FREE CONSULTATION

206-752-4366

Archive: Medical Malpractice

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…

Read More
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,…

Read More
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…

Read More
patient abandonment

Patient abandonment isn’t something that most people have ever heard of but those who are victims of it know the devastating consequences. Unlike other types of medical malpractice that involve errors made during treatment provided during a doctor-patient relationship, patient…

Read More
medical errors

It is clear that medical technology has helped humans solve many health issues that could not be handled as well in the past. Technology advancements are part of the miracle of modern medicine. It is also important to remember that…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
chronic pain management

With the shocking rise in opioid addiction and overdose deaths in the last decade, physicians are under increasing scrutiny to avoid overprescribing pain medication and patients are sometimes running into resistance when seeking pain medication for chronic pain mangement. In…

Read More
prescription drug errors

Prescription drugs are an important part of treating hundreds of thousands of patients every year. Many patients take multiple prescription drugs on a continuous basis while others use them temporarily to heal from an infection or other type of illness….

Read More