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Cerebral Palsy and Medical Malpractice

Is cerebral palsy preventable? Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder stemming from damage to an infant’s brain.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that over 10,000 babies each year are born with cerebral palsy and more than 750,000 people worldwide live with at least one symptom of the disorder.  Cerebral palsy can cause […]

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2019
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Bacterial Infections Contracted During Surgery

What are the causes of surgical related infections? Infection is one of the most serious surgical related complication that a patient may experience. Infections post-surgery can lead to wounds that will not heal, fevers, the need for additional surgery or time in the hospital, and in the most extreme cases, death.  If you have suffered […]

  • Posted on: Apr 8 2019
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The Importance of Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Cases

Do I need an expert witness to testify in my medical malpractice action? Medical malpractice cases involve complex medical and legal issues.  Non-doctors lack the medical knowledge to be able to make an informed decision as to whether the doctor in question acted negligently.  For this reason, it is critical that medical malpractice plaintiffs secure […]

  • Posted on: Mar 20 2019
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How Do I Know if my Dentist Was Negligent?

We trust our dentist to provide safe and proper care for our oral health. When a dentist fails to provide adequate care, the dentist’s actions may be negligent. If a dentist is guilty of negligence or wrongdoing, you may be entitled to compensation for injuries and harm caused by dental negligence. A New York dental […]

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2019
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Make Sure Your Podiatrist Is Well-Informed About Diabetes

Why Every Podiatrist Must Be Well-Informed About Diabetes Most of us need to visit a podiatrist on occasion, perhaps because we have a severe case of athlete’s foot, an ingrown toenail, or are experiencing the sudden-onset pain of plantar fasciitis.  If you have diabetes, however, it is crucial that you make professional foot care part […]

  • Posted on: Mar 1 2019
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Simple Foot Pain Solutions Your Podiatrist May Not Tell You About

Simple Foot Pain Solutions Your Podiatrist May Not Tell You About While most of us sometimes have sore or aching feet, few of us realize that we could be playing a major role in our own discomfort. While we may surmise that we are genetically predisposed to flat feet or bunions by observing our parents’ […]

  • Posted on: Feb 20 2019
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Common Reasons for Dental Malpractice Lawsuits

Dental malpractice suits make up only a small percentage of medical malpractice cases. If you are the patient who has suffered greatly because of a dental error, or the loved one of someone who has suffered a wrongful death in the dentist’s chair, however, this statistic is not relevant. If you believe you have been […]

  • Posted on: Feb 7 2019
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Widow of Late Singer Chris Cornell Sues Doctor for Malpractice

Can a doctor be liable for prescribing medication that leads to suicide? Millions of fans mourned when famed musician Chris Cornell committed suicide in 2017.  Cornell was best known as lead vocalist in the rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave.  In May of 2017, Cornell was found unconscious in the bathroom of his hotel room at […]

  • Posted on: Feb 1 2019
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The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery-January/February 2019, Volume 58, Number 1

The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery (www.acfas.org), January/February 2019, Volume 58, Number 1: I previously reported on an article on the treatment of hallux rigidus from The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery (www.acfas.org), September/October 3013, Volume 52, Number 5.  There, the authors’ conclusion was that “arthrodesis” or fusion of the big toe joint […]

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2019
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Veterans in Indiana File a Class-Action Lawsuit for Podiatric Malpractice

Among the other major healthcare problems this country faces, we should include medical malpractice. It is especially disturbing to find that veterans are often offered less efficient and less effective care than most civilians. A horrifying example of medical ineptitude was uncovered at the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System. In this case, 44 veterans […]

  • Posted on: Jan 28 2019
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