The simple answer is that not all medication errors are considered malpractice. There are a number of variables which are important to look at when determining medication errors. It is rarely a cut and dry case of simply administering the incorrect medication. It must first be proven that the person supplying the medication acted in a negligent manner.… Read More

Childbirth can be traumatic for both mother and baby. It is natural for complications to arise during the birthing of a baby. However, there are certain procedures and occurrences that fall under the umbrella of malpractice. Long-lasting defects can occur during the process of labor and delivery. If you have had a fairly uneventful pregnancy and something goes wrong in the delivery room, you may have a case for malpractice.… Read More

Your medical records are not just for the occasional read-through of nurses and doctors. Medical records track your illnesses, injuries and – most importantly – the actions that medical practitioners take in treating you. Whether it’s a nurse taking your blood pressure or a surgeon performing a hip replacement, every procedure should be fully documented in your medical records.… Read More

When we fall ill, we visit one or more doctors for diagnostic testing. The waits can be long, the chairs can be uncomfortable, and the face time with the doctor can be short and stressful. But we attend these appointments in good faith so that the doctors will accurately tell us what is wrong. Doctors, on the other hand, work incredibly long hours, often on their feet, in order to treat as many patients as possible. They intend to do what is right for their patients, but sometimes they make mistakes, and a missed, or delayed diagnosis can be the result. It is rare, but it happens more often than most people think.… Read More

Medical malpractice is a complex area of law, and it can be difficult to determine whether you have a case. This article speaks in general terms about what constitutes malpractice, and what steps you need to take to build your case. These elements may not directly apply to your situation. If you have any questions please get in touch for a free consultation.… Read More

Medical malpractice is often sensationalized in the media, and is perhaps not properly understood by the public. If you watch an episode of a medical drama where a scalpel gets left in a patient, you may not properly understand what your rights are when you go to the hospital for surgery the next day.… Read More