• Telemedicine Malpractice Claims

    Telemedicine Malpractice Claims

    Contrary to what many assume, telemedicine services are not simply a byproduct of the Coronavirus pandemic. Telemedicine and telehealth services were available to patients long before COVID-19 impacted nearly every facet of daily life; however, the rate at which patients consumed telehealth services changed dramatically during lockdowns, school closures, and overall unease. Due to social…

  • Forceps Delivery Complications

    Forceps Delivery Complications

    While pregnancy and childbirth come with certain medical risks, there are some dangers families should be able to avoid. While many families expecting a new little one plan for their ideal birth scenario, things generally don’t go as planned and the medical team will have to adapt according to the needs of both mother and…

  • Anesthesia Malpractice

    Anesthesia Malpractice: What Patients Should Know

    Anesthesia has allowed for tremendous advances in medicine. From going to the dentist, to epidurals during pregnancy, to general surgery, it’s likely that everyone will go under some form of anesthesia during their lifetime. Because of its widespread use, it’s important to know what being anesthetized entails, what to expect, and what complications are associated…

  • Dementia Patient Abuse

    Dementia Patient Abuse in Long-Term Care Facilities

    February 7, 2022 by James McHugh, Jr.| Elder abuse

    Nursing home abuse is sadly all too common. It can be particularly harmful to patients suffering from cognitive deficits and declines, such as those with dementia and Alzheimer’s, among other related conditions. If your loved one is living in a nursing home or other long term care facility, and you notice a change in their…

  • Medical Malpractice in Urgent Care Centers and Emergency Clinics

    Medical Malpractice in Urgent Care Centers and Emergency Clinics

    The increase in freestanding emergency rooms has had a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of millions of Americans. Between 2008 and 2016, the number of freestanding emergency rooms grew from 222 to 566 across 32 states. With freestanding emergency rooms, medical care is closer in proximity to more patients than ever before. In…