Interview: What You Need to Know About Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death in America. More than 250,000 people die in the United States every year due to a preventable medical error. What are you supposed to do after something goes wrong in the delivery room? How can you tell if it was negligence, or just an operation […]

Is Failure to Diagnose Cancer Medical Malpractice?

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At what point does failure to diagnose a disease like cancer cross the line into medical malpractice? Kathy McArthur explains how failure to diagnose cancer can be considered negligence in certain cases. Video transcript: Today’s topic is what is the meaning of a delay in diagnosis in breast cancer situations, and when is it legally […]

Interview: Gastric Bypass Surgery Complications

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When a patient receives gastric bypass surgery, the medical team must make sure to prevent leaks. An anastomotic leak can lead to sepsis, which causes severe complications. Atlanta injury attorney Michael Warshauer has years of handling medical malpractice lawsuits. Here he explains what patients can do if they’re suffering from gastric bypass surgery complications. Topics […]

Interview: Birth Injury and Delivery Room Error

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Errors made in the delivery room can result in lifelong injury and disability. Birth injury attorney Lyle Griffin Warshauer explains what parents can do. Topics covered in this interview: Why are birth injuries still occurring in the United States? Why do minority families suffer birth injuries more often? Does poor prenatal care cause birth injuries? […]

Interview: Emergency Room Malpractice

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Mistakes made in the emergency room can have disastrous consequences. Asked injury attorney Nancy Winkler about emergency room malpractice, doctor error, and surgical errors, and what victims can do about it. Topics covered in this video: Is emergency room medical malpractice common? What types of malpractice occur in the ER? How do errors in the […]

When a Doctor Fails to Diagnose Cancer

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What if a doctor fails to diagnose cancer, and the patient dies as a result? Frank Cristiano explains that it could be considered grounds for a medical malpractice or wrongful death lawsuit. Transcript: Cancer is obviously a very serious condition that can cause horrible consequences and oftentimes is fatal. However if detected early your chances […]

Interview: Medical Malpractice vs Failed Procedure

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There’s a big difference between medical malpractice and a failed procedure. If a surgery, operation, or other form of treatment doesn’t have the desired effect, this may not necessarily be grounds to file a lawsuit. However, if the medical team deviates from the normal standard of care, or otherwise makes a serious error, then the […]

How a Lawsuit Can Change Policies

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Harmful rules, policies, and laws won’t change by themselves. Only by seeking justice through the legal system can we change things for the better. In this video, Nancy Winkler describes a tragic case of a death at an assisted living facility. After the lawsuit, the facility changed how they respond to certain emergency situations, likely […]

“Rock of the Family” Lost Due to Medical Malpractice and Myocardial Infarction

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A doctor failed to read a man’s EKG after surgery. As a result, the patient sustained a myocardial infarction. This eventually proved fatal. A failure to diagnose a condition, as well as a misdiagnosis, can have permanent and fatal effects. The family members of lost loved ones have the right to seek justice through a […]

Medical Malpractice: Radiology Errors

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When a dangerous symptom slips through the cracks of the hospital system, medical malpractice can occur. We expect our medical staff to notice these red flags and act accordingly. In this video, Nancy Winkler explains a case she handled where a radiologist misread an X-ray and failed to diagnose cancer. As a result, a cancerous […]

Should You Ask Your Doctor for a Prostate-Specific Antigen Test?

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The prostate-specific antigen test, or PSA test, can detect the early warning signs of prostate cancer. One high-profile report was highly critical of the test, and as a result, many doctors stopped performing the PSA test. The only problem: the report itself has since been highly criticized as inaccurate, and many men are developing prostate […]

Did Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer in Women?

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Does Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer? Studies have shown a connection between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. Some women who used products containing talc, such as Johnson & Johnson baby powder, later developed ovarian cancer. Attorney Nancy Winkler has represented some of these women. In this video, she explains what you can […]

What Happens When Patients Get Inferior Care?

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Doctors have a responsibility to treat everyone with a reasonable standard of care. When they discriminate and choose not to diagnose patients correctly, permanent harm can result. Kathy McArthur is a personal injury attorney in Macon, Georgia. She recently handled one such case, and a jury awarded her client a $3.1 million medical malpractice verdict. […]

What Happens When a Child is Killed in an Accident?

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No parent should ever have to face a tragedy such as when a child is killed in an accident, such as a car crash or other cause. There will never be anything that anyone can do to right such a wrong. Our attorneys assist parents and families in dealing with the aftermath of such an […]

Do Drug Companies Place Profits Over People?

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Does the pharmaceutical industry disregard safety in order to boost their own profits? Do they perform sufficient research to ensure people’s safety? What happens when a person is injured due to a drug or medical device injury? Watch this video to find out more on the subject whether drug companies place profits over people by […]

Do You Need Money for a Personal Injury Lawyer?

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If you are wondering how could have the money for a personal injury lawyer if you have been hurt in a car crash or work accident, watch this video. Almost all personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee basis. This means that you do not need any money for a consultation or to start […]

What are the Time Limits to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Louisiana?

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There are time limits in every state to file a personal injury lawsuit, but Louisiana has an even shorter time period called a prescription period. Watch this Louisiana attorney explain more.

Is Medical Malpractice the Cause of Hospital Infections?

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Infections occur in hospitals at an alarming rate. Is this just a regular consequence of running a hospital, or is it caused by medical malpractice?