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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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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?

The News on Medical Malpractice Caps

Lobbyists for medical professionals have been fighting long and hard as an advocacy group to help medical professionals defend their professional decisions and reputations when it comes to medical malpractice claims without merit. Just recently a bill was approved by the House Judiciary Committee to cap certain medical malpractice payments at $250,000 nationwide. The Protecting [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The News on Medical Malpractice Caps

3 Requirements to Prove Malpractice

Medical malpractice is a specialized type of personal injury case that is brought against physicians, hospitals, nurses, EMTs or other medical care professionals. It is a type of professional malpractice  that applies only when a person is harmed in the course of receiving some type of medical treatment or medical care. Regardless of experience or [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 3 Requirements to Prove Malpractice

5 Ways Autopsies are Helpful When Establishing Medical Malpractice

When someone dies and medical malpractice is suspected, it is common for the family of the deceased to pursue legal action against the party it believes is responsible. These lawsuits, known as wrongful death lawsuits, are more common than most people realize. Medical malpractice happens much more often than it should, and sometimes people are [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Ways Autopsies are Helpful When Establishing Medical Malpractice

What Happens to Doctors After Being Charged with Medical Malpractice

When doctors are sued for malpractice, it can be a life-changing experience. When a lawsuit occurs, it can trigger  myriad of feelings from anger and frustration to self-doubt and questioning. An internal dialogue may include a question like “What should I do now?”. About 40 percent of surgeons and doctors are sued at least once [...]

By | June 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What Happens to Doctors After Being Charged with Medical Malpractice