Surgical Errors and Informed Consent

Surgical errors are often the subject of medical malpractice lawsuits. However, most surgical errors fall into the category of “known and accepted complications.” A known and accepted complication is one that can occur in the absence of negligence. Some examples include postoperative infection, bleeding, and damage to structures in the operative field. Although the field…

Benefits of Bankruptcy

Personal Injury Lawyer If you are someone that has been struggling with financial difficulties for a long time, you may think about filing for bankruptcy. Of course, your initial question is probably whether this is even a right choice for you. There are so many variables to consider, and filing for bankruptcy doesn’t automatically mean…

What Does a Will Do?

People often hear that a will is an essential end of life document — but why? For many individuals, they believe that they do not have enough money or possessions to warrant the creation of a will. However, the document is not only a tool for the wealthy; it is a tool that ensures your…

Negligent Stroke Care

As a medical malpractice lawyer, I am frequently asked to review medical records for patients who have suffered a stroke under circumstances where this devastating injury may have been unnecessary. These cases generally follow certain patterns. For example, when an individual suffers a hemorrhagic stroke, or brain bleed, we are often looking to see if…

What is a personal injury case?

If you or a loved one was hurt in an accident that was due to another’s negligence or carelessness, the fact that this is a common event is probably not much of a consolation. In some instances, recovering one’s damages from the event will require the help of a personal injury lawyer. It’s unfortunate that…

The Pros and Cons Surrounding Tort Reform

The Pros and Cons Surrounding Tort Reform If a patient believes they have been mistreated by their healthcare professional, they are able to file a medical malpractice claim with the help of a medical malpractice lawyer. If the healthcare professional is found guilty of medical malpractice, they could be potentially liable for millions of dollars.…

Prior Similar Incidents

As part of a routine accident investigation, a personal injury lawyer will want to investigate whether there have been prior similar incidents resulting in personal injury or wrongful death.  “Prior similar incidents” refers to negligent acts by the same company or individual that caused injury to another person under the same or similar circumstances as…