If a Surgical Injury Is Listed as a Risk in Your Consent Form Is It Still Malpractice?

Whenever you undergo surgery or some other type of medical procedure with a doctor, you will be asked to sign a Consent Form.  What are they?  These are forms that list any type of known risk of that surgical procedure, state that these risks have been explained to you, and you have agreed to undergo … Read more

Ways You Could Ruin Your Medical Malpractice Case

If you or a loved one have been seriously injured as a result of medical malpractice, are dealing with the stress of mounting medical bills, and are thinking about going forward with a claim, it is natural to be concerned you may do something to harm your case. This is especially so when you are … Read more

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The only thing worse than losing a family member, is when their death is caused by another’s negligence or wrongdoing. If that is the case, you may want to investigate the cause of your family member’s premature death, but the legal proceedings can be quite overwhelming, especially while still in shock and grieving for the … Read more

How Nursing Homes Can Be at Fault for a Slip and Fall

A slip and fall at a nursing home can be devastating given the circumstances why someone is a resident there.  You can have an elderly family member for whom a slip and fall can be a devastating and life altering event.  Or you or a family member could be in the nursing home because you … Read more

What You Should Do if You Are Injured in a Car Accident

If you are one of the millions of people each year who was injured in an auto accident and are dealing with rising medical bills, lost wages, ongoing pain, etc. there are some important steps you need to take to help get those bills covered and to bring a successful auto claim. The first is … Read more

What to Do if Your Doctor Commits Malpractice

Do not threaten, or even indicate, to the doctor that you may file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Threats will not solve your problem, but may, in fact, make things worse. So instead of threatening your doctor, we suggest you take the following steps: 1. Order all your medical records pertaining to the malpractice. You have … Read more

What Happens When the Wrong Medication is Prescribed by Your Doctor

If your doctor prescribes the wrong medicine and you suffer an injury, you may have a valid medical malpractice claim. However, a doctor is only liable if he or she actually made the mistake, not someone else, such as a pharmacist or the drug company. It sounds simple, but it can be difficult to prove … Read more