Did you know that between 40,000 and 80,000 deaths occur each year, in the U.S. alone, because of a misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis? And this isn’t counting all the cases that go unreported. We’ll give you a minute to let that sink in.
Almost 10 million people will die from cancer this year. It is the cause of death for one in every six people. Cancer is scary. Just the name itself evokes a fear for many people. Thanks to evolving technology it can be a treatable and curable disease, especially when detected early. But what happens if a healthcare provider fails to diagnose cancer. Or misdiagnose it?
Continue reading Cancer Misdiagnosis Can Change Your Life
The brain is responsible for handling our thoughts, movements, memories, imagination, and emotions, among countless other things. You know, all of the characteristics that help define us as unique human beings.
Being the epicenter of operations, it’s easy to see why the brain is sometimes referred to as the “Crown Jewel” of the body. Because the brain really is that important. And that brings us to the point of this article, which is to discuss traumatic brain injuries that occur because of medical malpractice and negligence.
Did you realize that medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States? With 2.8 million Americans suffering a brain injury each year, it makes you wonder how many occur within a hospital setting.
Continue reading Brain Injury Lawsuits & How Physicians Can Do Better
Have you ever wondered if you can sue the Army, Navy or other branches for malpractice?
Medical malpractice is the 3rd leading cause of death in the USA, where over 250,000 people 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?
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