Posts Tagged ‘medical malpractice’

Does Health Insurance Cost More after a Medical Malpractice Settlement?

Learn if Your Health Insurance Costs could Go Up After Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim Health insurance has undergone several critical changes over the past several years. The insurance industry has had to place certain caps on medical malpractice coverage because of several large and excessive medical malpractice insurance pay outs. There are restrictions (more […]

Top 10 Reasons Most People Who Sue Never Get Their Settlements

Less than 50% of people who sue win a settlement or judgment. Even if you or your attorney feels that you have a good enough case to move forward, that doesn’t mean the judge or jury will feel the same way. This Malpractice Guide guide explores some of the many reasons you may never receive your settlement […]

Negligence at Hospitals, Are Hospitals More Dangerous During the Holidays?

Studies prove accidents and negligence in hospitals peak during the holidays. Hospitals are busy during this time and are often understaffed too. Throw in employees who have been celebrating a bit too much in their free hours, and you have a recipe for disaster. Weekends and nights during the holiday season are the absolute worst […]

Do I Have a Lawsuit If The Anesthesia Equipment Malfunctions?

Problems with anesthesia are one of the largest causes for malpractice lawsuits, and many of them are successful. If anesthesia equipment malfunctions you should certainly consider a lawsuit. This Malpractice Guide guide will help you decide whether or not to speak to malpractice lawyers about your case. Types of Anesthesia Equipment Malfunction Epidurals are a very common […]

What is The Statute of Limitations on Malpractice Lawsuits?

Medical malpractice lawsuits do have a statute of limitations, and those statutes vary by state and may also vary based on the type of malpractice. The bottom line is that if you believe that you might have a medical malpractice case, you should speak to an experienced malpractice lawyer as soon as possible. This Malpractice Guide guide […]

Mistakes of Commission or Omission, What is the Difference?

Negligence in a medical setting takes 2 primary forms; commission and omission. Either type of medical malpractice can cause injury or even death to the patient. Both are grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Commission is when a medical professional does something that should not have been done; omission is the failure to do something […]

Malpractice Lawsuit, What Has to be Proven In Order To Win My Case?

For a malpractice lawsuit to be successful, you must demonstrate negligence on the part of the doctor, nurse, pharmacist, psychiatrist hospital, clinic or other professional. That negligence may take many forms. In this Malpractice Guide article, we will discuss what needs to be proven in order to win your malpractice lawsuit. Failure to Diagnose Correctly Wrong diagnoses […]

Settling Lawsuits, How to Prepare Yourself Emotionally for a Court Battle

Any lawsuit can be stressful, but when the malpractice lawsuit you’ve filed heads to court, it can be emotionally draining. How do you prepare yourself emotionally for a court battle? In this Malpractice Guide article, you will learn tips for getting through the challenges of your malpractice trial. Take Care of Yourself Physically It is very important that […]