The articles listed on this page are intended to provide you with information on various legal terms and situations as they pertain to personal injury law. We’ll be updating this page monthly, so make sure to check back for current additions.

Failure to properly diagnose brain tumor

If a brain tumor is goes undiagnosed and untreated, it can result in devastating consequences for the patient as well as his or her family members and friends. Because many types of non-malignant and cancerous brain tumors grow rapidly, getting a prompt and accurate diagnosis is crucial to ensuring that the patient receives the necessary treatment. LEARN MORE

Attorney for Anesthesia related injuries

Anesthesia and the use of anesthetics are crucial to controlling pain during surgery and other procedures. However, when errors are made as a result of negligence on the part of the anesthesiologist or other health care professional, they can have profound and lasting effects on a patient.

What is medical negligence?

If you feel that you or a family member have been a victim of negligence during the course of medical treatment, it’s important that you have a basic understanding of medical malpractice and of the principles and rules that govern these types of cases before making the decision to initiate a lawsuit.

Do you know the real signs of elder abuse?

Elder abuse exacts a heavy toll on its victims. Statistics have shown that over 5 million people are victims of some form of elder abuse in the U.S. with a 300% higher risk of death than non-abused individuals. Elder abuse can be physical, mental, emotional, and sexual as well as financial exploitation, neglect, and abandonment.

The nursing home abuse stats you need to know

Nursing homes and their staff owe a duty of care to their residents as well as to their families. Sadly, over 40% of nursing home residents have reported being the victim of some type of abuse, and a staggering 90% have reported that they or another resident have been a victim of neglect.

Common examples of medical malpractice

Medical malpractice happens as the result of a negligent act or omission on the part of a doctor, hospital, or other healthcare professional, resulting in an injury to the patient. The negligence may involve errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare, or health management.

Did the doctor perform the wrong surgery?

Surgical errors are a form of negligence. The consequences for the victim can be serious and even potentially life-threatening. While proving negligence in wrong surgery is simple, assigning liability can be much more complicated.

Can you sue your doctor for bad handwriting?

Lots of jokes have been made about doctors and their sloppy handwriting. But, sadly, a doctor’s sloppy handwriting is no laughing matter. Scribbled, indecipherable prescriptions and medical notes can result in medication errors with disastrous results for patients.

Improper lab procedures and results are medical malpractice

Accurate diagnostic testing and lab procedures are the cornerstone of prescribing the appropriate course of treatment for a disease, illness, or chronic condition. When errors are made in testing procedures, they can have disastrous consequences for patients