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Medical Malpractice

Writing a settlement demand letter.

What is a Settlement Demand Letter & How Do I Write One?

Are you considering filing a personal injury lawsuit or medical malpractice claim? You’ll need to know how to write a settlement demand letter, which is exactly what it sounds like. It’s one of the first steps you’ll take.  Don’t underestimate the importance of this letter! It can make or break your case before negotiations even…
Baby in NICU bacause of medical malpractice.

Examples of Medical Malpractice

“First, do no harm.” That’s the healthcare worker’s promise within the Hippocratic Oath. But sometimes doctors do harm their patients. This is medical malpractice. In this article, we’ll explore several examples of medical malpractice. Have you suffered harm in a physician’s negligent hands? If so, you have the right to take legal action and seek…
Flowers on casket.

Medical Malpractice Deaths Per Year

Do you know the leading causes of death in the U.S.? The first is heart disease, the second is cancer. What’s the third? According to some sources, it’s medical errors, thanks to the high amount of deaths caused by medical malpractice each year. Does this surprise you? You’re not alone. It doesn’t make sense for medical treatment…
Medical witness explains medical details of case.

Do I Need a Medical Malpractice Expert Witness?

If you want to win a medical malpractice case, hiring a medical malpractice expert witness is likely essential. This expert can provide their “2 cents” on why malpractice is to blame for your injury. But these 2 cents could end up being worth much more when you emerge triumphant from the trial.  Are you thinking…
The average award for a medical malpractice settlement.

How Much is the Average Malpractice Settlement?

Are you pursuing a malpractice claim? You might wonder what the average malpractice settlement amount is in the U.S., or in your state. And what’s the average malpractice settlement for cases similar to yours?  Take a look at the following statistics to see what you might be able to gain from your claim. Prefer to…
Healthcare information is protected by doctor -patient confidentiality law

Doctor-Patient Confidentiality Law – What To Know

It feels awful when someone shares your secrets. You might even wish they were thrown in jail for breaking your trust. But being a tattle-tale isn’t against the law. Unless… you’re a doctor. Doctor-patient confidentiality law prohibits physicians from sharing a patient’s medical history. Read all about this important law below. What Is Doctor-Patient Confidentiality?…