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Sexual Assault Victim Files Civil Lawsuit Against Doctor

One of two female patients who were sexually assaulted by an Ohio orthopedist has filed a civil lawsuit against him and his former practice. The orthopedist was convicted in criminal court on two counts of gross sexual imposition and one count of tampering with records for events that occurred in his office. The civil lawsuit… Read More »

What Makes for a ‘Winnable’ Medical Malpractice Claim?

The real key to any successful medical malpractice claim is being thorough every step of the way. You should have a great deal of evidence to support your claim so that you can prove several elements in your case. These common elements of a “winnable” case include: You had an established doctor/patient relationship. You must… Read More »

What You Need to Know About Filing a ‘Failure to Diagnose’ Lawsuit

One of the most common types of medical malpractice claims involves a failure to diagnose. In these types of claims, a doctor may have failed to make a diagnosis in a timely manner (or at all), and the patient has suffered because of it. When filing a failure to diagnose lawsuit, you must be able… Read More »

Mistakes at Hospitals Happen More than the General Public Realizes

According to information revealed in a recent investigation by Channel 9 in Charlotte, mistakes at hospitals occur far more regularly than the general public is aware. When these mistakes happen, health care systems pay up to millions of dollars for “confidentiality agreements” to keep them secret, and prohibit patients from exposing their wrongdoing. Unfortunately, these… Read More »

Delayed Medical Malpractice Claim Against Duke University to Proceed

Four years after a scandal involving research by Duke University’s Dr. Anil Potti, the case has resurfaced in the form of a medical malpractice lawsuit. The case specifically focuses on how the university handled concerns about aspects of Potti’s research that were brought up by a medical student at the time. The university allegedly quieted… Read More »

Key Information on Medical Malpractice Claims in North Carolina

The way medical malpractice claims proceed in North Carolina is very similar to other states — there are the same types of malpractice involved, and the same process of proving negligence by the medical professional is absolutely vital to your case’s success. However, there are some specific factors affecting medical malpractice claims in North Carolina… Read More »

What You Need to Know About Birth-Related Malpractice

Parents count on health professionals to assist them throughout the course of their pregnancy and to help deliver a healthy baby boy or girl. However, occasionally the very medical professionals they trust are the very ones to let them down. When a doctor, nurse or other hospital medical staff member fails to use reasonable care… Read More »

Understanding North Carolina’s Malpractice Damages Cap

Medical malpractice is an area of law that has seen its fair share of debate regarding the appropriate amount of damages that should be awarded for acts of malpractice. While many claim that damages should be consummate with the injuries suffered by victims, others argue that excessive awards raise malpractice insurance premiums so high that… Read More »

The Link Between Medical Malpractice and Cerebral Palsy

One of the most devastating tragedies a parent can experience is having a child born with a birth injury. Unfortunately, medical professionals can occasionally be responsible for these birth injuries, which could make them a viable target for a medical malpractice suit.  Cerebral palsy is a serious neurological problem caused by a lack of oxygen… Read More »

What is Birth-Related Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice happens when a physician or other health care provider fails to exercise ordinary care and injures or kills a patient due to their negligence. This can occur in a number of different medical fields and types of treatment, including in neonatal care and infant delivery. Medical malpractice related to birth arises when a… Read More »

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