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What is the Standard of Care in Medical Malpractice Cases?

Medical malpractice is a legal cause of action brought by a medical malpractice lawyer against a medical or health care professional who deviated from the standards of care in their profession through a negligent act or omission, and thereby caused…

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bad faith insurance

If you have health insurance, it is reasonable to expect that your health insurance company will act in good faith when processing your health insurance claims or a request for care that is covered under the insurance policy. When a…

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Malpractice Suits

Sometimes medical providers make serious mistakes that result in injury to their patients. Sadly, these errors happen more often than you may think, causing thousands of unnecessary injuries and deaths each year. A few years ago, a John Hopkins University…

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3 types of personal injury damages

A civil lawsuit is a court-based process where the plaintiff (injured party) can seek to hold the defendant (negligent party) liable for some type of harm or wrongful act. The plaintiff is almost always seeking financial compensation for the losses…

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severe burns

Burn injuries are some of the most painful and debilitating injuries a person can suffer. Severe burns can cause life-altering pain and other losses, making it impossible to live and enjoy life the way it was before the accident. There…

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waking up during surgery

Anesthesia is an incredible medical treatment that is used to sedate patients who need to undergo painful surgeries, and some screenings, diagnostic tests, tissue sample removal, and dental work. When all goes well, anesthesia prevents patients from feeling pain during…

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Surgical Errors

In the U.S. alone, there are around 40 to 50 million major surgeries performed every year. Being put under anesthesia for surgery requires placing a great deal of trust in our surgeon and the other medical staff who will help…

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medical malpractice claims

An amputation, or loss-of-limb such as a finger, toe, hand, foot, arm or leg, is a life-changing injury that often comes with expensive medical treatment, lost wages and ability to earn future wages, loss of enjoyment of life, mental anguish,…

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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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