Breach

Breach

Breach: The violation of a law or contractual obligation.


Breach - Frequently Asked Questions

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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21 aug
What Is Tort Reform?

Tort reform is any law passed that either changes tort law, or changes the process of seeking justice, but the majority of changes fall under four categories. Non-economic Damage Caps These caps limit the large amounts awarded if the damages do not affect economic status. Proponents state this will realign the damage awards with the

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Breach - News Articles

Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against California Chiropractor
11 aug
Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against California Chiropractor

It appeared to be just another day in the life of supermodel Katie May. Another photo shoot and another paycheck. But on January 29, 2016, the shoot ended abruptly when May pinched a nerve during the session. She quickly decided to see chiropractor Eric Marc Swartz for a consultation. Swartz allegedly evaluated her and gave

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Paralyzed Woman Awarded Second Largest Medical Malpractice Judgement in Colorado’s History
01 may
Paralyzed Woman Awarded Second Largest Medical Malpractice Judgement in Colorado’s History

In September 2013, Robbin Smith was preparing to travel to what was supposed to be one of the happiest days of her life. It was her son’s wedding that fall. As a chronic pain sufferer, Smith visited the Surgery Center at Lone Tree LLC in Colorado for a consultation, seeking relief. The attending physician recommended

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