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

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 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 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

Can A Minor Car Accident Cause Serious Injuries?

An auto accident that causes minor damage to the car does not necessarily mean that the driver or passengers in the car were not seriously injured. Especially today, cars are built so well that some car accidents may leave nothing more than a scratch. Despite the lack of obvious evidence that your car was involved … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice Case If You Have Foot Drop After Surgery?

Foot drop – sometimes called drop foot – is the inability to lift the front part of the foot.  This can lead to your foot dragging across the ground.  This weakness in your foot will likely make it more difficult for you to walk, move about regularly, exercise, and may leave you at a bigger … Read more

If a Surgical Injury Is Listed as a Risk in Your Consent Form Is It Still Malpractice?

Whenever you undergo surgery or some other type of medical procedure with a doctor, you will be asked to sign a Consent Form.  What are they?  These are forms that list any type of known risk of that surgical procedure, state that these risks have been explained to you, and you have agreed to undergo … Read more

Gallbladder Surgery Malpractice

Your gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ on the right side of your abdomen, just beneath your liver. The gallbladder stores digestive fluid from the liver called bile that’s released into your small intestine to breakdown fats during the digestion process. Gallstones, hardened deposits of digestive fluid, can sometimes form in your gallbladder. Gallstones can … Read more