Do You Have A Case For Mistreatment and Misdiagnosis of Hip Dysplasia?

Hip Dysplasia, or Developmental dysplasia of the hip, (DDH) is a congenital (present at birth) condition of the hip joint. The hip joint is created as a ball and socket joint. In DDH, the hip socket may be shallow, letting the “ball” of the long leg bone, also known as the femoral head, slip in … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice Case For The Misdiagnosis Of Sepsis?

Sepsis can be a life threatening condition that occurs when the body has a chemical imbalance due to an ongoing infection that can result in damage to multiple organ systems.  If sepsis progresses to septic shock, this will result in multiple organ failure, a drop in blood pressure, and possibly death.   In fact, according to … 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 You Have A Case If Your Shoulder Injury Is Misdiagnosed Or Mistreated?

Roughly 4.5 million Americans every year visit their doctors for treatment for shoulder pain.  This pain could result from a variety of reasons.  A lot of the time it results from repetitive, excessive overhead motions in athletics (such as swimming, tennis, pitching, and weightlifting) or from normal everyday activities (such as washing walls, loading or … 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