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What is Justpoint?
Medical Malpractice

What is Justpoint?

Hi and welcome to Justpoint! Our mission is to help you find justice if you’ve been the victim of medical malpractice. Navigating the medical malpract...

More than 250,000 people in the US die each year due to medical errors
Medical Mistake

More than 250,000 people in the US die each year due to medical errors

What is medical malpractice in general? Medical malpractice is when a doctor or a medical professional, like a nurse, acts negligently and harms their...

How to Choose the Best Medical Malpractice Attorney?
Legal aspects

How to Choose the Best Medical Malpractice Attorney?

Choosing the right medical malpractice attorney may affect your chance of winning a case or the amount of money received in a settlement. Some law fir...

You Are Your Best Advocate
Legal aspects

You Are Your Best Advocate

Do you find yourself afraid to ask your doctor or nurse questions related to your health care? Perhaps, in the past, you had asked a healthcare provid...

What Medical Malpractice Lawyers Don’t Tell You: Damages
Damages

What Medical Malpractice Lawyers Don’t Tell You: Damages

When analyzing a potential medical malpractice case, lawyers consider many factors in a case that are not specifically addressed in the legal definiti...

Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations
Legal aspects

Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations

Every state has a time limit for bringing a medical malpractice case. Often, different states have different time limits. The limitation on the time p...

Birth Injury Lawsuit
Birth Injury

Birth Injury Lawsuit

A birth injury is defined as an impairment of a newborn’s body function or structure due to an adverse event that occurred during birth. Birth i...

Did My Doctor Commit Malpractice?
Medical Mistake

Did My Doctor Commit Malpractice?

Determining if your doctor committed malpractice can be difficult. Put simply, your doctor committed malpractice if they deviated from the standard of...

What happens during a deposition?
Legal aspects

What happens during a deposition?

A deposition is an interview between a lawyer and a witness, where testimony is provided by the witness under oath. In a medical malpractice lawsuit, ...