What do you think of when you read the words “routine surgery?” It sounds like an in-and-out, low-risk operation that surgeons perform by the dozen. Nothing to worry about, right?
Wrong. Even routine surgeries can go wrong. In fact, some procedures, like tonsillectomies, have the potential to go very wrong.
Continue reading Tonsillectomy Gone Wrong?
Imagine you’re diagnosed with asthma, the flu, or a simple infection. Your doctors prescribe some meds and send you home. They insist you’ll feel better in a few days…but you only get worse.
As it turns out, you don’t have a simple illness at all. Your real diagnosis is actually something far more serious: diabetes. But your doctors missed the signs. By the time they figure it out, you’ve suffered permanent damage to your health.
Continue reading How to Avoid a Diabetes Misdiagnosis (& Diabetes Awareness Month!)
Today, there are approximately 276,000 people living with a spinal cord injury in the United States. The impact of back injuries can be devastating. They often result in chronic pain, lifelong disabilities, and in rare cases, death. But what if the life-altering injury is a direct result of negligence from a medical practitioner? This can make matters even worse.
Continue reading When To File A Back Injury Lawsuit
Did you know that medical malpractice is the 3rd leading cause of death in the USA? And are you aware that more than 250,000 people in the United States die from medical malpractice each year?
Now these stats aren’t meant to scare you but to show you that medical malpractice is more common than you might think. If you’ve been injured because of military medical malpractice, then know that there’s something you can do about it!
Continue reading Can You Sue The Military? Your Complete Guide To Military Medical Malpractice
Our veterans sacrifice so much to keep our country safe, but can they file a lawsuit against the VA?
Shouldn’t our country do everything they can to keep them safe too, including holding the VA accountable? Well, there’s plenty to unpack here. Let’s start with malpractice and lawsuits against the United States Department of Veterans Affairs .
Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals are supposed to provide America’s heroes with quality medical care. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes, doctors who treat veterans make grave mistakes, many of which could be easily prevented.
When this happens, victims of VA medical malpractice often ask, “Can you sue the VA?” Continue reading Can You File A Lawsuit Against The VA?
Did you know breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in the United States? On average, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every 2 minutes in this country. 30% of all female cancer diagnoses this year are projected to be breast cancer. We’ll give you a minute to take that in. The numbers are staggering, aren’t they?
Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month – & How to Avoid A Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis