Do You Have A Case If You Have Internal Bleeding From A Cut During Surgery?

A mistaken cut during surgery leading to internal bleeding is a medical emergency.  If immediate treatment for the cut is not provided it can result in serious complications, including death.  Whether or not you or a loved one has a medical malpractice case as a result of a surgical cut or laceration depends on the … Read more

Do You Have A Case For The Misdiagnosis of Pneumonia?

Pneumonia is a lung inflammation caused by bacterial or viral infection, in which the air sacs fill with pus and may become solid. Inflammation may affect both lungs (double pneumonia), one lung (single pneumonia), or only certain lobes (lobar pneumonia). Those at highest risk for serious complications are children, the elderly, and immunocompromised adults. Misdiagnosis … Read more

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

Can You Sue A Nursing Home For A Death From A Surgical Site Infection?

Nursing homes do not just serve as a permanent residency for elderly people who can no longer live on their own.  They also serve as a temporary residency for anyone who cannot return home after undergoing surgery in a hospital.  Here they serve as a rehabilitation facility for people of all ages until they can … Read more

Do I have a Medical Malpractice Case If My Family Member Dies From A Sudden Heart Attack?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States. It can strike anyone, young or old, man or woman, any race or ethnicity. More than 650,000 people die of heart disease in the United States each year. That represents about 27 percent of all deaths in this country, … Read more