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Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    “I Could Have Been Killed!” Do I Have a Case?

    “I Could Have Been Killed!” Do I Have a Case?
    I have handled hundreds and hundreds of car wreck cases in Georgia.  Very often I hear this common theme from prospective clients:  “I Could Have Been Killed!”  And it is often very true…they could have been…
  • Sep 9

    Can I Sue the County?

    Can I Sue the County?
      Let’s say you have been injured in a car wreck because of negligent maintenance of a right of way owned by the County.  Can you sue the County for your injuries? Of course, I have tried to teach my readers the short answer…
  • Aug 11

    If We Go To Trial, Who Will Decide My Case?

    If We Go To Trial, Who Will Decide My Case?
    Today I read a funny article about a jury trial in Florida in which the jury sent the trial judge a note asking for a whiteboard and markers and a “big bottle of wine.”   I thought that was pretty cute. Going to trial is…
Rank this Week: 2297

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Covers Utah medical malpractice law.

http://www.ryanspringer.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Patient Safety, Medical Technology, and Malpractice

    Patient Safety, Medical Technology, and Malpractice
    One of the reasons that medical malpractice occurs so frequently is increased reliance on computerized systems, automatic orders, and inadequate training on the proper use of medical technology and devices. Thankfully, the healthcare industry…
  • Jun 18

    Medical Malpractice and the “Apology Rule” Trick

    Medical Malpractice and the “Apology Rule” Trick
    As a medical malpractice attorney, I like to know the insurance defense industry’s tricks.  A recent article published by the Monthly Prescribing Reference discusses one of them.  The article addresses the…
  • Jun 17

    Blaming Lawyers for Obstetrical Malpractice?

    Blaming Lawyers for Obstetrical Malpractice?
    A recent article in Utah’s Deseret News suggests that the threat of medical malpractice lawsuits is causing obstetricians to perform unnecessary Cesarean sections.  C-sections are a medical procedure where a Continue Reading →
Rank this Week: 2809

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

J.M. Reinan, P.C. Blog

Discusses nursing home neglect & abuse, medical malpractice, consumer protection and civil rights.

http://reinanlaw.com/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 2971

Sacramento Medical Malpractice…

Sacramento Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers California medical malpractice laws and issues. By Moseley Collins.

http://www.sacramentomedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    How Do I Know How Much My Medical Malpractice Case Is Worth?

    How Do I Know How Much My Medical Malpractice Case Is Worth?
    As patients, we expect that we will receive the best care possible from our medical providers. It is hard to believe that a medical provider would be negligent, careless or reckless in the manner in which he or she treats a patient. It is…
  • Aug 7

    Eight California Hospitals Fined for Safety Violation

    Eight California Hospitals Fined for Safety Violation
    Hospitals are often named as a party in medical malpractice cases. Whether it is the medical staff that made a mistake or the hospital who failed to provide a safe environment, hospitals are often the subject of medical malpractice lawsuits.…
  • Jul 23

    Las Vegas Hospital Files Defamation Case Against Attorney

    Las Vegas Hospital Files Defamation Case Against Attorney
    In a surprising turn of events, a Las Vegas hospital filed a defamation lawsuit against an attorney who represents a client in a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital. Robert Cottle, a Nevada personal injury attorney, filed the…
Rank this Week: 4139

The New York Medical Malpractice…

The New York Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Provides an overview of New York medical malpractice and products liability involving medical devices. By Andrew J. Barovick.

http://www.thenewyorkmedicalmalpracticelawblog.com
  • Jul 31

    The Hidden Epidemic of Medical Error

    The Hidden Epidemic of Medical Error
    Some of the leading causes of death in this country are preventable, but none as much as the third: Fatal medical errors. The figures are sobering: The US Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging recently held hearings in response to a…
  • Jun 13

    Medical Malpractice: The Clock is Ticking

    Medical Malpractice: The Clock is Ticking
    It sounds unfair, and arguably, it is. But, there are strict time limits on when you can file a medical malpractice lawsuit, and unless you are a lawyer who specializes in the area, or you are someone who is unfortunate enough to have already…
  • May 4

    What New York’s Business Community Doesn’t Want You To Know About The Scaffold Law

    What New York’s Business Community Doesn’t Want You To Know About The Scaffold Law
    New York’s Scaffold Law, Labor Law Section 240 and its related statutes, is a hot-button issue again, pitting those needing compensation for often life-changing injuries against the so-called tort reformers, who believe the laws are too…
Rank this Week: 1423

Mass Tort Defense

Mass Tort Defense

Covers legal issues relating to defense of mass tort cases and large scale product liability claims. By Sean P. Wajert of Dechert, LLP.

http://www.masstortdefense.com/
  • Jul 28

    Long-standing Case Arising from Hurricane Rejected

    Long-standing Case Arising from Hurricane Rejected
    Readers know we don't have the resources here to update every case we post on, but here is an update on a case we posted about nearly six years ago.    See Henry v. St. Croix Alumina, LLC, No. 12-1844 (3rd Cir.…
  • Jul 22

    FDA Issues Further Nanotechnology Guidance

    FDA Issues Further Nanotechnology Guidance
    Late last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued one draft and three final guidance documents related to the use of nanotechnology in regulated products. One final guidance addresses the agency’s overall approach for…
  • Jul 18

    Texas Supreme Court Offers Causation Guidance in Mesothelioma Case

    Texas Supreme Court Offers Causation Guidance in Mesothelioma Case
    The Texas Supreme Court ruled that a defendant will not have to pay a $12 million verdict in an asbestos case because there was inadequate proof the company’s products actually caused the alleged injury. See Bostic, et al. v.…
Rank this Week: 1064

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer…

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and personal injury news. By Joseph H. Ostad, P.A.

http://www.marylandpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 18

    City Settles Personal Injury Lawsuit For $1.2 Million.

    City Settles Personal Injury Lawsuit For $1.2 Million.
    A major city has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a woman who suffered third-degree burns when a "flash-bang" grenade thrown by a police officer on the city's SWAT team exploded near her during a raid. The victim…
  • May 19

    Plaintiff Receives $1.9 Million in Hit and Run Accident.

    Plaintiff Receives $1.9 Million in Hit and Run Accident.
    The plaintiff says the jury award of $1.9 million was unfortunately bittersweet because he's unable to do what he loved best, working as a Mason cop. After five hours of deliberations the jury found that the defendant was negligent and…
  • Apr 29

    Car Accident Lawyer: Faulty Seatbelts to Blame For Injuries.

    Car Accident Lawyer: Faulty Seatbelts to Blame For Injuries.
    Seat Belt Case May Divide U.S. Supreme Court Over Minimum Standards U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled they may divide, perhaps evenly, in a case involving a Motor Corp. that could open automakers to more consumer lawsuits over vehicle…
Rank this Week: 3113

Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Comments on injury law with an emphasis on medical malpractice. By Kaplan & Lukowski LLP.

http://www.atlantamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 11

    A hidden danger: Uninsured doctor

    A hidden danger: Uninsured doctor
    A recent investigative article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution revealed that more than 2500 doctors in Georgia do not carry medical malpractice insurance. That total represents almost 8% of all Georgia doctors. All doctors try to avoid…
  • May 8

    Insurance Companies Overrule Doctors on Prescription

    Insurance Companies Overrule Doctors on Prescription
    The practice of medicine is, to a great extent, controlled by private insurance companies. It is not enough that your doctor orders a test, like an MRI. The insurance company must pre-approve the test and the provider of the test. Take…
  • Apr 21

    Doctors consider cost of treatment in making medical decision

    Doctors consider cost of treatment in making medical decision
    Doctors are as aware of the seemingly endless rise in health care costs as the rest of us. Much of this increase is attributable to the introduction of new specialty drugs. Several major medical specialty groups are examining this issue…
Rank this Week: 2004

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

Discusses new court decisions, legislation, and other cutting-edge developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States. By Alex Stein, Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

http://steinmedicalmalpractice.com
  • Jun 9

    Interpreting Nevada’s Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Suit

    Interpreting Nevada’s Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Suit
    June 9, 2014 Libby v. The Eights Judicial District Court, --- P.3d ----, 2014 WL 2428791 (Nev. 2014) The Nevada Supreme Court recently delivered an important decision interpreting the state’s statute of limitations for medical…
  • Jun 9

    Interpreting Nevada’s Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Suit

    Interpreting Nevada’s Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Suit
    June 9, 2014 Libby v. The Eights Judicial District Court, --- P.3d ----, 2014 WL 2428791 (Nev. 2014) The Nevada Supreme Court recently delivered an important decision interpreting the state’s statute of limitations for medical…
  • Jun 9

    Causation Defenses in New Jersey

    Causation Defenses in New Jersey
    June 9, 2014 Komlodi v. Picciano, --- A.3d ----, 2014 WL 2050758 (N.J. 2014)This new decision of the New Jersey Supreme Court restated the rule that denies the comparative negligence defense to doctors who negligently fail to guard…
Rank this Week: 2325

New York Medical Malpractice Blog

New York Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice news in New York. By Stephen Bilkis.

http://www.nymedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • May 12

    The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000

    The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000
    The defendants in this case have motioned for summary judgment to dismiss the complaints made against them. Case Background The plaintiff filed an instant complaint against the defendants on the 22nd of May, 2000. The complaint alleges…
  • May 9

    In this case the plaintiff alleges a breach of duty by the hospital

    In this case the plaintiff alleges a breach of duty by the hospital
    The plaintiff asserts that while he was a patient at the defendant hospital he was attacked and hit by another patient at the hospital who allegedly is known to possess violent and dangerous propensities. The patient claims that the hospital…
  • May 5

    Malpractice 88

    Malpractice 88
    Malpractice 88 The plaintiff alleges that she was injured due to the negligence and malpractice committed by the defendant who is a licensed podiatrist. The action against the defendant was started by service of a summons and complaint. The…
Rank this Week: 4794

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers false medical records, amputation medical malpractice, birth injuries, hospital malpractice and medical malpractice. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Medical Malpractice Involving Steroid Injection

    Medical Malpractice Involving Steroid Injection
    A Kansas jury recently found that a Kansas doctor and pain clinic were guilty of medical malpractice that caused the death of a 40-year-old man, and awarded the Missouri family nearly $3 million. A copy of the article regarding the medical…
  • Apr 15

    Parents File Medical Malpractice Lawsuit After Six-Year-Old Son Die

    Parents File Medical Malpractice Lawsuit After Six-Year-Old Son Die
    Tragically, a medical condition or injury sometimes results in death for too many individuals, particularly young children. This is a loss that no parent should have to experience in his or her lifetime. Often, there is nothing that can be…
  • Apr 8

    Cancer Misdiagnosis Leads to $300,000 Verdict

    Cancer Misdiagnosis Leads to $300,000 Verdict
    Some of the most common medical malpractice lawsuits involve a provider’s failure to diagnose a patient properly. When patients seek medical help, they trust that their healthcare providers will perform the necessary steps to…
Rank this Week: 1032

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers birth injuries, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death. By Goldberg & Goldberg.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4222

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Covers medical malpractice and personal injury in Missouri and Illinois. By Todd N. Hendrickson.

http://stlouisinjurylawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Another Reason to Ban Smart Phones from the OR? What’s the First Reason?

    Another Reason to Ban Smart Phones from the OR? What’s the First Reason?
    A report titled Another Reason Why You Should Ban Smart Phones from the OR raise, at least for me, this question: What’s the first reason? Is there any reason why a surgeon, anesthesiologist, nurse or surgical tech should be using a…
  • Feb 5

    Its OK to Flash Your Headlights to Warn of Speed Trap

    Its OK to Flash Your Headlights to Warn of Speed Trap
    In a preliminary ruling issued on February 3, 2014, a federal judge ruled that flashing your headlights at oncoming traffic to warn of a speed trap is constitutionally protected speech. Judge Henry Autry, in the case of Elli v. City of…
  • Jan 7

    How Much Will My New Hip Cost? Likely Your Doctor Doesn’t Know …

    How Much Will My New Hip Cost? Likely Your Doctor Doesn’t Know …
    How much is something going to cost? Always a fair question and almost always one that can be answered before you purchase anything. But when you are talking about medical procedures, particularly things like hip and knee replacements, you…
Rank this Week: 3198

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

Tracks important appellate opinions concerning Tennessee's civil justice system including opinions affecting personal injury, insurance law, business torts and comsumer protection. By the Adams Law Firm.

http://tennesseepersonalinjurylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    TN COA REVERSES DISMISSAL OF SLIP AND FALL CASE INVOLVING INADEQUATE LIGHTING

    TN COA REVERSES DISMISSAL OF SLIP AND FALL CASE INVOLVING INADEQUATE LIGHTING
    On November 30, 2010, Plaintiff Cynthia Christian was an invited guest for a function at Ms. Lassie's Lodge in Campbell County, Tennessee.  The Lodge was regularly rented for parties and other functions via the nearby Hampton Inn.…
  • Mar 19

    Tractor Trailer Collision Leads to Record Settlememt

    Tractor Trailer Collision Leads to Record Settlememt
    In one of the biggest personal injury settlements in Pennsylvania history, a family that suffered death and injuries after being rear-ended by a tractor trailer has received a $26.1 million settlement.In 2010, the three Plaintiffs were…
  • Mar 15

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved a new federal safety standard that will improve the safety of all carriages and strollers sold after September 10, 2015.The new standard was developed due to the CPSC’s review…
Rank this Week: 2981

Military Medical Malpractice Blog

Military Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers the Federal Tort Claims Act, Military Claims Act, military malpractice, military negligence and VA hospitals.

http://www.militarymedicalmalpracticeblog.com
  • Feb 5

    Medical Malpractice Claims by United States Veterans Continue to Rise

    Medical Malpractice Claims by United States Veterans Continue to Rise
    As thousands of soldiers returned home from overseas in recent years, American taxpayers have paid more not just for veterans’ medical care but for a surge in malpractice claims against veterans hospitals. Settlements and court…
  • Mar 20

    U.S. Soldier Kills Innocent Civilians in Afghanistan & The Foreign Claims Act

    U.S. Soldier Kills Innocent Civilians in Afghanistan & The Foreign Claims Act
    The recent horrendous murder of innocent civilians, including women and children, by an Army soldier in Afghanistan raises many questions as to how the United States will proceed once its investigation is completed.  One of those questions…
  • Mar 8

    36 U.S. and NATO Troops Killed by Rogue Afghan Soldiers in Last 13 Month

    36 U.S. and NATO Troops Killed by Rogue Afghan Soldiers in Last 13 Month
    A few weeks ago, two American Army officers were shot to death as they sat at their desks inside the Afghan Interior Ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan, apparently by a rogue Afghan security officer.  The killer escaped and has not been…
Rank this Week: 1307

Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein Blog

Elkus, Sisson & Rosenstein Blog

Provides information on personal injury and auto accident news in Denver, CO and all surrounding cities.

http://www.elkusandsisson.com/blog/
  • Jan 10

    Brachial Plexus Injuries at Birth

    Brachial Plexus Injuries at Birth
    The brachial plexus is a network of nerve fibers that runs from the neck to the arm. A newborn baby can suffer a brachial plexus injury during birth if a physician or midwife uses excessive force during delivery. One common cause of…
  • Dec 10

    Jury Acquits Brighton Officer in Assault Case

    Jury Acquits Brighton Officer in Assault Case
    “Well obviously he feels vindicated since he never felt he did anything wrong,” said Henninger’s attorney, Donald Sisson   Read the entire story here.The post Jury Acquits Brighton Officer in Assault Case appeared first…
  • Nov 24

    Verdict Search Jan 2013 McLallen Wrongful Termination Suit

    Verdict Search Jan 2013 McLallen Wrongful Termination Suit
    Click to view PDFThe post Verdict Search Jan 2013 McLallen Wrongful Termination Suit appeared first on Elkus Sisson & Rosenstein.
Rank this Week: 2373

Cerebral Palsy Lawyers FAQ

Cerebral Palsy Lawyers FAQ

Information on treatment options, research developments and inspirational stories on people with cerebral palsy. By Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers.

http://www.cerebral-palsy-faq.org/
  • Dec 23

    Will Boy’s CP Treatment Become The New Standard?

    Will Boy’s CP Treatment Become The New Standard?
    Cerebral Palsy in children Cerebral Palsy in children is one of those rare conditions that plagues every two newborn babies in a 1000. This disease is marked by a permanent damage to brain neurons that control muscle reflexes and the…
  • Nov 22

    Cord Blood Treatments Continue To Offer Promise for Treating Cerebral Palsy

    Cord Blood Treatments Continue To Offer Promise for Treating Cerebral Palsy
    What is Cerebral Palsy? Among the various diseases that plague newborn babies, Cerebral Palsy is one that is commonly heard of. However, its occurrence and frequency has increased gradually over the last decade. Literally speaking, Cerebral…
  • Oct 22

    Are Older Mother’s Increasing Their Children’s Risk Of Birth Injuries?

    Are Older Mother’s Increasing Their Children’s Risk Of Birth Injuries?
    The increasing trend of late pregnancies The information and technology era of today has put our future at risk, according to some medical experts. These experts feel that the society at large demands way more from women in terms of …
Rank this Week: 2841

NY Medical Malpractice Video…

NY Medical Malpractice Video Tutorials

Covers medical malpractice and accident law in New York. By Gerry Oginski.

http://www.medicalmalpracticetutorial.com/
Rank this Week: 1008

Maryland Law Blog

Maryland Law Blog

Covers auto accidents and medical malpractice. By Meng & Alpert, LLC

http://www.maryland-law-blog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Narcotics Division Makes Arrests in St. Mary's County

    Narcotics Division Makes Arrests in St. Mary's County
    The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations Narcotics Division arrested a 46-year-old man after they discovered an extensive marijuana growing operation. According to Southern Maryland Online, detectives executed a search and…
  • Aug 6

    Defendants Allege Entrapment in Robbery Sting Operation

    Defendants Allege Entrapment in Robbery Sting Operation
    Five men face years of incarceration for an alleged elaborate robbery scheme that was entirely planned by law enforcement officers. According to a news report in The Baltimore Sun, the men were arrested for conspiracy to distribute drugs,…
  • Jul 18

    Baltimore Police Arrest Three People for Armed Robberie

    Baltimore Police Arrest Three People for Armed Robberie
    A 38-year-old man and two juvenile females have been arrested after a pair of armed robberies that took place in the Towson area of Baltimore. According to a Towson Patch news report, a man was robbed at gunpoint near the...
Rank this Week: 1737

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice…

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice Blog

By Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton, P.C.

http://va-nc-medical-surgery-malpractice-attorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 3042

Ohio Injury Law Firm Blog

Ohio Injury Law Firm Blog

Covers birth injury, cerebral palsy and medical malpractice. By the Becker Law Firm.

http://www.ohio-injurylawfirm.com/
  • Jun 5

    Deaths from Medical Malpractice Often Merit Wrongful Death Claim

    Deaths from Medical Malpractice Often Merit Wrongful Death Claim
    Deaths from medical malpractice are a shocking reality. When a loved one has been injured or suffers from a health problem and seeks medical care, it is hard to imagine that intervention could make the situation worse. Unfortunately, medical…
  • May 29

    Malpractice Can Result from Contaminated Surgical Instrument

    Malpractice Can Result from Contaminated Surgical Instrument
    Surgery malpractice can happen anywhere: hospitals, dental clinics and plastic surgery centers, among others. Although there is always a risk for medical malpractice when someone undergoes surgery, some complications and injuries are…
  • Mar 8

    Nerve Damage: An Overview

    Nerve Damage: An Overview
    Nerve damage is a fairly common result of doctor negligence. If you have suffered nerve damage, you may be able to file a case with a medical malpractice lawyer. Elyria attorneys who specialize in this area can help. First let's look at the…
Rank this Week: 4636

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice tort reform, law, cases, news, and trial strategies. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticeattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Who Can Testify in a Maryland Malpractice Case?

    Who Can Testify in a Maryland Malpractice Case?
    Maryland, like many states, creates a lot of hoops that plaintiffs need to jump through in order to bring medical malpractice case.  A lot of these requirements are ticky tacky details. But the big thing is an report and certificate of…
  • Feb 22

    New Study Underscores MRSA Risk in Nursing Home

    New Study Underscores MRSA Risk in Nursing Home
    Finding a suitable nursing home for an older loved one is an arduous and time-consuming process.  Nursing homes can be the best fit for an elderly family member’s care but fears of elder abuse, medical mistakes, and the recent…
  • Oct 15

    Substituting Plaintiffs in Malpractice Case

    Substituting Plaintiffs in Malpractice Case
    Here an interesting medical malpractice case out of Tennessee worth discussing that relates to substituting plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case.  In this case, Holley v.  Blackett, the Tennessee Court of Appeals allowed common sense…
Rank this Week: 1594

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorneys Blog

Comments on Maryland medical malpractice. By Cardaro & Peek, LLC.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2587

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From the Chicago law firm of Hurley McKenna & Mertz.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1988

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice…

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice topics, including anesthesia, cancer, expert testimony, infection, and trial. By Leon Aussprung.

http://www.philadelphiamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    The Dangers of “Drugged” Driving in Pennsylvania

    The Dangers of “Drugged” Driving in Pennsylvania
    Though everyone knows about the danger and irresponsibility of getting behind the wheel after drinking, few people talk about the similar risks associated with drugged driving. It’s about time that changes given the increasing occurrence of…
  • Aug 28

    Medical Device Recalls Hit Two-Year High

    Medical Device Recalls Hit Two-Year High
    According a recent article on Dotmed.com, this past year has seen a massive number of medical device recalls. According to ExpertRecall, a company tasked with tracking food, drug and device recalls, a whopping 123 million such devices were…
  • Aug 22

    FDA Approval Process Allows Defective Devices to Get By

    FDA Approval Process Allows Defective Devices to Get By
    A recent study has found a major flaw in the Food and Drug Administration’s process that approves medical devices. At least four dangerously defective medical devices were expedited through FDA’s approval process with minimal testing. The…
Rank this Week: 1226

Washington DC Metro Medical…

Washington DC Metro Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and birth injury cases. By Stein, Mitchell, Muse & Cipollone LLP

http://www.washingtondcmetromedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 4

    Study finds tort reform ineffective solution for reducing health care cost

    Study finds tort reform ineffective solution for reducing health care cost
    A recent study of Medicare spending in Texas found that doctors' fees for seniors and disabled patients remain high, despite an amendment to the Texas state constitution passed in 2003 to limit payouts in medical malpractice lawsuits. …
  • Aug 30

    Complications After Giving Birth

    Complications After Giving Birth
    Laurie A. Amell, Esq., a nurse and a medical malpractice attorney at Stein, Mitchell, Muse & Cipollone LLP, handled a case where defendant failed to diagnose a female patient properly. She gave a family history of malignant hypertension as…
  • Aug 27

    Stroke Prevention

    Stroke Prevention
    Strokes occur in patients when there is bleeding in the brain, or when a blood clot forms in the blood vessels of the brain or travels to the brain from a different organ, typically the heart. Factors that influence blood clot formation are…
Rank this Week: 3078

Washington DC Metro Personal…

Washington DC Metro Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and personal injury legal issues in Washington, DC. By Stein, Mitchell, Muse & Cipollone LLP

http://www.washingtondcmetropersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    METRO CRASH SPURS NEW FEDERAL TRANSIT OVERSIGHT

    METRO CRASH SPURS NEW FEDERAL TRANSIT OVERSIGHT
    Now more than three years after the horrific Metro Red Line train crash that claimed the lives of nine and injured many others on June 22, 2009, Congress has mandated stronger federal oversight of public transit systems.
  • Jul 31

    AAA DECRIES TRAFFIC CAMERAS AS MONEYMAKERS

    AAA DECRIES TRAFFIC CAMERAS AS MONEYMAKERS
    As the economic slowdown drags on and budget-tightening continues nationwide, the Mid-Atlantic branch of the American Automobile Association ("AAA") has expressed heightened concern about local governments using automated law enforcement…
  • Jun 13

    VIRGINIA INSPIRES NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR LIFE-SAVING DRUG IN SCHOOLS

    VIRGINIA INSPIRES NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR LIFE-SAVING DRUG IN SCHOOLS
    Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress to allow the placement of non-student-specific epinephrine in public schools. The House bill (H.R. 3627), sponsored by Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) and entitled the…
Rank this Week: 4600

Public Protection Lawyer's Blog

Public Protection Lawyer's Blog

Features commentary on medical malpractice law. By Glenn L. Goodhart.

http://publicprotectionlawyer.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 19

    Reminder to my blog-reading friend

    Reminder to my blog-reading friend
    Several months ago I moved my blog over to my law firm’s website.  If you were wondering where the recent posts were, take a look at  http://www.publicprotectionlawyer.com/blog/  
  • May 3

    Puny Punitive

    Puny Punitive
    Punitive damage awards come up only occasionally in medical malpractice cases because punitive damages are only awarded to “penalize, punish, or deter” a defendant.   Doctors are typically trying to help but make mistakes out of…
  • Apr 23

    Capped Out

    Capped Out
    It’s happened again.  Bryanna Baker, then 24-years old, became a cardiac cripple in need of a heart transplant because her heart attack was misdiagnosed.
Rank this Week: 4540

Medical Malpractice Blog

Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice, insurance premium and health care. By the Cochran Firm.

http://www.themedicalmalpracticeblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Illinois Declares Med Mal Cap Unconstitutional

    Illinois Declares Med Mal Cap Unconstitutional
    The Illinois Supreme Court struck down a State law that set caps on noneconomic (pain and suffering and mental anguish) damages.  That law placed a cap of $1,000,000 on noneconomic damage awards against hospitals and $500,000 against…
  • Aug 27

    Owning Up to Errors May Actually Benefit Hospital

    Owning Up to Errors May Actually Benefit Hospital
    The Wall Street Journal (“WSJ”) reports on a medical error case arising at Baptist Children’s Hospital in Miami.  An 18-month old child suffered a severe brain injury when her breathing tube became dislodged while she was under…
  • Aug 27

    Federal Analysts Believe Rate of Medical Errors Increasing a Decade After Prominent Study

    Federal Analysts Believe Rate of Medical Errors Increasing a Decade After Prominent Study
    In November 1999, the Institute of Medicine (“IOM”) issued a comprehensive report, authored by 22 top medical experts, titled “To Err is Human” in which it  concluded that approximately 98,000 people die each year from preventable…
Rank this Week: 2073

Portland Personal Injury Attorney…

Portland Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers injury issues, the civil justice system, consumer safety, legislation and cases of note. By David Sugerman.

http://pdxpersonalinjuryattorney.com
  • Oct 9

    National Public Radio coverage of Iraq vets’ exposure to sodium dichromate

    National Public Radio coverage of Iraq vets’ exposure to sodium dichromate
    Here is a link to NPR’s story on National Guard soldiers’ exposures to sodium dichromate while serving in Iraq. The story focuses on the West Virginia National Guard, though it also mentions that soldiers from Indiana and Oregon were…
  • Oct 6

    West Virginia National Guard troops file suit against KBR for exposure injurie

    West Virginia National Guard troops file suit against KBR for exposure injurie
    Add the West Virginia National Guard troops to the list of Iraqi war vets exposed to chemicals while guarding KBR contractors at Qarmat Ali in 2003. Here is a recent news story about the filing on behalf of the West Virginia soldiers.
  • Oct 2

    Court fee increases threaten middle and low-income Oregonians access to civil justice system

    Court fee increases threaten middle and low-income Oregonians access to civil justice system
    The Oregon budget crisis created a number of problems and many are still coming home to roost. Now the bill has come for the civil justice system. Effective yesterday, the Oregon Judicial Department implemented new fees for filing lawsuits…
Rank this Week: 4311

Medical Malpractice in Utah

Medical Malpractice in Utah

Discusses medical malpractice issues in Utah. By Todd Wahlquist.

http://utah-medical-malpractice.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 31

    Is Your Lawyer an SOB?

    Is Your Lawyer an SOB?
    An acquaintance told me recently that he hired a particular attorney because he heard the attorney was an "SOB." That struck me as a rather odd requirement and got me to thinking, why would you want an SOB for an attorney?If you were hiring…
  • Mar 17

    Large Firm v. Small Firm

    Large Firm v. Small Firm
    I receive many phone calls from potential clients medical malpractice clients who ask about the size of my firm. It seems that many people have an idea in their head about the size of the firm they would like representing them. I don't know…
  • Feb 13

    Why won't the doctor give me my records?

    Why won't the doctor give me my records?
    I got a call from a man the other day who was very upset because he wanted a copy of his medical records and the staff at his physician's office wouldn't turn them over. I hear this all the time and it makes me very angry.
Rank this Week: 1347

Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers asbestos, cancer, class actions, medical malpractice, personal injury and tort reform. By David Austin.

http://legalnews.typepad.com/legalnews/
  • Oct 2

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court
    The Florida Supreme court has allowed lawyers in Florida to have their clients waive the constitutional limits on fees. TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court has handed a final defeat to doctors who fought for years to place stringent…
  • Oct 2

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court

    Doctor's plea for Malpractice Cap dies in Court
    The Florida Supreme court has allowed lawyers in Florida to have their clients waive the constitutional limits on fees. TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court has handed a final defeat to doctors who fought for years to place…
  • Sep 29

    Damages Cap Unconstitutional

    Damages Cap Unconstitutional
    In Louisiana the cap on Medical Malpractice damages was set at $500,000 in 1975.  Well the Louisiana Supreme Court has recently ruled that that amount ($500,000) in not adequate anymore.  It is too low. BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana's $500,000…
Rank this Week: 2142