A few hours after becoming a father to a healthy baby girl, Walter Daniel became a widower.
His 33-year-old wife, U.S. Navy Lt. Rebekah Daniel, bled to death at Naval Hospital Bremerton in Washington. She never had the chance to hold her precious daughter.
How did a low-risk pregnancy involving a healthy young woman end in such tragedy? Continue reading How To File A Claim Against The Military For Medical Malpractice
Life is a journey. With each stage of our lives, we’re faced with new situations we haven’t learned how to navigate.
When you find yourself in the middle of a legal situation, it can feel a bit scary. You probably know contacting a lawyer is a good idea, but what about the rest? Continue reading How To Prepare For Your Meeting With A Malpractice Lawyer
Sherman Sizemore went to Raleigh General Hospital on Jan. 19, 2006 for what he thought would be a routine exploratory laparotomy. But what happened in the operating room changed his life forever.
Before the surgery, staff gave Sizemore paralytic drugs. But for the first 16 minutes of the procedure, they neglected to turn on his inhalational anesthesia. That meant that the 73 year-old minister and coal miner was conscious as the surgery began. He was able to feel every incision, and hear the doctor’s every word–but he couldn’t move or cry out for help. Continue reading Afraid To Sue Your Doctor For Malpractice? Don’t Be.
Imagine this: You enlist in the military and spend years of your life putting your blood, sweat, and tears into your nation’s future….
And then, disaster strikes. You get injured or receive a bad diagnosis. Shouldn’t your level of commitment be met with the same level of medical treatment? Continue reading Justice For Military Medical Malpractice Victims (Feres Repealed)
Much like a new year, learning that you’re pregnant is a time full of wonder and excitement.
A baby, despite their small size, changes almost everything. There’s a lot that goes into preparing for your little one, but really the #1 concern for most parents is how to keep their baby healthy. Continue reading Keep Your Baby Healthy | National Birth Defects Prevention Month
Doctors don’t lie, right? Hospitals never hide mistakes, do they?
Here’s the situation.
You made it home. Five long days in the hospital, and home was the only thing you could think of.
But suddenly there’s a sharp pain in your stomach. It’s unlike anything you’ve ever felt before. You wrack your brain…”Did I take my medicine on time? Did I follow her instructions? Maybe I wasn’t supposed to eat yet…”
A few consults later with another physician and the truth comes to light. Your doctor didn’t just make a mistake that injured you. She hid it to protect herself. Continue reading How Doctors Legally (And Illegally) Cover Up Malpractice