• Surgical Malpractice Lawyers

    What You Need to Know About Surgical Malpractice

    October 12, 2021 by James McHugh, Jr.| Surgical Error

    Whether having minor surgery or a quadruple bypass, all surgical procedures should be considered potentially dangerous. Doctors have a duty to follow a certain standard of care when performing surgery on their patients. They should provide the type and level of care an ordinary, prudent health care professional with the same training and experience would…

  • Residential Care Facility Abuse

    Nursing Homes and Residential Care Facilities Fail to Protect Our Most Vulnerable

    When medical malpractice or abuse occurs, it normally happens because the abuser has some form of power over the abused, such as being an authority figure like a doctor or medical staff member. Unfortunately, abuse has become all too common in nursing homes and residential care facilities across the country. There are many types of…

  • Elder Financial Abuse

    Elder Financial Abuse and the Burdens Associated With It

    September 28, 2021 by Carrie Capouellez| Elder abuse

    Our elderly loved ones deserve to live out the latter part of their lives in peace and security, not in fear of their lives, which makes elder abuse inexcusable. One of the fastest growing forms of elder abuse these days is elder financial abuse, in which someone either improperly or illegally takes or uses a senior’s money or property without their permission, or without them even realizing they were taken. In most states elder financial abuse is a crime, which means seniors have many methods at their disposal to deal with a scammer who takes their money.

  • C-Section Dangers

    C-Section Dangers: Rates Vary Wildly from Hospital to Hospital

    September 13, 2021 by Carrie Capouellez| Birth Injuries

    Every year, approximately one out of every three babies born in America is delivered via a cesarean section, commonly known as a C-section. This amounts to nearly 1.3 million children delivered by C-section each year, making it the most common major surgery performed in the U.S. Although many children are born by C-section, the commonality of this procedure varies wildly from hospital to hospital, making a woman’s choice of hospital for delivery incredibly important.

  • Nursing Home Infections

    Nursing Home Infections

    The benefits of modern medical systems are clear; the risks, however, can be deadly. Infections are a devastatingly common risk for those living in nursing homes and long-term care facilities; and, the infectious pathogens found have only grown stronger, making nursing home infections an increasingly dangerous risk for the already vulnerable elderly and immune-compromised. Drug-resistant…

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