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Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death Suits Result From Failed Suicide Risk Assessments

NEW ORLEANS and METAIRIE, Louisiana. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, there are an estimated 117 suicides each day in the U.S. Suicide costs the country as much as $44 billion annually. For every death by suicide, 12 people visit the hospital for instances of self-harm. The reality is that many people who […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

Medical Malpractice Surgical Errors Occur at a Rate of up to 4,000 Each Year

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. Surgeons call them “never events.” These are events that the medical community agrees should never take place: major surgical errors, foreign objects left in patient’s bodies, surgery on the wrong body part. While patients would like to believe these are incredibly rare events—the medical equivalent of lightning strikes—the reality is that these […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

Medical Malpractice Victims Face Doctors and Hospitals who Don’t Want to Be Held Accountable

MISSISSIPPI. The reality is that many victims of medical malpractice and medical negligence won’t ever have the opportunity to pursue negligent doctors in court. Families and victims may end up shouldering the medical bills and funeral costs for loved ones on their own, unaware that they could have received compensation for their loved ones’ pain […]

By |October 28th, 2016|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

How To Protect Yourself From Common Medical Errors

MISSISSIPPI. Doctors have a responsibility to offer patients medical services that meet a basic standard of care. Failure to do so can result in medical errors or medical malpractice. While doctors are trained professionals who should protect their patients, individuals can take steps to protect themselves from common medical errors. Here are a few common […]

By |October 28th, 2016|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

Brain Injuries May Increase Risk for Stroke

COLUMBUS, Ohio. Brain injuries affect millions of Americans each year. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, brain injuries can result in many different types of disabilities. Disabilities can include problems with memory, sensory problems (sight and hearing difficulties), and also can include depression or other mental health issues. Individuals who experience […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Essure Birth Control and Talcum Powder Lawsuits

Several major class action lawsuits have made national news in the past few months. One lawsuit claims that talcum powder can possibly lead to the development of ovarian cancer in women, and the other lawsuit is pursuing a major birth control manufacturer for alleged defects in its permanent birth control product. Women who have used […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

NPR Reveals Conflicts of Interest When Doctors Serve as Witnesses

ATLANTA, Georgia. Unlike most personal injury claims, medical malpractice lawsuits in Georgia, require patients to submit an affidavit completed by an expert, confirming that a doctor in a claim deviated from the standard of care. According to University of Georgia Law, this requirement is one of the most “notorious” procedural statutes on the books. It […]

By |October 4th, 2016|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

Could Medical Malpractice Personal Injury Law Face New Caps?

MONTGOMERY, Alabama. According to Mother Jones, if medical malpractice insurance rates go up, as predicted, we may soon see a push to place more caps on medical malpractice lawsuits and to place greater restrictions on those who are seeking compensation for their injuries. Medical malpractice lawsuits protect individuals who have been hurt due to negligence […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

“Educate Before You Medicate”: Getting to Know Your Prescriptions

Whether you have a minor infection, have been diagnosed with a lifelong medical condition, or are recovering in the hospital after a surgery, your doctor will prescribe you some kind of medication. Although doctors strive to prescribe the safest option, medical errors and adverse drug events (ADE) may occur suddenly and without warning. A majority […]

By |May 20th, 2016|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

The Effect Recalls Have on Malpractice Lawsuits

When a medical device or drug is considered to be defective or dangerous, it will likely be recalled. Recalls are issued either voluntarily by the device or drug manufacturer or by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Notifications are then sent to doctors, patients, and the public by emails, faxes, letters, or announcements on […]

By |April 27th, 2016|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

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