Do You Have A Malpractice Claim For A Missed Ruptured Appendix?

Appendicitis, which is when the appendix can become swollen and painful (“inflamed”) is considered a medical emergency that affects 1 in 20 people in the United States per year.  An appendix normally becomes inflamed when it is blocked off for some reason – by stool, a foreign body, etc.  If not treated, the appendix will … Read more

The Impact of a Misread X-Ray, CT Scan, or MRI

Doctors can order a variety of diagnostic studies to assist them in determining a patient’s injury or disease. One such group of diagnostic studies are x-rays, CT scans, and MRIs. These are all non-invasive studies reviewed and interpreted by radiologists. Radiologists form a specialized field that is responsible for administering tests and interpreting the results … Read more

Lung Cancer Claims – The Leading Killer of All Cancers

Lung cancer kills more Americans than breast, ovarian, prostate, and colon cancer combined, according to Mayo Clinic. About 230,000 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed annually, and about 160,000 lung cancer patients do not survive for more than five years.  Diagnosis errors account for the majority of medical malpractice incidents in the United States … Read more