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Stages of a Medical Malpractice Case
Filing a Lawsuit

Stages of a Medical Malpractice Case

A medical malpractice case begins with an event in which a patient believes they were harmed due to a deviation from a standard of care. At this point...

What is a Misdiagnosis or a Delayed Diagnosis?
Misdiagnosis

What is a Misdiagnosis or a Delayed Diagnosis?

Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis can cause lifelong disability or even be fatal. You or your loved one can suffer some serious harm due to improper t...

What is Wrongful Death and How Does it Differ from Medical Malpractice?
Wrongful Death

What is Wrongful Death and How Does it Differ from Medical Malpractice?

A wrongful death may result from medical malpractice, but it isn’t always the case. Where medical malpractice deals with issues caused by medica...

Help for Medical Malpractice Victims
Victim Support

Help for Medical Malpractice Victims

If you’re a victim of medical malpractice, learning how to cope with an injury or a painful medical condition due to your doctor’s negligence can be e...

Emergency Room Negligence
Emergency Room

Emergency Room Negligence

When someone requires emergency medical care or assistance, they typically go to the emergency room (ER). Emergency room negligence or malpractice ref...

Medication Errors
Medication Errors

Medication Errors

According to the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention, a medication error is “any preventable event that m...

Medical Malpractice: Case Requirements and Common Types of Cases
Legal aspects

Medical Malpractice: Case Requirements and Common Types of Cases

Medical malpractice includes errors in diagnosis, treatment, after-care, and anything in between. Medical malpractice occurs when doctors stray from t...

How are Damages Determined?
Damages

How are Damages Determined?

In a medical malpractice case, general damages (non-economic damages) relate to compensation for physical suffering caused by a medical error. The sev...

Can I get my Medical Records?
Legal aspects

Can I get my Medical Records?

According to federal legislation, you have a legal right to obtain your medical records, whether they are kept electronically or on paper. This legisl...