• The Dangers of The Flu and Other Viruses in Hospitals and Nursing Homes

    The Dangers of The Flu and Other Viruses in Hospitals and Nursing Homes

    The flu is a fairly common sickness that affects countless people each year. As each flu season approaches, it seems we are inundated with ads reminding us to get a flu shot and to be aware of those who may be sick with the flu. During this time of year, we also see recommendations to…

  • Meningitis Misdiagnosis

    Meningitis Misdiagnosis and Medical Malpractice

    September 26, 2022 by James McHugh, Jr.| Misdiagnosis

    Every year, thousands of people develop meningitis, a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when there is inflammation of the membranes in the spine and brain. Meningitis can be caused by a variety of things – including infections and viruses – but an early diagnosis is the key to treating meningitis successfully. Time is of the essence with…

  • Nursing Home Wandering

    Nursing Home Wandering and Elopement

    September 12, 2022 by Carrie Capouellez| Nursing home abuse

    Nursing home residents face a variety of dangers. Residents suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia, and/or other mental illnesses need around-the-clock care to ensure they are being taken care of. For patients in cognitive decline, their confusion can sometimes cause them to roam around the facility or even leave the facility, exposing them to numerous dangers. When…

  • Common Birth Injuries

    Common Birth Injuries and How They Happen

    August 22, 2022 by Carrie Capouellez| Birth Injuries

    Giving birth is an incredibly joyous time for a family. However, all of this excitement and hope can be dashed instantly when parents and family members learn the baby has suffered a birth injury. With such advanced medical techniques available, many people don’t realize giving birth still comes with serious risks for both mother and…

  • What Types of Medical Errors Cause Medical Malpractice?

    What Types of Medical Errors Cause Medical Malpractice?

    Doctors have a huge responsibility to their patients. We go to them for their expertise and rely on them to help us stay well. Unfortunately, it appears patients face an increased risk from the doctors: medical errors. The dangerous and deadly consequences of medical errors are obvious, but an additional point of concern is the…