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One kind of medical malpractice is based on a doctor's failure to adequately inform you about a proposed a medical procedure or treatment. You have ... read more
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Medical Spas, Malpractice & the "New You"
Not liking what you see in the mirror? Perhaps you're thinking about visiting a medical spa for help with those frown lines, age spots or facial hair. Use caution when selecting a facility. Although modern medical techniques can produce dramatic cosmetic results, possible complications can be much more ... Read more

Psychologist's Sexual Misconduct May Involve Billing
Stories of well-meaning relationships gone wrong are nothing new. News articles constantly reveal stories of professionals who stepped over the line into a sexual relationship with someone they were, or are, helping. The fallout can include disciplinary proceedings or even losing their license or credentials. ... Read more

The Do's and Don'ts of the Duty of Care
If you're suing someone for negligence, one of the first elements to establish is their duty of care. You must show the defendant didn't follow the duty of care required by the law. It's defined as the legal obligation to act in a standard or reasonable way. Doctors are the typical subjects of negligence ... Read more

Where Is Your Doctor When You Need Him Most?
Imagine you're on the operating table, prepped for surgery and sedated. You wake up, thinking you're ready to go on with your recovery. You're shocked to find out that your doctor never showed up to perform the surgery, and you're going to have to go through the process all over again. This is exactly ... Read more

Who's to Blame for Wrong-Site Surgery?
Update Despite procedures to prevent it, wrong-site surgery is on the rise. At least that's what the numbers say. The Joint Commission estimates wrong-site surgery happens 40 times a week on average. The number of cases reported to the Joint Commission nearly doubled in 2010 over 2004. It seems something ... Read more

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This would be a very difficult case to prove on both liability and damages. Why would the psychiatrist need to take blood work if you were tolerating the Lithium without a problem? Weren't you havin ...Read more

Medical malpractice cases are very difficult to pursue in Wisconsin. I write a blog about it at our firm's web site and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel did an excellent article last year on the difficu ...Read more

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The Importance of Mentioning Sepsis

In the aftermath of Patty Duke’s death, a well-known actress, awareness of whatsepsis truly is has increased. Although many people believe that sepsis is simply a complication that occurs after ... Read more

NEW JERSEY BIRTH INJURY LAWYERS: ZOFRAN LAWSUIT ALLEGES FAILURE TO WARN

One of the most recent lawsuits filed against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) regarding its drug Zofran alleges that GSK engaged inwrongful conduct and fraudulent misrepresentation, directly resulting in a chil ... Read more

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyers Discuss Risks of Zika Virus

The Zika virus is becoming a health crisis inLatin America, as emerging evidence suggests a link between the virus and certain abnormalities in fetal brains. The virus, which is transmitted through co ... Read more

NEW JERSEY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS: VACCINE SHOTS CAN CAUSE SERIOUS SHOULDER INJURIES

Although the occurrence is rare, upper-arm vaccine injections sometimes cause long-term or permanentshoulder injuries in patients. “Shoulder injury related to vaccine administration” (SIRV ... Read more

NEW JERSEY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS: COURT RULES THIRD PARTIES CAN SUE HOSPITALS

A patient is administered sedatives or narcotics in a hospital emergency room, and is discharged without being advised not to drive whileunder the influence of the medication. If the patient then driv ... Read more

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