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Diagnostic Test Results

Communicating diagnostic test results to patients is an important responsibility for health practitioners. Patients are entitled to receive their test results in a timely manner to ensure they are aware of any health diagnoses. The consequences of failure to communicate…

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wrongful death settlements for car accidents

Car accidents kill more than 35,000 people in the United States every year, including drivers, passengers, cyclists, and pedestrians. When someone is killed in a car accident, it is unexpected and earth shattering, often leaving the family of the victim…

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types of catastrophic injuries

Injuries, no matter how severe, are a major public health problem. In the United States alone, injuries are responsible for over 150,000 deaths and over 3 million non-fatal injuries every year. A catastrophic injury is an injury that is seen…

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sue for wrongful birth

Most women go to regular medical checkups during pregnancy to check on their health and the health of their growing fetus. We depend on our doctors to let us know of any potential medical issues with ourselves or our fetus…

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Personal Injury Claims for Paralysis

Paralysis causes the loss of muscle function in part of the body because of a disruption of the messages between the brain and muscles. Paraplegia refers to the loss of control of the muscles in the trunk, leg, and pelvic…

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failure to diagnose a heart attack

In honor of American Heart Month, let’s talk about medical malpractice claims for failure to diagnose a heart attack. Heart attacks have been a leading cause of death in the United States for decades so doctors should be very familiar with…

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infant brain damage

There is no doubt that the brain is the most important organ in the human body. Our brains are responsible for our ability to learn, speak, reason, and even control our muscle movements. The brain is one of the most…

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diagnostic errors

Diagnosis is one of the most important tasks performed by primary care physicians. Ideally, when someone experiences worrying symptoms, they visit their primary care physician who listens to their concerns, asks follow-up questions, assesses their symptoms, orders appropriate follow-up tests,…

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Medical Products Liability

Medical products are an important part of treating patients. Well manufactured products prescribed and used responsibly keep millions of Americans healthy; treating a variety of health issues from heart disease to Type 2 Diabetes to back pain. Unfortunately, not all…

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birth injuries

A birth injury or birth trauma is an injury to the baby or mother that occurs during the birth process. Birth Injuries to infants and mothers can be life-altering. If you or your child is suffering from a birth injury…

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