FREE CONSULTATION

206-842-3330

BLOG

wrongful death claim

A wrongful death claim may be brought when a person dies as a result of the negligence, fault or malice of another person or entity. Wrongful deaths occur in a variety of ways ranging from car accidents to medical malpractice…

Read More
VA Health Care

A study on VA health care conducted by the RAND Corporation and published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine in 2016 found that while “The Veterans Affairs health care system generally performs better than or similar to other health…

Read More
delayed diagnosis

Colorectal cancer screenings are a vital tool in reducing delayed diagnosis that can lead to deadly results. When cancer screenings are performed correctly and in a timely manner, they may lead to an early diagnosis and a much greater chance…

Read More
Infant Mortality Due to Lack of Prenatal Care

Studies show increased infant mortality due to lack of prenatal care. Late or no prenatal care is defined by the percentage of mothers who report on their child’s birth certificate only receiving prenatal care in their third trimester or no…

Read More
failure to diagnose

Missed diagnoses, lack of diagnosis and failure to diagnose are defined as a lack of diagnosis that leads to no, delayed or inaccurate treatment. Failure to diagnose a patient with an illness can cause serious health problems for the patient…

Read More
failure to perform c-section properly

A Cesarean section – often called a “C-section” for short – is a major surgery conducted to deliver a child by a surgical incision made through the mother’s abdomen and uterine wall. C-sections carry a risk of injury to the…

Read More
Failure to Perform a Timely C-Section

A Cesarean section – often called a “C-section” for short – is a major surgery conducted to deliver a child by a surgical incision made through the mother’s abdomen and uterine wall. While C-sections carry a risk for injury when…

Read More
VA Health Care

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is defined by mild to severe dysfunction in the brain caused by an external mechanical force. Among civilians, TBI is most commonly caused by a fall, car accident or sports injury. Active duty service members are…

Read More
medical malpractice lawsuit

As in all medical malpractice cases, a disappointing outcome is not enough to classify as medical malpractice. When cosmetic and elective procedures cause harm due to negligence, however, the plastic surgeon may be held responsible through a medical malpractice lawsuit…

Read More
medical malpractice lawyer

Medical malpractice cases are complicated because they involve both legal and medical expertise; they are time consuming because they require gathering medical documents and interviewing medical experts. A medical malpractice lawyer must have personal injury skills as well as contacts…

Read More