Tag Archives: standard of care

5 Most Common Kinds of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Medical malpractice is a serious issue, and one that can result in significant harm to patients. Every year, medical malpractice lawsuits are filed against doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers….

The Five Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Types

Medical malpractice is more than a poor result or an unintentional mistake. Instead, medical negligence is a lack of care. Doctors have one of the highest duties of care in…

NY Nursing Home COVID Controversy Continues

NY Nursing Home Controversy

Largely depending on your perspective, nursing home data recently provided by the New York State Health Department either exonerates these facilities or condemns them. Coronavirus was “a perfect storm” for…

Do Guardians Really Look Out for Their Wards?

nursing home financial abuse

In most states, a guardian may seize total control of a person’s assets if that person is incapacitated. According to one observer, “incapacitate” is so vague that it could mean…

Routine Dental Procedure Kills 3-Year-Old Boy

dental wrongful death

The child’s heart stopped during a simple tooth extraction procedure. He had no pre-existing conditions and no known anesthesia allergies. According to police, a certified nurse anesthetist put the boy…

Patients Seek Justice Against Predatory Doctor

doctor sexual assault

Former Long Island doctor Stuart Copperman thought he had avoided legal responsibility for multiple sexual assaults he committed between 1961 and 2000. Now, seventy-seven of his victims hope to have…