTo Receive a...
General, 03-29-2018
What Part Of The Brain Is Damaged In Locked In Syndrome?
Jump To: What Locked-In Syndrome Is LikeOther Effects of Locked-In SyndromeHow Locked-In Syndrome HappensTreatment for Locked-In SyndromeQuality of Life for People With Locked-In SyndromeFor a...
General, 03-29-2018
What Are The Symptoms Of Locked In Syndrome?
Jump To: How Locked-In Syndrome HappensLife With Locked-In SyndromeCauses of Locked-In SyndromeEffective Treatments for Locked-In SyndromeFor a Free Medical Malpractice Consultation, Call Newsome Melton at...
General, 03-29-2018
Is Locked In Syndrome Fatal?
Jump To: What Happens When a Person Gets Locked-In SyndromeHow People Develop Locked-In SyndromeThings That Cause Locked-In SyndromeLife With Locked-In SyndromeTreatment of Locked-In SyndromeFor a...
General, 03-29-2018
How Does It Feel To Be Conscious But Unable To Move?
When you are conscious but unable to move, you can understand what is going on around you but cannot easily express your thoughts to others....
General, 03-29-2018
How Common Is Locked-In Syndrome?
Jump To: What Happens When Someone Has Locked-In Syndrome?Possible Causes of Locked-In SyndromeTreatment and Ongoing Care for Patients With Locked-In SyndromePursue Compensation Following a Locked-In...
General, 03-29-2018
What Is Locked-in Syndrome Like?
Jump To: How Locked-In Syndrome HappensWhat Happens When a Person Develops Locked-In SyndromeWhy Do People Develop Locked-In SyndromeTreating Locked-In SyndromeSchedule a Free Medical Malpractice Case...
General, 03-29-2018
What Causes Locked-In Syndrome?
Jump To: The Basics of Locked-In SyndromeWhat Causes Pons Damage Leading to Locked-In SyndromeRecovery and Treatment OptionsTo Receive a Free Consultation With the Newsome Melton...
General, 03-29-2018
Is Locked In Syndrome Permanent?
Jump To: What Is Locked-In SyndromeWhat Causes Locked-In SyndromeWhat Is the Prognosis for Improvement or Recovery From Locked-In SyndromeAre There Any New Drugs or Therapies...
Misdiagnosis, 03-29-2018
How Many People Have Locked-in Syndrome?
Jump To: What Is Locked-In SyndromeSigns and Symptoms of Locked-in SyndromeWhat Causes Locked-In SyndromePrognosis of Locked-in SyndromeFor a Free Medical Malpractice Case Evaluation, Call Newsome...
General, 03-29-2018
Can A Person Recover from Locked-In Syndrome or Is It Reversible?
Jump To: The Basics of Locked-In SyndromeThe Symptoms of Locked-In SyndromeHow Common Is It to Recover From Locked-In SyndromeA Person Can Enjoy Life With Locked-In...
General, 03-29-2018
Do Statute of Limitations Apply If Symptoms Were Present Immediately but Got Worse Recently?
Jump To: The Statute of LimitationsThe Discovery RuleThe Statute of ReposeHow the Discovery Rule Applies to Worsening InjuriesReceive a Free Medical Malpractice Case Evaluation With...
Statute of Limitations, 03-29-2018
Who Is Commonly Held Financially Liable For Causing Birth Injuries?
If your child suffered a birth injury, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. The two most likely responsible parties commonly held financially...
Birth Injury, Pediatric Malpractice, 03-29-2018
When Should You Contact A Birth Injury Lawyer?
Jump To: What Is the Statute of Limitations?What Is the Discovery Rule?What Is the Statute of Repose?How Can I Talk to a Birth Injury Lawyer...
General, 03-29-2018
What Should You Do When A Doctor Misdiagnoses Your Condition?
Jump To: What Can I Do If My Doctor Misdiagnosed My Condition?What Do I Have to Prove to Win My Medical Malpractice Case?What Are the...
Misdiagnosis, 03-29-2018
How Can Cancer Be Misdiagnosed By Your Doctor?
A cancer diagnosis ranks among the most feared pieces of news a person can receive. Unfortunately, more than a million Americans receive such news every...
Cancer, Misdiagnosis, 03-29-2018
Can You Sue The Military For Medical Malpractice?
Jump To: What Is the Feres Doctrine?When Can I Sue the Military for Medical Malpractice?Are There Any Special Restrictions on Filing a Lawsuit Against the...
General, 03-29-2018
Is Your Medical Malpractice Case More Likely To Settle Or Go To Trial?
Jump To: How Can I Decide Whether to Settle or Go to Trial?What Are the Benefits of Going to Trial?What Are the Benefits of Settling...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
What Happens If Someone Dies From Medical Malpractice?
Jump To: Am I Eligible to File a Lawsuit for My Loved One’s Medical Malpractice Death?What Damages Am I Eligible to Recover if My Loved...
General, 03-29-2018
What Is The Basis For Most Medical Malpractice Claims?
Jump To: How Do I Prove My Doctor Had a Duty of Care?How Can I Show My Doctor Breached Their Duty of Care?How Will an...
General, 03-29-2018
Are There Limitations on Damages In Florida Medical Malpractice Cases?
Jump To: What Is Florida’s History of Caps on Medical Malpractice Damages?Why Did the Courts Challenge Limitations on Non-Economic Damages?Why Did Lawmakers Originally Establish Damage...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
Are Any Medical Providers Protected From Medical Malpractice Cases In Florida?
Jump To: What If the Healthcare Provider in My Case Is a Government Employee?What If the At-Fault Party Was Acting as a Good Samaritan at...
General, 03-29-2018
Medical Malpractice Case What Types Of Damages Are Usually Awarded In A Medical Malpractice Case?
Jump To: What Are Economic Damages?What Are Non-Economic Damages?What Non-Economic Damages Can I Recover?Are Other Damages Recoverable in a Medical Malpractice Case?How Can I Get...
General, 03-29-2018
File A Malpractice Lawsuit How Long Do I Have To File A Malpractice Lawsuit?
Jump To: If I Was the Victim of Medical Negligence, How Long Do I Have to File a Malpractice Lawsuit?Why Is the Time Limit for...
General, 03-29-2018
Cases Settle Do Most Medical Malpractice Cases Settle Or Do They Go To Trial?
If you suspect medical malpractice caused you harm, you may be considering taking legal action. In these instances, many victims of medical negligence wonder: Do medical...
General, 03-29-2018
Healthcare Providers Be Sued Can Nurses, Anesthesiologists Or Other Healthcare Providers Be Sued For Malpractice?
When most people think of medical malpractice, they think of doctors. Perhaps the surgeon made a mistake during a procedure or the physician prescribed the...
Neglect, Nursing Home, 03-29-2018
Recover Damages for medical malpractice What Damages Can I Recover in a Medical Malpractice Case?
Jump To: What Can I Get Compensation for in a Medical Malpractice Case?Can the Law Limit the Recovery I Get?What Are Economic Damages?What Are Non-Economic...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
Common Allegations in Malpractice Cases What Are Some of the Common Allegations in Malpractice Cases Involving Surgery?
More medical malpractice claims arise from surgical procedures than from any other medical field. While any number of things can go wrong during complex medical procedures, there...
General, 03-29-2018
Review Panel Is There a Review Panel for My Medical Malpractice Case?
Jump To: What Does a Review Panel Do in a Medical Malpractice Claim?How Do Different States Use Review Panels in Medical Malpractice Cases?Can I Still...
Statute of Limitations, 03-29-2018
Expert Testimony Required Is Expert Testimony Required for a Medical Malpractice Case?
Jump To: What Laws Require Me to Hire an Expert Witness in a Medical Malpractice Action?Why Do I Need Expert Testimony?How Do I Establish Negligence...
General, 03-29-2018
Doctor Testify Against Another Doctor How Would a Doctor Testify Against Another Doctor in a Malpractice Lawsuit?
Jump To: Why Would a Doctor Testify Against Another Doctor in a Medical Malpractice Case?What Does a Medical Expert Have to Say to Show That...
General, 03-29-2018
How Long Do Medical Malpractice Cases Take How Long Do Medical Malpractice Cases Take?
Jump To: Is It to My Advantage for My Medical Malpractice Case to Settle Quickly?Do Medical Review Panels Delay Medical Malpractice Cases?What Happens If My...
General, 03-29-2018
Victim of Medical Negligence How Do You Determine If Someone Is the Victim of Medical Negligence?
Jump To: What Are the Four Elements of Medical Negligence?Why Does There Have to Be a Doctor-Patient Relationship?What Is the Medical Duty of Care?What Is...
General, 03-29-2018
Case Be Reopened After It Has Settled Can a Medical Malpractice Case Be Reopened After It Has Settled?
Jump To: Can I Reopen My Medical Malpractice Case If I Settled It Without a Lawyer?Do I Have to Pay My Medical Bills After I...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
Medical Procedures Are There Certain Medical Procedures That Are Consistently at the Root of Medical Malpractice Suits?
Jump To: What Medical Procedure Results in the Most Medical Malpractice Claims?What Are the Riskiest Medical Procedures?Which Common Medical Procedures Cause Medical Malpractice Claims?How Can...
General, 03-29-2018
Nursing Home Injury or Abuse Cases Are Nursing Home Injury or Abuse Cases Considered Medical Malpractice?
Jump To: When Are Nursing Home Injury or Abuse Cases Considered Medical Malpractice?When Is a Nursing Home Injury or Neglect Case Considered Malpractice?What Types of...
Abuse, Nursing Home, 03-29-2018
Prove a Doctor-Patient Relationship Do You Have to Prove a Doctor-Patient Relationship if You Sue?
In most jurisdictions, you will have to prove a doctor-patient relationship if you sue for medical malpractice.  If this relationship existed, then the physician will...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
Medical Malpractice Cases Do Most Medical Malpractice Cases Go to Trial?
According to Business Insurance report, of the hundreds of lawsuits filed every year, only about half of medical malpractice cases go to trial. Fewer than 5...
General, 03-29-2018
Attorneys Turn Down Medical Malpractice Cases Why Do Attorneys Turn Down Medical Malpractice Cases?
Jump To: Why Might an Attorney Turn Down a Medical Malpractice Case?When Is a Malpractice Case Not Winnable?Are There Other Reasons a Lawyer Could Decline...
General, 03-29-2018
What Does Contributory Negligence Mean What Does “Contributory Negligence” in Relation to Medical Malpractice Mean?
“Contributory” or “comparative” negligence in relation to medical malpractice means a claimant contributed to their own harm, and cannot obtain full compensation from the other party....
General, 03-29-2018
What Does Preponderance of the Evidence Mean What Does “Preponderance of the Evidence” in Relation to Medical Malpractice Mean?
“Preponderance of the evidence” in relation to medical malpractice refers to the legal standard to win a lawsuit. To meet the preponderance of the evidence standard,...
General, 03-29-2018
Medical Malpractice Examples What Are Some Medical Malpractice Examples?
Jump To: Is Failure to Diagnose Malpractice?What If My Doctor Misdiagnosed My Condition?Can Misinterpreting Lab Results Be Medical Malpractice?Are Surgical Errors Medical Malpractice?What If My...
Surgical Malpractice, 03-29-2018
Is a Misdiagnosis Considered Malpractice Is a Misdiagnosis Considered Malpractice?
Jump To: What Is a Misdiagnosis?How Do I Know If My Doctor’s Misdiagnosis Was Medical Malpractice?When Is a Misdiagnosis Considered Negligence?Could Anyone Other Than My...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
Does That Mean I Win My Case If I Can Prove That the Defendant Violated the Standard of Care, Does That Mean I Win My Case?
Jump To: What Is the Standard of Care?What Other Conditions Must Be True to Win a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?How Will a Lawyer Prove Malpractice Occurred?How...
General, 03-29-2018
How Do I Know If I'm Within the Statute of Limitations How Do I Know If I’m Within the Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice?
Jump To: What Is a Statute of Limitations?What Happens If the Statute of Limitations Expires Before I File Suit?What Is the Statute of Limitations for...
Statute of Limitations, 03-29-2018
Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Can You File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Someone Other Than a Doctor?
While most people associate medical malpractice claims with doctors—and it is true that doctors are the target of many such claims—you can file a medical malpractice...
Hospital, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Statute of Limitations Do Statute of Limitations Apply in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits If Symptoms Were Present Immediately but Got Worse Recently?
Jump To: How Does the Statute of Limitations Apply If I Am Receiving Treatment for My Injury?How Long Do I Have to File My Lawsuit?What...
Statute of Limitations, 03-29-2018
What Do I Need What Do I Need to Do Before I Call a Medical Malpractice Lawyer and Open a Claim?
Jump To: Why Are the Five Ws Necessary?Should I Write Down Questions I Want to Ask a Lawyer?What Type of Documentation Should I Bring to...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
Too Much Medication If Prescribed Too Much Medication and I Get Addicted Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?
Jump To: If My Doctor Prescribed Too Much Medication and I Get Addicted, Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?What If the Medication Helped My...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
Doctor Failing Do I Have a Case Because My Condition Got Worse Due to My Doctor Failing to Refer Me to a Specialist?
Jump To: If My Condition Got Worse Due to My Doctor Failing to Refer Me to a Specialist, Do I Have a Malpractice Case?Does My...
Do I Have a Case, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can Patients File Malpractice Lawsuits For A Respiratory Misdiagnosis?
Respiratory misdiagnosis is a serious situation. The term “respiratory” pertains to the patient’s lungs. The lungs take in necessary oxygen for the rest of the...
Misdiagnosis, Raspiratory, 03-29-2018
Orlando Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Orlando Attorneys, Lawyers Near Me Can You Sue For Appendicitis Misdiagnosis?
Jump To: Misdiagnosis of AppendicitisAppendicitis PrognosisCause and Progression of AppendicitisSymptoms of AppendicitisAppendicitis - News Articles Appendicitis is the inflammation of the appendix. The appendix is...
Appendicitis, Misdiagnosis, 03-29-2018
Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Malpractice Help, Legal Advice, Legal Resource, Legal Help Is A Cervical Polyps Misdiagnosis Considered Medical Malpractice?
Tumors of the uterine cervix are known as cervical polyps, sometimes these polyps can be growths as opposed to cancerous tumors. The cervix is an...
Cervical Polyps, Misdiagnosis, 03-29-2018
Orlando Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Orlando Attorneys, Lawyers Near Me Is It Medical Malpractice In A Failure To Diagnose Leukemia?
Jump To: How Leukemia is DiagnosedWhat is Standard of Care?What is Malpractice?How Malpractice Applies to LeukemiaSeeking Professional Legal Help News Articles Leukemia is a disease...
General, 03-29-2018
Orlando Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Orlando Attorneys, Lawyers Near Me Can Patients Sue For A Fibroadenoma Misdiagnosis?
A common breast condition in women under age 30 is fibroadenoma. A fibroadenoma is a benign tumor made up of glandular breast tissue that presents...
Fibroadenoma, Misdiagnosis, 03-29-2018
Orlando Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Malpractice Help, Legal Advice, Legal Resource, Legal Help Can Patients Sue For Injuries From A Tummy Tuck Procedure?
A more invasive procedure than liposuction, an abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is a surgery used to remove fatty tissues and tighten the skin of the...
Injuries from plastic surgery, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Orlando Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Malpractice Help, Legal Advice, Legal Resource, Legal Help Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Liposuction?
Liposuction has long been considered in medical circles as one of the most dangerous forms of plastic surgery. Regardless of the duration of the procedure...
Injuries from liposuction, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Breast Augmentation?
Jump To: Types of Breast ImplantsBreast Implant RuptureBreast Implants and ALCLBreast Implants and Capsular ContractureOther ComplicationsInjuries from breast - News Articles Of the approximately 300,000...
Injuries from breast, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Breast Implants?
The increase in the number of breast augmentations performed has also led to an increase in the number of breast implant malpractice claims. When a...
Injuries from breast, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Plastic Surgery?
The number of people choosing elective cosmetic, or plastic, surgery has increased drastically since 2000. Even the recession that began in 2007 hasn’t stemmed the...
Injuries from plastic surgery, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Malpractice Help, Legal Advice, Legal Resource, Legal Help Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Gastric Bypass?
Jump To: Gastric Bypass ProcedureRisks InvolvedNegligence and InjuryLegal AssistanceInjuries from gastric - News Articles According to statistics published by the National Institute of Health, more...
Injuries from gastric, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Malpractice Help, Legal Advice, Legal Resource, Legal Help Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Gastric Banding?
Jump To: What is Gastric Branding?Gastric Banding ProcedureRisks InvolvedComplications with Gastric BandingNegligence and Medical MalpracticeLegal AssistanceInjuries from gastric - News Articles What is Gastric Branding?...
Injuries from gastric, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Malpractice Help, Legal Advice, Legal Resource, Legal Help Can Patients Sue For Injuries From An Appendectomy?
While an appendectomy is a routine procedure that is frequently performed, complications can quickly result if a surgical error occurs during the procedure or if...
Injuries from an appendectomy, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Orlando Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Malpractice Help, Legal Advice, Legal Resource, Legal Help Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Surgical Errors?
Despite many protocols and requirements that hospitals are setting in order to avoid surgical mistakes, doctors and surgeons are still performing an alarming number of...
Injuries from surgical errors, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit For Induced Addiction?
When a doctor chooses to administer a potentially addictive treatment to a patient, he or she has a responsibility to make the patient aware of...
Induced addiction, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can Patients Sue For Allergic Reaction To Prescribed Medication?
Signs of an allergic reaction can manifest in numerous ways. The symptoms can vary from the rash and skin irritation associated with contact dermatitis, or...
Alergic Reaction, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can Patients Sue For EGD Perforation Injuries?
Jump To: Why Have an EGD?Procedure and EquipmentSide Effects and RisksLegal AssistanceMedical Negligence - News Articles An upper GI endoscopy, usually called an “EGD” (after...
Medical Negligence, Perforation Injuries, 03-29-2018
Orlando Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Orlando Attorneys, Lawyers Near Me What Are The Top Causes Of Celebral Palsy?
Jump To: Features Common to All Causes of Cerebral PalsyPrenatal Causes of Cerebral PalsyPerinatal Causes of Cerebral PalsyPostnatal Causes of Cerebral Palsy News Articles Any...
General, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit For Celebral Palsy?
Cerebral palsy is not a single disorder but rather an umbrella term used to describe a broad range of neurological abnormalities, affecting movement and posture...
Cerebral Palsy, Pediatric Malpractice, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Eye Surgery?
Eye complications can affect patients of any age. Most people experience a lack of visual clarity as they grow older and a need for reading...
Injuries from eye surgery, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can You Sue A Hospital?
Jump To: What Constitutes Medical MalpracticeDetermining Legal ResponsibilityHospital LiabilityLawsuit Against a HospitalFrequency and Types of Hospital NegligenceChildbirth InjuriesAnesthesia ErrorsSurgical Infections and ErrorsMisdiagnosisDelayed Wait Time In...
Hospital, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can You Sue Your Doctor?
Doctors operate under a legal “duty of care”, a standard requiring they provide an acceptable standard of care for their patients. That duty is breached...
Hospital, 03-29-2018
faq thumb What Is Loss of Consortium In A Medical Malpractice Case?
Personal injury lawsuits, as a rule, do not tend to include claims of a loss of consortium. This is not because such cases are rarely...
General, 03-29-2018
Orlando Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Orlando Attorneys, Lawyers Near Me Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit For Newborn Asphyxia?
Jump To: Causes of Birth AsphyxiaBirth Asphyxia SymptomsDiagnosing Birth AsphyxiaTreatment OptionsBirth Injury - News Articles Birth asphyxia is also known as intrauterine hypoxia, or IH....
Birth Injury, Pediatric Malpractice, 03-29-2018
Orlando Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Orlando Attorneys, Lawyers Near Me Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit For Kernicterus?
Jump To: What is Kernicterus?RisksTreatmentKernicterusA Preventable Tragedy Kernicterus :Kernicterus - News Articles What is Kernicterus? Kernicterus is a rare but serious disease that causes brain...
Kernicterus, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
Orlando Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Malpractice Help, Legal Advice, Legal Resource, Legal Help Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit For Cephalohematoma?
What is a Cephalohematoma? A cephalohematoma is a common birth injury associated with labor in which forceps or vacuum extraction is necessary. This condition can...
Cephalohematoma, Pediatric Malpractice, 03-29-2018
faq thumb When Is It Malpractice For A Terminal Illness?
Terminal illness refers to an illness for which there is no cure and which is expected to result in the death of the patient within...
General, 03-29-2018
Orlando Florida Malpractice Lawyers, Malpractice Help, Legal Advice, Legal Resource, Legal Help Should You Speak To A Malpractice Lawyer For Toxoplasmosis?
Jump To: Toxoplasmosis Risk FactorsToxoplasmosis StatisticsProgression of ToxoplasmosisToxoplasmosis Symptoms and EffectsDiagnosis of Toxoplasmosis News Articles Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite that infects up to one...
General, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit For Mistreating Infections?
Many infections require medical treatment in order to heal. When you seek medical attention for an infection and don’t receive treatment, you may have grounds...
Infection, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Is Nurse Negligence Considered Medical Malpractice?
Nurses, like any other medical professional can sometimes make an error that results in a complication in diagnosis or treatment. Situations in which nursing malpractice...
Neglect, Nursing Home, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can Patients Sue For A Hospital Acquired Infection?
Whenever one visits a medical clinic, hospital, or other related facility, they run the risk of acquiring a hospital acquired infection, which is another term...
Infection, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can You File A Lawsuit For Emergency Room Negligence?
All medical facilities have a standard that they must follow to provide adequate care to patients. If injury to a patient is caused by negligence,...
Hospital, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018
faq thumb Can Patients Sue For Altered Hospital Records?
Jump To: Altered Medical Records DefinedInjury and DamagesObtaining Copies of Altered Medical RecordsGather Evidence of ChangesFiling a ClaimLegal AssistanceHospital Records - News Articles If an...
Hospital Records, Medical Negligence, 03-29-2018