Category Archive: Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice means that a medical professional failed to comply with standards of practice that have been generally accepted by the medical community. Injuries sustained at the hands of a trusted medical professional can take a severe physical and emotional toll. If you have been injured by a medical professional’s negligence, it is important that you retain an experienced attorney who can help defend your rights.

DOJ: South Dakota Neurosurgeon Performed Unnecessary Service

DOJ: South Dakota Neurosurgeon Performed Unnecessary Service

| Medical Malpractice
Dr. Wilson Asfora made millions of dollars performing unnecessary surgeries, including one that paralyzed a man, according to federal prosecutors at the Department of Justice. The criminal allegations come in the wake of a $20 million settlement in a related whistle blower action. According to court documents, Dr. Asfora routinely performed “excessive” and “quite aggressive”…Read the article
7 Reasons a Medical Malpractice Attorney is Necessary

7 Reasons a Medical Malpractice Attorney is Necessary

| Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice claims, along with their counterpart cases of personal injury suits, usually arise when someone in the medical or health care field fails to do due diligence as outlined in their job. When they fail to properly perform their job, they do not do their job to provide accurate, competent and proper care, and as a result of this the patient…Read the article
Understanding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Understanding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

| Medical Malpractice
Personal injury law, which is also known as tort law, allows someone to pursue legal action against another party that caused bodily harm (medical malpractice lawsuit) or some sort of injury or damages to the individual. There are many different types of situations that can lead up to a personal injury case, although not all…Read the article
Medi Teddys to the Rescue

Medi Teddys to the Rescue

| Medical Malpractice
A young girl struggling with a rare autoimmune disorder had a unique idea to make the medical process easier for child patients, their families, and their caregivers. When she was seven years old, doctors diagnosed Ella Casano, who is now 12, with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura. ITP causes the patient’s body to attack its own blood…Read the article
Doctors Continue To Struggle With Blood Clot Treatment

Doctors Continue To Struggle With Blood Clot Treatment

| Medical Malpractice
Over two decades after scientists discovered a “breakthrough procedure” in stroke treatments, many patients still have no access to advanced tPA therapy, largely because of potential medical malpractice issues. If ischemic (blood clot) stroke patients receive tissue Plasminogen Activator injections within three to four-and-a-half hours after the onset of symptoms, the tPA can effectively dissolve…Read the article
Harsh Spotlight Falls On Surgical Centers

Harsh Spotlight Falls On Surgical Centers

| Medical Malpractice
Hundreds of thousands of people go to surgical centers instead of hospitals for routine procedures, complex surgeries, and everything in between. These places are very convenient, but are they safe? Not according to a recent survey. Since 2013, over 250 people have died following operations at one of the nation’s 5,000-plus surgical centers. Some of…Read the article
Potential Problems During Pregnancy and Childbirth

Potential Problems During Pregnancy and Childbirth

| Medical Malpractice
While pregnancy is a wonderful thing for many families and most women are excited about the new baby and have good pregnancies and childbirth experiences, there are cases where things do not go so well. When things do not go as planned or when problems arise this can cause problems for the mother as well…Read the article
Common Misdiagnosis That Doctors Make

Common Misdiagnosis That Doctors Make

| Medical Malpractice
When we are sick or hurt we go to the doctors because we trust them to take care of us and to be better equipped and informed on the care that we need to get better. But despite all the advancements in modern medicine, as many as 10 – 15 percent of office visits for…Read the article
Medical Errors in Rehab

Medical Errors in Rehab

| Medical Malpractice
The rate of medical errors that occur in rehab, and that harm patients, is shocking. In fact, according to a recent article published in NPR.org that summarized a government report, a whopping 29 percent of patients in rehab suffered a medical error in one study. When you are in recovery, you want to focus on…Read the article
Unnecessary Medical Procedures and Medical Malpractice

Unnecessary Medical Procedures and Medical Malpractice

| Medical Malpractice
Patients in the United States depend on their doctors for medical care and advice, and often trust whatever their doctor says. But what happens when a doctor unnecessarily performs medical procedures, ranging from tests to surgeries, at a patient’s expense?   Types of Unnecessary Medical Procedures  Doctors may perform an array of medical procedures in…Read the article