The Priceline of Healthcare

Posted on August 13, 2014 by

We recently posted a blog that discussed the medical malpractice implications of Groupon offering medical services coupons at steeply discounted prices. Now, as MedPage Today reports, an auction website has begun offering medical services in which doctors bid on patients’ posted ailments that they would like to treat. The auction website is called “Medibid,” and… Read more »

Posted in Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence, Surgical Errors

Can I File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

Posted on August 06, 2014 by

Hospitals are alarmingly dangerous places to be. The Journal of the American Medical Association listed medical malpractice as the third leading cause of death in the country. Only cancer and heart disease kill more Americans per year. However, not every injury or death that occurs at a hospital counts as medical malpractice. To successfully pursue… Read more »

Posted in Medical Malpractice

Shapiro Law Group Gets Medical Malpractice Ruling Reversed

Posted on August 01, 2014 by

In medical malpractice cases, the jury is supposed to have an unbiased and impartial stance when examining the evidence and case before them. That is what the families and victims of medical malpractice are entitled to, at the least. Unfortunately, that is not always the case, and sometimes biased jurors can be selected. At that… Read more »

Posted in Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence

Will More Continuing Physician Education Help Avoid Medical Malpractice?

Posted on July 30, 2014 by

A good practice for assessing knowledge is testing. We have all experienced testing, from grade school to job applications that we have filled out, and even continuing education for safety courses that we might have to comply with. This seems to a be a routine step for most of us, but as The Wall Street… Read more »

Posted in Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence, Medication Errors, Misdiagnosis

University of Florida Psychiatry Professor Relinquishes Medical License

Posted on July 28, 2014 by

In medical malpractice cases, it is important to remember that psychiatrists are also medical doctors and health-professionals that can be subject to malpractice laws. The Gainesville Sun recently published an article that reminds of us this and the need to properly research the credentials and disciplinary history of medical professionals that we are thinking of… Read more »

Posted in Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence, Medication Errors


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