Knowledge Base

We're medical malpractice researchers and want to share our knowledge with you.

Featured Posts

Horrific Surgical Errors
Surgery

Horrific Surgical Errors

Preventable medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the U.S. after cancer and heart disease. The Institute of Medicine reported in 1999 that 98,000 people die each year due to mistakes made in hospitals, and the number is on the rise. A 2010 study from the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services reported that hospital mistakes result in more than 180,000 deaths. In 2016, a Johns Hopkins report shows that medical mistakes kill 250,000 people a year.

Types of Birth Injuries
Birth Injury

Types of Birth Injuries

Generally, birth injuries are more common after an attempted operative vaginal delivery .

Types of Medical Malpractice Damages
Damages

Types of Medical Malpractice Damages

There are two main types of damages in medical malpractice: economic & non-economic damages. You are entitled to just, fair & reasonable compensation.

Recent posts

Hospital Infections
Infection

Hospital Infections

Infections in the hospital are mainly caused by viruses, bacteria, or other microorganisms. Find out how to protect yourself from diseases in the hospital. Check it out on Justpoint!

Suing a Hospital for Medical Malpractice
Hospital

Suing a Hospital for Medical Malpractice

When patients are harmed in a hospital, it is usually a direct result of the doctor’s actions. Check at Justpoint how you can sue a hospital!

Plastic Surgery Medical Malpractice
Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery Medical Malpractice

If the medical care provider acted with negligence or deviated from the standard of care during plastic surgery, you may be able to file for a plastic surgery medical malpractice lawsuit.

Amputations as a Result of Medical Malpractice
Amputation

Amputations as a Result of Medical Malpractice

Amputation is an unexpected and life-changing injury that involves complicated medical treatment and brings a host of difficulties for the victim and his or her family. Check this on Justpoint!

Medical Product Liability
Product Liability

Medical Product Liability

A medical product liability lawsuit can be brought up if a medical product does not perform as it is supposed to and at some point injures the consumer. Read about this at Justpoint!

How to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
Filing a Lawsuit

How to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

If you would like to file a medical malpractice lawsuit to sue a healthcare professional for negligence, here are some pointers on how to get started.

US Medical Malpractice Case Statistics
Medical Mistake

US Medical Malpractice Case Statistics

Lawsuits alleging medical malpractice by physicians are relatively common. The number of cases in the US vary by state, averaging of 85,000 cases each year.

What are the Medical Records?
Medical Records

What are the Medical Records?

What are the medical records and how are medical records used in a lawsuit? To find answers to these questions just check the Justpoint.

Negligence and Malpractice in Nursing
Nursing

Negligence and Malpractice in Nursing

A medical malpractice committed by a nurse is the same as any other case of malpractice, where there is an omission of care or injury to the patient. To qualify as a medical malpractice case, there should be evidence of failure to adhere to a standard clinical practice that resulted in harm to you or your loved one.