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Malpractice vs. Negligence

Published on Oct 1, 2018 at 11:06 pm in Medical Malpractice.

  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 […]

Can Robots Be Sued for Medical Malpractice?

Published on Sep 17, 2018 at 11:03 pm in 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 […]

Imprisonment Does Not Exclude Right to Medical Care

Published on Sep 4, 2018 at 10:53 pm in Medical Malpractice.

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 […]

What is My Medical Malpractice Case Worth?

Published on Aug 27, 2018 at 10:50 pm in Medical Malpractice.

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 […]

Can A Business File a Medical Malpractice Case?

Published on Jul 19, 2018 at 10:28 pm in Medical Malpractice.

When the Ebola crisis hit Texas in 2014, people feared for themselves and their families. Health was of top concern in the nation. It didn’t cross many people’s minds, if any, that they would also need to worry about their businesses or financial standing. However, after a nurse who treated the first U.S. Ebola patient […]

How Damage Caps Affect Healthcare

Published on May 8, 2018 at 9:57 pm in Medical Malpractice.

Each state has very clear guidelines and laws in place regarding Medical Malpractice cases. Damage Caps in particular bear a great weight in each state. Damage Caps affect not only citizens and patients, but also hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers. A Damage Cap, in relation to Medical Malpractice, is a set amount of money […]

Foreign Objects: Who’s Responsible?

Published on Apr 25, 2018 at 9:54 pm in Medical Malpractice.

When filing a medical malpractice claim, it’s important to pay attention to the statute of limitations. A statute of limitations sets timelines surrounding when a patient is able to file for a claim, what the deadlines are and if there are any exceptions to the two. A major exception to many statute of limitations are […]

Know your rights in cases of medical malpractice

Published on Apr 2, 2018 at 9:47 pm in Medical Malpractice.

New Mexico has a statute of limitations of three years for any medical malpractice cases. A statute of limitations is literally a limitation on the time you have to file a case. When the limitation is in regards to health, medical treatment or overall well-being, it can be disheartening to know you have a ticking […]

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