Medical Malpractice

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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 medical malpractice deaths per 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? A…
A medical malpractice lawyer is knowledgable in medicine as well as law.

Choosing The Right Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Doctors, surgeons, nurses, radiologists – they’re who we turn to when we need healthcare. And whether you’ve researched the best doctor in town or go in for an emergency, you’re promised a certain standard of care. But what happens when your care provider doesn’t uphold their end and provide you with that standard of care?…
The amount of money you’ll get for a malpractice case depends on many things, including your location.

Medical Malpractice Payouts By State

Wondering what the medical malpractice payouts are for your state? Check out the latest data for medical malpractice payouts by state below. Your state’s rank might surprise you!  Where you live can affect the compensation you could receive for your malpractice suit. Certain states pay out more than others. And some pay out very little…