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. Shouldn’t our country do everything they can to keep them safe too?
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?
We bet you didn’t know that as many as 50 wrong site surgeries occur in the United States. And that’s not per year either. 50 wrong site surgeries, every week.
It’s something right out of a sci-fi movie. A patient is anxiously waiting to undergo surgery. They’ve made sure they followed all the pre-op instructions and skipped their breakfast to ensure the required fast really is 6 hours long. They’ll do anything to make sure the surgery goes perfect. But despite all of the boxes being checked doctors operate on the wrong body part!
Continue reading The Horrors Of Surgical Errors: Are You The Victim Of A Wrong Site Surgery?
In this post, we’ll take a deep dive into medical lawsuits, from central pontine myelinolysis lawsuit examples to famous medical malpractice cases, to average settlements.
Some people see medical lawsuits as an opportunity for someone greedy to get their hands on a wad of cash. But this couldn’t be further from the truth! Victims of medical mishaps often spend the rest of their lives in unnecessary pain. Pursuing a medical malpractice case can be their best chance at living a more comfortable life.
Continue reading Medical Lawsuits – Three Examples Of Malpractice & Answers To Common Questions
When you think of medical malpractice, the first person you think of is most likely your nurse or doctor. And it makes sense. Their the face of the operation, after all. But what about pharmacists and pharmacy techs?
Most pharmacists aren’t in secret laboratories counting pills or swirling “potions.” (Thanks Cartoon Network.) No, these days pharmacists are more accessible than ever. Each and every day, both doctors and patients rely on the knowledge and expertise of pharmacists.
It’s no small task, as pharmacists have to be precise and calculated at all times. Unfortunately pharmacy errors do occur and these mistakes can result in serious harm or even death.
Continue reading Adverse Drug Reaction? Pharmacy Errors Can Be Devastating
Ever wonder if those pesky medical forms you sign before surgery hold up in court? You’re not alone.
Let’s say you recently underwent a medical procedure that didn’t go as planned. Before the operation, you vaguely remember someone asking you to sign something. Continue reading I Signed A Medical Consent Form. Can I Still Sue?