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What Constitutes Maximum Medical Improvement?

Published on Jun 24, 2022 at 3:43 pm in Medical Malpractice.

As medical malpractice attorneys, we often discuss helping our clients secure the compensation they need to make the best possible recovery. The word “recovery” can be a bit misleading, though. Victims who have been harmed at the hands of a medical professional often hear this word and think that it means they will return to […]

Defining Medical “Best Practices” in Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published on Jun 12, 2020 at 6:42 pm in Medical Malpractice.
Medical professional with protective eye wear, mask, and scrubs

In general, healthcare professionals recommend and follow “best practices” in their field and use them to demonstrate how people can best protect their health in their everyday lives. Best practices can be defined as a procedure that has been proven to give optimal results through research and experience. Most times, the best practices that medical […]

Let’s Review Pregnancy After 35

Published on Mar 15, 2020 at 3:07 pm in Medical Malpractice.

Today, couples, and particularly women, are focusing more on themselves, their careers, and establishing lives so that they are comfortable and financially stable before bringing a child into this world. While many women still have their first child while in their 20s, many are deferring pregnancy until their 30s, some until after 35, the age […]

Tips for Avoiding the Coronavirus

Published on Mar 1, 2020 at 3:03 pm in Medical Malpractice.

If you’ve turned on the news in the last two weeks, you’ve seen plenty of reports about the Coronavirus and how it is affecting people across the globe; more than 500 people have died from it thus far and the number is expected to rise. More than 27,000 people across 25 counties, as of this […]

New Bill Regarding Medical Malpractice for the Military

Published on Feb 3, 2020 at 2:18 pm in Medical Malpractice.

In 1950, a Supreme court case ruled that active-duty military members could not sue and seek damages from the government, particularly for medical malpractice. Recently, a defense spending bill, called the National Defense Authorization Act, had a small provision inserted into it that will overturn this precedence. For military members who may be victims of […]

Dangers of Doctor Bias

Published on Jan 15, 2020 at 1:01 am in Medical Malpractice.

If you need to go to the doctor because something is wrong, you assume (or at a minimum hope) that they will do everything in their power to help you and will begin by collecting all of the facts about you, your medical history, and your symptoms. Since doctors aren’t perfect, they sometimes make errors […]

The Dangers of Medical Record Malpractice

Published on Dec 1, 2019 at 12:48 am in Medical Malpractice.

Since we were infants and our parents looked after us, if we felt ill, we’d go to the doctor. As such, to ensure proper care down the line, everything we’ve been treated for, from illnesses and allergies to vaccinations and immunizations, have been documented in our medical records, so that whenever we go again, our […]

What You Need to Know About Gallbladder Malpractice

Published on Nov 15, 2019 at 12:42 am in Medical Malpractice.

The gallbladder can easily become infected over time, in some cases for no particular reason. Patients who experience abdomen pain and go to the doctor may be told that they need to have gallbladder surgery to remove it. Most times, it’s a simple operation: the surgeons are in and pop it out; you go through […]

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