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4 Dec 2010, 12:33 pm by Ed Wallis
FREE CONSULTATION, CALL TOLL FREE 1-800-632-1404 DO NOT DELAY. ACT TODAY. USA Today (11/19) editorializes, “If a 747 jetliner crashed every day, killing all 500 people aboard, there would be a national uproar over aviation safety and an all-out mobilization to fix the problem.” However, “in the nation’s hospitals…about the same number of people die on average every day from medical ‘adverse events,’ many of them preventable errors, such as infections or incorrect medications.… [read post]
22 Mar 2013, 3:21 pm by medmalattorney
By Jim Lewis, North Carolina (NC) Medical Malpractice Lawyer A family from Taylorsville, North Carolina (NC) took the state to the Supreme Court when state officials placed a lien for $933,333.33 on the family’s $2.8 million medical malpractice settlement. To find out the Supreme Court’s ruling follow the link to “Supreme Court Rules Against N.C. Claim of Malpractice Settlement”. About the Editors: The VA-NC medical malpractice attorneys at Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton &… [read post]
11 Jul 2013, 6:19 am by Ed Wallis
FREE CONSULTATION, CALL TOLL FREE 1-800-632-1404 As a Memphis, Tennessee medical malpractice lawyer with the ability to also investigate claims in Mississippi and Arkansas, we wanted to provide this information to the public. Tennessee Medical Practice Lawsuit: Birth Injury Defects The number of Tennessee medical malpractice cases has grown exponentially over the past few years. Of these, birth defect injuries have registered a remarkable increase. A number of medical malpractice lawsuits have… [read post]
4 Jun 2012, 5:46 am by Jonathan Rosenfeld
                    [Photo Caption: Jennifer Blunt plays with 3-year-old daughter, Sofia, who acquired cerebral palsy shortly after her birth. (Photo Courtesy of the San Luis Obispo Tribune)] A San Luis Obispo, Calif., jury recently awarded a couple $74 million after deciding their doctor was negligent in delivering their daughter, who developed cerebral palsy. According to the San Luis Obispo Tribune, Sofia Blunt was born on April 19, 2009, after a harrowing delivery involving a… [read post]
13 Nov 2013, 1:54 pm by admin
A personal injury lawyer is often consulted on medical malpractice cases, especially when they result in a fatality. In 2010 a study indicated that about 180,000 people died due to a preventable medical mistakes. Three years later, a new study done by the the Journal of Patient Safety reported the numbers to be much higher, in the 210,000-440,000 range, making it the third-leading cause of death, right below heart disease and cancer.  Patients who suffer from any sort of malpractice incident… [read post]
4 Feb 2010, 10:35 am by Levin & Perconti
Today, the Illinois Supreme Court handed down a ruling in favor of patients and victims of medical malpractice throughout the state. According to a press release issued by the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Court ruled that medical malpractice caps are unconstitutional in a lawsuit about a young girl who suffered a significant brain injury due to medical negligence. ITLA president, Peter J. Flowers, applauded the Court’s decision, noting it will shift the focus to “meaningful… [read post]
7 Jul 2011, 1:17 pm by medmalattorney
By John Cooper,  Virginia Medical Malpractice Lawyer Far too many attorneys and law firms advertise that they handle medical malpractice and surgical error cases when they actually don’t. Their strategy is simple: Get the cases, then send them off to a legit Virginia medical negligence lawyer. But how can you tell if a medical malpractice lawyer is legit? First and foremost, ask them if they’ve actually taken a doctor mistake case all the way to court and through to a jury verdict. You’d be… [read post]
29 Feb 2012, 12:07 pm by Matthew Schwencke
If you are a patient at a hospital, don't you think you should have the right to know whether anything bad happened to you while you were there? For years, health care providers in Florida were able to withhold records from a patient that were created as a direct result of an adverse medical incident (when bad things happen) that occurred during that patient's care. In 2004, Floridians overwhelmingly voted against this practice, amending the State Constitution to give patients the right to access… [read post]
25 Mar 2013, 1:42 pm by Paul Greenberg
The driverless car being developed by Google may be the most important innovation in vehicle safety since safety belts.  If Google meets its goals for reduction in traffic accidents, then millions of people could be saved from injury or death and billions of dollars could be saved. Google’s driverless car technology uses sensors and cameras to detect the physical form of the road, read signs and watch for vehicles and pedestrians.  The car uses the data to adjust speed and steering… [read post]
13 Jul 2011, 5:55 am by medmalattorney
By Kevin Duffan, Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Virginia My colleague John Cooper recently published an article on our Virginia personal injury attorneys’ website in which he discusses the traits you should look for when determining who is the best Virginia medical malpractice lawyer to handle your case. There are publications and websites like Martindale-Hubbell, Best Lawyers in America, and Virginia Super Lawyers that provide peer-reviewed information about VA injury lawyers. To learn more, check… [read post]
16 Aug 2011, 12:13 pm by admin
As previously reported here, Staff Sargent Adam Cloer had filed a medical malpractice suit after doctor’s failed to diagnose his wife’s rectal cancer, even though she presented with the typical symptoms. The case had been settled, but only now are the details coming out. While pending the signature of the US Attorney General, the claim has been settled for $2.15 million and the Staff Sargent was able to file the claim because of a loop-hole in the Feres Doctrine, which typically prevents… [read post]
26 Mar 2013, 5:59 am by Ed Wallis
FREE CONSULTATION, CALL TOLL FREE 1-800-632-1404 As a Memphis, Tennessee medical malpractice lawyer with the ability to also investigate claims in Mississippi and Arkansas, we wanted to provide this information to the public. Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in the United States: An Overview Medical malpractice and negligence is the sixth leading cause of fatalities in the United States. More than 98,000 preventable deaths and over 200,000 injuries occur every year because of wrong diagnosis, hospital… [read post]
4 Dec 2010, 12:46 pm by Ed Wallis
FREE CONSULTATION, CALL TOLL FREE 1-800-632-1404 DO NOT DELAY. ACT TODAY. As a Memphis, Tennessee medical malpractice lawyer, we wanted to report on the following article and advise we are available to discuss the facts of your case with you. The Dallas Morning News (8/1, Dunklin, Ambrose) reported that “national medical research increasingly supports the long-held concern that poor supervision of doctors-in-training at teaching hospitals contributes to patient harm, even death.” Two months… [read post]
19 Jan 2011, 7:25 am by Moderator
Statute of limitations and Your Connecticut Medical Malpractice Lawyer An experienced Connecticut medical malpractice lawyer may advise you that the statute of limitations limits the amount of time you have to take action. If you or your Connecticut medical malpractice lawyer do not file suit within the statute of limitations than your case may be dismissed, and you may be prohibited from taking any legal action on that case. These limitations vary between states, and your Connecticut medical… [read post]
23 Feb 2010, 2:00 am by Michael L. Neff
Yesterday I wrote about two studies which looked at how depictions of medical treatment on television are not only wrong, but in some cases, dangerously so. I described a study last year which found that some doctors were performing life-saving medical intubation incorrectly as the result of seeing the procedure performed improperly in television shows like ER and House M.D. However, as the second study shows, the inaccurate treatments span far beyond one particular procedure, and the danger is not… [read post]
4 Dec 2010, 12:48 pm by Ed Wallis
FREE CONSULTATION, CALL TOLL FREE 1-800-632-1404 DO NOT DELAY. ACT TODAY. As a Memphis, Tennessee medical malpractice lawyer, we wanted to report on the following article and advise we are available to discuss the facts of your case with you. The Boston Globe (8/2, Saltzman) reports that a Boston medical malpractice lawyer filed last week filed a lawsuit against Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center on behalf of a patient who underwent “unwarranted” prostate surgery after a hospital… [read post]
25 Feb 2014, 9:50 am by Nazareth M. Haysbert
A settlement has been reached in a medical malpractice lawsuit against Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and the Permanente Medical Group, for delaying the birth of minor. Despite days of signs and symptoms that his mother was in labor,  Plaintiff, Demorea Ferdinand delivery was delayed. According to the petition to approve settlement filed in San Francisco County Superior Court, Defendants’ negligent medical care caused Demorea to suffer catastrophic… [read post]
9 Jan 2014, 11:58 am by D. Daxton White
Have you suffered significant losses as a result of your purchase of notes in Medical Provider Financial Corporation? If so, The White Law Group may be able to help you recover your losses through a FINRA arbitration claim against the broker-dealer that sold you the investment. According to FINRA’s online arbitration awards database, a number of investors have been successful in recovering some of their losses in FINRA dispute resolution claims involving Medical Provider… [read post]
26 Jun 2011, 11:00 am by medmalattorney
By Jim Lewis, North Carolina Medical Mistakes Attorney In his latest post to our firm’s Northeast North Carolina Injuryboard blog, my personal injury law firm colleague Rick Shapiro welcomes North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue’s veto of SB 33, a bill that would place caps on noneconomic damage awards to victims of emergency room doctors, surgeons, nurses and pharmacists’ errors and negligence. The bill, which could still become law if the NC General Assembly overrides the veto, would also make it… [read post]
25 Jan 2010, 7:58 pm by Salcido
Utah Wrongful Death Attorney Personal injury at times results in the death of a loved one.  The spouse and dependent children of someone who has died as the result of the negligence of another are entitled to damages for the loss of their loved one including the loss of earnings and loss of companionship of the father or mother who died.  Lawsuits of this nature are referred to as “wrongful death” lawsuits and are independent of a personal injury lawsuit.  For example, a person who was… [read post]