3rd Leading Cause of Death

It’s an interesting comparison - medical malpractice lawsuits are fairly rare in the grand scheme of things, however medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in America. If so many lives are ended due to the malpractice or negligence of a healthcare professional or institution, why aren’t there more lawsuits seen in court? [...]

By |2018-12-03T20:36:40+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Medical Malpractice in the Military

Under the Feres Doctrine, any family or loved ones or living military troops may not sue the military for deaths or injuries brought on by service with the military. The reason this was initially implemented sixty-eight years ago, was so that grieving families could not bring a lawsuit against the military in which their spouse [...]

By |2018-11-20T21:40:54+00:00November 20th, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Damage Caps, By State

In the event that you need to file for a medical malpractice or medical negligence case, it may be assumed that there is no limit on the amount of money that may be compensated to you and/or your family. It is an excruciating thought to put a dollar amount on the pain and suffering, or [...]

By |2018-10-15T17:21:41+00:00October 15th, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Malpractice vs. Negligence

When we delve deeper into the world of medical malpractice, there is a significant difference in whether a case is actually medical malpractice or medical negligence. Malpractice occurs when a medical professional fails to follow through with their services based on the standards set out by a governing entity. Negligence is more so an act [...]

By |2018-10-01T19:11:30+00:00October 1st, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Can Robots Be Sued for Medical Malpractice?

We live in an era of fast-moving technology. Every day scientists and doctors alike discover new ways of treating and diagnosing people. With our ever-growing scope of care, it’s only a matter of time before diagnoses and surgeries are left to machines. Artificial intelligence may seem like a daunting, present and suspicious new addition to [...]

By |2018-09-28T19:38:21+00:00September 17th, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Imprisonment Does Not Exclude Right to Medical Care

An ex-inmate’s family in Hartford, Connecticut filed a medical malpractice claim for $1.3 million after three years of their son being treated for psoriasis when he, in fact, had subcutaneous lymphoma. The Department of Corrections anticipates more lawsuits and medical malpractice cases to come their way. The care that has been received by their contracted [...]

By |2018-09-28T19:37:21+00:00September 4th, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

What is My Medical Malpractice Case Worth?

There are many factors that come into play when determining how much money a person will be rewarded for a medical malpractice claim. Without any details of a case, it is nearly impossible to even give a ballpark number. Personal injury attorneys and claim examiners work together, with very specific formulas, to calculate what they [...]

By |2018-09-28T19:35:20+00:00August 27th, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

What’s the Point of Suing for Wrongful Death?

For many people, the thought of suing after a wrongful death case can be confusing. After they’ve already suffered the loss of a loved one, having one more thing to handle can seem overwhelming. While, in general, people believe that filing a wrongful death claim is only helpful for medical expenses, there is much more [...]

By |2018-09-28T19:39:53+00:00August 20th, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments