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

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

How to Get Punitive Damages in Malpractice and Nursing Home Claims

Punitive damages can be difficult to achieve in any case, but especially so in medical malpractice cases.  This is because ordinary negligence, or even gross negligence, does not entitle a plaintiff to a punitive damages award.  In order to be awarded punitive damages a plaintiff must establish that the defendant has acted in an outrageous … Read more