Breach: The violation of a law or contractual obligation.
Breach - Frequently Asked Questions
Despite the best efforts of doctors and other healthcare professionals, medical mistakes happen every day. What separates a mistake from medical malpractice is often not the areas in which they occur, but the degree to which the mistakes were avoidable and their impact on the patient. Areas in which the potential exists for medical mistakesRead More
A cancer misdiagnosis can prevent you from receiving proper and timely treatment for your illness—care that might be necessary to save your life. Because a cancer misdiagnosis can cause severe financial losses, not to mention immense pain and suffering, emotional anguish, and loss of enjoyment of life, you might consider filing for medical malpractice againstRead More
Breach - News Articles
At the end of 2007, Marie Gabriel-Gelin found out that she was pregnant with her fourth child. Gabriel-Gelin, 36 at the time, and her doctors at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, MA decided that a cesarean section was the best option for a safe delivery. However, during her pregnancy she became anemic, making a cesareanRead More
This week, the Georgia Supreme Court heard a medical malpractice case involving the death of 15-year-old Shaquille Johnson. Shaquille Johnson’s death was caused by blood clots in his lungs, which his attorneys argue were missed due to improper testing. The Albany Herald reports that Thelma and Sheldon Johnson sued the attending emergency room physician, Dr.Read More