Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice: Birth Injuries to Mothers

Birth injuries have the potential to alter the lives of families in profound and permanent ways. Apart from injuries sustained by newborns – including brain damage, cerebral palsy, and injuries resulting from C-sections – mothers can also suffer serious injuries when medical professionals fail to provide an acceptable standard of care.
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The Role of Informed Consent in Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice comes in many forms. While many people associate the term “malpractice” with medical mistakes such as surgical errors or medication errors, there are other forms of medical negligence that can lead to preventable patient injuries. This includes malpractice claims that stem from situations where health care providers performed unauthorized procedures or treatment. These…
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What Qualifies Me to Have a Fighting Chance In Court?

  What happens when a patient goes to a medical professional and they end up sustaining an injury due to negligence? What happens when a baby sustains a serious injury because of the actions of the obstetrician? Unfortunately, these are common events, but not everyone steps forward because they are unsure of their options and…

How to Report Medical Malpractice

When we visit our healthcare providers, we inherently put a vast amount of trust in them, essentially placing our wellbeing in their hands. While some treat this trust with the respect it deserves, tending to patients in a manner that upholds the standard of care set for their profession, others make mistakes, ignore regulations, or…
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What Should I Expect Using Hampton & King to Represent Me?

When the negligence of a medical professional causes someone to sustain a serious damage, the time after can be very difficult. There are a number of things to consider such as how you’re going to deal with the associated expenses, legal assistance, and more. You need to make sure that you’re getting the help you…

How to Know If You Have a Medical Malpractice Case

Medical mistakes are, unfortunately, very common, particularly in hospitals. However, it is surprisingly rare when a patient knows that a mistake has been made. Diagnosis errors alone account for about 160,000 deaths a year but only 15,000 to 19,000 medical malpractice lawsuits are filed in this country every year. So how do you know if…