Labor Day and Medical Malpractice Safety

Posted on September 01, 2014 by

As you know, the Labor Day weekend is a time to relax in the company of family and friends. However, with an extended weekend and holiday, many times accidents can abound. In some instances, accidents will be unavoidable and after that it is most important that you receive competent medical care. With that thought in… Read more »

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

Settlements Won’t Keep Doctors out of National Database

Posted on August 29, 2014 by

Oftentimes, we see that physician’s insurers are hesitant to go to trial if the physician has made glaring medical errors, such as surgical mistakes and medication errors. The insurers will typically favor an out of court settlement. However, as “Medscape.com” reports, this will not keep the physicians out of national databanks that report on malpractice… Read more »

Posted in Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence, Medication Errors

Failure to Diagnose Leads to Cancer Spreading to Lungs

Posted on August 27, 2014 by

Many times, we look at medical malpractice with a linear focus that includes only physician mistakes and surgical mistakes. However, failure to diagnose is a form of medical malpractice that is just as prevalent as others, and as The Lima News reports, one that can have devastating consequences. When one patient developed pain and lost… Read more »

Posted in Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence, Misdiagnosis

Federal Doctors Liable for Medical Malpractice through State Boards

Posted on August 25, 2014 by

We have previously discussed some of the issues of medical malpractice that have occurred at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals across the nation. Now, as “Disabled Veterans” reports, we are served with the reminder that VA and other federal government doctors may also be subject to their state licensing boards for medical malpractice…. Read more »

Posted in Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence

Video Conferencing for Medical Appointments, Is It Wise?

Posted on August 22, 2014 by

Everyone knows of the anxiety that can come with visiting a doctor’s office. Sometimes, it can even be hard to make the time to get to a physician’s office. However, recent developments in communications technology are beginning to change some of these problems. As Health TechZone reports, “Doctor on Demand” is a new concept that… Read more »

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

Robotic Surgery and Prostate Cancer, Is It the Best Answer?

Posted on August 18, 2014 by

The development of medical equipment and technology is a long and detailed process, as every product is put through rigorous sets of tests to ensure that the side effects are limited to a controlled few. However, there are instances in which an approved device may be detrimental to patients later. We recently posted a blog… Read more »

Posted in Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence, Surgical Errors

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

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 »

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