Category: Do I Have a Case

Who Can Be Sued For Medical Malpractice?
30 jan
Who Can Be Sued For Medical Malpractice?

When you hear that someone has filed a lawsuit for medical malpractice, you might assume that the defendant is a doctor. However, you can file a lawsuit against someone other than a doctor if they harmed you by committing medical negligence. Your state’s laws will determine which medical professionals and healthcare facilities can face lawsuits

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Can a Medical Malpractice Case Be Reopened After It Has Settled?
19 apr
Can a Medical Malpractice Case Be Reopened After It Has Settled?

Absent exceptional circumstances, a medical malpractice case cannot be reopened after it has settled. Once you have signed the settlement documents—including the release—and received your check, your claim usually closes. You cannot go back and ask for more money, even if your case was worth more than you received. An attorney from Newsome Melton can help.

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Is a Misdiagnosis Considered Malpractice?
29 mar
Is a Misdiagnosis Considered Malpractice?

When a doctor fails to diagnose a serious medical condition or diagnoses you with the wrong ailment, serious complications can result. You might receive the wrong treatment or no treatment at all. Meanwhile, your condition goes untreated, often worsening inside you. When you finally receive the proper diagnosis, the condition is often much more difficult

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