Will a Doctor Tell You if Medical Malpractice Occurred?

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Attorney Jan Hinson | 888-364-0226 | Free Consult Will a doctor tell you if medical malpractice occurred? Jan Hinson is an attorney with the Law Offices of Jan V. Hinson. She has over 20 years of legal experience and she has offices in Greenville, South Carolina, and Alpharetta, Georgia. In this Quick Question, she explains […]

When Does it Cross the Line Into Medical Malpractice? Attorney Explains

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Attorney Stewart Eisenberg | 888-644-4288 | Free Consult If something went wrong in a medical setting, was it medical malpractice? Or was it just an unsuccessful outcome of an operation? Stewart Eisenberg is a medical malpractice attorney with Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. based in Philadelphia. In this Quick Question, he explains how […]

Is a Delayed Breast Cancer Diagnosis Medical Malpractice?

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Attorney Nancy Winkler | 888-644-4288 | Free Consult If a doctor fails to diagnose breast cancer in a patient in a timely manner and the cancer grows worse, decreasing the patient’s chance of survival, is that considered medical malpractice? Nancy Winkler is a partner at Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C based in Philadelphia. […]

Can You Sue a Doctor for Misdiagnosis?

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Attorney Lyle Warshauer | 888-981-5602 | Free Consult “In the most extreme situation, for example if you don’t diagnose that someone’s having a heart attack, they’re probably not going to survive that episode.” Misdiagnosis is a common form of medical malpractice. This could take the form of a misread blood test, a misinterpreted X-ray, or […]

Anesthesia Errors are a Form of Medical Malpractice

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Attorney Michael Perez | 888-981-5602 | Free Consult “Unfortunately, anesthesia errors… tend to be more of a catastrophic kind.” If your medical team makes a mistake while administering anesthesia, it can have long-lasting complications. If the anesthesiologist isn’t monitoring you closely, they might overlook a problem, which could cause lifelong damages or worse. If you […]

Medical Malpractice Red Flags: Know the Signs

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Attorney Michael Perez | 888-981-5602 | FREE Consult | No Fee Unless We Win “Medical malpractice is whenever we have the exercise of medical judgment, and that exercise of medical judgment is done negligently, and then it causes an injury to the patient. That, at its core, is what medical malpractice is.” Medical malpractice occurs […]

Can You Sue Your Surgeon For Medical Malpractice?

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Attorney Michael Perez | 888-981-5602 | FREE Consult | No Fee Unless We Win “A surgical error is a preventable mistake that occurs during a surgery…that is a violation of what we call the standard of care or the norms of practice that then goes on to cause an injury in a patient. When we […]

After Surgery, Thousands Suffer Hernia Mesh Problems Years Later

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Attorney Wayne Parsons | 808-201-2277 | FREE Consult | No Fee Unless You Win Hernia mesh can address many health problems. It can also create new ones. Every year, hundreds of thousands of patients are developing hernia mesh problems years later after the implant and must undergo intensive surgery to remove the mesh. Victims suffering […]

Child Dies After Failed Tracheostomy: Family Obtains Legal Victory

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Attorney Michael Perez | 888-981-5602 | FREE Consult You can’t live if you can’t breathe. This is why airway management is such a crucial area for medical professionals to know. Attorney Michael Perez helped secure a settlement for a family who lost a loved one because the attending physicians practiced poor airway management. Michael Perez […]

Patient Stopped Breathing? It Might Be Medical Malpractice

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Attorney Michael Perez | 888-981-5602 | FREE Consult | No Fee Unless You Win Helping patients breathe is one of the first things that nearly everyone in the medical field learns how to perform. Just a few moments without oxygen can cause brain damage or death. Intubation and extubation are forms of airway management. Even […]

Paralyzed in the Hospital? Contact a Lawyer Immediately

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Michael Warshauer | 888-981-5602 | FREE Consult If a hospital makes a mistake and the patient suffers a permanent injury as a result, don’t expect the hospital to apologize or admit fault. If something like this happened to you, you need someone to investigate on your behalf. With the help of an attorney, you can […]

Interview: Failure to Diagnose

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Misdiagnosis, also known as failure to diagnose, occurs when a doctor fails to correctly diagnose a patient’s condition. This can result from mistakes made during the testing process, and failing to perform certain tests. A common form of misdiagnosis: failing to realize that the patient has cancer, allowing the condition to worsen over time. We […]

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 […]

Traumatic Birth? Get Answers with a Birth Injury Attorney

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Attorney Lyle Griffin Warshauer | 888-981-5602 | FREE Consult | No Fee Unless You Win Why are birth injuries still happening in the United States, with rates especially high in the black and Hispanic communities? Birth injuries can be devastating to mother and child alike, causing physical and emotional trauma that can last a lifetime. […]

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 […]