Is It Bad Bedside Manners, or Medical Malpractice?

Good bedside manners are important. Most people have anxiety about being in the hospital or undergoing an operation. Bedside manner from nurses and doctors can make the experience much more tolerable or much worse. Medical professionals come in all types. Some are compassionate, caring, and attentive. Others are quite the opposite, not spending much time » Read More

Do Tired Doctors Make More Mistakes?

No matter how smart, how well educated, or how well trained they might be, human beings make mistakes. That includes medical doctors, who many times have to make decisions greatly impacting patients’ lives. When combining the obvious potential for natural human error with long hours that can make doctors tired, the potential for medical malpractice » Read More

Can I File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit if I Signed a Waiver Before a Procedure?

Every medical procedure comes with a certain degree of risk. Some are riskier than others, including major heart surgery and an invasive procedure to remove a brain tumor. However, even minor medical procedures can cause serious health complications if something goes wrong. Prior to any type of surgery or medical procedure, the patient will be » Read More