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What are My Rights Concerning Anesthesia Errors?

Patients who undergo medical procedures that require anesthesia should be well informed about all aspects of what will take place, including the type of medication and how it will be administered. There are always risks involved with anesthesia; errors may result from any number of factors, including negligence. Anesthesiologists are required to review patient medical » Read More


Can I File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for a Cancer Misdiagnosis?

The majority of cancer misdiagnosis lawsuits involve cases in which a radiologist, pathologist, or another health care provider failed to properly diagnose the cancer. However, a surprising number of misdiagnosis cases involve a false diagnosis, when the patient is told that he or she has cancer, when in fact, there is no evidence of cancer » Read More


What Should I Do if My Doctor Failed to Diagnose My Cancer?

Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, or has a loved one with cancer, knows how life-changing the diagnosis can be. The patient may face a long road of surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or all three.  It can be a stressful and anxiety-ridden time. Now just imagine this same diagnosis but happening too late or later » 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 for a Delayed Diagnosis?

When a patient seeks medical attention for a health concern, he or she should expect that the health care provider is going to conduct a thorough examination, accurately diagnose the problem, and proceed with an effective treatment protocol. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. In the United States, medical mistakes are the third leading cause » Read More


Can I File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for an Eye Injury?

Even the most routine eye surgery can be very daunting if there is even the slightest chance that something could go wrong. The prospect of losing one’s eyesight or suffering other irreparable damage to one’s eyes can be devastating. Every medical procedure comes with a certain degree of risk, and eye surgeries are no different. » Read More


What Should I Know About Birth Injuries as a Parent?

Having a baby is a special moment for any family. However, this special moment can be tarnished when a child sustains an injury during birth. This is especially true if the injury is the result of a doctor’s negligence, termed medical malpractice. Doctors are responsible for ensuring that both the mother and the baby are » Read More


Can I File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for an Ectopic Pregnancy Misdiagnosis?

Most pregnancies progress without any major complications or health risks. If complications do arise, the health care provider will likely run a series of tests and recommend the best course of treatment. Oftentimes, thanks to the innovations in medical technology and the advances in prenatal care, the health complication can be treated, and the remainder » Read More


Can I File a Medical Malpractice Claim Against a Psychiatrist?

When a patient files a medical malpractice lawsuit, it means that he or she was injured in some way by the health care provider who was responsible for the patient’s care. Common examples of medical malpractice include surgical errors, medication errors, and diagnosis errors. Although malpractice cases involving psychiatrists are less common, they do occur. » Read More


What Do I Need to Know Before Pursuing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

According to recent studies, medical malpractice is the third most common cause of death in the United States. Approximately 225,000 patients die each year as a result of surgical errors, dosage errors, and diagnosis errors. However, only a small percentage of medical malpractice victims pursue legal action, and even fewer actually receive financial compensation for » Read More