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Nursing Home Abuse

When a difficult decision is made to move Mom or Dad to a nursing home, you want to protect your elderly parent from abuse and ensure they receive the best care possible. If you don’t have any personal experience, you…

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Have you experienced a catastrophic injury that was the result of another’s neglect? It may be possible to claim compensation for your medical bills and suffering. If you’re moving forward with a lawsuit, there are some practices that you should…

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As of August 2021, there were more than 200 million total recorded cases of COVID-19 around the world. Many of these cases were handled by a medical system that was stressed by the pandemic. Mistakes were made, and in some…

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Failure to treat

Left untreated, appendicitis is a life-threatening health condition. If a patient goes into the Emergency Room (ER) complaining of intense abdominal pain but the doctor fails to diagnose appendicitis and sends the patient home, there is a risk that the…

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delayed birth injury

There is an optimal timeframe for a baby to be delivered; a delayed birth has happened when circumstances stop the baby from being delivered during this time. While most infants born in a delayed birth are able to recover with…

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improper use of vacuum extraction

A vacuum extractor is a medical instrument that grips the fetal head with a cup-shaped extension to help the passage of the baby through the birth canal. Vacuum extractors are sometimes used during labor to encourage delivery but are known…

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birth injury

Birth injuries or fetal death caused by medical negligence – a preventable error by the doctor, nurse or other medical staff – are a devastating reality for some parents. Birth injuries most often happen while a woman is in labor…

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failure to diagnose

According to the National Cancer Institute, about 220,000 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed each year. Despite a known list of common symptoms and risk factors, lung cancer goes undiagnosed far too often. Lung cancer is usually curable if…

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unauthorized treatment

What is informed consent? Informed consent is a medical provider’s ethical and legal obligation to provide information to a patient before providing treatment and the patient’s right to receive this information before consenting to treatment. Specifically, medical providers must disclose…

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medical malpractice

A California couple is suing Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside for medical malpractice and assault and battery after 26-year old Delphina Mota was strapped down and underwent a cesarean section without anesthesia.  The woman’s fiancée, 35-year-old Paul Iheanachor, was in…

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