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Medical Malpractice

Woman in hospital because of surgery complications.

When To File A Morcellator Lawsuit

Any new medical tool invention is a good one…right? Wrong! Power morcellators, invented in 1993, make some types of surgeries easier. But their disadvantages may outweigh their advantages. In the past decade, many patients have filed morcellator lawsuits against manufacturers. Why are there so many lawsuits? And why are some surgeons still using morcellators today?…
Orthodontist holds model of teeth with braces.

Orthodontic Malpractice: Fighting Tooth & Nail for Justice

Does the word “orthodontist” make you think of an adolescent face full of braces? It’s true: creating “metal mouths” is one of the main jobs of an orthodontist. But orthodontists do a lot more than fix crooked teeth. They also deal with a lot of serious issues, like jaw correction and mouth cancer. And like…
Victim of nursing home negligence.

The Tragic Side Of Nursing Home Malpractice 

Imagine trying to advocate for your loved one’s health and constantly being ignored. Knowing if medical staff members gave your concerns a thought, your loved one would still be alive. Or that medical staff you put your entire trust into completely neglects the health of your loved one. In cases like these a nursing home…
Victim of Stevens Johnson Syndrome lies in hospital bed.

Stevens Johnson Syndrome Lawsuits: Skin On Fire

Medicine can help us, but it can also harm us. There’s a good reason why drug infomercials rattle off a long list of possible side effects. Pharmaceutical companies don’t want to be held liable when drugs damage a person’s health. Unfortunately, drugs harm patients more often than we’d like to believe. Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are…

Medical Malpractice For Failing To Treat Medical Conditions

Medical Malpractice. When we hear these two words, we usually think of the most obvious cases: surgery on the wrong side of the body, instruments left inside the body, or misdiagnosing a patient. Sure, these situations constitute a medical malpractice lawsuit. There’s no question about it. But some medical malpractice situations are not as black…
Woman in hospital with sepsis infection.

Can I File A Sepsis Malpractice Lawsuit?

You’d think that a hospital is the safest place to be. It’s where you get treated and cured, right? But there’s a silent, often deadly condition you can get just by being in the hospital. We’re talking about sepsis. It’s what happens when your body’s infection-fighting processes go wrong. Caught early, sepsis sufferers can make a…