Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice law governs the liability of doctors and other treatment providers when they cause harm to a patient by rendering their services in a negligent manner. All states have their own laws and procedures to handle these specialized personal injury cases.

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  • Nursing Home Neglect May Result in Death of Patients

    When our loved ones grow old and sick, families can feel a sense of relief knowing that when they are put into a nursing home they will receive the 24 hour a day care that they truly need. Having grandma and grandpa live at home may be nice for the family, but you and your spouse are not certified to give true medical attention that they need, and working full time in the midst is not helpful for them either.

  • Another Drug on the Market with Undisclosed Side Effects

    Since the time we were children, we have heard that medications will make all of our problems go away. After years of testing, and product consumption, people are now starting to realize that there are unwanted side effects for almost every medication out on the market today.

  • Ten Common Birth Injuries Experienced by Newborns in Georgia

    Every parent hopes their newborn child will enter this world happy and healthy. In most cases, this is exactly what occurs. In some rare instances, however, newborn children may suffer from a birth injury. Following are ten of the most common birth injuries experienced by newborns in Georgia.

  • Zoloft Lawsuit for Birth Defects Related to the Use of Sertraline

    Zoloft antidepressant drug should be carefully considered by pregnant woman, because of increased risks of birth defects.

  • The da Vinci Robot, More Harm than Good?

    The da Vinci surgical robot has been marketed as a breakthrough in making surgery more efficient and less invasive. The da Vinci robot has a sophisticated 3D view camera and four remote control arms, enabling surgeons to perform operations such as hysterectomies and prostatectomies through smaller incisions but with better visibility and precision. The da Vinci robot is currently used in about 1,000 hospitals and hundreds of medical offices across the United States.

  • The Scent of Jasmine

    I rose to shake hands with my client and asked her to sit down. You see, at first I didnít recognize her. It was only when I glanced down at her hand and saw the ring that I knew it was she. An old and now estranged friend had given it to her.

  • Rhode Island Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Case Digest Malpractice Insurance

    Medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys practicing in Rhode Island should be aware of a recent state Supreme Court decision that is helpful for our stateís consumers.

  • Medication May Increase Risk of Falls for Elderly Patients

    While blood pressure medications may help prevent certain medical conditions, they can also put elderly persons at risk of other injuries. For instance, a new study revealed that older people who take blood pressure medications may be more susceptible to fall injuries than elderly persons who are not taking blood pressure medication.

  • What to Do If You Have Doubts about Your Medical Care

    Doctors and health care providers hold our lives in their hands. Having doubts about the medical care that you are receiving can not only be emotionally unsettling, but physically damaging as well, since the lack of appropriate medical care can result in medical complications, exacerbated health conditions, and even death.

  • The Ethical Dilemmas Present in Catholic-Run Hospitals

    In recent years, there has been a significant increase nationwide in the number of mergers between large Catholic-run hospitals and smaller secular hospitals. This phenomenon is largely due to provisions in the new healthcare law requiring more efficiently-run medical facilities. However, these mergers force many patients, particularly women, to face an uphill battle when seeking out important medical treatments associated with reproductive health.


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