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Medical Malpractice

Should you ask for an autopsy of your loved one?

Your loved one died unexpectedly while in the hospital, and you’re in absolute shock. You hate to outright accuse the hospital staff of doing something wrong or making a mistake, but you’re seriously questioning whether your loved one’s death was the result of medical neglect. Do you need an autopsy to gather evidence of medical […]

Medical malpractice and strokes

There are different causes of a stroke, but the result is the same: The brain’s blood and oxygen supply is partially or totally cut off for at least some time. Brain damage is inevitable. It’s the fifth leading cause of death in this country — but quick treatment can often lessen the brain damage that […]

When you need a medical malpractice attorney

Something went wrong with the treatment for your medical condition. The doctor says that the problem was just unexpected. The hospital says that nothing could have been done any differently. You aren’t so sure — but how do you know if your suspicions are correct? Do you need an attorney? Maybe. Medical malpractice incidents are […]

What should everyone know about medical malpractice?

In today’s world of scientific breakthroughs and medical advances, it seems like medical malpractice should be a rare (and getting rarer) event. It’s not. In fact, medical malpractice — specifically from surgical mistakes — is the third leading cause of death in the United States today. According to recently compiled statistics that looked at data […]

How you know you need a medical malpractice attorney

Did a doctor misdiagnose you? Did a hospital nurse administer the wrong drug to you? Did you end up with a post-surgical infection because some piece of equipment wasn’t sterile? Did a tech forget to wash his hands before examining you and leave you with a medication-resistant staph infection (MRSA)? If so, you may be […]

Does racism contribute to malpractice in childbirth?

In the last few years, there have been some disturbing revelations about the American medical system — particularly where childbirth and maternal care are concerned. American women are dying at shocking rates in childbirth. While other developed nations have seen a sharp drop in maternal mortality, it’s no longer uncommon for American mothers to die […]