Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

Common Hospital Infections That May Be Grounds for a Lawsuit

When a patient becomes a victim of a serious infection that stems from medical malpractice, there could be grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. However, establishing liability for such a claim is challenging, so be sure to discuss your potential … Continue reading

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The 6 Elements of a Prescription Medication Malpractice Lawsuit

If you’ve ever been prescribed medication, you are likely familiar with the fact the most come with side effects. What you may not know is that these side effects must be properly disclosed, considered, and administered by a doctor and … Continue reading

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The Facts About Physician Liability

When undergoing surgeries or medical treatments, it is possible that something can go wrong. But this doesn’t mean it is automatically the fault of a physician or surgeon, nor does it mean you have a medical malpractice case on your … Continue reading

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Information for Victims of Head Injuries and Brain Trauma

According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one million people become victims of head injuries or brain trauma in the United States each year. Many unfortunate events can lead to a traumatic head or brain injury, … Continue reading

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Can Anti-Depression Medication Cause Birth Defects?

Pregnancy is a very delicate time in a woman’s life, and sometimes one of the most challenging as well. This is truer for women who suffer from acute depression, or any related form of depression. Whether diagnosed before pregnancy, or … Continue reading

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Learn About Gross Negligence in Civil Injury Cases

Simply put: gross negligence, in terms of a civil injury case, suggests that an at-fault party was not just negligent and careless, but also, transparently reckless. Negligence is ignoring a certain standard of care or breaching an appointed duty of … Continue reading

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Understanding Medical Consents

Anytime a patient is preparing to undergo a medical procedure, surgery, or treatment, the state will require medical consent. In the case that a hospital or doctor fails to obtain proper medical consent from either the patient or their conservator, … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice and Surgical Error Lawsuits

Surgery is meant to improve or enhance a patient’s quality of health, life, and well-being. But what happens when a surgery isn’t necessary, and worse, causes injury or suffering to a person? This could possibly be an example of a … Continue reading

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Are Bed Rails a Safety Concern for the Elderly?

When we get to a certain age, our bones and muscles naturally weaken and atrophy. Elderly individuals have trouble navigating their ways into and out of bed each day, and can even have trouble remaining in bed as they sleep … Continue reading

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Is an Unfortunate Medical Outcome Necessarily Medical Malpractice?

Medicine and medical care is, without a doubt, one of the most delicate and complicated industries. No matter how proficient or well-versed a physician or surgeon may be, it is inevitable that at some point in their career, they will … Continue reading

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