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?

When is a Drug or Medical Device Defective?

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When a person is being treated for an illness, or had a medical device implanted to remedy a problem, it might not always be clear if the drug or device is defective. However, if a person suspects something with a prescription medication or medical device is not right, they should speak to their doctor, obtain […]

What is Delayed Diagnosis of Breast Cancer?

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Breast cancer is a progressive disease, and the chances of a full recovery are best when it is caught early. This is why a doctor’s failure to diagnose breast cancer or delayed diagnosis of breast cancer is so devastating for women and their families. When doctors fail to follow the standard of care for testing […]

When is a Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer Considered Medical Malpractice?

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When a doctor fails to diagnose cancer in a timely manner, patients lose some or all of the opportunity they might have had for effective treatment. In this video, a medical malpractice lawyer explains when a doctor’s failure to diagnose cancer, misdiagnosis or delayed diagnoses may be legally actionable.

Did a Surgical Error Harm You or a Loved One?

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All surgeries have risk, so how does a person know if post-op pain or an injury is a normal aftermath of a surgery, or if a preventable mistake was made? In this video, a medical malpractice attorney explains some warning signs that something is not quite right. When in doubt, post-op patients should never hesitate […]

Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

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Whether an injury or death is the result of a surgical mistake or medical error will not usually be obvious without a thorough investigation. In this video, a medical malpractice attorney explains how she determines whether negligence in a hospital or by a doctor caused an injury or death.