• Operating Room Cameras and Surgical Malpractice Claims

    Operating Room Cameras and Surgical Malpractice Claims

    Video and audio recording technology have greatly impacted many industries. For example, airplanes are outfitted with black box recorders to help investigators understand what occurred in the event of an aviation accident. Police also utilize body cameras to provide recordings of their encounters with the public that can be used as evidence. Some nursing home…

  • 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…

  • Wrongful Amputations

    Why Do Wrongful Amputations Occur?

    August 10, 2021 by Carrie Capouellez| Surgical Error

    Doctors go through rigorous medical training so they can provide the best standard of care for their patients. While most doctors uphold this standard of care, there are instances when doctors commit grievous mistakes. While the planned loss of a limb is already a devastating event, it can be made much worse if the loss…

  • 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.

  • Surgeon

    Woman’s Ovaries Accidentally Removed During Surgery

    A woman’s life was changed forever due to a surgical error. The patient was scheduled to have a hysterectomy to remove her uterus and a bladder repair after suffering from severe stomach cramps. It was not until the weeks following the procedure that she learned her fallopian tubes and ovaries were removed in addition to…