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Woman crying because of wrongful death.

When To File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Not sure what a wrongful death lawsuit looks like? Here’s a telling story about a family who filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the hospital… Chesta Shoemaker, a registered nurse with a kidney infection was admitted into the Intensive Care Unit of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Her progress became promising, but then things took a…
Man is upset because of wrong diagnosis.

Misdiagnosis Lawsuit | How to Sue a Doctor for Wrong Diagnosis

Can You Sue a Doctor or Hospital for the Wrong Diagnosis? Short answer, yes – if your doctor gives you a wrong diagnosis and you’re seriously harmed, you can probably file a medical malpractice lawsuit. There are criteria though, that we’ll discuss in detail. No one goes to the hospital thinking they’ll have to pursue…

Nursing Malpractice: Burnout In The Hospital

Life can sometimes feel like a bit of a circus; trying to juggle all the areas of life and hoping to get by without too many complications. We’ve all experienced fast-paced and stressful moments a time or two. And for some of us, those high stress situations may be more frequent.  But what if those high-stress…
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Can I File a Patient Profiling Lawsuit?

In this post we’ll answer these questions and more: What is a patient profiling lawsuit? Can I file one? How does patient profiling become medical malpractice? Can I sue for patient profiling? Read on to find out more! Check out our quick answers section below to find answers to frequently asked questions about patient profiling…
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Chiropractic Malpractice: When The “Safe” Option Isn’t Safe

Chiropractic Malpractice Lawsuits A patient may pursue a chiropractic malpractice lawsuit if their chiropractor negligently injured them. They may also sue if the chiropractor failed to diagnose them, and they’re harmed as a result. Here’s the thing. Chiropractors have a reputation for being “holistic” healthcare providers. A lot of people visit a chiropractor because they…
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Colonoscopy Malpractice Lawsuits: When a Routine Procedure Goes Wrong

They may not be pleasant, but colonoscopies are necessary. They’re also generally safe – they don’t go wrong very often. Many patients undergo them after age 45 as a precautionary measure. Imagine it’s time for your yearly colonoscopy. It’s likely the doctor won’t find anything more than an occasional hemorrhoid. It’s no sweat–and you’ll be…