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Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers patient safety topics and related verdicts and settlements. By Lubin & Meyer PC.

http://www.thepatientsafetyblog.org/
  • Apr 14

    Massachusetts Court: Hospital Can Be Sued for Doctor Working as Independent Contractor under "Apparent Authority" Theory

    Massachusetts Court: Hospital Can Be Sued for Doctor Working as Independent Contractor under "Apparent Authority" Theory
    A recent Massachusetts Superior Court ruling cleared the way for a medical malpractice case to go forward that claims to hold a hospital liable for negligence of a non-employee anesthesiologist working as an independent contractor.…
  • Mar 5

    FDA Updates Safety Communication Regarding Duodenoscope

    FDA Updates Safety Communication Regarding Duodenoscope
    The FDA has issued an updated Safety Communication on the cleaning of medical scopes believed to have caused the spread of a deadly "superbug" at UCLA Medical Center. The Safety Communication, Design of Endoscopic Retrograde…
  • Feb 11

    Tracking Infection Control in U.S. Hospital

    Tracking Infection Control in U.S. Hospital
    The CDC’s Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) progress report reveals that while efforts to eliminate infections that commonly threaten hospital patients have shown improvements, more work is needed on infection control. On any given…
Rank this Week: 2290

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret…

Agee Clymer Mitchell and Laret Blog

Covers Ohio workers' compensation, disability insurance, medical malpractice and personal injury law.

http://www.ageeclymer.com/blogs/
  • Apr 13

    How SERS Benefits Affect Social Security Benefit

    How SERS Benefits Affect Social Security Benefit
    Planning for retirement or dealing with a disability that leaves you unable to continue working is always difficult. Those challenges can increase for participants in Ohio’s School Employees Retirement System. In many ways, SERS…
  • Apr 5

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt

    Proving Fault in Personal Injury: When a Child Gets Hurt
    Premises liability and negligent supervision of children are the two key factors when determining fault in a personal injury case involving a child.  Premises liability is the liability of the operator, caretaker, school, owner, etc.on…
  • Apr 1

    How to Apply for Social Security Disability When You’re Depressed

    How to Apply for Social Security Disability When You’re Depressed
    If you suffer from depression to the extent that it prohibits your ability to work, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability.  Temporary sadness would not qualify, as the depression must be chronic, or ongoing.  However,…
Rank this Week: 2741

Luvera Law Firm Blawg

Luvera Law Firm Blawg

Provides information for individuals who have been injured by the neglect of other people or businesses.

http://www.luveralawfirm.com/about/blog/
  • Apr 9

    Share the road

    Share the road
    Rules for Motorists Using Washington’s roads requires care and courtesy whether you are driving a car or riding a bicycle. Washington law requires every driver to respect the rights of others to be on the road. You can do your part by…
  • Apr 9

    Share the road

    Share the road
    Rules for Motorists Using Washington’s roads requires care and courtesy whether you are driving a car or riding a bicycle. Washington law requires every driver to respect the rights of others to be on the road. You can do your part by…
  • Mar 30

    Wrongful Death and the Value of Life

    Wrongful Death and the Value of Life
    Civil lawsuits are open to the public because they involve both public and private interests.  The two main goals of any civil suit are deterrence and compensation.  Deterrence serves the public interests, and compensation the…
Rank this Week: 3193

Clearwater Solicitors Blog

Clearwater Solicitors Blog

Covers personal injury and medical negligence claims.

http://www.clearwatersolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Apr 2

    UK Personal Injury claims lawyers: Choosing the Right lawyer

    UK Personal Injury claims lawyers: Choosing the Right lawyer
    If you have been the victim of a personal injury that was not your fault then you may wish to make a personal injury compensation claim. Compensation claims can be made by victims of any background or age, no matter what their type of…
  • Feb 18

    Personal Injury Claims: Choosing a Personal Injury Solicitor

    Personal Injury Claims: Choosing a Personal Injury Solicitor
     When you become the victim of an accident it is likely that you’ll want to make a personal injury compensation claim. Available for victims of any aged and background, compensation claims can be used to cover financial expenses…
  • Feb 13

    Personal Injury Compensation Claims: What is a Cash Advance?

    Personal Injury Compensation Claims: What is a Cash Advance?
    If you’ve had an accident or suffered an injury and it wasn’t your fault then you could be entitled to claim personal injury compensation. With the help of professional personal injury claims lawyers such as Cash Advance…
Rank this Week: 2765

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers' compensation. By Needle, Goldenziel, Pascale & Consagra, P.C.

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2670

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as boating and car accidents, as well as medical malpractice and slip/trip and fall accidents. By Joseph I. Lipsky.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Distracted Driving Results in Teen Driver Car Accident

    Distracted Driving Results in Teen Driver Car Accident
    As a Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorney and the father of teenagers, Joseph Lipsky is professionally and personally concerned about the number of car accidents associated with teenage distracted driving. While many people only…
  • Feb 20

    Car Accidents on the Rise in Miami Express Lane

    Car Accidents on the Rise in Miami Express Lane
    Having represented dozens of victims of car accidents in Miami who’ve been involved in a car accident within the express lanes of I-95, personal injury attorney Joseph Lipsky knows too well the dangers drivers face while traveling…
  • Feb 15

    Drunk Driving Car Accidents Drop But Druged Driving Rise

    Drunk Driving Car Accidents Drop But Druged Driving Rise
    Fort Lauderdale Car Accident Lawyer Joseph Lipsky is glad to report that the efforts to reduce the number of drunk driving accidents on Florida’s roadways, thanks in part to increased education and a ramp up in law enforcement’s…
Rank this Week: 4511

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury, medical malpractice, birth injury and drowning issues.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    Safety when Swimming in Natural Water

    Safety when Swimming in Natural Water
    Almost every person should have an understanding that any type of water setting comes with the possibility of drowning accidents. Drowning accidents can cause severe injury and are often fatal, and drowning is the fifth leading cause of…
  • Mar 19

    What to do if you Encounter an Aggressive Driver

    What to do if you Encounter an Aggressive Driver
    Though you may be one of the safest drivers on the road, you cannot control the actions and decisions of other drivers. For this reason, you and your passengers may still be at high risk for an accident and injuries … Continue reading…
  • Mar 16

    Infant Brain Injuries Caused at Birth

    Infant Brain Injuries Caused at Birth
    Brain damage during the childbirth process has been associated with many different serious disorders that can cause lifelong difficulties for the child in question. Common disorders resulting from brain injuries at birth include: Attention…
Rank this Week: 3299

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    Safety when Swimming in Natural Water

    Safety when Swimming in Natural Water
    Almost every person should have an understanding that any type of water setting comes with the possibility of drowning accidents. Drowning accidents can cause severe injury and are often fatal, and drowning is the fifth leading cause of…
  • Mar 19

    What to do if you Encounter an Aggressive Driver

    What to do if you Encounter an Aggressive Driver
    Though you may be one of the safest drivers on the road, you cannot control the actions and decisions of other drivers. For this reason, you and your passengers may still be at high risk for an accident and injuries … Continue reading…
  • Mar 16

    Infant Brain Injuries Caused at Birth

    Infant Brain Injuries Caused at Birth
    Brain damage during the childbirth process has been associated with many different serious disorders that can cause lifelong difficulties for the child in question. Common disorders resulting from brain injuries at birth include: Attention…
Rank this Week: 2533

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/
  • Mar 9

    Upcoming Seminar of Interest

    Upcoming Seminar of Interest
    Our readers may be interested in the upcoming seminar: Chemical Products Liability and Environmental Litigation.   It's scheduled for April 22-23 in New Orleans, and includes topics such as Recent Developments In Fracking…
  • Mar 6

    Federal Court Denies Certification in Groundwater Class Case

    Federal Court Denies Certification in Groundwater Class Case
    A federal judge in Oklahoma earlier this week denied class certification to homeowners living near a research facility, holding that individual issues outweighed allegedly common issues among the class claiming injury from contamination from…
  • Mar 3

    Publication of my new Class Action & Mass Torts Answer Book

    Publication of my new Class Action & Mass Torts Answer Book
    Just a quick note.  Your humble blogger is very pleased to announce the availability of my latest publication, the Class Action and Mass Tort Answer Book (PLI 2015).  It is available here.  (I don't spend all my time posting…
Rank this Week: 4323

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

New York Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, products liability and qui tam. By Caesar and Napoli, P.C.

http://www.newyorkinjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Feb 25

    The Danger of Supplement

    The Danger of Supplement
    Public health officials have long been skeptical of the advertised health benefits of herbal supplements, a class of products largely unregulated by the FDA. These suspicions were confirmed in a recent investigation by the New York attorney…
  • Feb 6

    Melissa Rivers Launches Lawsuit Against New York Endoscopy Clinic

    Melissa Rivers Launches Lawsuit Against New York Endoscopy Clinic
    We wrote about the Joan Rivers tragedy shortly after the 81-year-old comedienne’s death during an endoscopy in September of last year. The Manhattan clinic that treated comedian Joan Rivers before her death allegedly made a number of…
  • Nov 5

    Milwaukee Judge Strikes a Blow to State’s Pain and Suffering Cap

    Milwaukee Judge Strikes a Blow to State’s Pain and Suffering Cap
    Over the last few years, tort reform advocates across the country have successfully achieved statewide legislative "caps" on pain and suffering awards. The idea of pain and suffering caps sprang from business and medical organizations that…
Rank this Week: 2529

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

Covers medical negligence in Utah.

http://www.ericnielson.com/blog.html
  • Feb 24

    Why Do I Need an Expert Witne

    Why Do I Need an Expert Witne
    Expert witnesses play a vital role in all medical malpractice litigation. A consulting expert is used to review the facts of a case, to research the medical issues involved, and to help clients and attorneys gain a better understanding of…
  • Feb 7

    Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case

    Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case
    The Utah Supreme Court recently announced its decision in Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case.  Wrongful death law is unique in Utah, and while the Riggs opinion clarifies certain issues, it also raises several important…
  • Dec 31

    Should I Sign An Arbitration Agreement

    Should I Sign An Arbitration Agreement
    It is routine practice for healthcare providers to ask patients to sign an arbitration agreement prior to receiving medical care.  Often the healthcare provider buries the agreement in a large stack of documents that they ask you to…
Rank this Week: 4824

Nursing Law Blog

Nursing Law Blog

Covers health law and nursing law. By George F. Indest III, P.A.

http://nursinglawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 17

    Crack Down on Unlicensed Practice of Nursing by Florida Department of Health

    Crack Down on Unlicensed Practice of Nursing by Florida Department of Health
    By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida in Health Law The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recently made a presentation regarding its increased investigation and prosecution of the unlicensed practice of…
  • Oct 9

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement
    Join Joanne Kenna nurse attorney with The Health Law Firm and the Greater Orlando Chapter of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants for: FLORIDA LAWS AND THE NURSE – NEW LICENSURE REQUIREMENT:  Keep Your Patients Safe…
  • Oct 9

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement

    Join Us for Florida Laws and the Nurse: New Licensure Requirement
    Join Joanne Kenna nurse attorney with The Health Law Firm and the Greater Orlando Chapter of the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants for: FLORIDA LAWS AND THE NURSE – NEW LICENSURE REQUIREMENT:  Keep Your Patients Safe…
Rank this Week: 2830

Halifax Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Halifax Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice law, including anaesthesia errors, chiropractic malpractice, emergency room errors, and hospital negligence. By McKiggan Hebert.

http://www.halifaxmedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Informed consent in medical malpractice claims.

    Informed consent in medical malpractice claims.
    Before your doctor performs any medical procedure on you he or she is supposed to get your permission. The process the doctor is supposed to go through is called informed consent. Informed Consent: What does it mean? As I explain in the…
  • Sep 19

    Medical Malpractice Claims against Doctors Continue to Drop: But is it because of improvements in medical care?

    Medical Malpractice Claims against Doctors Continue to Drop: But is it because of improvements in medical care?
    What is the CMPA? The Canadian Medical Protective Association represents almost every doctor in Canada. The Association is a mutual defence fund that operates sort of like insurance. If a doctor is sued for malpractice, the CMPA will…
  • Aug 19

    Are Overworked Nurses Causing Medical Errors?

    Are Overworked Nurses Causing Medical Errors?
    Are staffing demands putting patient safety at risk? Last week the media reported two stories of interest to patient safety advocates. The Province of Nova Scotia released statistics from its medical errors registry suggesting that, in…
Rank this Week: 4091

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
  • Feb 10

    Mayor de Blasio Bitten By Tort-Reform Bug?

    Mayor de Blasio Bitten By Tort-Reform Bug?
    I was happy with Mayor Bill de Blasio for a while. He brought a youthful, refreshing blast of liberal-themed common sense into the Mayor’s office, and was so forthright that he hurt himself politically.  I’m referring to his…
  • Jan 23

    Fair Is Fair, Unless You’re A Victim Of Medical Malpractice

    Fair Is Fair, Unless You’re A Victim Of Medical Malpractice
    It’s that time of year when my office gets reminders in the mail about what we must have posted and visible to all employees.  They are entitled, by law, to be apprised of their rights if they hurt themselves here, or become too…
  • Jan 14

    The Foreseeability of Accidental Shooting

    The Foreseeability of Accidental Shooting
    A couple of weeks ago, a 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his own mother while she shopped in an Idaho Walmart.  By all accounts, the mother was a smart, professional and otherwise responsible woman. The infant had managed to…
Rank this Week: 4367

West Virginia Personal Injury Law…

West Virginia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the law as well as issues about life, faith and healthy living. By Bordas & Bordas, PLLC.

http://www.bordaslaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Free Don Blankenship?

    Free Don Blankenship?
    The 2010 explosion at Massey's Upper Big Branch mine killed 29 coal miners. The 2014 Freedom Industries chemical leak left hundreds of thousands of West Virginians without usable water for a month. Over the past year, the major architects…
  • Jan 16

    Bad Faith Victory for Pennsylvania Insured

    Bad Faith Victory for Pennsylvania Insured
    So imagine that you are involved in an automobile accident and injure another person. It is clearly your fault and you demand your motor vehicle liability insurance company to settle the claim. After all this is why you have paid...
  • Jan 15

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene

    I Shoot Up: Diabetes Awarene
    I love Starbucks skinny lattes. Peppermint mocha is my absolute favorite, so during the holiday season it is not uncommon to see me with a Starbucks in hand more so than usual as the peppermint flavor is not always available....
Rank this Week: 2519

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
  • Dec 27

    Personal Injury Arlington, TX

    Personal Injury Arlington, TX
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! The post Personal Injury Arlington, TX appeared first on Personal Injury Attorney Fort Worth, TX.
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 4743

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Comments on medical malpractice. By The Rich Firm, PC.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticelawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 25

    Birth Injuries: Erb’s Palsy

    Birth Injuries: Erb’s Palsy
    During childbirth, a mother trusts her doctor to make sure that the delivery goes as smoothly as possible, as a difficult delivery can have long-lasting effects on a child’s physical and mental health. For instance, Erb’s Palsy is…
  • Nov 13

    3 Questions to Ask Before a Surgical Procedure

    3 Questions to Ask Before a Surgical Procedure
    Before consenting to a surgical procedure, you have the right to ask as many questions as needed to make yourself comfortable with the procedure and its justification. Though you should feel free to ask any question that comes to mind, here…
  • Nov 4

    Different Types of Damages that Can Be Included in a Wrongful Death Case

    Different Types of Damages that Can Be Included in a Wrongful Death Case
    In your time of loss, it may be strange to think about damages in a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it may be possible to recoup medical expenses and receive compensation for lost future income as a result of your family member’s…
Rank this Week: 2516

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law…

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law Blog

Covers personal injury, tort, medical malpractice and criminal law.

http://www.hcwlaw.com/connecticut-personal-injury-lawyer-and-accident-attorney.html
  • Oct 12

    Connecticut personal injury lawyer explains one of the biggest mistakes you can make after your accident!

    Connecticut personal injury lawyer explains one of the biggest mistakes you can make after your accident!
    Our office recently received a telephone call from a woman who had been involved in a motor vehicle accident in Connecticut and was looking to have our CT personal injury lawyers represent her. She advised me that she was a passenger in…
  • Oct 5

    Connecticut dog bite injury lawyer explains the types of injurie

    Connecticut dog bite injury lawyer explains the types of injurie
    Our Connecticut dog bite attorneys have decades of experience in representing dog bite victims and their family members. The injuries sustained by the people that contact us are quite varied and range from puncture wounds, to ripping or…
  • May 13

    CT accident attorneys discuss most frequently asked questions after an accident

    CT accident attorneys discuss most frequently asked questions after an accident
    Many times our CT accident attorneys and injury lawyers are contacted by people who have been injured through the fault of another and are looking to get answers to the great many questions which they have before them. The bulk of these…
Rank this Week: 3946

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical negligence. By Kroot Law LLC.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.net/
  • Oct 6

    Hospital Medical Mistakes More Dangerous Than Ebola

    Hospital Medical Mistakes More Dangerous Than Ebola
    In the midst of the internationally known Ebola scare, a Texas hospital sent a Liberian patient home with infection like symptoms, with no testing, after learning he had just come from disease ravaged West Africa. In doing so, the hospital's…
  • Jan 2

    New Study Suggests Many Knee Surgeries Are Unnecessary

    New Study Suggests Many Knee Surgeries Are Unnecessary
    One of the most common knee surgeries performed on patients today may be completely unnecessary in many instances, according to a recent study out of Finland. The study followed 146 patients between the ages of 35 and 65 with symptoms of…
  • Nov 26

    Steep Decline In Medical Malpractice Payouts Did Not Reduce Health Cost

    Steep Decline In Medical Malpractice Payouts Did Not Reduce Health Cost
    For over a decade, proponents of tort reform have argued medical malpractice reform is needed to reduce spiraling healthcare costs. If these reforms were implemented, tort reformers promised reduced healthcare costs. Opponents of tort…
Rank this Week: 3992

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: 3936

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: 2362

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: 2982

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: 4885

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: 3922

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: 3396

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: 3794

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: 4575

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…
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Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2914

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/
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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…
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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/  
  • 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…
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Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys…

Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Illinois medical malpractice and workers compensation. By Jerisat & Kostopoulos.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional

    Illinois Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice by Medical Professional
    Medical malpractice in misdiagnosis of cancer is unfortunately common in Illinois and other states. Diagnosing cancer correctly at the earliest stages is crucial to having a good outcome. At its earliest stages, cancer can often be cured by…
  • Jun 14

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit

    Personal Injury Lawyers file Yaz/Yasmin Birth Control Pill Suit
    Illinois personal injury lawyers have filed product liability lawsuits involving the Yaz and Yasmin birth control pills. Yasmin is sold under the Ocella and Zarah brands. Yaz is sold under the Gianvi brand name. Bayer Corporation,…
  • Jun 12

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

    Patent Infringement Verdict of $290 Million, and Clear and Convincing Standard, Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court
    Contingency fee patent attorneys have won a victory for a small tech company . The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a $290 million patent infringement verdict against Microsoft which was appealed from Judge Leonard Davis. This is the largest patent…
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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…
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Podiatry Malpractice Blog

Podiatry Malpractice Blog

Focused on medical malpractice, specifically in the Podiatric field. By Michael A. Quinn.

http://www.podiatrymalpracticeblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Podiatrist sentenced to probation for drug charge (North Carolina)

    Podiatrist sentenced to probation for drug charge (North Carolina)
     A Grifton podiatrist was sentenced to probation and a fine for a drug charge. Dr. Paul Joseph Civatte, 52, was given a sentence of 12 months of probation and a  fine for a reduced charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. The case dated…
  • Apr 7

    Podiatrist accused in drugs for sex case (Missouri)

    Podiatrist accused in drugs for sex case (Missouri)
    Dr. Dave Dai Quang Pham, a St. Louis podiatrist, is accused of trying to exchange prescription drugs for sex. The St. Francois County Prosecutor charged 49-year-old Dr. Pham with possession of a controlled substance with intent to…
  • Apr 4

    Missouri Podiatrist pleads guilty (MO)

    Missouri Podiatrist pleads guilty (MO)
    A St. Louis, Missouri podiatrist has plead guilty to obstructing a federal audit when she provided the Medicare program with a false and backdated treatment record, U.S.  said Thursday.
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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.
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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…
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