Medical Malpractice Among Nurses

Medical malpractice is often associated with doctors. In the minds of the general public, surgeons and physicians are the ones who most often make errors. The truth of the matter is this: Medical malpractice is just as serious an issue among nurses. Studies have shown that medical malpractice is on the rise in the nursing…

Medical Malpractice Cases Are Not Frivolous

HOUSTON, TX – According to one veteran lawyer, the claim that attorneys will bring any “frivolous” medical malpractice claim to court is simply a myth. No lawyer, according to Kay Van Wey, an attorney practicing in Texas, would bring a medical malpractice lawsuit to court if they didn’t believe they could win the claim for…

Medical Malpractice Payouts On The Decline

SAN DIEGO, Cal – A recent report was released outlining the decline in medical malpractice claims filed against anesthesiologists. According to the report, which used data from the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), there was a decrease in payouts from 2005 to 2013. The drop in payouts was about $80 million. An interesting find was…

Is Medication Addiction A Form Of Medical Malpractice?

When patients are recovering from painful injuries or extensive surgeries, they are often prescribed narcotic medications as pain relievers. While these medications are effective at the tasks they were designed to perform, they are also very addictive. Whether or not addiction can give rise to medical malpractice is in question. How Addictive? The majority of…

Five Most Common Surgical Errors

If, like many people, you believe that surgical errors are more likely to occur during complicated procedures, you are mistaken. The fact is that errors are more common in operations that are performed the most frequently. When a surgical error occurs, people may be left with devastating, long-term effects. Here are the five errors that…

Page 6 of 13...24...67...1012...
Free consultation