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- Concerns about Hospital Safety
Reliable information about the quality of care that hospitals provide to patients should be available to the public.
- Multiple Sclerosis Misdiagnosis Sometimes Warrants a Medical Malpractice
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition with a complicated set of symptoms.
- Federal Tort Claims Act Practice Alert: U.S. v. Wong
According to the United States Supreme Court, the two- year and six- month time limits in 28 U.S.C.§ 2401(b) of the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) "are just time limits, nothing more. Even though they govern litigation against the Government, a court can toll them on equitable grounds."
- Proactive Health Care is Essential
When we are ill or hurt and seeking quality care, we expect the best health care services from our doctor or hospital.
- Malpractice and Birth Injuries
When obstetric teams communicate well and follow established protocols, incidents of medical error and birth injuries are preventable.
- Witnessing Hospital Mistakes May Harm Family Members
An individual need not sustain physical injury in order to have suffered harm in the eyes of the law.
- Risks Associated with Oral Chemotherapy Drugs
Oral chemotherapy drugs have become a popular alternative to IV chemotherapy treatments for many cancer patients.
- Deadly Medication Error: Who Is Liable?
Any trip to the doctor can be scary, but more so when one faces a medical emergency. Still, most people place an enormous amount of trust in their medical professionals, whether doctors, nurses, or other medical staff. Unfortunately, despite that trust, every year thousands of medical mistakes occur. When they do, the consequences can range from nothing happening to the death of a patient.
- Lack of Healthcare Interoperability Contributes to Medical Mistakes
Recently, a survey was conducted by the West Health Institute with the goal of drawing attention to the pervasive and deadly problem of medical errors and to discuss possible solutions.
- Infant Brain Damage
Damage to the delicate infant brain can have devastating effects on the life of the baby, as well as the lives of those who love and will care for the child throughout their life.