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Could Overprescribing Opioids Result in a Malpractice Case?

Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic in the US. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fatalities from prescription opioid drugs have increased to over 15,000 every year. The most common narcotic pain medications are codeine, Oxycontin, Vicodin, and Percocet. People who are addicted just can’t easily break the habit. But, [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Most Common Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice cases are filed on a regular basis throughout the United States. But what types of cases are most common? It turns out that there are some areas of medical care that tend to produce more medical malpractice cases than others. 3 Most Common Medical Malpractice Cases 1. Surgical Mistakes For patients who go [...]

By | December 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Most Common Malpractice Cases

How to Report Medical Malpractice

If you or a loved one has been injured by a doctor or other medical care provider, and you believe that the injury was the result of negligence, then it is important that you report your injuries. But how do you report medical malpractice? And to whom do you submit a report? Well, the answer [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Report Medical Malpractice

How Do I File for Medical Malpractice?

If you have been injured or have a loved one that has been injured due to medical negligence, you may be considering filing a medical malpractice case. While state laws can vary on medical malpractice – and you definitely want to research your state’s laws before you begin – there is a general sequence of [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How Do I File for Medical Malpractice?

How To Afford A Medical Malpractice Suit

The number one question for patients bringing a malpractice lawsuit is, “How much will it cost?” And the answer to that question depends on whether or not you use a lawyer or go it alone. Just keep in mind that it’s not uncommon for it to cost less when you use an attorney. And there [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How To Afford A Medical Malpractice Suit

How To Find Out If Your Doctor Has Malpractice Suits Against Them

When it comes to choosing a doctor for your health care, it’s important to know his or her track record. Has your doctor ever been sued for malpractice? Has your doctor lost a malpractice suit? How many times has your doctor been sued for malpractice? However, it’s also important not to panic if your doctor [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How To Find Out If Your Doctor Has Malpractice Suits Against Them

Timeline of a Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice suits are a legal way to enable injured patients to seek and receive compensation due to medical negligence by a medical professional. No two medical malpractice suits are the same, however, there are specific requirements for each case. These requirements include establishing that the medical professional had a duty of care and that [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Timeline of a Malpractice Lawsuit

Doctors who Repeat Malpractice

Believe it or not, most physicians are repeat malpractice offenders. A New England Journal of Medicine study indicated that doctors who are sued once for malpractice are generally more likely to be sued again for malpractice. “Specifically, 1 percent of physicians paid 32 percent of all malpractice claims, and the more physicians are sued, the [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Doctors who Repeat Malpractice

How To Find the Right Doctor For You

Finding the right doctor isn’t easy. It requires a lot of shopping and digging. You want to find a doctor who you feel has the qualifications and skills for the best care. It’s really an important professional relationship. Smart questions and some skepticism can help you find Dr. Right. The Search for Dr. Right What [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How To Find the Right Doctor For You

What’s the Difference Between Malpractice and Negligence?

When someone is injured or killed because of the actions of a medical professional, it can be categorized as medical malpractice or medical negligence. For civilians, it can be difficult to understand the difference between these two concepts. However, these two types of wrongdoing are not the same and may lead to different outcomes in [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between Malpractice and Negligence?