July 9, 2017
In an issue that has split justices, governors and legislatures, Florida has recently made a move in the discussion of the constitutionality of caps on medical malpractice damage awards. In early June, the Florida Supreme Court “ruled that a law limiting pain-and-suffering damages in medical...
May 3, 2016
A new report by Johns Hopkins Medicine in the journal BMJ says that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, even as this statistic is not being accurately reported on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s annual list of death causes.
April 30, 2015
As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, it can seem that any death is a wrongful death. But wrongful death in the legal system is a specific term. An individual or organization can be sued for wrongful death if their negligence or misconduct caused a death.
December 19, 2014
Medical malpractice (negligence or actions by health care providers that lead to harm or injury in patients) is more common in our country than most people realize. If you have experienced harm due to an error or oversight by a health care professional, know that you are not alone. Learn what steps to follow when you suspect that you have received injuries or lost a loved one due to medical malpractice.
November 1, 2009
Man wins medical lawsuit over surgeon switch
Settlement offered for punitive damages
Bruce White hauled thousands of gallons of gas a day for years. These days, carrying a gallon of milk is a challenge for the Union County man.
White worked 15-plus hours many days, manhandling hoses...