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  • Medical Malpractice Claim

    Patient Mix-Up Causes Medical Malpractice Death

    Because all surgical procedures carry some amount of risk, many patients have a natural anxiety about going under the knife. Fortunately, advances in medical technology and training have made most operations incredibly safe; however, there is one type of medical risk hospitals around the country still struggle with – human error. This was the case for a Michigan woman who was the victim of a patient mix-up causing her medical malpractice death.

  • Cerebral Palsy Care

    Technological Advances in Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis and Treatment

    Although childbirth is a miraculous process, sometimes mistakes are made during delivery that can permanently affect the child. When a child sustains a brain injury shortly before, during, or after birth, it can cause a lifelong condition called cerebral palsy.

  • Sue a Doctor

    What Type of Lawyer Do I Need to Sue a Doctor?

    When you visit your doctor or go to an emergency room for treatment, you trust the medical providers who treat you to be professional, knowledgeable, and to care for you to the best of their ability. Unfortunately, not all healthcare providers can be trusted, and many do more harm than good. If you believe your…

  • Complications of Postpartum Hemorrhage

    Complications of Postpartum Hemorrhage After Delivery

    The time leading up to having your baby is usually full of excitement, planning, and joy. Welcoming a new member into your family is a momentous occasion and for most families, a smooth process. There are, however, many life-threatening complications that can occur in vaginal and cesarean deliveries that can leave a family devastated instead of celebrating. One such complication is postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). A mother is considered to have postpartum hemorrhaging when there is more bleeding than normal after the birth of her baby. Between one to five women out of each hundred who give birth experience postpartum hemorrhaging.

  • Safe Nursing Homes

    What Changes Can Be Made for Safer Nursing Homes

    Before the coronavirus pandemic, many nursing homes were known to provide substandard care and services to their residents. Many also struggled to retain a well-trained staff. The onslaught of COVID-19 brought these challenges to light and exposed the problems that many nursing homes face in the United States. Residents in nursing homes across the country, and the health care staff who provide care for them, have been hit incredibly hard by COVID-19. More than 250,000 reported COVID-19 cases and 62,000 deaths were reported as of June 2020 among nursing home and long-term care facilities. These facilities house vulnerable populations – including the elderly and adults who require 24-hour care. Many battle chronic diseases or are otherwise immunocompromised which puts them in the highest risk category for coronavirus infection.