Do You Have A Case When A Doctor Or Nurse Does Not Listen To Your Complaints?

Whether it is a triage nurse in the emergency room, a nurse practitioner at your family practice, a physician’s assistant, or a medical doctor, it is critical for whomever is providing you with medical care to get an accurate idea of what ailments you may have and what tests to run confirm what is going … Read more

Do You Have A Case For A Faulty Knee Replacement Surgery?

In more than 95% of patients a knee replacement will last up to 15 – 20 years without issue.  Unfortunately, there are times when patients have significant complications following a procedure for total knee replacement soon after that surgery.  This can lead to the need for additional surgeries (called revision surgeries). It can also result … Read more

Roles And Responsibilities Of The Nursing Staff At A Pennsylvania Nursing Home

If you or a loved one was subject to nursing home neglect during a stay at a nursing home, it may be confusing how it happened and who was at fault. The nursing staff at the nursing home have different training, roles, and responsibilities so not all may be equally culpable. Below are summaries of … Read more

Do I Have A Malpractice Case Against A Cardiologist?

Cardiologists are doctors who have specialized training and skill in finding, treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels. Because they treat such a vital part of a healthy functioning body if they do commit negligence or malpractice while treating you or a loved one it can mean dire consequences for your entire … Read more

Do You Have A Case For Negligent Care By A Nurse Practitioner?

When you go to a doctor’s office you may be surprised to find that you wind up being treated by a nurse instead of the doctor himself. However this is common in those offices – particularly the offices of family practitioners or primary care physicians. These types of nurses are known as certified nursing practitioners, … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice Claim For Negligent Hip Replacement Surgery?

The number of people living in the United States needing hip replacement surgery (also known as hip arthroplasty) has sky rocketed in recent years, jumping from 138,700 in 2000 to 310,800 in 2010 according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control.  While the surgery is meant to relieve ongoing pain in the hip … Read more

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

Is Your Attending Doctor At Fault For Your Nursing Home Injury?

When you or a loved one suffer a serious injury at a nursing home in New Jersey, you will likely focus on the nursing staff for being at fault. The nurses at the home are the ones who regularly treat you and with whom you have the most contact. However the person who is ultimately … Read more

Do You Have A Case For Negligent Carpal Tunnel Surgery?

Carpal tunnel release surgery is the most common hand surgery performed in the United States. Serious complications are rare but can be life-altering. Because of the low rate of complications, if you suffered a major injury during carpal tunnel release surgery there is a decent chance that it was caused by the negligence of the … Read more

Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case If Your Bowel Is Injured During Surgery?

Injuries to the large and small bowel can result in extended hospital stays, disability, and even death. The evaluation of these cases is difficult because of the wide variety of fact patterns that can be presented, the numerous issues that must be considered in the analysis, and the reality that bowel injuries, no matter how … Read more